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Sims adds to its electronics recycling portfolio

Canada – Through its Sims Recycling Solutions (SRS) division, Sims Metal Management has expanded its North America SRS electronics recycling business by acquiring the assets of Genesis Recycling of Langley, British Columbia, Canada. The financial terms of the transaction have not been disclosed.

Founded in 1994, Genesis provides recycling solutions to business, government and industrial customers in British Columbia for electronics and small appliances. Genesis, which holds current ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 and Responsible Recycling (R2) Practices certifications, ‘€˜has demonstrated expertise in all aspects of recycling, safety, logistics, customer service, and the handling of environmentally sensitive materials within a proven framework for continued growth’€™, Sims states.

Steve Skurnac, President of SRS, Americas, adds: ‘€˜With our strong presence in Ontario and Eastern Canada, this acquisition was an attractive opportunity for SimsMM to enter Western Canada and further strengthen its North America SRS electronics recycling business.’€™

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