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River Metals takes over Columbus Recycling sites

US firm River Metals Recycling has acquired the metal recycling assets of Columbus Recycling in Ashland, Charleston and Coeburn.

Columbus Recycling retains ownership and will continue to operate its nine other facilities in Mississippi, Tennessee, and Kentucky.

River Metals Recycling, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The David J. Joseph Company, operates 14 locations in Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Indiana, Illinois, and Alabama. This includes automobile shredders in Newport and Louisville.

The company says the expansion is consistent with its growth strategy and demonstrates David J. Joseph Company’s commitment to expanding its regional recycling platforms.

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