Aluminum Recycling Facts According To ISRI

State Metal Industries is a Camden smelting company specializing in Aluminum Ingot and recycled Aluminum. The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, or ISRI, is the number one trade association representing business’s involved in the scarp recycling industries. The following is a quick fact based article by ISRI about the recycling industry.

 “Recycling goes far, far beyond the bin at the edge of the curb. In fact, in 2013 alone, more than 130 million metric tons of scrap metal, paper, plastic, glass, textiles, rubber, and electronics, valued at more than $80 billion, were manufactured into specification grade commodities by the scrap recycling industry in the United States.

 These commodities were sold as valuable feedstock material to industrial consumers in the United States and in more than 160 countries around the world and contributed nearly $24 billion in export sales, significantly helping the U.S. trade balance.

 The U.S.-based scrap recycling industry is a sophisticated, capital-intensive industry that employs approximately 138,000 workers in the United States. As the first link in the manufacturing supply chain, scrap recycling has been integral to the U.S. economy, global trade, and resource sustainability for more than 200 years.”

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State Metal Industries., a South Camden mainstay, manufactures high-quality specification secondary aluminum ingot. We’ve been providing superior customer service since 1948. For more than a half century State Metal Industries. has been an industry recognized supplier of standard and specification aluminum. A busy secondary aluminum source melting millions of pounds of scrap per month, State Metal Industries has an unwavering commitment to meet individual customer’s unique needs. State Metal Industries processing, metallurgical and manufacturing expertise, and state-of-the-art technology have allowed us to develop long-term, successful business relationships with some of the best manufacturers in the U.S. and overseas.

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