Commonly Purchased Metals & Alloys

Aluminum • Copper • Brass • Insulated Wire • Stainless Steel • Nickel • Nickel Alloys • Titanium • Zinc • Lead • Carbide • Radiators • Transformers • Ballasts • Electric Motors • Lead Acid Batteries • End of Life Electronics • Cast Iron • Auto Cast • Steel


We’re very pleased to announce that we will be opening a new location in Oakville, Ontario later this month. This is an exciting project for us, as it will make it more convenient for all our Oakville based customers (individuals,  trades and industry) and, more importantly, it will strengthen our efforts to become a truly community-based service company.

Oakville Is One Of Canada’s Most Desirable Cities.

The Town of Oakville is a very friendly place. A beautiful and historic community...

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Peel Is Getting Baghoused!

It's Not as Scary As It Sounds

At the moment, we are in the process of installing new and very powerful air pollution control equipment at our wire processing facility.

Commonly referred to as a ‘baghouse’, this equipment is much more than a gigantic vacuum cleaner. Baghouse systems are specifically engineered and set up to manage different dust producing applications. Systems of this type are in use across a wide range of industries including: foundry and steel operations, pharmaceutical...

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One of the best kept secrets with respect to all of the various recycling programs in effect is the absolute success of lead acid battery recycling. More than 97% of all battery lead is recycled making lead acid batteries the most highly recycled consumer product.

19th Century Technology - 21st Century Utility

The lead acid battery has been around for a while. It was discovered in 1859 by a French physicist and is the oldest type of rechargeable battery. With a high power to weight ratio...

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One of the more interesting ways of recycling scrap metal is in the form of art. Not something that would be top of mind when looking at recycling solutions!

Over the years a number of artists have achieved fame and recognition for their work with scrap metals including Jimmy Bird, Edward Martinet and John Lopez.

Every year, however, we see a few artisans who stop by looking for interesting pieces of metal to use in their sculptures. They range from hobbyists making boats and trains...

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On the Natural Resources Canada Website, the government points out that in this country it is estimated that 15 million tons of non-ferrous and ferrous metal scrap are recycled each year.

In the U. S.,  ISRI (the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries) states that in the U.S. enough ferrous scrap is recycled that if put in rail cars, it would stretch in a line for 11,349 miles or half way around the planet. In addition, about 6.6 million tons of non-ferrous scrap were recovered in 2007 –...

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