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Crossing over: mergers in the scrap metal industry connect global markets and link consumers with shippers. Cover story Nov 1, 2007 1564
The starting gun. Oct 1, 2007 416
Power supply: the Lone Star State's Encore Wire Corp. uses red metal scrap feedstock to supply the nation with commercial-grade wiring. Cover story Oct 1, 2007 1818
The power within: revitalized wire choppers are seeking every ounce of copper and aluminum for the world's hungry metals producers. Oct 1, 2007 885
Bigfoot or Tom thumb? Oct 1, 2007 336
Prairie phenom: Firstar Fiber Corp., Omaha, Neb., has risen from its great plains location to handle a healthy amount of recycled tonnage. Company overview Oct 1, 2007 1798
Safe passage: a map of leading North American container ports for shippers of recovered fiber and other products. Oct 1, 2007 920
Spending power: recyclers continue to invest heavily in upgraded shredders and expanded downstream systems. Company overview Oct 1, 2007 2169
A severe paper cut. Sep 1, 2007 443
Super model: the Cohen and Kogon families design a winning auto recycling model with Atlanta-based Pull-A-Part. Cover story Sep 1, 2007 2413
Standing up to inspection. Sep 1, 2007 238
Global approach: Hong Kong-based Fook Woo Group engages in wider business circles as the global economy dictates. Sep 1, 2007 1507
Real issues: lawmakers giveth and they also taketh away when it comes to providing boosts to mixed C&D recycling. Sep 1, 2007 1984
No baling out: even though shredder plants are mushrooming, ferrous cut grades remain in the melt shop mix. Sep 1, 2007 1628
At the source: Oakleaf Waste Management brings an outsourcing model to retailers and other large waste and scrap generators. Cover story Aug 1, 2007 1837
Wearing of the green. Jul 1, 2007 422
United they stand: scrap industry consolidation meets the "friends and family" plan at United Milwaukee Scrap LLC. Cover story Jul 1, 2007 1475
Connections to make. Conference notes Jul 1, 2007 263
Let the machines sort it out. Jun 1, 2007 310
Construction zone: the plastic lumber industry is offering a destination for a growing variety of plastic scrap. Jun 1, 2007 1739
Purchasing power: equipment sales veteran Chuck Berg offers factors to consider when shopping for a scrap handler. Jun 1, 2007 1666
Proven formula: the managers of Florida's AER hope to bring proven auto shredding techniques to the electronics shredding sector. Jun 1, 2007 1760
Top of the world: ferrous markets have sustained their strength for three years, but anticipation of a sudden drop lingers. May 1, 2007 1751
Getting crowded: more shredders are sprouting up in North America, but improved sorting may allow them to be profitable even when running limited hours. May 1, 2007 1902
Sunny outlook: Recycling Today's Plastics Recycling Conference & Trade Show, set for June 10-12 in Orlando, addresses the growing global demand for plastic scrap. May 1, 2007 957
High anxiety. Apr 1, 2007 421
Sound strategy: a new round of mergers has both buyers and sellers plotting their moves carefully. Cover story Apr 1, 2007 4016
Office pace: the generation of recovered fiber from offices continues to stutter as electronic communication and archiving flourish. Apr 1, 2007 2017
Man of action: Sam Proler, now 90, was instrumental in experimenting with equipment that changed the way the scrap and EAF steel industries operate. Apr 1, 2007 2204
Pushing paper: healthy demand for recovered fiber serves as the backdrop for this year's Paper Recycling Conference & Trade Show, taking place June 10-12 in Orlando. Apr 1, 2007 1216
Market movers: innovative companies such as Lehigh Technologies and GroundScape Technologies are bolstering end markets for scrap tires. Mar 1, 2007 1343
Oversight committee: when examining recycling, the federal government seems to have overlooked the largest sectors. Mar 1, 2007 866
Calling all citizens. Feb 1, 2007 429
Joining forces: the Goldberg and Greller families work together to build Philadelphia's Northeast Metal Traders Inc. Cover story Feb 1, 2007 1676
Slow ride: recyclers are seeking an infusion of improved service in the freight rail network. Feb 1, 2007 1268
Second chances. Jan 1, 2007 347
Substitution patterns. Jan 1, 2007 286
Open valve: red metals scrap flows to destinations within the United States as well as to overseas consumers. Jan 1, 2007 1285
Lessons learned: Randy Castriota shows a willingness to learn as he establishes a first-generation scrap company. Jan 1, 2007 1685
Winning effort: in St. Louis, Cash's Scrap Metal helped clear the way for the new stadium that hosted a championship season. Jan 1, 2007 1546
Fad or trend? Dec 1, 2006 427
Squeeze play: Florida's FMS finds a recycling niche putting the squeeze to bottling plant leftovers. Cover story Dec 1, 2006 1879
Spot on: spotting and retrieving scrap metal bins can be made easier with the right truck and the ideal container. Dec 1, 2006 1457
Easing the chill: years of experience and increased knowledge can help lessen the environmental risks of recycling refrigerators and air conditioners. Dec 1, 2006 1125
Roaring Dragon: China's Nine Dragon's Paper emerges as a high-volume recovered fiber destination. Cover story Nov 1, 2006 1594
Lower gear: the ferrous scrap market is far from idle, but it appears to have downshifted from its previous high-speed journey. Nov 1, 2006 1836
Tissue thin: the North American paper industry continues to operate with little margin for error. Industry overview Nov 1, 2006 1416
Definitely not. Editorial Oct 1, 2006 431
Blazing trails: Blaze Recycling & Metals, Norcross, Ga., is the realization of a dream for brothers Craig, Kevin and Gary Blase. Cover story Oct 1, 2006 1632
A longer paper trail. Oct 1, 2006 320
Supplying a demand: the recyclers of Durango McKinley Paper Co. help furnish their corporate mills in the United States and Mexico. Oct 1, 2006 1562
Committed to paper: China's Lee & Man has established itself as one of that nation's fastest-growing paper makers and consumers of scrap paper. Company overview Oct 1, 2006 1649
Added capacity: Abitibi-Consolidated Inc. has been adding materials at its recycling operations, including at a "one-stop" MRF in Arizona. Oct 1, 2006 1567
Growth patterns: mobile shredding trucks remain popular for start-ups, but in-plant shredding typically accompanies growth. Oct 1, 2006 1978
Checking them twice. Editorial Sep 1, 2006 451
Going global: Joe Zhou's Global Metals Co. Ltd. bridges multiple markets to feed China's red-hot furnaces. Cover story Sep 1, 2006 1250
Are links strong enough? Sep 1, 2006 347
Growing gateway: scrap yards operated by the Tung Tai Group, San Jose, Calif., now dot the landscape along China's coast. Company overview Sep 1, 2006 1252
The trail begins: as China's basic materials industry has zoomed, it has also started to see a solidification of its recycling infrastructure. Industry overview Sep 1, 2006 990
An energized outlook: a global energy squeeze may continue to make secondary commodities valuable ones. Cover story Aug 1, 2006 1535
Ship shape: Eager consuming markets have allowed large MRF operators to keep upgrading their operations. Aug 1, 2006 1886
Thin is in: from limited profit margins to narrower trading ranges, paper producers and recyclers are working in tighter quarters. Aug 1, 2006 1896
Think ahead: installing a shredder to fit expected volume can require considerable research. Aug 1, 2006 1245
Fit for duty: document destruction firms face choices including truck and shred sizes. Aug 1, 2006 1032
Heating things up: Shanghai Sigma Metals has quickly become a leading American aluminum scrap. Company overview Jul 1, 2006 2026
Let's make a deal. Editorial Jun 1, 2006 403
Command posts: the leadership baton has passed to Keith Ristau and Mike McCracken at Oregon's Far West Fibers. Cover story Jun 1, 2006 2284
Thirsty consumer: Mohawk Industries quietly helps recycle America's empty beverage bottles. Jun 1, 2006 1947
Next stop: just as equipment makers adjust to EPA Tier 3 emissions standards, Tier 4 deadlines will begin to hit. Jun 1, 2006 1009
Basic needs: the demand for basic materials in fast-growing economies is keeping scrap prices buoyant. May 1, 2006 2036
Large scale: large shredding plants and intense sorting systems are becoming the norm at auto shredding sites. May 1, 2006 2134
Making the world go 'round. Apr 1, 2006 418
American ingenuity: Roger Brown and his son Blair have guided All-American Recycling from a side business to a thriving regional company. Cover story Apr 1, 2006 2407
Interest earned: with markets healthy, metals recyclers have been investing in upgraded sorting equipment. Apr 1, 2006 1590
Visions of plastics: with plastic scrap in demand, recyclers are getting acquainted sorting options. Apr 1, 2006 1616
Positive spin: as tire recycling grows in practice, a debate over terminology may follow. Apr 1, 2006 1960
Cutting up: scrap processors now use hydraulic attachments for processing in addition to their loading and unloading functions. Apr 1, 2006 1262
As the nameplates turn. Mar 1, 2006 432
Due south: scrap recyclers follow the shifting geographic center of the U.S. manufacturing economy. Cover story Mar 1, 2006 2783
Still solid: the last two years have been mostly enjoyable ones for the nation's largest ferrous scrap recyclers. Mar 1, 2006 2288
Seller's market: American demand may be flat, but global buyers remain intensely interested in scrap paper. Industry overview Mar 1, 2006 1814
Heating things up: the C&D world show touched on everything from processing mixed C&D to the cleanup efforts following hurricane Katrina. Mar 1, 2006 1282
The price is wrong: that's the complaint often heard regarding published scrap prices. Is the new RMDAS methodology an improvement? Mar 1, 2006 893
Service center: customer service and a central location share twin billing for Twin Cities recycler Leder Brothers Co. Company Profile Feb 1, 2006 1870
Piling on: after lagging behind some other metals, aluminum has charged into a bull run of its own. Feb 1, 2006 1688
A brave new world. Editorial Jan 1, 2006 461
Well furnished: prices can be volatile, but demand for fiber from North America's largest scrap paper consumers remains steady. Jan 1, 2006 2210
Needing a scorecard. Brief Article Jan 1, 2006 331
Extreme conditions: ferrous markets have been on the type of wild ride sought after by extreme athletes. Jan 1, 2006 2135
Red hot: red metals pricing continues to defy expectations that it has topped out and is due for a fall. Jan 1, 2006 1502
Two-point reversal. Editorial Dec 1, 2005 442
Fast turnaround: Modesto Junk Co. accomplishes a lot with three baling lines situated on two acres. Company Profile Dec 1, 2005 873
Paper or plastic? Recycling Today's plastics recycling Conference & Trade Show debuts by co-locating with the group's paper recycling conference. Dec 1, 2005 486
A three-headed monster. Editorial Nov 1, 2005 452
Fresh air: Arizona's southern desert provides a suitable business climate for Friedman Recycling Co. Cover Story Nov 1, 2005 1857
Another call for assistance. Editorial Oct 1, 2005 384
System upgrade: Dale Johnson and MaSeR bring a new degree of separation to electronics recycling. Oct 1, 2005 2171
Investors only: investing in efficient processing equipment has been necessary to stay in the North American wire chopping game. Oct 1, 2005 1447
World view: the long reach of Georgia-Pacific's Harmon Associates is beginning to extend beyond North America. Company Profile Oct 1, 2005 2146
High hopes: the skyscrapers of New York hold much of the opportunity for Metropolitan Paper Recycling Inc. Company Profile Oct 1, 2005 1749

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