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We Buy Scrap Metal

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PADNOS handles all grades of scrap ferrous and non-ferrous metals

Throughout our 100 year history, our scrap metal recycling services and products have exceeded the needs of our suppliers and customers.

With 16 dedicated metals receiving and processing facilities, PADNOS is your best choice for metals recycling!


Ferrous Scrap Grades

PADNOS purchases ALL forms of

Ferrous Scrap Grades.


Industrial Scrap
Stamping Scrap, Busheling, Turnings, Punchings, Steel Solids, 
Automotive Scrap, Scrap Assemblies, Tooling, Scrap Coils  

Sheet Iron
Appliances, Maintenance Scrap, Sheet Metal, Automobiles, Office Furniture, Small Machinery

Unprepared Ferrous Grades
Beams, Angle Iron, Plate, Racking, Tooling/Dies, Large Breakable Cast,
Demolition Scrap, Obsolete Plant Equipment, 
Unclean Motors, Unprepared Cast Iron

Prepared Ferrous Grades
Heavy Melt, Foundry Steel, Plate & Structural,?Clean Auto Cast, Mixed Cast, Motor Blocks 

Foundry By-Products
Gates & Risers, Spills, Scrap Castings

Non-Ferrous Scrap Grades

PADNOS Purchases ALL forms of

Non-Ferrous Metal Scrap.


All grades; Bare Bright, Clean Copper, Insulated Copper
Wire etc.

Yellow Brass, Red Brass, Aluminum Bronze, Engineered Grades and more

Industrial Grades: 5052, 3003, 2025, Turnings etc.
Extrusions: 6061, 6063
Secondary Grades: Cast, Siding, Sheet, Clip etc.

Auto Cores
Catalytic Converters, Starters, Alternators, radiators,
wheels and more!

Lead, Zinc, Magnesium and more

Please call (800) 442-3509 to discuss buying or selling any grade of material.

Specialty Containers

Transportation Service (616) 392-6961

Custom Solutions

Let PADNOS be the one stop shop for all your recycling needs.

  • PADNOS helps you become "Green"
  • We take all your recyclable materials
  • Reduce Landfill Waste
  • Create a Sustainability Program
  • Implement a Scrap Management Solution
  • Help you reach your Sustainability goals (simply reduce landfill costs all the way to zero landfill)
PADNOS helps you become 'Green'

PADNOS provides flatbed equipment, including drop deck trailers, to handle bulky or heavy items including oversized and overweight items requiring special permits to haul.  PADNOS offers mobile cranes dispatched to your worksite and service clean-up projects.  PADNOS partners with interstate and international carriers to pick up scrap from your location.

PADNOS Logistics Management

PADNOS prides itself on processing your scrap by meeting and exceeding regulatory requirements.

  • Onsite refrigerant recovery services by EPA certified technicians
  • Control measures that offer solutions to your facility storm water management
  • Active participant in the ELVS Mercury Switch Removal Program
  • Oil and fluid solution management
  • Reducing waste and preventing pollution in all operations
  • Continually improving our operations and activities in order to protect our environment
  • Custom Solutions for other environmental opportunities
PADNOS Environmental Compliance

PADNOS creates custom solutions to turn your scrap into product ready for trade increasing value. We create unique equipment solving all your space, logistics, scrap handling, and environmental needs.

  • In-house engineering service and process (R&D)
  • Create the missing puzzle piece from scratch
  • Custom container development program
  • Specialized Machining
  • Scrap Handling and Sorting Systems
  • Welding & Fabrication
  • Custom Trailers & Containers
  • Check out our IXL Machine Shop website for additional information
PADNOS Custom Solutions

Let PADNOS handle all your demolition and site clean-up needs:

  • Onsite Processing
  • Flatner/Flattening Equipment Available
  • Mobile Shear and Crane Services
  • Plant Tear-outs
  • Site Clean-up

Please call (616) 396-6521 and ask for our demolition and site clean-Up coordinator. 

Demolition and Clean-Up Services

Customer Testimonials