Paper, plastics, metals and more®

We Buy Scrap Metal

Prompt Payment, Accurate Weights and Great Service.

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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

One stop shop for all your recycling needs


  • We help your company become "GREEN"
  • We take all your recyclable materials and help you reduce landfill waste
  • Together we can create a Sustainability Program
  • We can implement a Scrap Management Solution that seamlessly integrate into your manufacturing process
  • We help you reach your Sustainability goals  (simply reduce landfill costs all the way to zero landfill)
PADNOS helps you become 'Green'

PADNOS Logistics Management


  • We provide flatbed equipment, including drop deck trailers, to handle bulky or heavy items including oversized, and overweight items requiring special permits to haul
  • We offer mobile cranes dispatched to your worksite and service clean-up projects
  • We partner with interstate and international carriers to pick up scrap from your location
PADNOS Logistics Management

PADNOS: meeting and exceeding regulatory requirements.


  • Onsite refrigerant recovery services by EPA certified technicians
  • Solutions to your facility storm water management
  • Active participant in the ELVS Mercury Switch Removal Program
  • Oil and fluid solution management
  • Waste reduction and pollution prevention in all operations
  • Continually improving our operations and activities in order to protect our environment
PADNOS Environmental Compliance

In-house engineering service and processing (R&D)


  • We create unique equipment solving all your space, logistics, scrap handling, and environmental needs
  • We can build the missing puzzle piece from scratch
  • Custom container development program
  • Scrap handling and sorting systems
  • Specialized machining, welding & fabrication
  • Custom Trailers & Containers
  • Check out IXL Machine Shop for additional information
PADNOS Custom Solutions

Demolition and site clean-up


  • 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