Nucor Affiliates Announces Two Acquisitions |


CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, October 1, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Nucor Corporation (NYSE: NUE) today announced two acquisitions on behalf of The David J. Joseph Company (DJJ). The addition of these new recycling sites, representing a 10% growth in capacity, is in line with Nucor’s growth strategy and demonstrates our commitment to expand regional recycling platforms supporting our steel plants.

At September 30, Advantage Metals Recycling (AMR) has completed the purchase of Grossman Iron and steel located in Saint Louis, Missouri. This acquisition brings the total number of AMR recycling facilities to twelve. “We are delighted to welcome Grossman’s teammates to the AMR / Nucor family. They are well positioned to support our growing steel production capacity along the Mississippi and Ohio River system, ”said Mark Schaefer, vice-president and general manager of AMR.

Trademark Metals Recycling LLC (TMR) has agreed to purchase the assets of Garden Street Iron & Metal Inc. located at Fort Myers, Florida. This transaction will close on October 4, subject to normal closing conditions. This acquisition brings the total number of TMR recycling facilities to twenty-six. “The Garden Street teammates are a welcome addition to the TMR / Nucor team and will seamlessly add to our strong presence in the Florida market ”, said Brian phillippi, Managing Director of VMR.

About the David J. Joseph Company

Founded in 1885, The David J. Joseph Company is a Cincinnatisubsidiary of Nucor Corporation. DJJ is one of the largest scrap metal brokers / processors in United States providing scrap brokerage, recycling and transportation services. Including these acquisitions, DJJ operates more than 60 scrap metal recycling facilities and thirteen self-service U-Pull – & – Pay used auto parts stores. AMR and TMR are both 100% owned by DJJ.

On Grossman Iron and steel

Founded in 1920, Grossman operates a full-service ferrous and non-ferrous scrap recycling facility, which includes an automotive shredder and a metal recovery facility at Saint Louis, Missouri.

About Garden Street Iron & Metal

Founded in 1989, Garden Street operates three full-service ferrous and non-ferrous scrap recycling facilities, including an auto shredder and self-service used auto parts store in Southwest Florida.

About Nucor

Nucor and its subsidiaries are manufacturers of steel and steel products, with operating facilities in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Products manufactured include: carbon and alloy steel – in bars, beams, plates and sheets; tubes of hollow structural section; Electrical conduit; steel shelving; steel piles; steel joists and joists; steel platform; fabricated reinforcing steel; cold finished steel; precision castings; steel fasteners; metal building systems; insulated metal panels; steel grating; and wire and wire mesh. Nucor, through The David J. Joseph Company, also brokers ferrous and non-ferrous metals, pig iron and hot briquetted iron / direct reduction iron; provides ferroalloys; and processes ferrous and non-ferrous waste. Nucor is the largest recycler in North America.

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