On May 8, 2014, nine of Advantage Metals Recycling’s (AMR) scrap metal recycling facilities received the prestigious 2014 Corporate Safety Award from The Safety Council of the Ozarks, a regional branch of the National Safety Council.  This award is presented to those companies that strive to provide a culture of safety at their workplace, with safety practices and accident rates which are better than the industry average.  The nine award winning recycling facilities are located in Emporia, Kansas City (2nd Street) and Topeka, Kansas and Clarence, Clinton, Columbia, Holts Summit, Linn Creek and Kansas City (Manchester Trafficway), Missouri.

“Achieving these safety awards is truly an honor,” stated Raynard Brown, AMR’s President.  “Advantage Metals Recycling employees’ commitment to safety has never been stronger, and this award reflects the entire team’s goal of zero accidents.  Safety is our number one focus, and providing a safe work environment is our primary responsibility.”

AMR buys common household ferrous and nonferrous scrap metal items like automobiles, appliances, sheet metal, aluminum cans and other aluminum, copper and brass products. State-of-the-art technology is utilized to allow customers to quickly and efficiently recycle their scrap metal and receive payment on site.

AMR operates 16 scrap metal recycling locations across Kansas and Missouri and is wholly owned by The David J. Joseph Company (DJJ).  Founded in 1885, DJJ is one of the largest scrap brokers/processors in the United States providing scrap brokerage, recycling and transportation services.  DJJ is part of Nucor Corporation’s family of companies.  Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, Nucor is the leading purchaser of ferrous scrap and the largest recycler in North America, with operating facilities primarily in the U.S. and Canada.