The Safety Council of the Ozarks, a regional branch of the National Safety Council, recognized Advantage Metals Recycling’s unwavering focus on safety in the workplace by awarding six AMR scrap metal recycling facilities the prestigious 2012 Corporate Safety Award. To win the Safety Award, AMR’s safety practices and accident rates had stand out from the rest of the industry. The six award winning recycling facilities are located in Emporia and Kansas City, Kansas and Clarence, Columbia, Linn Creek and Sedalia, Missouri.
“This recognition from the Safety Council is greatly appreciated”, stated Raynard Brown, AMR’s President. “Our employees know that safety and environmental stewardship is the foundation of our company’s culture. We all feel that having the safest recycling facilities possible has countless benefits for our employees and our customers.”
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 sell their scrap metal and receive payment on site.
AMR 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.