The David Joseph Company (DJJ) is pleased to announce plans to open a brokerage office in Phoenix.  The new office represents another step in DJJ’s strategy to better serve its worldwide customers.  This opening is the third brokerage office DJJ opened in the past three years:  the Hong Kong office opened in late 2008 and the Switzerland office opened this past summer.

The Phoenix office is DJJ’s platform for better coverage of the Southwestern U.S. market, and for exploring other opportunities to provide DJJ’s wide array of services.

The office is headed by Keith Vaughn.  Mr. Vaughn is a veteran in the scrap industry, with experience in both brokerage and processing.   Mr. Vaughn joined the DJJ family of companies in 1988, beginning as a buyer for the Denver yard, moving to the Colorado office as a brokerage representative, then serving in managerial roles at Western Metals Recycling prior to being promoted to Vice President, Commercial for Texas Port Recycling in 2007.

The David J. Joseph Company is a subsidiary of Nucor (NYSE:  NUE). Founded in 1885, The David Joseph Company is celebrating 125 years in the scrap brokerage, processing, and transportation industries.  Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, DJJ is one of the largest scrap brokers/processors in the United States and employs over 2,000.