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Western Metals Recycling Opens New Albuquerque Recycling Facility

On January 25, 2011, Western Metals Recycling (WMR) opened its newest scrap metal recycling plant at 4550 Broadway Boulevard SE, adjacent to its sister company’s used auto parts retail store, U-Pull-&-Pay (UPAP).  The new yard is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to noon.  Call the new Broadway facility at (505) 962-2100 for directions or more information. The WMR facility utilizes a portion of the UPAP property, which comprises more than 50-acres in unincorporated Bernalillo County. WMR and UPAP are wholly owned by The David J. Joseph Company (DJJ), a Cincinnati-based subsidiary of Nucor Corporation (NYSE: NUE). WMR is headquartered in Salt Lake City and has nearly 250 employees.  WMR has 8 processing facilities.  Across the U.S., the DJJ family of companies operates nearly 60 scrap processing and mill service facilities, plus 7 U-Pull-&-Pay stores. The WMR Albuquerque yard offers state-of-the-art customer service technology, and its processing activities include shearing, baling, sorting ferrous and nonferrous scrap, industrial account servicing, and mobile site work including site clean up, baling and light demolition. WMR has a two-part plan for the Albuquerque location.  The first phase includes the new scrap metal recycling plant, buying common household ferrous and nonferrous scrap metal items like appliances, sheet metal, aluminum cans and other aluminum, copper and brass products. Customers are paid cash on site for their scrap metal.  This new facility offers an opportunity for members of the community to sell obsolete metal products for their profit, rather than having to pay a waste management fee for disposal at a local landfill.  Like all DJJ regional operating...