At the second annual American Metal Market Awards for Aluminum Excellence ceremony on June 12, 2012, The David Joseph Company (DJJ) was named as “Aluminum Scrap Supplier of the Year”. According to Terry Rath, Vice President of DJJ’s Metals Group, “It is a distinct honor for DJJ to receive this award. I am proud of the work that my colleagues at the DJJ family of companies do every day. This award is a tribute to our strong focus on safety, and our continuous commitment to our customers, products and value added services.”
The 2012 Aluminum Excellence Awards program recognized companies for efforts to improve competitiveness and demonstrate excellence in their operations. Scrap companies nominated for the award were judged in three areas:
• Customer service/support and continuous improvement initiatives
• The adoption/implementation of scrap anti-theft, mercury-switch removal and radiation-detection measures, and
• Environmental compliance and safety performance 2010 vs. 2011
The David J. Joseph Company, the Cincinnati-based global scrap broker, recycler and logistics provider, was founded in 1885. DJJ holds a prestigious role as the oldest, full-service scrap company in the U.S., and employs over 2,200 people worldwide. The David J. Joseph Company supplies nonferrous and ferrous scrap, scrap substitutes, and ferro alloys to steel producers, foundries, and aluminum smelters, sourcing materials from its own 68 scrap recycling facilities and others from around the world. As one of the largest global scrap brokers, DJJ trades extensively in international markets. DJJ operates 15 nonferrous and ferrous metals brokerage offices, including Hong Kong and Switzerland. In addition, DJJ operates 7 U-Pull-&-Pay stores: do it yourself auto parts retail operations.
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.