U-Pull-&-Pay (UPAP) Phoenix and Albuquerque stores each received the prestigious SHARP (Safety & Health Achievement Recognition Program) designation from the U.S. Department of Labor.  UPAP’s Phoenix facility is the first self- serve auto part recycler in the U.S. to receive this award; the Albuquerque facility is the second.

The Phoenix and Albuquerque facilities were recognized for their commitment to creating and maintaining a safe and healthy workplace.  SHARP is the highest honor OSHA awards to small worksites that demonstrate an exemplary commitment to workplace safety and health.

“All of our dedicated teammates really drive the success of our workplace safety and health initiatives,” said Tre Whitmore, U-Pull-&-Pay President. “Providing a safe work environment is our primary responsibility.  We have ingrained into our culture the understanding that safety is above all other business critical functions.  Safety is a core value for U-Pull-&-Pay.”   Tre Whitmore congratulated the Phoenix and Albuquerque teammates and their commitment to health and safety.

U-Pull-&-Pay operates nine self-serve used auto parts stores across the U.S., each with over 1,000 used cars and trucks displayed on stands, arranged in rows, and separated by manufacturer. Customers bring their own tools to remove parts, drive train components or any other accessories needed.  U-Pull-&-Pay 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.