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Line of Business

The David J. Joseph Company (DJJ) is a world leader in scrap metal brokerage, ferrous and nonferrous metal recycling and transportation services.

  • Procurement services for scrap consumers
  • Ferrous and nonferrous scrap trading and processing
  • Ferrous and nonferrous metal recycling
  • International scrap and substitutes marketing
  • Ferro-Alloy, Nodular and Foundry Pig Iron trading
  • Global supply chain expertise
  • Industrial scrap management services
  • Railcar lease, purchase, sale, finance, and dismantling
  • One of the largest private fleets of railcars in the United States
  • Mill services
  • Self-serve used auto parts stores
  • Headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
  • 11 brokerage offices in North America; 1 in Hong Kong.
  • Network of 60 scrap recycling facilities in the U.S. including 15 automobile shredders. 

Incorporating wholly-owned operations and joint ventures, we employ nearly 1,800 people worldwide.

  • DJJ was founded in 1885.
  • Acquired by SHV Holdings, N.V. Utrecht, The Netherlands in 1975.
  • Acquired by Nucor Corporation in 2008.
Financial Facts
  • Total assets $2 billion
  • Strong equity base/no debt

300 Pike Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

  • Phone: (513) 419-6200
  • Fax: (513) 419-6223