News / 12.09.2014

Shapiro Metals Announces New Wichita facility

Shapiro Metals Opens New Facility in Wichita, Kansas

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Shapiro Metals Opens New Facility in Wichita, Kansas

ST. LOUIS, MO – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. Shapiro Metals, a leader in the scrap metal industry, has expanded their operations in the US by opening a new facility in Wichita, Kansas. The 35,000 sq ft facility, located at 2527 South Kessler Street, is the company’s ninth full-service location. No retail services will be offered at the location.

The Wichita facility will focus on nonferrous scrap collected from manufacturing and industrial customers. Equipment at the site will include a baler, roll-off containers and other nonferrous scrap processing equipment.

According to Bruce Shapiro, President and CEO, Shapiro Metals, “We made the decision to expand as a result of many requests from our industrial clients in Wichita. Our national reputation as industrial scrap experts, in addition to being one of the most stable companies in this industry, is invaluable to our industrial clients in the Wichita area”.
About Shapiro Metals:

What started in 1904 with one man and a horse-drawn carriage has evolved over four generations into one of the most stable and respected forces in the industry. Shapiro’s expertise and focus on environmental practices has helped the company maintain the strictest adherence to federal, state and local guidelines. Through in-depth analysis and hands-on training, the company teaches customers the secrets and provides them with tools to maximize their scrap metal revenues.

Shapiro Metals operates 10 recycling centers in the US: St Louis and Springfield, MO, Dickson, TN, Fitzgerald, GA, McAllen, Denton and El Paso TX, Green Bay, WI, Mobile, AL and Wichita, Kansas.

For further information, please visit the company’s website at