PITTSBURGH Metalico Inc.
has confirmed that it has purchased the assets of Conway, Pa.,
scrapyard Skips Recycling Inc. (
amm.com, Feb. 6), saying the acquisition will
deepen its foothold in the area.
"The new facility, 16 miles
north of Metalicos Pittsburgh shredder, is ideally
situated to provide further penetration into the local scrap
market and to augment the companys scrap flow in a
strategically desirable market," the Cranford,
N.J.-headquartered company said.
The terms of the deal were not
disclosed, but Metalico said it acquired certain accounts and
equipment from the subsidiary of Pittsburgh-based Three Rivers
Scrap Metal Inc. but did not assume any liabilities.
Three Rivers Scrap will continue
to operate under its existing ownership.
With its newest asset, Metalico
now operates 29 recycling facilities in Mississippi, New
Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas and West Virginia,
as well as four lead fabricating facilities in Alabama,
California and Illinois.