Steel Industries Inc. subsidiary Pick-n-Pull plans to enter the
Rhode Island market in the near future.
The board of Rhode Island
Resource Recovery Corp., which manages solid waste and
recyclables in the state, approved the sale of a 10-acre parcel
to Pick-n-Pull on May 13, a spokesman for the agency
Schnitzers auto recycling business will use the property
to decommission vehicles and sell used auto parts. The company
has a metals recycling operation in Johnston, R.I., and
vehicles can eventually be shipped from Pick-n-Pull to the
There is no timetable on when
the facility will open.
"Schnitzer is very pleased with
(the boards) decision and looks forward to opening its
first Pick-n-Pull used auto parts store in Rhode Island," a
spokesman told AMM.
Pick-n-Pull has 60 locations in
the United States and Canada and recycles about 325,000