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State of the Scrap Industry – Part 2: The Balancing Act of a Global Economy

In this blog post we’re continuing our look at the overall scrap industry. In Part 1, we looked at the current discrepancy between supply and demand, and the drop in prices that has taken place as a result. In this … Continue reading

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State of the Scrap Industry – Part 1: Supply and Demand

No matter what industry you’re a part of, it’s important to know how that industry is doing, good or bad. Right now in the scrap industry, commodities are at a three year low. There is a glut of material, and … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Scrap Recycling

The other day we had a customer come in to drop off scrap. When we asked to see his ID he was offended, but we are required by state law to check it. This law hasn’t always been in place. … Continue reading

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Advice for First Time Scrappers

We’re always glad to see new faces at Kurtz Metals. Scrapping is a great opportunity to take something you no longer need and turn it into something you do—cash. It’s recycling with a little something extra, and many people have … Continue reading

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Looking to the Fiscal Cliff and Beyond: The Importance of Predicting the Future

Now that the holidays are over, the focus has turned back to the looming fiscal cliff. We’ve mentioned before in our blog that the price of metals is affected by events across the world, from economic hardships to political turmoil … Continue reading

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