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Manufacturing

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Ace Iron & Metals has always been specialized towards handling post industrial scrap from various manufacturing processes.
A leader in establishing and organizing scrap collection programs for numerous industries from the early seventies through the present, Ace is current with the most efficient and up to date methods for handling your scrap.

For our manufacturing partners Ace offers:

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    A free, no strings attached scrap management consultation. Ace will guarantee that no recyclable material is lost from your production stream, and therefore, you have no unnecessary losses from your bottom line.

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    Free equipment usage including material handling equipment and scales *, to ensure you that you are being treated with the utmost integrity.

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    Same day payment to maximize your cash flow.

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    Numerous payment options including direct deposit into your account, electronic wire transfer, check or cash. we will do whatever is best for you.

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    Equipment usage is subject to term agreement and Ace retains title. scale usage is dependent on minimum material production.

Tradesmen

Ace Iron & Metals is committed to offering tradesmen the highest prices possible for any commodity. From copper wire and tubing to aluminum cutoffs to scrap steel, Ace offers the most competitive current market price and unbeatable service.

Electricians

Call and ask about our free wire stripper program!

Plumbers

Call and see if you can get your brass and copper upgraded for free!

Contractors

Ace Iron & Metals is dedicated to offering contractors unbeatable service. We understand that time is money and any delay can make or break a slim profit margin. Call us to pre-arrange guaranteed pick up times. We will even deliver trailers and roll-off boxes to your site before you need them so you are able to work when you're ready to.
Demolition contractors receive superior service from Ace, particularly in regards to our free, on site Nickel alloy analysis. Ace will analyze your alloy for free and pay the top market price for any quantity of alloy received.
Contractors

Industrial

Ace Iron & Metals offers many services that meet specific needs of various industries. We are happy to offer consulting services to find ways to optimize your bottom line with scrap collection, safety training for our employees who may be entering your facility or handling your scrap and custom material handling equipment to ensure safe collection and transport of your material. Call Jason to discuss the details.

Service

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Ace has committed to excellent customer service. We will do essentially anything in order to meet your needs.

We offer:

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    Free commercial and industrial pickup.

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    Rolloff boxes, material handling euipment (dump hoppers, tubs, drums, gaylord boxes, etc...), van trailers, flatbeds, straight truck, lift gate, etc... If you have scrap, we will help you find the most efficient way to handle it.

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    All payment terms. Cash, check, wire transfer, direct deposit.

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    Same day payment! Help your cash flow and revenue stream by getting paid for your scrap C.O.D.!

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    Retain title of your scrap until it has been paid for! Ace will not take title to your material until you have the payment. Don't gamble on a fly by night operation who promises the world and can't deliver. Ace has been family owned and operated since 1900!

Recyclables

Ace Iron & Metals is a certified recycler and is authorized to handle essentially all types and grades of scrap. Some of our specialties follow:

Ferrous Scrap

All grades including heavy melt, bundles, busheling, auto scrap, steel turnings, cast iron, cast iron turnings, plate and structural, auto cast, motor blocks, rail scrap, etc...

Non-ferrous Scrap

All grades, including all grades of copper (#1, #2, #3, insulated wire), Red Brass, Yellow Brass, Plumbing Brass, Rod Brass, all grades of Brass Turnings, Auto Radiators (clean and dirty), Hard Brass, Machinery Brass, all grades of Bronze, all grades of Aluminum, all grades of Lead, Lead Acid Batteries, etc...

Nickel and Stainless

All grades of Nickel and Stainless Alloys including 400 series, 301, 303, 304, 309, 310, 316, 317, Inconell, Monell, Hasteloy, Tanalum, and all other alloys. We have the capability to analyze your material onsite and immediately pay top dollar! Don't wait to get paid for your scrap or sell it for less than it is worth!

Recyclables

Ace Iron & Metals is a certified recycler and is authorized to handle essentially all types and grades of scrap. Some of our specialties follow:
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Ferrous Scrap

All grades including heavy melt, bundles, busheling, auto scrap, steel turnings, cast iron, cast iron turnings, plate and structural, auto cast, motor blocks, rail scrap, etc...

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Non-ferrous Scrap

All grades, including all grades of copper (#1, #2, #3, insulated wire), Red Brass, Yellow Brass, Plumbing Brass, Rod Brass, all grades of Brass Turnings, Auto Radiators (clean and dirty), Hard Brass, Machinery Brass, all grades of Bronze, all grades of Aluminum, all grades of Lead, Lead Acid Batteries, etc...

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Nickel and Stainless

All grades of Nickel and Stainless Alloys including 400 series, 301, 303, 304, 309, 310, 316, 317, Inconell, Monell, Hasteloy, Tanalum, and all other alloys. We have the capability to analyze your material onsite and immediately pay top dollar! Don't wait to get paid for your scrap or sell it for less than it is worth!

Prices

* Subject to change without notice. Minimum 1,000 lb prepared lots. Unprepared material subject to service charge

Aluminum

Extruded Aluminum
$0.45
$0.45
Aluminum Siding
$0.40
$0.40
Aluminum Radiators
$0.35
$0.35
Cu/AL Radiators
$1.10
$1.10
Aluminum Wheels
$0.50
$0.50
Cast Aluminum
$0.40
$0.40

Copper

Bare Bright Copper
$3.01
$3.01
#1 Copper
$2.91
$2.91
#2 Copper
$2.64
$2.64
#3 Copper
$2.50
$2.50
Red Brass
$1.50
$1.50
Yellow Brass
$1.45
$1.45

Misc

Motors
$0.15
$0.15
Batteries
$0.21
$0.21
Lead
$0.42
$0.42
Stainless Steel
$0.40
$0.40

Ferrous

Plate Scrap
$240
$240
Heavy Melt
$205
$205
Clean Sheet
$205
$205
Sheet Iron
$60
$60
Drums/Rotors
$250
$250

Metal News

Copper

(update 11/30/20) Copper has been incredibly hot as of late. The market has hit fresh multi-year highs. Prices are the highest they've been since the trade war started. Bare Bright copper has been as high as $3.01.

Aluminum

(update 11/11/20) the aluminum market has been weak, but moving up. Prices as high as $.55/lb. call for details.

Steel

(update 11/30/20) steel is coming off of some of the weakest markets it has experienced in recent memory. looking to move up significantly into december. prices as high as $250/gt. call for details.

Stainless

(update 11/11/20) stainless is bouncing around a bit following a very weak spring and summer. demand for nickel scrap is picking up a bit, and this recent leg up in the market has helped stainless prices. 304 is around $.40 while 316 and other high nickel alloys are considerably higher. Call for details.

Contact Us

Ace Iron and Metals is located conveniently at 11 Third Ave, Joliet IL, four blocks north of Interstate 80 on IL rte 53 in beautiful downtown Joliet.
Ace Iron & Metals is open to the public from 8:00 to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday and from 8:00 to Noon on Saturdays.
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Contact us any time at:

(815) 723-2612
(800) 640-0223
jason@acemet.com

11 Third Ave
Joliet, IL 60433

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