Today, Upstate Shredding – Weitsman Recycling generates sales of approximately $750 million dollars per year. With nearly 400 employees, Upstate Shredding – Weitsman Recycling is headquartered on a 17-acre environmentally certified facility in Owego, and operates yards in Owego (2 locations), Binghamton, Ithaca (2 locations), Syracuse, Scranton, Rochester, Jamestown, Brant, Watertown, Hornell, Allegany and Albany, NY (port facility and retail scrap yard), and Scranton and New Castle, PA.
As the East Coast’s largest privately owned scrap metal processor and recycling center, and one of the largest operations of its type in the United States, Upstate Shredding – Weitsman Recycling will process approximately 1 million tons of ferrous and 250 million pounds of nonferrous in 2019. Upstate Shredding – Weitsman Recycling’s metal shredding and separation operation handles all types of ferrous and non-ferrous scrap metals: automobiles, trucks, appliances, machines and scrap generated from industrial production.
Upstate Shredding – Weitsman Recycling’s leading-edge process ensures the production of clean, bulk, scrap metal commodities that are sold to foundries, mills and manufacturers domestically and around the world where they are reprocessed to make new products.