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.
- To provide the best retail and commercial scrapping experience to our customers.
- To ensure that each and every transaction is fair, honest and ethical!
- To hold every person within the company to the highest standard in regards to safety, environmental concerns, cleanliness and honesty.
With all of that in mind, we will strive to maximize profits and contribute value to the organization, as well as to the communities we serve.
Supporting the Community
When you give, you get rewarded!
When you bring your scrap metal in to any of our Weitsman locations, we can donate the money you would receive to a charity or non-profit organization of your choice if you choose to do so!
Upstate Shredding – Weitsman Recycling has been a long time supporter of countless organizations throughout Upstate New York and recently incorporated the programs Southern Tier Tuesdays, and CNY Tuesdays, as a way to give back to the local communities every week.