Commercial / Wholesale Services

Scrap Metal Recycling – Building a strategic partnership for the future.

Family Owned. Family Operated.

As the East Coast’s largest privately held scrap metal processor, Upstate Shredding – Weitsman Recycling is a third-generation, family owned company that is proudly American owned and operated. Through its 17 brand new, fully paved and landscaped locations throughout New York and Pennsylvania, the company processes more than 1 million tons of ferrous and 250 million pounds of nonferrous scrap metal per year. Complimenting the retail yards are three shredder locations in Owego and Albany, New York as well as New Castle, Pennsylvania. In addition to its advanced shredding and downstream capabilities, the company has the most advanced scrap processing technology in the world including a wire chopping plant, heavy media plant and micro fines plant. As the company has continued to grow over the years, it has become a major supplier of ferrous and nonferrous materials to many foundries and mills.

Images of Adam Weitsman and a Weitsman branded shipping container

Our Commitment

Our commitment to you, our customer, is to always provide friendly and prompt customer service and the top prices for your scrap metal. You can always rely on a rapid response to your personalized needs and requests through our easy and prompt communication style as well as seven day a week accessibility. We provide reliable pick up/delivery schedules based around your convenience as well as a detailed grading of scrap material to maximize your profitability.

Given the size of the company as well as the number of locations, Upstate Shredding – Weitsman Recycling proudly boasts one of the largest fleet of brand new trucks and trailers in the industry. In addition, containers of all sizes are available for your dynamic scrap recycling needs. Specialized scrap handling equipment can be manufactured according to the needs of each customer. All equipment is maintained to the highest level of quality with regular safety and cleanliness inspections of all equipment.

Upstate Shredding – Weitsman Recycling provides a customized quote for all scrap metal material to ensure the top prices are paid at all times based on market value. In addition, you can count on no hauling fees when you choose Weitsman as your solution for commercial scrap metal recycling.

Adam Weitsman winning awards

Recognition in the Community

We were awarded the 2014 and 2016 Platts Leadership Award for Scrap Recycling as well as the 2015 and 2016 American Metal Market Scrap Company of the Year (large category). These represent the two highest honors worldwide in the scrap metal recycling industry and it would not be possible without the tremendous support of our customers and the communities that we are able to serve. We look forward to continuing to raise the bar and pushing harder to ensure excellence in customer service and all other areas of the company.