Scrapyard feels victimized in wake of thefts

Nov 17, 2011 | 04:15 PM | Lisa Gordon

Tags  scrapyard, scrap, Mike's Scrap, Gerald Suprick, Lisa Gordon

PITTSBURGH — A Pennsylvania recycler says he’s growing increasingly frustrated with the way scrapyards are unfairly associated with metals theft when it’s the yards themselves that are often the victims.

"I am tired of reading about shady scrapyards when we are the victims. We are painted in the wrong light," Gerald Suprick, president of Scranton, Pa.-based Mike’s Scrap Recycling, told AMM. ....

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