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Two Indiana recyclers win state grants

Dec 11, 2013 | 04:48 PM | Lisa Gordon

Tags  metals recycler, Ace Recycling, Legal Chop Shop, Indiana Depratment of Environmental Management, Thomas Easterly, Lisa Gordon

PITTSBURGH — A pair of Fort Wayne, Ind.-based metals recyclers were among six recipients of grants from the Indiana Department of Environmental Management’s (IDEM’s) Recycling Market Development Program.

Ace Recycling Inc. was issued $50,000 toward the purchase and upgrade of existing equipment to automate and improve inflow of its electronic waste demanufacturing process. The money will be applied to the $313,843 project, which includes purchasing a motorized conveyor system for sorting, magnetic separation system and lift scales.

Auto salvager Legal Chop Shop was awarded $25,000 toward a $400,000 project to expand a storage building, and purchase a rack and storage system and pallets.

The program "improves efficiency in manufacturing, reduces wastes and contributes to the sustainability of Indiana businesses," IDEM commissioner Thomas Easterly said.


What will happen to nickel pig iron usage worldwide?

Will continue to be contained in Asia (e.g. will have virtually no impact on the U.S./E.U. stainless steel markets)
Will make slight headway in the United States and/or Europe
Will make significant headway in the United States and/or Europe

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