Upstate wins OK to expand in Port of Albany

Feb 24, 2014 | 01:04 PM | Lisa Gordon

Tags  auto shredder, Adam Weitsman, Upstate Shredding, expansion, Port of Albany, Rensselaer Iron & Steel, Materials Recovery, Capitol Scrap Metal Lisa Gordon

PITTSBURGH — A division of Upstate Shredding LLC-Ben Weitsman & Son Inc. will lease an additional 12 acres at the Port of Albany, N.Y., after outbidding two competitors for the space.

The Albany Port District Commission approved Ben Weitsman of Albany LLC to take over the lease on the property formerly operated by New York-based Sims Metal Management Ltd.’s Hudson River Recycling unit. Weitsman has an 18-acre port facility on the same road that opened....

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