Scrap exporter poised to enter W. Coast mart

Jul 29, 2014 | 06:42 PM | Sean Davidson

Tags  scrap, bulk, R.S. Davis Recycling, Rivergate Scrap Metals, PNW Metal Recycling, Sean Davidson

NEW YORK — A new metal recycling company in Washington state is poised to compete in the ferrous scrap bulk export market, bringing the total number of bulk exporters in the Pacific Northwest to three.

Longview, Wash.-based PNW Metal Recycling LLC, which launched in April as a joint venture between R.S. Davis Recycling Inc., Clackamas, Ore. and Portland, Ore.-based Rivergate Scrap Metals Inc. (, April 17), has started collecting ferrous scrap for its first bulk vessel shipment at its 18-acre facility, according to several market participants.

A company spokesman declined to comment on the development, while others in the region said that they had been approached by PNW for ferrous scrap.....

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