Acme Refining Scrap Iron & Metal


Acme Refining is a family-owned business running since 1971. Acme Refining have continually introduced new ways to help customers maximize the value of their scrap materials. AcmeÂâ€Ã¢„¢s philosophy, drive and focus of continuous improvement are designed to provide the company with a single source solution and the best overall value in the business. Acme RefiningÂâ€Ã¢„¢s headquarter is based in South Justine, Chicago.
Scrap metal is full of cutting oils, lubricants and hazardous residues that can ooze into the ground if it is handled improperly. According to Federal Superfund regulations, company is responsible for the proper disposal of these fluids. Acme recycles spent oils as a fuel source. And work to avoid residue seepage by developing its own leak-less equipment. For protection all steel and aluminum turnings are dumped onto cement pads. Luggers are dumped onto cement at AcmeÂâ€Ã¢„¢s non-ferrous warehouse. A state-of-the-art radiation monitor scans every load of scrap entering AcmeÂâ€Ã¢„¢s facility. Acme Refining prepares all its scrap metal according to domestic mill, smelter and foundry specifications. Acme can handle the logistics of any mode of shipment: railcar, truck, barge or vessel. Acme process and prepare all ferrous and non-ferrous metals, including specialty foundry grades of steel, stainless steel, aluminum and all types of red metals.
As one of the Midwest's largest scrap Services Company, Acme owns and operates their own high-speed balers that enable the company to sell directly to the mills, guaranteeing the safest cradle to grave results. Acme purchases all ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Acme's non-ferrous scrap metal, customers benefit from the same price and service advantages that have made company the leader for over 30 years. AcmeÂâ€Ã¢„¢s two high-speed aluminum balers enable Acme to ship the scrap directly to the foundry.
Over thirty years ago Acme started with the goal to provide the best service in the scrap metal industry. Today, it continues to be the heart of Acme Refining. AcmeÂâ€Ã¢„¢s everyday motivation is to improve upon service goal.