Where we are today
Atlas Recycling and Youngstown Iron and Metal are sister corporations operating under the same Wilhelm family ownership. Atlas has been in operation since 1977 while Youngstown Iron opened it's doors in 1997. ARI operates a fleet of trucks servicing clients throughout the region. Atlas services clients of all sizes ranging from General Motors to a small farmer in rural Ohio. ARI also processes and transports scrap metal through the use of its mobile shears and crushers, which can be deployed within the region. YIM processes scrap with it's 3500 HP shredder and state of the art material separation systems. Youngstown Iron and Metal currently enjoys the status of being the largest scrap supplier to our neighbor, V&M Star Steel in Youngstown, Ohio. Youngstown Iron is serviced by the Ohio Central Rail System and consequently offers transportation of product by rail to anywhere it can be reasonably delivered.
Both companies process transactions with modern computerized state-certified scales which are calibrated within 20 pounds each month by a reputable ISO certified external calibration entity. Through this state of the art precision, and a system of statistical process control, YIM and ARI are able to virtually eliminate the human factors in processing your product, making sure the customer receives the most accurate totals available. Both companies offer Guaranteed and Certificated destruction to our clients as needed. Youngstown Iron and Metal provides an outlet for quality ferrous and non-ferrous sales through our "Green Vendor" program. All in-house processes comply with international quality and environmental standards. Our strategy is to effectively serve the industry and provide environmental awareness and consciousness, by offering a system of continuous improvement to serve our Customers, Employees, Vendors, and the Environment.