Chicago Based USM, Inc. Launches Base Metals Group, LLC

Former Pure Metal Recycling/Acme Refining executive and sales team members join Universal Scrap Metals, Inc. (USM) newest subsidiary, Base Metals Group, LLC.

CHICAGO – Universal Scrap Metal, Inc. (USM) is proud to announce Base Metals Group, LLC as a new subsidiary to its list of synergetic recycling companies. BMG will be operating out of USM’s Alsip, IL location.
With former Pure Metal Recycling/Acme Refining VP of Sales and 25 year veteran Mike O’Malley at the helm, joined by a talented team of executive, sales and administrative professionals from the now the defunct Pure Metal Recycling, Base Metals Group will continue to exemplify their expertise of extraordinary customer relations to complement USM’s 50 years of experience, well designed infrastructure and solid reputation in the industry.
“The people that make up BMG are the some of the most talented and knowledgeable professionals in the industry who have always had the goal of providing what is right for the customer,” said O’Malley. “We are thrilled to launch a company that can and will fully support that vision. It is not about who has the most tons; it is about what is good for the customer.”
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USM, Inc. operates 7 locations throughout Chicago, Central Illinois and Kentucky including USM, Inc., USM Processing, USM Alumacycle, USM Charter Alloys, USM Recycling, and USMe along with its new subsidiary company, Base Metals Group, LLC. The USM companies specialize in ferrous, non-ferrous, high nickel alloy, specialty copper processing, UBC and electronics recycling.