Base Metals Group

Base Metals Group

USM goes beyond recycling by strategically joining manufacturers together. In 2015, Base Metals Group, a team of industry experts with over 150 years of experience, was formed. They have a vast, intimate knowledge of the manufacturing landscape and closely held long-term relationships. Base Metals Group is not only about creating the best recycling program, but making introductions and opening doors for their customers, which helps their businesses grow.

BMG specializes in the purchasing and processing of steel, stainless, high-nickel alloy, copper, brass, bronze, aluminum and electronics from manufacturers, service centers, municipalities, contractors and distributors. We see providing competitive pricing and exceptional service as an expectation when working with a metal recycling company. We like to take it a step further. Our highly experienced recycling professionals will custom tailor a program specific to your needs. If high environmental and efficiency standards and certifications are a priority, our alignment with the uncompromised regulations we follow ensures your company peace of mind.

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 Masters and Alloy

Masters and Alloy

Based in Alsip, Illinois, Masters & Alloy is a premium provider of master alloys, metal additives, and refining precious metals for industrial manufacturers, copper and brass mills and service centers. Masters & Alloy Metals Refining Division is one of the highest quality & Innovative Assayers and Processors of precious metal bearing scrap, and we’ve gained that reputation as an industry leader by providing our customers with accurate & easy to understand, bid assays, fast turnaround times, and highly accurate settlements and payouts.

Our team has more than 50 years of combined experience in the highly specialized field of metal additives. We melt and refine various grades of metal in-house for each USM division, to further carry forward our vision for vertical integration. A key benefit for our company is having one of the industry’s best metallurgists, lab technicians, and furnace operators on board. That, along with our state-of-the-art metals laboratory and full-service approach to meeting customer needs, is what differentiates Masters & Alloy from other vendors of alloys and semi-finished metals.

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 BLH Computers

 

BLH Computers

History

BLH Computers Inc. was originally formed in 2000 to provide a source for parts and used computers at competitive prices. Headquartered in Springfield, IL with 63,000 sq. ft. of warehouse space, our shipping and corporate offices, and houses a 26 bay onsite computer repair and electronic repair facility. In addition to computer sales, laptop sales, and recycling service, we also provide computer screen repair, virus removal services, and micro-soldering for our customers. With additional locations in Taylorville, IL and Jacksonville, IL, BLH Computers is able to provide retail and repair services throughout Central and Southern Illinois.

Today

The majority of all products that are recycled by BLH Computers remain in North America. As a division of USMe, BLH Computers has been a NAID (National Association of Information Destruction) member since 2010 and holds e-Stewards, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, and ITAR certifications ensuring that all material is destroyed and recycled responsibly up to our accrediting agencies’ standards. Our warehouse holds thousands of laptops, monitors, computers, and printers at any given time. We offer refurbished computers and parts for sale, in addition to networking and computer repair services. All electronic components that are unable to be refurbished or resold is sent directly to USM, and USMe for recycling. This achieves our vertical integration goals by utilizing each division to provide higher returns for our customers with the advantage of centralizing each step of the process. With our “give back to the community program,” we have donated more than $100,000 in computers to local schools, churches, and charities.

Tomorrow

We continue to expand our scope while seeking out new sources and innovative approaches to environmentally responsible recycling. If you or any organization you know of has a surplus of outdated technology, we can help you to dispose of it securely and responsibly. Contact us for additional information by calling (217) 585-1580 today.

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 USM Riverdale

USM Riverdale

USM Riverdale is our newest facility that allows us to remain one of the largest processors of steel in the Chicagoland area. Our state of the art equipment ensures our ability to process large items by feeding them into our high performance, low energy consumption, low noise, and minimal dust machine that shreds the steel into smaller pieces for mills and foundries.

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 USM Charter Alloys

USM Charter Alloys

USM Charter Alloys is a leading Chicago specialty processor of Stainless Steels, High Temperature Alloys, Super Alloys and suppliers of raw materials and melt additives. USMCA recycles industrially generated specialty metals, from hi-temp alloy scrap to stainless steel, tungsten carbide, molybdenum, nickel, titanium and cobalt alloys.

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 USMe

USMe

Built from the top down, USMe was developed for the exclusive purpose of proper electronics scrap disposal and recycling. USMe, the Electronic Assets Recycling Division has been a NAID (National Association of Information Destruction) Member since 2010, and holds e-Stewards, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, and ITAR certifications ensuring that all material is destroyed and recycled responsibly up to our accrediting agencies’ standards. Unlike many companies who are not dedicated specialists of electronics grade scrap, USMe’s core competency is to understand the stringent compliance requirements of state, local and federal regulations for end-of-life electronic equipment as well as the severe penalties for failure to comply.

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 USM Processing

USM Processing

USM Processing is the largest, most robust and experienced processor of Used Beverage Cans (UBCs) in North America. For over 20 years, we have been leaders in the industry, specializing in UBC processing. Our industry experts purchase UBC’s from waste haulers and scrap metal recycle companies across the country and process them at USM Processing’s extensive facility.

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