Illinois firm acquires port operation • Northwest Indiana Business Magazine

Illinois firm acquires port operation

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            PORTAGE – Scrap Metal Services LLC of Burnham, Ill., has completed the acquisition of Behr Iron and Steel Inc. at the Port of Indiana.

            Jeffry Gertler, CEO of Scrap Metal Services, declined to discuss terms of the acquisition.

            Scrap Metal Services said Behr’s location was a good fit for its operation in Northwest Indiana. The company supplies ferrous and nonferrous scrap metal to domestic and international customers. It operates two integrated steel mill service operations including one at ArcelorMittal’s mill in Burns Harbor.


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