About Us

Family-owned since 1924, Cohen is one of the largest ferrous and non-ferrous metal recycling companies in North America, processing more than 1.25 million tons annually. Today, we remain dedicated to the same values the company was founded on – quality and service.


Operating over 20 strategically located facilities, Cohen provides localized, personalized, and full-service scrap management. One of the first ISO certified scrap metal processors in the U.S., our operational capabilities enable us to provide competitive, premium pricepoints that help improve your bottom line. 


Our people make the difference. We are focused on providing an experience that is consistent and customer service-focused. An experience where everyone — both our external customers who sell us scrap and our internal customers, our employees who make everything possible — know they will be treated with respect. Our committed management team is focused on anticipating and quickly responding to your needs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. 

A proud member the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), serving on its Ohio Valley Chapter board, we are committed to the communities we serve by being a responsible corporate citizen. We lead our industry in working with law enforcement and legislators to prevent illegal activity related to scrap metal recycling and we are always in compliance with federal, state, and local laws.

Our goals are to ensure:

  • Our employees always work in a safe and autonomous environment and earn good wages & benefits.
  • Our buyers always get the materials they need to create new products.
  • Our sellers always get a fair price and make a living.