Metal Recycling Services (MRS) earned the Circle of Safety Excellence (COSE) Rising Star Medium Class Award from ISRI (Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc.)

This award recognizes and rewards member companies in the recycling industry for outstanding commitment to the safety of their employees by instilling core safety values and exhibiting continuous improvement in safety programs and worker incident reduction.  To achieve the Rising Star status, member companies must meet rigorous qualifying criteria that includes an OSHA Total Recordable Incident Rate of 2.94 or less for the 2018 calendar year.

Bob Eviston, MRS president, thanked all teammates for operating safely and continuously identifying and mitigating safety risks.  “At MRS, safety is our #1 core value.   This award is a testament to our comprehensive safety process including ongoing training and procedures to ensure the safety of all teammates, customers, and suppliers.  I want to thank the entire MRS team for their continued commitment to safety excellence.”

Metal Recycling Services operates three recycling facilities in North Carolina.   Headquartered in Crescent Springs, Kentucky, MRS has 100 teammates.   Metal Recycling Services’ facilities specialize in scrap recycling services for households, tradesmen and businesses, and buys ferrous scrap as well as common household nonferrous scrap metal items like aluminum cans and other aluminum, stainless steel, copper and brass products.

MRS is wholly owned by Nucor Corporation and operates as part of the Nucor subsidiary, The David J. Joseph Company.  The David Joseph Company, founded in 1885, is one of the largest scrap brokers/processors in the United States providing scrap brokerage, recycling and transportation services.  Nucor and affiliates are manufacturers of steel products, with operating facilities primarily in the U.S. and Canada.