About Us

Industrial Metals & Scrap, Inc. (IMS) is a privately-held company, located in Chicago, IL. Founded in 2003, IMS has grown rapidly through diversification in metal scrap handling, processing and transportation.
IMS buys new prompt industrial scrap from metalworking manufacturers, industrial and commercial customers.
Every day, the world market, environmental responsibility and technology become increasingly complex.  More businesses and consumers rely on IMS for our technical assistance and expertise. We work closely with sustainability platforms, environmental standards and efficiency programs to make companies work better.  We can provide you with recycling and processing solutions that are built on integrity. At IMS, we value our clients.  We understand that integrity is built upon respect from our peers, by serving our community, environment, partners and clients with honesty, dedication and hard work.  Our clients are not just one-time customers with one-size-fits-all needs. We strive to achieve solid, long-term relationships by offering creative scrap management programs and competitive prices that ensure top value for their scrap metal.  We know our prices are competitive because they are based on active commodity markets such as AMM, LME & COMEX.
In addition, we offer flexible payment terms and scrap pricing to meet each particular customers’ individual needs. Straight up actual pricing, or a variety of unique formula-based pricing structures are available to meet your requirements and maximize your profits.

Mission Statement​

Industrial Metals & Scrap, Inc. is committed to our suppliers and consumers by effectively sourcing, processing, and marketing scrap metal for recycling. We actively pursue long lasting relationships by partnering with our customers providing quality service built upon integrity, honesty, and professionalism. We are committed to meeting our employees and customers needs by exceeding their expectations.

About Us