Universal Recycling

What we do: Universal Recycling Company (Pty) Ltd is a scrap metal recycling company that also processes and trades in ferrous and non-ferrous scrap metal. Universal Recycling operates 2 facilities in Industria Johannesburg. The company was formed in 1992 with the merger of A. Loewenthal Metals founded in 1938 by Alfred Loewenthal and Universal Metal Holdings, an associated company of the Cape Gate Group. In 2013 Cape Gate Holding was bought out by the remaining shareholders.

Ownership & Management: The company is privately owned by its founders since its incorporation in 1992 through a merger of A. Loewenthal Metals and Universal Metal Holdings. The company’s specialised equipment provides barriers to entry to a lot of competitors that may want to get into this type of business.

Key financial indicators: Not provided. Universal Recycling Company specialises in the processing of complex scrap such as electronic scrap, used electrical appliances, irony contaminated aluminium, aircraft scrap and any end-of-life metallic material containing a mix of ferrous and non-ferrous metals, as well as inorganics such as paper, plastic and wood.

Track record: The company has a long tradition of trading in most of the Southern African countries including Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Botswana, Swaziland, Lesotho, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Contact details: Tel: (+27) 11 473 9600 Email: info@urc.co.za Address: 15 Watt Street, Industria, Johannesburg, South Africa Website: www.urc.co.za

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