- American Zinc Recycling Corp.
American Zinc Recycling (AZR) leads the industry as an integrated producer of zinc, zinc oxide and zinc powder from recycled sources. Each year, we recycle thousands of tons of zinc-containing electric arc furnace dust and secondary materials, batteries, nickel bearing waste and other metals.
New Jersey Zinc Company and St. Joe Resources Company date back to the mid 1800s. American Zinc Recycling was established in 2003 and acquired portions of their assets.
The Company was renamed American Zinc Recycling in 2017 and is based in Pittsburgh, PA. INMETCO, located in Ellwood City, PA, was acquired in 2009.
American Zinc Recycling’s subsidiaries operate strategically located facilities throughout the United States and Canada.
AZR is a leading recycler of electric arc furnace dust along with other metal-bearing materials, and a leading United States producer of specialty zinc and zinc-based products. INMETCO, LLC. is a leading processor of nickel-bearing wastes in North America, recycling thousands of tons of nickel, chromium, iron, molybdenum and cadmium-bearing wastes each year.
February 26, 2018
AMERICAN ZINC RECYCLING NAMES MARCELINO S. RODRIGUEZ NEW CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)—February 23, 2018– American Zinc Recycling LLC (“AZR” or the “Company”), announced today that it has named Marcelino Rodriguez as its new Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Rodriguez is a seasoned financial executive having most recently served as Chief Financial Officer of KMG Chemicals, a publicly-traded company that manufactures, formulates and globally distributes specialty chemicals. Mr. Rodriguez has over thirty years of experience in the finance departments of U.S.-based manufacturing companies. The appointment is effective Monday, February 26, 2018.
December 8, 2017
AMERICAN ZINC RECYCLING ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC INVESTMENT BY GLENCORE
PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- December 8, 2017 – American Zinc Recycling LLC (the “Company”) is pleased to announce that a subsidiary of Glencore plc (“Glencore”) has purchased a 10% stake in its wholly-owned subsidiary American Zinc Recycling Corp. ( “AZR Corp.”).
July 10, 2017
AMERICAN ZINC RECYCLING NAMES RODRIGO DAUD NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Don Sheets Appointed to AZR’s Board of Directors and Chair of the Audit Committee
PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)—July 10, 2017– American Zinc Recycling LLC (“AZR” or the “Company”), announced today that it has named Rodrigo Daud as its new Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Daud is a highly-respected international metals executive having most recently served as Chief Commercial Officer of Votorantim, a Brazil-based metals conglomerate, and Chairman of its wholly-owned Houston, TX-based subsidiary, U.S. Zinc. He also presently is serving a term as Chairman of the International Zinc Association. His appointment becomes effective July 17, 2017.
May 1, 2017
HORSEHEAD ANNOUNCES CORPORATE NAME CHANGE TO AMERICAN ZINC RECYCLING
PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)—May 1, 2017– American Zinc Recycling LLC, formerly known as Horsehead Holding LLC, among the world’s largest recyclers of electric arc furnace dust, announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary Horsehead Corporation officially has changed its name to American Zinc Recycling Corp. (“AZR”). “American Zinc Recycling and its predecessors have been leaders in domestic zinc production dating back to the mid-1800s and in zinc recycling since the 1980’s, and now is the right time to rename the organization to clearly state the primary focus,” said Wayne Isaacs, Chairman of the Board and Interim CEO. “Along with the name change a new logo and marketing message have been created—“Delivering a Sustainable Future”—which better reflect AZR’s current and future direction and reaffirms our commitment to customer service and promoting the principles of sustainable development,” Isaacs added.