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About American Zinc Recycling

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, and Zochem, Inc., located in Brampton, Ontario, was acquired in 2011.

American Zinc Recycling’s subsidiaries operate seven 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. Zochem, Inc. is the leading producer of high-quality zinc oxide in North America with a global distribution and warehouse network. 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.

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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.  
 

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