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METALSRECYCLING is the new printed and digital bi-monthly magazine specifically targeting the metals recycling industry. 

Over 10,500 Printed Editions Mailed.  Around 6,000 emailed.

METALSRECYCLING concentrates on the scrap commodities processing industry by providing ferrous and nonferrous news and market information, as well as relevant coverage of related businesses such as automotive, electronics and construction and demolition recycling.

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METALS Recycling is the new printed and digital bi-monthly magazine specifically targeting the metals recycling industry.

METALS Recycling is the new printed and digital bi-monthly magazine specifically targeting the metals recycling industry.

METALS Recycling is the new printed and digital bi-monthly magazine specifically targeting the metals recycling industry.

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Each year, it’s estimated that over 80,000,000 metric tons of scrap metals are processed in the U.S.  The industry generates billions annually for the U.S. economy, and recycling initiatives are a key part of efforts to reduce consumption and enhance the preservation of our natural resources.

METALSRECYCLING's printed magazine mails to over 10,500 businesses and an entirely duplicated Digital Edition emails to almost 6000 more.

Further, every digital edition iswill be placed on-line at



BOISE, Idaho, Sept. 5, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Recycled Media, headquartered in Idaho, continues its journey to reshape the marketing landscape of the recycled materials industry. With a focus on empowering the recycling sector, the company is ushering in a new era by deploying up to date media techniques and strategies to spotlight opportunities and underscore the significance of metal recycling. Through strategic marketing partnerships, Recycled Media is propelling its clients towards a future of success, mirroring the proven methods that have already yielded remarkable results.

Recycled materials industry alumni, Jennifer Betts, to lead Recycled Media Tweet this Betts on site at a Sierra facility.

Betts joins the company as CEO. As an industry veteran herself, Betts brings almost two decades of experience working with ferrous, non-ferrous and ferro-alloy metals including movement via scrap yards, steel mills and trading companies. Prior to joining Recycled Media, Betts was the Senior Vice President of Business Development at Flack Global Metals where she helped launch Flack Metal Bank. Before that, Betts was Vice President of Business Development, Metals, Americas for Argus Media where she broadly enhanced industry knowledge through her impact on reporting, pricing, and online tools for the ferrous and non-ferrous worlds. Prior to her time at Argus, Betts served as Director of Ferrous Marketing for Becker Iron & Metal and as AK Steel's Raw Materials Manager. She got her start in the metals business as a Brokerage Representative for the Nucor Steel subsidiary The David J. Joseph Company, where she traded non-ferrous and ferrous scrap metal for numerous U.S. regional and international markets. Betts holds an MBA from Xavier University and a B.A. in Finance from Indiana University.

Recycled Media, founded by Brett Ekart, owner and CEO of United Metals Recycling, has led the industry in podcast production, social media outreach and brand recognition. "Jennifer is a true advocate for the recycling industry but more importantly brings real world experience from multiple angles of the industry into the media and marketing side," said Ekart. "She brings years of insights, leadership and an exceptional networking ability to Recycled Media as we continue to build out this specialized marketing company focused solely on bringing awareness and recognition to the best players in and around the recycled materials industry." Ekart has utilized the power of social media and brand development to grow his own businesses and is now ready to share that knowledge with the world through Recycled Media. With a goal of bringing awareness to an industry often overlooked, the Recycled Media team currently produces over a dozen podcasts a month, as well as custom designed marketing strategies for multiple firms currently operating in the metals recycling industry. Having found success through years of market trials and assessments of their affiliated brands, Recycled Media is excited to bring tried and true strategies to their clients.

About Recycled Media

Founded 2019, Recycled Media isn't merely a marketing company; it's a trailblazer committed to revolutionizing how the recycled materials industry presents itself. Rooted in Idaho, the company's mission is to reinvigorate the perception of businesses who gather, process and generate recycled metals. Simultaneously, fostering an awareness of their critical importance to every city, state and country these facilities are currently operating. By collaborating with clients and capitalizing on state-of-the-art media strategies, Recycled Media aims to synchronize achievements within the industry and elevate them to unprecedented heights.

SOURCE Recycled Media

COPEX, created in 1948, specializes in the design and manufacture of hydraulic shear

s & balers for the treatment of scrap metal, metals, and solid waste. COPEX exports its products worldwide and meets specific and varied industrial needs such as nuclear dismantling, baling of agricultural plant fibers, or packaging of waste from wastewater. Sharing a rich heritage, a solid reputation for quality and service, and similar values around excellence, passion

and innovation, the resulting Group will be ideally placed to provide even more comprehensive services and solutions to its customers.

COPEX's skills and production capacity will provide LEFORT with the opportunity to increase its activity and strengthen its local and international presence. Alexandre Henkens, CEO of LEFORT: “I warmly welcome COPEX and all its talented employees. This operation is an important step for LEFORT and enhances an invaluable heritage of knowledge and experien ce in the recycling industry. I am certain that we will benefit from this contribution”.

Frédéric Malin, majority shareholder and CEO of COPEX: “Since I took the helm of the company in 1998, I have devoted all my energy and passion to it. Today, by deciding to associate the destiny of my company with that of LEFORT, I see it as a tremendous ou tcome. Moreover, knowing the Lefort family since my beginnings in the industry , I had appreciated the technical solutions offered by their company as well as their working methods based on honesty, respect, and integrity; fundamental values that have alway s guided me in my life. I can therefore pass the torch to them serenely”.

COPEX will continue its operations from its industrial site in Caudan, under its own brand. Fawaz Ezzat takes over the general management of COPEX with immediate effect. Since 2016, he held the position of Managing Director of LEFORT France. After the operation, the combined Group will be approximately 300 people strong and will generate a turnover of €110+m.

About LEFORT - Founded in 1947 in Belgium by Nestor Lefort and still 100% family owned to this day, LEFORT has become one of the world's leading manufacturers of high quality metal recycling equipment. Industrial excellence is its key strategy: it is illustrated by total control of the development of its products and the manufacturing process.

LEFORT machines are distributed and maintained throughout the world by its own subsidiaries and its network of official dealers.

Sierra International Machinery Releases Their Docuseries Repurposed

Bakersfield, CA – Sierra International Machinery announces the release of their documentary series

Repurposed. Tune in on Thursdays, starting February 2, as Sierra’s President and Co-Owner, John Sacco,

narrates this multi-episode series to highlight various American metal and paper processors and recyclers

to show how recycled materials are vital to manufacturing and the production of everyday goods.

Repurposed will take viewers behind the scenes to witness how the items utilized on a day-to-day basis

rely on recycled materials facilities, steel mills, foundries, and paper mills.

“Repurposed is a docuseries that tells the story of the importance of the materials recycling industry and

the supply chain of raw materials to steel mills, foundries for aluminum, and paper mills,” says John Sacco.

“Repurposed also tells a story about green manufacturing and how our industry helps keep our

communities clean, how our communities are a better place to live, because the environmental

stewardship of the recycled materials industry. This series is designed to change the narrative and ensure

people understand the negative impact on their daily lives if the recycled material industry ceases to


Sacco is joined by industry experts such as Jay Robinovitz, CEO of Alter Trading; Robin Wiener, ISRI

President; Jim Keefe, Executive Vice President of GIE Media; George Adams, CEO and President of SA

Recycling, plus many more, to explain how vital the recycling industry is to our environment,

infrastructure, and everyday health.

Repurposed, Season 1 Episode 1: “It Takes Grit,” is scheduled for release on Thursday, February 2, and can

be viewed on Sierra International Machinery’s YouTube channel with constant updates on the

Repurposed social media channels.

Season 1 Episode 1: It Takes Grit:




About Sierra:

Sierra International Machinery is a worldwide leader in selling and supporting of processing equipment to

the metal, recycling, and waste industries. As the only recycling equipment manufacturer that owns and

operates a recycling facility, Sierra understands the challenges recycling professionals face. Therefore,

Sierra’s most important responsibility is ensuring its customers have the right equipment to be profitable,

achieved through firsthand experience, proven machines, and innovation. Sierra’s full range of equipment

is built to meet the demands of today’s processing facilities and is backed by the best service and support

in the industry.

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