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Universal Recycling Company

Universal Recycling Company is a scrap metal recycling company, processing and trading ferrous and non-ferrous scrap metal.

Universal Recycling 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.

The company provides trading, processing and transportation to the ferrous and non-ferrous recycling industry. Universal Recycling operates 2 facilities in Industria Johannesburg.

Universal Recycling sources material from the local manufacturing industry, tenders, auctions, scrap metal dealers and local authorities, as well as public suppliers.

We specialise in the processing of "complex scrap" such as electronic scrap (WEEE), 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.

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.

Universal Recycling is a licensed waste processor, with a ISO 9001 accreditation.

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