Metal Company Expands to Porter County

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Lafayette-based Oscar Winski Co. says a facility in Porter County is now operational. The metal company acquired Porter County Iron and Metal last year and spent the past 12 months upgrading the location, which is part of Oscar Winski's metal-recycling operations. May 2, 2014

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LAFAYETTE, INDIANA—In 2013, Oscar Winski Company, welcomed Porter County Iron & Metal to their metal-recycling family, fueling the engine of metal recycling processing and distribution throughout the Midwest. The facility will specialize in the recycling of both ferrous and nonferrous metals, and is located in Hebron, Indiana.

David Bluestein, Oscar Winski’s vice president of metal recycling, is thrilled to add this facility to the robust line-up of the company’s scrap metal recycling services. “Porter County gives us the opportunity to enhance our service capabilities and provide even more value to our customer base in northwest Indiana,” says Bluestein, who believes their close proximity to the steel mills and industry will allow for more impactful growth.

Oscar Winski Metals Recycling is a full-service metal salvage facility that has been an environmental leader in northwest Indiana, processing ferrous and nonferrous scrap materials for sale to production mills and foundries since 1907. Today, Oscar Winski recycles more than 400 million pounds of metal annually.

Oscar Winski Metals Recycling is a division of Oscar Winski Company, “the complete metals company,” which also operates its Lafayette Steel & Aluminum sales division. Lafayette Steel & Aluminum is an ISO9001-2000 certified steel and aluminum service center, providing manufacturers and retail suppliers with high-quality steel and aluminum sheets, coils, plates, structural steel and tubing. Oscar Winski Company also manages Oscar Winski e-Recycling, a R2 certified and registered member of the Indiana Department of Environmental Management. E-Recycling offers services to protect your personal identity and proprietary business information.

For more information, contact: Oscar Winski Company, 2407 North 9th Street, P.O. Box 4337, Lafayette, Indiana 47903, 765.742.1102, or

Source: Oscar Winski Co.