2213 Tyler Ave, South El Monte, CA 91733


Auto industry professionals know that finding the right scrap metal recycler can be a challenge. That’s why P&T Metals is the perfect solution for all your automotive recycling needs.

Our full-service recycling operation provides a complete range of services for ferrous and nonferrous scrap metals from the automotive industry. We have a team of highly trained and certified professionals who are dedicated to providing the highest level of expertise.

With our complete dismantling, shearing, torch-cut, baling, and up-to-date metal sorting operations, you can be sure that your automotive scrap will be handled with ease.

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Why choose us for automotive scrap metal recycling

We know that auto recycling demands the highest level of proficiency. With over 55 years of experience, we have earned a reputation for providing unparalleled service to the industry. Our team is committed to delivering efficient, safe, and compliant solutions for the trade. Trust us to get it right, every time.

How we ensure compliance and security in automotive recycling

Demil compliant

We’re fully demil compliant either for government material/parts or individual Company policy and equipped to handle the complex requirements of aerospace, aviation, and medical industries. We take pride in our superior demilitarization processes for all industries– ensuring the utmost care and skillful expertise for every project.

ITAR compliant

We are ITAR compliant adhering to each individual project requirement. Our team undergoes regular training to ensure they stay up to date with the latest ITAR compliance guidelines. We adhere to strict security protocols, so you can rest easy knowing your materials & data are in good hands.

Dept of DTSC

We are certified with the California Department of Toxic Substances Control, ensuring that our processes and procedures meet the highest standards for handling hazardous waste. You can rely on us to follow all necessary regulations and protocols.

Hazardous waste certified

Certified with the Los Angeles County Hazardous Materials Disclosure Program and Hazardous Waste Generator Program. This program ensures that all generated Hazardous materials and substances from materials and related processes are properly disposed of and accounted for.

Registered DOT Motor Carrier

We are registered with the DOT and hold a valid motor carrier permit, which ensures our vehicles are safe and well-maintained, and our drivers are qualified and trained to transport materials safely.
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Benefits of choosing us to recycle your automotive scrap metal

With over five decades of service, we have become a partner-in-business for many automotive repair and wrecking centers. With our cutting-edge processing facility located in the same location since 1968, we are dedicated to delivering top-notch services with competitive prices that truly benefit our customers.

We offer benefits you can’t pass up, such as:

  • Convenient pick-up options: Six days a week that feature both LTL (less than truckload) and FTL (full truckload) volumes with various size bins & 40-yard roll-off bins.
  • Drop-offs: Drop-offs are welcome at our facility if preferred, so don’t hesitate. We can help get things running smoothly in terms of industrial recycling efforts.
  • Industrial scrap programs: With us, you won’t be limited to just standard automobiles. We have an industrial scrap management program for most related industries.
  • State-of-the-art equipment: We have very large material Handlers and other equipment to unload the heaviest machinery, parts, and other materials that would fit on any rig, trailer, or truck. We also have enormous mobile shears, cutters, and compactors to destroy or dismantle large bulky components and parts.

Our guarantee

At P&T Metals, we are committed to providing the highest level of service to our customers in Southern California. We offer the highest payouts for your automotive scrap metal, so you can be sure that you’re getting the best value for your materials.
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Unloading your scrap management can be a hassle! Let P&T Metals make it simple – our team has the experience to handle industrial needs of any size. Contact us today for more info, and let’s get started on making your life easier!

We buy a wide variety of automotive metals, alloys, & parts

We buy a wide range of materials. With the highest payouts in the area, we provide a convenient solution for automotive companies to sell all their metal & alloy scrap in one place.


What services does P&T Metals offer for the automotive industry?

P&T Metals has your automotive recycling needs covered with top-of-the-line services! From torching to shearing and sorting, you can trust us for all of your ferrous and nonferrous metal scraps. Whether it’s from standard autos or specialty vehicles, our solutions are tailored specifically for efficient disposal in the auto industry.

How does P&T Metals ensure the proper disposal of hazardous automotive materials?

Our top-notch hazardous waste disposal team at P&T Metals has every box checked when it comes to regulations and certifications. From Hazardous Waste Compliant & Certified to ITAR, Demil for Automobiles/`Aerospace/Aviation/Medical, enrollment in the State MAP program, and more!

Can P&T Metals provide container and pick-up services for automotive scrap?

Yes, our fleet of trucks, containers, and trailers makes sure you get a reliable pick-up service every time. Don’t have many scraps? No problem – we can accommodate any size load six days a week, so you don’t have to worry about dealing with it yourself.

Can P&T Metals handle scrap from both individual consumers and dealerships?

Yes, we accept both individual and dealer scrap, so you can trust that our operations have the capability to handle all types of material. Plus, we are trained to provide an effortless experience each time. We make scrapping easy.

What is the process for selling scrap metal to P&T Metals?

Selling it to P&T Metals is a total breeze. All you have to do is give us a quick call, pop by one of our locations with your materials – or schedule a pick-up – and we’ll sort the rest out for you. Our team will evaluate everything onsite, determine its fair market value price and pay up right away. It’s as easy as that!

Our Services

We specialize in providing a wide range of scrap metal management solutions to meet the needs of various industries and clients. With years of experience in the industry, we have established ourselves as a trusted partner for all your scrap metal needs. Our team of experts is committed to delivering quality services that exceed your expectations and ensure maximum value for your scrap metal.