2213 Tyler Ave, South El Monte, CA 91733

Fabrication & Machine Shops

P&T Metals purchases scrap metal remnants from just about every metal fabrication company, machine shop, and manufacturing facility, including CNC machining, milling, routing, laser cutting, stamping, and grinding, to name just a few.

From aluminum, brass, copper, stainless steel, Inconel, titanium, and just about every high temp alloy. Whatever scrap you generate – we’ve got you covered, and our prices and service are unbeatable!

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Fabrication Scrap Metal Recycling
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Fabrication Scrap Metal Recycling
Fabrication Scrap Metal Recycling

Why choose us for fabrication scrap metal recycling

For over 55 years, we have been a trusted name in the scrap metal processing and recycling industry. With our state-of-the-art facilities based out of Southern California since 1968, we provide a range of services tailored to the metal industry, including on-site pickups, plant surveys, and specialized scrap demolition services. Our commitment to customer service means that we’re always available to answer any questions and ensure that you receive the best reliable service possible.

How we ensure compliance and security in FABRICATION recycling

ITAR compliance

International Traffic in Arms Regulations compliance means that a company is fully compliant with the standards set forth by the US government to deal with defense-related items and information. Our ITAR compliance assures that all our recycling services for aerospace, aviation, and medical industries are handled with the highest level of security and confidentiality.

Demil compliance

Demil (Demilitarization) compliance refers to the safe disposal of military and sensitive aerospace equipment and materials. As a Demil-compliant recycling company, we guarantee the safe and environmentally friendly recycling of all related complex parts, machinery, gear, and electronics, and we are fully authorized to handle these sensitive materials.

Hazardous waste

Hazardous waste compliance and certification is essential in ensuring the safe and responsible handling and disposal of hazardous materials. Our hazardous waste compliance guarantees that we follow all the necessary regulations for the collection, transport, and recycling of residual hazardous waste, protecting both our workers and the environment.

DTSC certification

Department of Toxic Substances Control certification is required in California for companies that handle hazardous waste. Our certification with the DTSC demonstrates our commitment to complying with all state and federal regulations and standards regarding hazardous waste disposal and recycling, providing a high level of assurance to our clients.
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Benefits of choosing us to recycle your fabrication scrap metal

We offer everything you need to recycle your scrap from machining, manufacturing, and fabrication. From top-of-the-line cutting/torching, and shearing, to our unprecedented precise sorting services – it’s all here. And when it comes time for a deep clean clean-out? Don’t worry – we’ve got a variety of different-sized storage bins, dump hoppers, and roll-off containers, to help you get that shop floor space back!

Our benefits stretch far and wide, ranging from:

  • Great payouts: We’ll pay great prices, so nothing goes to waste – plus, our commitment to local industries means everyone wins!
  • Dependable transportation: We’ve got it all – from flatbeds to roll-offs, large bins, small containers, and our own in-house drivers for a hassle-free experience transporting your scrap.
  • Customized schedule: The team at P&T Metals is ready for whatever your process throws their way. You can count on them to get it done – pre-set long or short-term scheduling, 24-hour advance call-ins, or one-time pick-ups, we can make it happen!
  • Full scale operations: Our processes do everything from sorting, cutting, torching, separating, bundling, and high-compression baling.

Our guarantee

We’re dedicated to providing the highest level of customer service and the best possible recycling experience for our clients, no matter the metal operation you have. We offer the highest payouts nationwide for all types of metal, and our team of experienced professionals is equipped to handle from small to large, heavy scrap metal with ease. Our focus on accuracy ensures that you always receive a fair price for your scrap, and our commitment to environmental responsibility means you can trust us to dispose of hazardous materials safely and responsibly.
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Don’t sit on all that industrial scrap – it could earn you some serious cash! We pay top dollar for your commercial scraps, and Southern California trusts P&T Metals to take care of business.

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We buy a wide variety of fabrication metals & alloys

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


What types of metal does P&T Metals accept for recycling?

P&T Metals are metal masters – from ferrous and non-ferrous metals, aluminum, brass, copper, stainless steel, high temp alloys, and more!

How does P&T Metals ensure the accuracy of weights and measures when purchasing scrap metal?

We use industrial-grade weighing systems and certified scales with stringent processes to provide the utmost accuracy. All of our scale personnel go through a comprehensive training regimen and are State certified prior to becoming a qualified weighmaster. Our State certified scales are calibrated every day!

Can P&T Metals provide container and pick-up services for scrap metal from machine shops?

Yes, we have a complete fleet of trucks, an array of different-sized containers, and a variety of roll-off containers. We can provide an on-site survey to help with the flow process from the scrap-generating machine to the right storage container – ready for pickup.

How does P&T Metals handle wet turnings, chips, or grindings from machine shops?

Our leak-proof storage bins provide containment of residual cutting fluid and/or lubricants for transport. All bins have drain valves on the bottom for easy on-site draining. P&T’s facility employs evaporators and drying equipment to environmentally remove the moisture from the scrap turnings/ grindings. Fluids that are not evaporable, are manifested and refined into a usable product.

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

The process for selling scrap metal to P&T Metals is simple and straightforward. We assign each customer a personal account rep who’ll get to your processes and requirements. You can rest assured that we have everything sorted out when it comes to scrap management – from expert recommendations, on-site surveys (if requested), storage bin selections, scheduling, and market updates, all the way through the final process. Payment turn-around is the quickest in the industry.

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.