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Employee Still Going Strong at 90

Accounting clerk Burt Rosenberg recently turned 90 years old and was given a surprise party by his co-workers. He has been in the scrap metal industry for over 65 years. Read more…

United Partners with the Ronald McDonald House

United Milwaukee Scrap donated two 14-foot lugger boxes for the Ronald McDonald House of Eastern Wisconsin’s “Tab Toss” event on Thursday, May 10. Read more…

United Assists in Fire Department Training

Firefighters from the Milwaukee Fire Department were able to conduct hands-on vehicle extrication training at UMS’s retail yard and also donated two cars. Read more…

3 Recycling Businesses with Family Ties Merge to Keep up with the Times

Rick Mechanic understands that being a scrap metal dealer isn’t what most people consider glamorous. Read more…

United They Stand: Scrap Industry Consolidation Meets the “Friends and Family” Plan

When business managers and analysts refer to consolidation, what they often have in mind is an effort by investment bankers and large, public companies to acquire market share rapidly. Read more…

Growing in the Corridor

The 30th Street Industrial Corridor is home to several thriving, growing companies that are helping to improve the neighborhood. Read more…

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