The Jefferson Group

Jefferson Iron & Metal Brokerage

Jefferson Iron & Metal Brokerage is one of the oldest and largest scrap metal brokerage companies in the Southeast. Established in 1940 as a Birmingham-based scrap metal processing company, Jefferson Iron & Metal expanded in 1980 to include a full-service brokerage company.

Jefferson Iron & Metal operated ferrous and non-ferrous trading office in Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, and Mississippi. Jefferson Iron & Metal’s brokerage team averages over 30 years of experience trading in excess of two hundred thousand tons per month.

Jefferson Iron & Metal’s brokerage team has distinguished itself by developing strong relationships with major consumers and processors, as well as acting as the sole supplier of all raw material requirements to numerous mills.

Big River Steel

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Jefferson Transportation

Jefferson Transportation owns, maintains, and manages an extensive fleet of rail cars dedicated to scrap delivery.

ARC Alabama, LLC

The shredding of automobiles results in a mixture of ferrous metal, non-ferrous metal (e.g. alloys of copper and aluminum) and shredder waste called automotive shredder residue or automobile shredder residue (ASR).

The Jefferson Group owns and operates the ARC facility, which mines “fluff” from old landfills to recover the metals.

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