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Sims Metal are a Made in the Midlands Bronze Member

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About us

Sims Metal is the world’s leading publicly listed metal recycler, with operations encompassing the buying, processing and selling of ferrous and non-ferrous recycled metals. The metals recycling operations are geographically diverse, with operations in five continents, including the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom, comprising a network of processing facilities, many with deep-water port access, supported by an extensive network of feeder yards from which to source recyclable ferrous and non-ferrous metals.

Manufacturing Scrap

Our service to the manufacturing industry includes fast, efficient and reliable collection. Sims provides a full range of roll off containers as well as bulk tippers, flatbeds and curtain-sided vehicles as required. Sims offers:

  • Scheduled drop off and pick up of containers and bins, based on your operational requirements
  • Containers and bins sized to meet your needs
  • On-line portal to verify weights, payments and order history
  • Certified destruction of sensitive and regulated defective products
  • Scheduled drop off and pick up of containers and bins, based on your operational requirements
  • Locked containers and bins for large jobs
  • Multi-site location support with over 200 metal scrap processing sites
  • Benefit from the financial stability and heft of Sims

Maximum Value for Midlands Industry

Globally, Sims Metal recovers and recycles over 14 million tonnes of scrap metal a year of which two million tonnes is handled in the UK alone. We turn vehicles, machinery, building materials and a whole host of other domestic and industrial items into useful commodities that can be re-used in manufacturing new products.

This saves the energy and environmental costs associated with producing materials such as steel, copper, aluminium and glass from virgin sources. Our metals recycling processes produce maximum value and the highest grade of recycled metals for re-use in manufacturing. This ensures we can provide customers with very competitive prices.

Sims Metal's Badges

2 / 12 Badges Achieved

Inclusivity Campaign

Members who have attended workshops on inclusion in the workplace and improving workplace mental health gain the inclusivity badge. To learn more about becoming a member of the Made in Group inclusivity campaign visit

Made Manufacturing Hero

Awarded to members that have made an exceptional achievement, which includes some social good. Including those who showed support for "Backing Britain" and "Made Futures" projects through submitting articles to the respective publications.

Made Futures

Awarded to participants in the Made Futures virtual careers week – both exhibitors and speakers.

Made Expert Networker

Awarded to members who have attend at least 6+ networking events in a year (starting from 2021).

Made Founder Member

Awarded to the first 100 members of the Made in Group.

Made Green

The brand new "Made Green". More information on this is to follow soon.

Made Top Publisher

Awarded to members that publish at least 6+ articles in a year (starting from 2021).


Members who have had at least 5k+ visits to their microsite.


Members who have had at least 1k+ visitors to their microsite.

Made Angels

Awarded to members of the Made Angels investor network (this group meet up once a quarter).

Made Top Microsite

Awarded to all of the members that appear in the top #MicrositeOfTheDay post, as chosen by the digital communications team.

Made Advocacy

Awarded to members who have a “Member of Made” logo on their main company website, with a link going back to their microsite.

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Services Sims Metal Provide

Services to Supplement Effective Metal Scrap Recovery

Skips and Container Service

Containers and bins sized to meet your needs.

Transportation and Logistics

Domestic and export transportation and logistics.

Demolition Scrap

Metal scrap collection and removal from demolition sites. Bins provided.

Certified Destruction

For proprietary metal equipment and recalled products.

Utility Equipment

Sims can remove and recycle decommissioned metal equipment and infrastructure.

Processing Capabilities

We recycle metal including ferrous, non-ferrous and electronics.

Learn More About Sims Metal

Sims Metal 100 years Anniversary

Company Statistics


  • October 2017
  • 650
  • 1917
  • £650,000,000

Contact Us

Long Marston, Stratford upon Avon, CV37 8AQ
Tel: 0800 008 7223