Current Scrap Metal Prices
Scrap Metal Scrap Price Updated Price Date
Copper National Average $3.10/lb Updated 03/24/2023
Steel National Average $220.00/ton Updated 03/24/2023
Aluminum National Average $0.51/lb Updated 03/24/2023

Jay Ben Scrap Metals, Inc.

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Reported Scrap Prices For Jay Ben Scrap Metals, Inc.

Insulated Copper Wire

$0.35 / lb

3 years ago  


$1.00 / lb

3 years ago  

#1 Copper Tubing

$2.08 / lb

5 years ago  

#1 Bare Bright Copper Wire

$2.15 / lb

5 years ago  


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Info & Hours for Jay Ben Scrap Metals, Inc.

MON FROM 7:00 AM TO 4:30 PM
TUE FROM 7:00 AM TO 4:30 PM
WED FROM 7:00 AM TO 4:30 PM
THU FROM 7:30 AM TO 4:30 PM
FRI FROM 7:00 AM TO 4:30 PM
SAT FROM 7:00 AM TO 2:00 PM
SUN FROM 9:00 AM TO 12:00 PM

About Jay Ben Scrap Metals, Inc.

Company Profile
JB Metals started in 1984 as a family business and so it continues to this day a leader in the Chicago Recycling Industry. It has grown from a small operation on Chicago’s south side and has expanded now to two locations. Through JB Metals’ commitment to excellent customer service and fair pricing, the company has retained more than 90% of its original customers through its more than 25 years in the industry.
JB Metals caters to a wide variety of industries and individuals. From the smallest box full of items from your basement to entire trailers from demolition projects, JB Metals can accommodate your needs.

Quality Assurance and Control
JB Metals is committed to providing the highest quality product at the best price for those interested in buying raw material, while congruently paying the fairest price for those looking to sell their scrap metals.
The quality assurance and control standards JB Metals follows allow it to sell its finished product to mills and other types of end-users. The company’s flexibility to the needs of its diverse customer base result in producing a substantial volume of the highest quality raw materials and make it capable of contending with all major competitors with respect to pricing and service.

Environment and Safety
Conserving and reusing raw materials is central to JB Metals’ mission and business model. By keeping these useful raw materials in circulation, JB Metals does its part to keep them out of landfills and prolongs the life of each sliver of scrap that comes through the doors. Our planet’s resources are finite, but through recycling, these necessary materials can be utilized in myriad ways.
The business of collecting, sorting, and processing scrap metal is one that necessitates the use of dangerous, powerful, heavy machinery. All employees are aware and constantly reminded of this fact and take every precaution to minimize and, ideally, eliminate all work-related accidents. JB Metals complies fully with workplace safety standards.

Scrap Services from Jay Ben Scrap Metals, Inc.


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