Entries by Marissa Plucinski

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B.L. Duke Opens Scrap Yard in Joliet

We’re excited to announce B.L Duke has grown!  Over the last six months we’ve added 28 employees, 10,000 tons per month and a 25-acre scrap yard in Joliet.  This new yard increases our sales territory and offers additional competitive advantages. “The Joliet yard expands our service range south and west of the Chicago metro area. With logistics […]

B.L. Duke Stands Up to Breast Cancer

Happy Breast Cancer Awareness Month!  A woman is diagnosed every 2 minutes with Breast Cancer in the United States.  One of our own, Shannon Evoy, is fighting cancer.  Shannon was diagnosed with stage 2, Triple Negative Breast Cancer on July 30th and is halfway through chemo treatment! B.L. Duke is standing up to cancer!  We […]

B.L. Duke Receives Company of Year Award by the AWMI

B.L. Duke was awarded this year’s Company of the Year by the AWMI, the Association of Women in the Metal’s Industry. On September 26th, 2013 the Chicago Chapter of the AWMI hosted their 30th Annual Industry Dinner and Awards Banquet at the Hyatt McCormick Place. The evening started out with a networking session, followed by […]

B.L. Duke – Demolition Company, Successfully Demolished BNSF Warehouse using Green Practices

B.L. Duke, scrap metal recycling and demolition company, demolishes and recycles scrap metal and debris from BNSF Project in Chicago, Illinois. Chicago, IL May, 2012 – Chicago scrap metal company, B.L. Duke, successfully demolishes and recycles materials from BNSF Corwith steel warehouse located in Chicago’s Brighton Park neighborhood. Built in 1887, the Corwith Railroad yard […]