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B.L. Duke Hosts Annual Coat Drive

The end of the year is always filled with excitement! With Thanksgiving in the rear view mirror, people shift their focus onto holiday parties, door busting deals and New Year’s Eve plans. We find it important to remember that it is also…
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Revolutionizing the Recycling Industry

This month we are proud to be celebrating our 17th anniversary! Today, more than ever, we are laser focused on our mission.  “We are revolutionizing the recycling industry through technology and transportation efficiencies to drive responsiveness…

Tacos for Ta-Ta's

UPDATE:  We're very excited to announce we surpassed our goal and we were able to donate $2,470 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation!  Thank you to everyone who came out to participate in our Tacos for Ta-Ta's fundraiser. ***NEW DATE*** Friday,…

Duke's Donations - Hurricane Harvey

DUKE’S DONATIONS B.L. Duke is teaming up with the Illinois Trucking Association and collecting supplies to help those in Texas impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Donated items can be brought to the following locations:   B.L. Duke…
Scrap Metal Recycling Chicago

Barge Efficiencies – Driving Responsiveness & Value

The addition of barge transportation is an example of how B.L. Duke is revolutionizing Chicago’s metal recycling industry and maximizing our customer’s value.  The opening of B.L. Duke’s second yard, located in Joliet, IL has added…

Bringing Manufacturing Back Home

Last month, we had the opportunity to attend a Technology and Manufacturing Association (TMA) event featuring Harry Moser, president and founder of Reshoring Initiative .  Moser started the Reshoring Initiative to encourage companies…
Scrap Metal Forecast
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2017 Ferrous Scrap Metal Forecast

The Association of Women in the Metal Industries (AWMI) hosted their annual January outlook meeting focusing on the scrap metal forecast for 2017.  Joseph C. Pickard, Chief Economist and Director of Commodities, at the Institute of Scrap…

Duke Salutes - Shannon Evoy

Periodically B.L. Duke will introduce a member of our family. We feel it's important to help you put a face to a name and to salute a team-member for their ongoing dedication. Shannon Evoy - Sales Manager Day to Day at Duke It is that…