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B.L. Duke's New Website With Fresh Features

At B.L. Duke we're always striving to offer a fresh approach to the recycling industry.  We're excited to unveil our new and improved website.  It offers a new look and cutting edge features to make communicating with our team a breeze! LiveChat Looking…
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Tune Into WBBM 780AM

Check out WBBM 780 AM for our Radio Ad!  Email today to see how we can revolutionize how you recycle. Listen on June 20th at 5:49AM or June 21st at 5:41AM or 7:50AM! WBBM Newsradio -  780AM
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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…

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…

Scrap Metal Forecast: No Light at the End of the Tunnel?

As we enter the Fall of 2015 the outlook for the scrap market and the metals industry in general is bleak to put it lightly.  The thought was that the scrap pricing collapse that occurred in February would be the bottom of the market and…
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B.L. Duke featured in American Metal Market

In a recent interview with American Metal Market Daily, B.L. Duke President Lou Plucinski discussed the advantages that small- and mid-size scrap metal companies like B.L. Duke experience during down markets. He attributes his company’s…

Crain’s Chicago Fast Fifty Companies

We're more than excited to announce that B.L. Duke was chosen as one of Crain’s 2015 Fast Fifty Companies! Every year, Crain’s releases their infamous Fast Fifty list, which recognizes companies that have shown significant growth over…

June is Warming Up, Time to Jump in the River!

The Midwest scrap market has had more than its fair share of challenges in 2015.  Even though B.L. Duke expects Midwest ferrous scrap prices to rise in June, this does little to restore us to the levels realized in 2014.  With market troubles…