Scrap Metal Forecast

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…
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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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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…