Scrap Dealers and Brokers

Connecting you to the end user

We partner with scrap dealers and brokers who need support managing, processing and delivering scrap metals to steel mills and foundries.  

Why BL Duke

When you partner with BL Duke, you can count on:

Highest Price

We’ll pay you the highest price for your scrap metal. Our global reach allows us to extend to premium scrap metal markets, offering the most competitive prices. BL Duke is also the only privately owned recycling company in Chicago-land that can transport scrap metal materials by barge, rail, and truck. These efficiencies greatly reduce transportation costs and allow us to pay top dollar for your scrap metal.

Prompt Payment

Payment methods and terms are tailored to meet each customer’s specific requirements.

Transparency

Our customer portal provides real-time access to your scrap metal receivables. Gain convenient access to load details, payment information, trip notifications, and pictures of every load. In addition, you’ll have access to updated pricing, historical data, and customized reporting. Experience transparency on a new level.

Mill Relationships

We collaborate with dealers and brokers, providing them with assistance in marketing and transporting scrap metals to steel mills and foundries.

Tailored Solutions

BL Duke’s flexible and customizable scrap management programs are designed to meet the unique needs of each customer.

See What Our Customers Are Saying

“As someone who works with many of the larger scrap companies across the United States, BL Duke’s online platform is one of the best in the industry and makes it very easy to track and manage shipments. And both their sales and operational teams have been quick to respond and make accommodations to help support our business.”

Owner, Container Services

“BL Duke has been servicing our scrap needs since 2019 and have provided excellent service every day since. They have adapted to our ever-changing business needs promptly and work with our team to assure that are needs are being met. Their drivers are always courteous and respectful. We highly recommend BL Duke!”

President, Machine Shop

“As a new user of the BL Duke website I have found it easy to maneuver, and whenever I have needed assistance BL Duke staff has been extremely helpful and a great resource. This tool helps our organization to keep track of our scrap material and pricing which is a win.”

Purchasing Manager, Metal Fabricator

“We like knowing what our scrap price is going to be for the next six months. In a market with so much volatility, we have peace of mind knowing we were able to mitigate some of that risk by getting a fixed price.”

President, Metal Stamping

“BL Duke’s customer service and sales is always very helpful and quick to get back to me on any questions I have. It is also refreshing to call, and they know who you are and what you are needing! We have used them for years for our scrap needs!”

Office Manager, Metal Fabricator

“BL Duke has been our recycling company of choice for top notch service, from their Dispatch, Drivers, Customer Service and Sales. They are friendly and always help facilitate larger projects for removal of scrap materials from our facility. They have been our scrap recycler of choice for many years. You can’t go wrong using them as your partner for all your scrap needs.”

Assistant Plant Manager/Purchasing and Production Control Manager, Manufacturer

“Scrap prices are critical to our business. When we shopped around, we found that BL Duke consistently offers the best price.”

CFO, Service Center

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Frequently Asked Questions

No appointment needed.  Deliveries must be made within regular business hours to either yard.

Our customer portal gives you control of your scrap metal receivable with convenient access to load details and payment information. With our portal, you will also view pictures of every load, receive market insight, retrieve historical data, and download exportable reports.

Industry standard is net-30, however each program is tailored to customer needs.

Yes, our fleet includes flatbeds, drop decks, and step decks.  See our entire list of equipment to see what best fits your needs.

Locations

Forest View Industrial Scrap Yard
6400 W Canal Bank Rd
Forest View, IL 60402
Mon – Fri 7AM–4PM
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Joliet Industrial Scrap Yard
2 Genstar Lane
Joliet, IL 60435
Mon – Fri 7AM–4PM
Sat 7AM–1PM
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BL Duke Locations

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