Australian firm acquires metal recyclers with sites across Yorkshire


Australia’s Sims Metal Management has selected a pair of recycling business with facilities across Yorkshire on an undisclosed amount.

With digging in Morley Waste Traders and Lord and Midgley, the gang will have fifty recycling facilities round the UK.

Alistair Field, Group CEO of Sims Metal Management, said: “Morley’s operations in North England fit strategically with these own current footprint and an invaluable accent our Europe Metals business.

“The acquisition is per our means of disciplined growth through complementary bolt-on acquisitions in the core markets.”

Paul Wright, Europe Metals MD, added: “Our purchase of these companies is the perfect illustration showing how our UK growth strategy is taking shape. Morley’s large ferrous and non-ferrous processing facilities will extend our footprint into new markets, and provide local business owners competitive solutions to their metal recycling needs.”


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