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Youngstown scrap metal prices

January 16, 2018

The ferrous scrap market in Youngstown is predominantly broker buying based. Major players for prime and cut grades in this area are Timken Steel, Elwood, Koppel, Allegheny Ludlum, Standard Steel, Steelton, US Steel (Edgar Thomson), V&M Star and Republic. Scrap Price Bulletin’s coverage of the Youngstown market includes pricing for a wide range of scrap grades—including prime, cut and frag material.

Scrap Price Bulletin produces steel and iron scrap prices for no. 1 heavy melting, no. 2 heavy melting, no. 1 dealer bundles, no. 2 bundles, shredded scrap, machine shop turnings, shoveling turnings, and plate and structurals 5 ft. and under. For more information concerning Scrap Price Bulletin’s prices, click here to visit our methodology section.

In addition to Youngstown, Scrap Price Bulletin features weekly price assessments and regional market reports focused on more than 15 major North American ferrous scrap markets. Our extensive market reports, seen here, call attention to specific pricing trends, while offering valuable insights into market behaviors.

Scrap Price Bulletin publishes more than 50 steel and iron scrap price grades and reports on 18 major North American ferrous scrap markets.  Click here to visit the about our prices page or to find additional steel scrap terms, visit the glossary page.

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Prices as of November 7, 2016
Brokers' buying prices per gross ton on cars Low High
No. 1 hvy. melting 174.00 175.00
No. 2 hvy. melting 164.00 165.00
No. 1 dealer bundles 179.00 180.00
No. 2 bundles 74.00 75.00
Shredded scrap 199.00 200.00
Machine shop turnings 59.00 60.00
Shoveling turnings 59.00 60.00
Plate and structurals, 5 ft. and under 194.00 195.00

Market Reports

Scrap prices in Ohio Valley jump again in January

By Sean Barry - January 10, 2018

Ferrous scrap prices in the Ohio Valley region roared up again in January as demand from overseas and domestic buyers continued to be firm, while a blast of cold winter weather also helped support the positive sentiment.