Continuing Iron Age's Century-Long Tradition

Fabricators Industry

Scrap metal, particularly ferrous scrap, is a valuable source of revenue for metal processors. Determining the value of scrap is easy when you use a product like Fastmarkets SPB in your price negotiations. Not only can we help you determine current prices, Scrap Trends Outlook helps you determine future trends and market conditions, giving you the scrap value of your scrap a few months in advance. 


Regions we cover:


Boston  •  Birmingham  •  Buffalo  •  Chicago  •  Cincinnati  • 

Cleveland  • Detroit  •  Hamilton, (ON)  •  Houston  • Los Angeles  •  

New York  •  Philadelphia  •  Pittsburgh •  San Francisco  •  

Seattle-Portland  •  South Carolina  •  St. Louis  •  Youngstown


About our prices

Fastmarkets SPB, often referred to as Iron Age, has been covering the steel and iron scrap markets for more than 160 years and is the weekly source of ferrous scrap metal pricing. Covering 18 markets in the US and Canada, Fastmarkets SPB provides a credible benchmark for use in negotiating contracts, price modeling, analyzing market conditions and developing strategies for any business reliant on the ferrous scrap markets. In addition to our regionally assessed prices for steel and iron scrap, Fastmarkets SPB provides alternative iron pricing, regional production data for the steel industry and monthly outlook information on the availability and future price trends of ferrous scrap.