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Youngstown scrap metal prices

January 13, 2020

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 meltingno. 1 dealer bundles, shredded scrap, machine shop 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.

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Youngstown
Prices as of November 5, 2018
Brokers' buying prices per gross ton on cars Low High
No. 1 hvy. melting 304.00 305.00
No. 2 hvy. melting 294.00 295.00
No. 1 dealer bundles 354.00 355.00
No. 2 bundles 174.00 175.00
Shredded scrap 319.00 320.00
Machine shop turnings 151.00 152.00
Shoveling turnings 151.00 152.00
Plate and structurals, 5 ft. and under 319.00 320.00

Market Reports

Strong demand and tight supply boosts ferrous scrap again in Jan

By Sean Barry - January 13, 2020

The North American ferrous market started the New Year with a bang as prices rose $30 per gross ton across the board in nearly all areas of the country amid strong buying activity by domestic steel mills and inventories remained under pressure.