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Your One-Stop Spot for Automotive Recycling

All Metals Purchased

Automotive scrap, ferrous scrap, non-ferrous scrap, e-scrap! You name it, we buy it!

Competitive Pricing

We know every minute matters when it comes to pricing. That's why we provide up-to-the-minute competitive pricing.

Quick & Easy

We aim to make your life easier by offering same-day payments, prompt settlements, and cash payments.

Quality Recycling Services Across the Midwest

For All Recycling Needs
We provide service to industrial, commercial, and residential accounts.
Safe & Efficient Material Unloading
With a focus on safety and proper material handling, you can feel confident choosing Apex.
Metals Purchasing & More
We purchase metals, offer on-site material testing, and stay competitive with our up-to-the-minute pricing.
Brokering Services Available
Time is money, so we offer friendly, fast service, including cash payments, easy same-day settlements, and more.

Apex's New

Catalytic Converter Metal Markets  Ferrous Scrap  Scrap Pricing Automotive Cores E-Scrap Metal Pricing App

We proudly introduce our exclusive invite-only catalytic converter and scrap metal commodity pricing app. Created to make your life easier, it’s easy to use, runs smoothly, and gets better daily.

8K+ Catalytic Converters

Accurate Pricing

Thousands of Quality Images

Easy to Use

Industrial Worker at the factory welding metal closeup

Family Owned, Community Centered

From humble beginnings in 1997 with just two employees and a small storage unit, it’s safe to say we’ve come a long way! It’s taken time and hard work, but we are proud to see our company grow along with our team each year.

Accepted Materials

While we purchase almost everything scrap metal, there are a few things that we don't buy.

Equipment & Facility

We invest in only the best equipment, ensuring we can handle a wide range of materials.


Do you have a question for us? Feel free to contact us, and we will help in any way we can.

What Makes Us Different

Apex has long been an advocate for doing things the right way. Whether it’s our customers, the environment, or our co-workers, you can depend on us to do it the right way.


Apex Recycling prioritizes the safety, health, and well-being of our customers, employees, and vendors. Since we opened our doors over 15 years ago, we have continued to be extremely proactive in our safety measures.

Clean. Green. Sustainable.

We care about our environment and are proud to partner with QualSafe Solutions to keep it as clean as possible.

First In People  Quality Service

See what our customers have to say about their experience with Apex!