January 2021 Newsletter

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01/13/2020 To our Valued Friends and Loyal Customers of Kimmel Scrap, Happy New Year! With 2020 firmly behind us and a New Year beginning we are seeing quite the change in the scrap metal world. After months of suppressed steel scrap pricing we saw a historical increase in December followed by another historical increase in… Read more »

October 2020 Newsletter

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10-15-2020 To the Loyal Customers of Kimmel Scrap, Sometimes we have responsibilities in our professional lives that go beyond the normal work day. At Kimmel we feel it is our responsibility to contribute to our community. Myself for example, I have been the President of BUOY for the Detroit Police Department’s 2nd Precinct for four… Read more »

September 2020 Newsletter

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09-15-2020 To the Loyal Customers of Kimmel Scrap, As we are now in the middle of September, I know we all ask, where did the summer go? These last 7 months have been an extreme challenge, not only our businesses but family life even more so. Most of us remember where we were on 9-11…. Read more »

August 2020 Newsletter

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08-11-2020 To the Loyal Customers of Kimmel Scrap, Most of us have hopefully returned to work and are trying to resume normal levels of production. There continue to be multiple headwinds slowing down the progress of getting back to work. Perhaps one of the largest of these is a shortage of skilled/experienced workers to keep… Read more »

July 2020 Newsletter

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07-15-2020 To the Loyal Customers of Kimmel Scrap, My first thought as I write this monthly newsletter is the health of you and your families. I wish you all good health. A brief note on ferrous steel market. With more manufacturing coming back on line across the country we are seeing more scrap iron than… Read more »

June 2020 Newsletter

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06-15-2020 To the Loyal Customers of Kimmel Scrap, As we get deeper into June the restrictions are lifting, manufacturing ramps up and the return to normal or a new normal if you prefer gets closer every day. As with any other safety topic we must not become complacent when it comes to the virus. We… Read more »

May 2020 Newsletter

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05-15-2020 To the Loyal Customers of Kimmel Scrap, Just think of the stories we will be able to tell our Grandchildren about 2020. I don’t think any of us could have predicted the fallout to our infrastructure from Covid-19. We at Kimmel try to be prepared for emergencies, but this is beyond our imagination, unless… Read more »

April 2020 Newsletter

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April 14,2020 To: The Loyal Customers of Kimmel Scrap Iron & Metal Co. Thank you for continuing to read our newsletter during this very stressful and difficult time. This month, I have decided to write about some positive aspects of the current slow down in business due to CV19. As Yard Manager, it is my… Read more »

March 2020 Newsletter

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March 15, 2020 To the Loyal Customers of Kimmel Scrap, Many of you might have noticed the new sticker on the back of the envelope that contains not only this letter but your payment for last month’s scrap metal. The sticker is announcing our celebration of 70 years in Michigan, recycling scrap metal. All of… Read more »

February 2020 Newsletter

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02-15-2020 To the Loyal Customers of Kimmel Scrap, As many of our customers know we try and rotate the writing of our newsletters based on each other’s perspective in the scrap industry. Many of our customers have noticed the quick changes to the scrap iron market prices. I have described how far reaching effects, change… Read more »