Generations of experience:

Our family has been in the recycling business since 1930, and we’ve learned a lot. By the time 2006 rolled around and Advanced Recycling was sold to Schnitzer, we operated multiple automobile shredders, an integrated network of feeder yards, and supported a number of local communities. Meridian Recycling is the implementation of all the lessons we have learned over the years, and we think you will be happy with the finished product.

Timeline:

  • 1930- Max Cohen & Sons is established by Max Cohen Sr.
  • 1960- Paul Cohen becomes President of Max Cohen & Sons and modernizes the equipment and processing capabilities of the company.
  • 1985- First feeder yard is purchased in Rochester, NH.
  • 1990- Second feeder yard is purchased in Manchester, NH.
  • 1994- Steven Cohen becomes President of Max Cohen & Sons.
  • 1996- Max Cohen & Sons becomes “Advanced Recycling,” and a 2000HP Metso shredder is installed at Concord, NH facility.
  • 2000- Advanced Recycling installs additional downstream processing equipment for initial shredder installation.
  • 2003: Third feeder yard is purchased in Claremont, NH.
  • 2004- Second shredder is installed at indoor Claremont, NH facility.
  • 2005- Advanced Recycling reaches annual turnover of 250,000mt of ferrous scrap and 30 million pounds of non-ferrous scrap.
  • 2006- Advanced Recycling is sold to Schnitzer Steel.
  • 2012- Max Cohen, 4th-generation recycler, incorporates Meridian Recycling Limited.
  • 2013- Meridian Metal Management Private Limited is established in Mumbai,India.
  • 2015- Meridian Recycling begins jointly operating full-service facility in MA.
  • 2015- Meridian Recycling begins operations at automotive/non-ferrous warehouse in PA.
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