Kalumetals is located in Derry, Pennsylvania along the Western foothills of the Allegheny Mountains. Kalumetals was founded in the mid 1970`s and began by developing a process and recycling path for tool-steel grinding swarf that was generated by the twist drill manufacturing industry. From those early days we have evolved into a multifaceted metals recycling facility with a world wide reputation for providing outstanding service and innovative handling of metal bearing industrial by-products. Kalumetals specializes in the processing and recycling of spent catalysts, metal sludges and metallic filtercakes. Additionally, there is a strong focus on the recycling of scrap metal powders, grindings, turnings and solids.

About Us


Our primary focus is on materials containing:

  • Nickel
  • Cobalt
  • Molybdenum
  • Tungsten
  • Copper
  • Vanadium
  • Zinc
  • Precious Metals

Environment Commitment


Kalumetals is committed to conducting its operations and handling of all materials in an environmentally sound manner.  We believe in enhancing the quality of life in the areas we serve.  We vow to continually improve the compatibility of our operations with the environment.  Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) excellence is always our goal.

To achieve these principals, we:

  • Maintain a safe and environmentally sound operation.
  • Incorporate EHS considerations into all business activities.
  • Foster openness and dialogue with colleagues, regulators and the public.
  • Carry out regular EHS inspections and internal audits of operations.
  • Regularly review EHS performance to ensure improvement .
  • Minimize adverse environmental impacts of operations by meeting or surpassing environmental standards.
  • Support company recycling and waste reduction programs.
  • Communicate and reinforce environmental values throughout the company.
  • Conduct mandatory training and testing for all employees in all areas of EHS.
  • Devote research and development into finding improved beneficial reuses.


Raw Material Sales Service

Kalumetals is well positioned with strong ties in the specialty alloy, stainless steel and precious metals industry. This allows us to offer our customers hassle-free metal management and maximum financial return. Please feel free to contact Kalumetals if you have a metal bearing by-product to sell or if you would like us to broker a material on your behalf.

Material Characterization Service

Kalumetals is very experienced at evaluating and characterizing spent catalysts and metallic by-products. We would welcome the opportunity to evaluate your material and report back to you a complete characterization report including testing and analytical data. At that time we would make a recommendation for a recycling path and provide a pricing proposal for your consideration. Whether it is a 250 ml sample or a truckload quantity, Kalumetals can ...

Company details

Business Type:
Service provider

Industry Type:
Waste and Recycling - Metal Recycling

Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)

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