21st Century Programming has been the go-to resource for scrap metal recyclers seeking quality software solutions to help them run their business. Founded by scrap industry veterans and brothers, George and David Kane, 21st Century Programming brings to its product line an unparalleled knowledge of the scrap recycling business. Whether your recycling business handles metals, paper or plastic; industrial accounts, residential curbside recyclables or buys from the public, 21st Century Programming has the software solution that makes life easy. The first software vendor to introduce touchscreen technology to the industry in 2000, 21st Century Programming serves large multi-yard recycling facilities to small retail recycling centers with five distinct ROM product lines, each fully CRV and Weights and Measures compliant.

Company details

1051 E. Wardlow Rd. , Long Beach , California 90807 USA

Locations Served


Business Type:
Software vendor
Industry Type:
Waste and Recycling - Metal Recycling
Market Focus:
Internationally (various countries)
Year Founded:

At 21st Century Programming, our mission is to make your life easy with the Recycling Operations Manager (ROM) software, written by and for, recyclers.

Our slogan, “ROM Makes Life Easy,” is a true statement. Our point-of-scale data reporting eliminates the inefficiencies many recycling operations encounter on a daily basis by automating data reporting and integrating easily with accounting software. With ROM software, you will gain better control of your inventory, have more accuracy in your reporting, and experience overall improved operations for increased revenue.

And with an ever-expanding staff of more than 25 recycling industry and technical experts, 21st Century Programming offers an unparalleled level of customer support. A combined 100+ years of experience has uniquely positioned our company to offer you the best custom-designed recycling software program plus expert training, IT and call center management support in the industry.

All ROM programs, and their updates, are written exclusively by Microsoft Certified Professional Solution Developers and supported fully by knowledgable software consultants right here in the USA.