American Recycler

Open any newspaper or listen to a newscast and you’d be hard pressed not to find information about the imposed tariffs recently set in place by President Trump. In May, the Trump administration announced the imposition of tariffs on metals imported from its closest allies – namely the EU, Mexico and Canada, each of which …


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Michael Bassirpour

Michael Bassirpour is on a mission to become the largest metal recycler in the Midwest, and he’s making moves in the right direction. Bassirpour, CEO of Roseville-based GLR Advanced Recycling, signed a joint venture agreement in mid-August with Holland-based Padnos recycling — the latest in a string of growth plays. Since taking the helm of …

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Strategic Partnerships

Padnos Acquires Significant Interest in GLR Advanced Recycling to Form Strategic Partnership Combined, the partnership will have 24 locations throughout Michigan Grandville, Mich. – Two family-owned recycling businesses, with nearly two centuries of combined years in operation, have joined forces to expand capabilities and grow throughout Michigan. Today, Holland, Mich.-based PADNOS and Roseville, Mich.-based GLR …

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Bassirpour Yard

Deal signed Wednesday, announced Friday Padnos purchased ownership stake in GLR Two companies to operate separately under same names Roseville-based GLR Advanced Recycling has entered a joint venture agreement with Holland-based Padnos, strengthening ties between the two longtime, family-owned recycling businesses. The deal for Padnos to purchase ownership stake in GLR was finalized Wednesday and …

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How a recycling business in Roseville offset a steep drop in global commodity prices. When prices for copper, aluminum, iron ore, and other commodities began to fall in 2013 due to a slowdown in demand from China and developing countries, Michael Bassirpour saw an opportunity to inject technology into a historically stoic industry. A partner …

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