Cimco Recycling Sterling, Inc.


Strategically positioned in north central Illinois, close to two steel mills, Cimco Recycling Sterling is a cutting-edge recycling facility that boasts a high-capacity Metso shredder and downstream technology. This advanced setup enables the diversion of an impressive 99% of all metallics from the incoming scrap stream. The facility processes diverse feedstocks, including old automobiles, buses, farm machinery, appliances, and demolition scrap, focusing on items with at least 75% metallic content.

Cimco Sterling goes beyond processing by offering roll-off, lugger, and trailer services to a continuously expanding roster of commercial-industrial accounts in the Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin areas. Adding to its logistical strength, Cimco Recycling Sterling is serviced by the Union Pacific Railroad, facilitating the delivery of inbound scrap from the western United States and Canada.

13509 Galt Road Sterling, IL 61081

M–F 7:00am–3:00pm (van cutoff is at 1:30pm)



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Postproduction Management

Production is your business; material management is ours. Cimco’s dedicated professionals are trained to evaluate your supply chain and find ways to maximize revenue utilizing your postproduction material. Scrap management is not ‘one size fits all’ – with over 100 years of combined experience, Cimco will make sure your program is tailored to your needs.

Strategic Supply Solutions: Your Trusted Partner in Seamless Brokering Services

Relationships are the key to success. Cimco capitalizes on a vast network of industry relationships to assist in placing your scrap materials. Whether it is right next door or across the country, Cimco can find you homes for your scrap metal coast to coast.