Standard aluminum scrap ready for processing
Standard scrap ready for processing
Standard scrap ready for processing

TST, Inc.’s STANDARD division is one of the largest purchasers of ferrous and non-ferrous metals in the Western United States.


STANDARD began as a local aluminum scrap processor and has grown steadily to become one of the country’s major firms dealing in industrial ferrous and non-ferrous scrap.

Based in Long Beach, California, STANDARD obtains its scrap from a wide range of domestic and international industries and manufacturers. The scrap is processed and shipped to consumers worldwide.


Non-ferrous metals such as aluminum, copper, nickel, and zinc are among the few commodities that can be infinitely recycled. We provide an avenue for end of life materials to be responsibly recycled after its useful life so it can be reused. Our scrap is marketed to consumers who rely on our material as a competitive, environmentally suitable, and energy efficient input to manufacture brand new commodities.


Did you know that steel is the most recycled material globally above paper, plastic, aluminum and glass combined? TST Inc.’s STANDARD division recycles obsolete ferrous scrap recovered from a wide range of consumer, commercial and industrial sources and is then processed into commodity grade material and sold to domestic and export markets.

Location: LONG BEACH, CA
Est. 1976
Property Size 4 acre (1.6 hectare)
Equipment Baler
Production Vol. 10m lbs/mo
Scrap Types All ferrous & non-ferrous materials
Process Scrap Manual sorting, baling
Customers Domestic smelter like TIMCO & exports to foreign smelters

TST, Inc. STANDARD Metals Division accepts the following:

Aluminum Scrap:

EC Wire

Insulated Aluminum Wire

Aluminum/Copper Concentric Wire

Segregated Aluminum (1100, 2014, 2024, 3003, 3004, 3105, 5052, 5086, 6061, 6063, 7050, 7075)

6063 Extrusion

6063 Extrusion – Painted

6063 Extrusions – Irony/Thermal

Aluminum Litho



Mixed Aluminum Solids

Painted Siding

Painted Aluminum

Shredded Aluminum

Shredded Aluminum

Cast Aluminum

Aluminum Turnings

Aluminum Hockey Pucks

Aluminum Copper Radiators

Aluminum Radiators


Aluminum Wheels

Irrigation Pipe

Copper & Brass Scrap:

Bright and Shiny

#1 Wire and Tubing

Auto Radiators Ocean

Rod Brass Borings

70/30 Brass Clips

Foundry Red Brass

Red Brass

Yellow Brass

#1 Insulated

#2 Insulated

#3 Insulated

Copper Transformers

Electric Motors

Stainless Steel:

200 Series

300 Series

400 Series




Various other items:





We work with industrial and recycling suppliers from around the world.

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