History & Principles

Texas-based. Privately-owned. Ready to serve.

Texas-based Spectrum Metal Recycling and Gold Metal Recyclers stand as one of the largest privately owned metals recycling organizations in the United States.  Since 1996, Spectrum Metal Recycling has proudly served the greater Houston and surrounding markets. 

Today, our partnership with European Metal Recycling continues to increase our footprint across the United States. With this worldwide expansion, and a combined workforce of over 4,000 dedicated employees in over 150 locations, Spectrum is uniquely positioned to handle your metal recycling needs.

Houston's General Manager, Mike Ekhouse, explains, "We've always been dedicated to providing the best service and prices in the Houston marketplace. This winning combination, coupled with the addition of EMR's presence, enhances our ability to serve one of the busiest ports and cities in the world. We're extremely excited about our future."

It's all about customer service.

Spectrum prides itself on a proven track record of customer service, quality, and honesty.  Our customers and staff are always considered part of the family.  Every person or company with whom Spectrum interacts is important to a shared global mission: We’re all on the same team.  When we work together, we all succeed!