Sims Metal Management - Defiance, OH UNITED STATES

Sims Metal Management’s scrap metal yard in Defiance, OH purchases and processed ferrous and non-ferrous scrap metal. The recycling center also offers customized scrap management solutions. The yard specializes in bus, railcars and aluminum trailer recycling. The Defiance scrap yard offers services such as industrial, obsolete & demo scrap services, tolling processing and trucking & roll-off container services. Processing capabilities of the yard include baling, shearing and torch cutting. Complementary services offered by the yard include container loading, overseas container loading and truck loading.

Contact Information

  • 27063 State Route 281 East
    Defiance, OH 43512
  • Phone: +1 419-782-3177 (yard)
    +1 (419) 782-6177 (retail pricing)
    Fax: +1 419-782-4319
  • Office Hours:
    Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    Retail Hours:
    Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Crane unloading available only until 2:30 p.m.
    Can call (419) 782-6177 for retail pricing
    Retail will take: pop cans, aluminum, brasses, steel, all metals, etc.
    We do not take: catalytic converters, electronics, plastic, paper/cardboard
  • Yard Hours:
    Monday - Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    Dump deliveries must arrive by 2:30 p.m.
    Phone: (419) 782-3177

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Full Service Recycler

  • Certified Destruction Capabilities
  • Ferrous Metal Recycling
  • Industrial Obsolete and Demo Scrap Services
  • Non Ferrous Metal Recycling
  • Customized Scrap Management Programs
  • Bus, Railcars and Aluminum Trailer Recycling
  • Tolling Processing Capabilities
  • Transportation and Logistics Services
  • Ball Dropping
  • Baling
  • Briquetting
  • Container Loading
  • Oversea Container Loading
  • Shearing
  • Torch Cutting
  • Truck Loading
  • Rail Access
  • Truck Access
  • Baler
  • Briquetters
  • Torch Cutters
  • Mobile Shears
ID Required
All material suppliers will be required to provide a valid photo ID (driver's license or passport) to sell scrap metal to Sims.
Safety is a core value at all Sims facilities. All visitors must wear the required personal protective equipment (PPE), which is available at all Sims locations.