Did you know? - Today's U.S. coins, dimes, quarters and half dollars have a solid copper core and an outer layer of a copper-nickel alloy.
Copper Consumption - Copper and copper alloy products used in building construction, such as electrical wire and power cables, water pipes, plumbing fixtures, roofing materials and brass furnishings account for 40% of the annual consumption of copper. Electric and electronic products account for 25%; industrial machinery and equipment account for 12%; transportation equipment uses 13% and consumer and general products account for 10%.

What We Buy

Safran Metals specializes in the purchase of non-ferrous metals. We rely on the NYMEX for current pricing, and adjust values continuously so that our customers receive the best possible price.

When you sell to us we receive, sort, grade and process the material.

At Safran Metals, we rely heavily on our customers in supplying us with quality non-ferrous metal. Most of our customers have been with us for many years, and can attest to the time and quality control that we use in processing any metal that comes through our warehouse.

  • Safran Metals has accurate scales that are consistantly calibrated and in-line with city inspection standards.
  • We offer pickup service in and around the Chicago land area.
  • We accept delivery on all 4 of our loading docks, spanning 2 warehouses
  • We offer flexible terms to meet the customers needs and ensure their satisfaction.