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Mankato, Minnesota
Scrap Facility
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Contact Information

804 Industrial Road
Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-387-6504
Fax: 507-387-1026

Hours of Operation

Mon - Fri: 8:00AM - 4:00PM
Receiving Hours

Facility Manager

Steve Jacobson

About Mankato

Alter Metal Recycling has been the leading scrap metal recycler in the Mankato area since 1990. The Mankato facility buys all grades of scrap iron (unprepared, tin/wire, car bodies, industrial grades) and metals (copper, aluminum, brass, auto batteries, aluminum cans, lead, radiators).

We strive to pay the most competitive prices, and our customers can depend on fast and friendly service. In addition, customers will find we provide modern unloading equipment to ensure the best quality service. We can also provide a wide variety of containers to fit your needs, including sizes 6, 12, 16 and 20 yard drop-off containers, as well as, low and high sided open top semi-trailers.

Alter's friendly, experienced employees are here to help you with removal of your materials and their knowledge of recyclable metals. Need Help? Give us a call. Let us know your question and we'll get you the answer you need. For questions about Industrial Accounts, contact Steve Mueller at 563-349-4136.

Alter Metal Recycling also has a railroad division. Alter Railcar Services includes: railcar repair, railcar demolition, railcar part sales and railcar leasing.

Railcar Repairs: Robert Franklin 507-420-6208

Railcar Leasing: Robert 'Bob' Difatta 630-207-1646

Services offered at Mankato

  • Auto Demanufacturing
  • Baling
  • Crushing
  • Purchase Ferrous Metals
  • Purchase Non-Ferrous Metals
  • Purchase Cat Convertors
  • Container Services
  • Torching
  • Shearing
  • Railcar Repair
  • Railcar Dismantling

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