Cedar Rapids is the second largest city in Iowa with a population of 126,326 according to the 2010 Census
A flourishing center for arts and culture in Eastern Iowa, Cedar Rapids is nicknamed the "City of Five Seasons", for the "fifth season", which is time to enjoy the other four
Cedar Rapids is one of the largest cities in the world for corn processing as well as a leader in avionics and appliance manufacturing.
On June 13, 2008, the Cedar River crested to its highest level in Cedar Rapids' history. The flood waters penetrated 10 square miles or 14 percent of the city. This monumental flood impacted 7,198 parcels, including 5,390 houses, dislocated more than 18,000 residents and damaged 310 City facilities. The city has made tremendous progress in fighting back from that devastating event.
Alter began operating in the Cedar Rapids area in 1987 when it purchased the assets of E. Cohn & Sons, a well-established, multi-generational facility located near the heart of the city. In 2001 Alter opened a second location in the Southwest Quadrant of the city and in 2003 consolidated all operations at that site located at 6305 11th St S.W.
The experienced staff at Alter Cedar Rapids is proud to provide a safe, efficient and environmentally responsible service to community. Our competitive pricing, clean facility and industry knowledge sets the standard for metal recycling in Cedar Rapids and the surrounding area.
- Auto Demanufacturing
- Purchase Ferrous Metals
- Purchase Non-Ferrous Metals
- Purchase Cat Convertors
- Transportation Services
- Container Services
- In field metal identification (i.e., Niton)