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A large fire suddenly developed at Cimco Recycling in Loves Park, IL on Aug 29. The company’s scrap metals situated outdoors were affected by the fire however, the building remained intact. 


There were no injuries reported from the incident, according to reports, and the origin of the fire has not yet been determined. The company did not answer Davis Index’s inquiries regarding probable impacts on scrap metal processing or volumes affected by the incident.


The recycler is among the largest ferrous and non-ferrous processors and scrap metal brokers in the Midwest. 


The Loves Park location is the newest of Cimco’s sites and holds its corporate offices. The facility buys all metal grades and offers roll-off, lugger as well as trailer services for local through southern Wisconsin manufacturing sites.


The company, headquartered near Rockford, also handles other secondary industrial commodities and is a direct dealer to steel mills for all metals, including scrap iron, steel, aluminum, and copper.


The recycler’s Loves Park facility also ships and receives bulk scrap metal and recyclable material. 


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