Tag Archives: Buyers of scrap catalytic converters. Decanners and Processors of catalytic converters

August Newsletter 2019

Download Newsletter http://www.recoretrading.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/August-2019-Newsletter.pdf A guess list is the more accurate name of a price list when used for the purchase of catalytic converters. Price/guess lists and code numbers are the methods used by some converter buyers to guess at a value of your material. Unfortunately, for the seller (the yard) these methods are far from Read More […]

July 2019 Newsletter

Download Newsletter As we are midsummer and one year into our new facility, some observations come to mind. The move to our purpose-built facility in Hudson has been extremely positive in all areas. I have always held efficiency as a top priority so this is the defining objective in all areas of Recore.

June 2019 Newsletter

Download Newsletter The gradual change in the quantity and type of metals the manufacturers have made to the catalytic converters over the past decade or two is really showing in the converters we are buying today. This, along with the dramatic increase in the price of palladium combined to push scrap converter prices through the Read More […]

May 2019 Newsletter

Download Newsletter Last month I attended a conference on precious metals as used in automotive catalytic converters. The range of topics covered included future prices and demand of the platinum group metals (pgms) and future automotive technologies.

April 2019 Newsletter

Download Newsletter Historically, platinum group metals (platinum palladium and rhodium) as they relate to automotive catalytic converters, have traveled the ups and downs of the commodity markets mostly together. When one went up the others usually followed and vice versa.

November 2014 Newsletter

[download_link link=”http://www.recoretrading.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/November-2014-Newsletter.pdf”]Download Newsletter[/download_link] The thieves seem to be coming back.  It seems as though the summer and early Fall were a time when catalytic converter thieves were on vacation or doing something else.  Until htis week we hadn’t received many calls from suppliers saying they had been “hit”.