Tag Archives: D. J. Harrington

July 2018 Newsletter

 Download Newsletter The PGM (platinum group metals) markets that control catalytic converter prices are in a role reversal of sorts.  For years pt (platinum) has been worth significantly more than pd (palladium).  At times the price difference has been as much as double.  Within the past year pd has passed pt and shows no signs Read More […]

October 2013 Newsletter

[download_link link=”http://www.recoretrading.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/October-2013-Newsletter.pdf”]Download Newsletter[/download_link] Recently I gave a presentation at the Connecticut Auto Recyclers (CAR) meeting, my presentation was about the precious metals recovery process from catalytic converters, how I got started in the business and the state of the industry and precious metal markets today. 

June 2013 Newsletter

[download_link link=”http://www.recoretrading.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/June-2013-Newsletter.pdf”]Download Newsletter[/download_link] June is finally here!  This month we have the return of the NE ARA trade show, it has been 2 years since we had this show in NE and this show looks to be one of the best.  Here are a few of the items of interest to the people in the Read More […]

April 2013 Newsletter

[download_link link=”http://www.recoretrading.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/April-2013-Newsletter.pdf”]Download Newsletter[/download_link] Recently Pat Finnell who heads up our marketing department came into my office and explained that she was in talks with a potential supplier who insists on putting his cats out to bid every month, this yard felt that this was the only way that he could insure receiving the most for Read More […]

February 2013 Newsletter

[download_link link=”http://www.recoretrading.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/February-2013-Newsletter.pdf”]Download Newsletter[/download_link] The year end sales reports from the largest auto makers are in and they are up.  Overall December 2012 sales were up 7% over December 2011 and the full year sales are back to the 2008 levels.  This news is both good and bad to the auto recycler; the good news is Read More […]

January 2013 Newsletter

[download_link link=”http://www.recoretrading.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/January-2013-Newsletter.pdf”]Download Newsletter[/download_link] Well if you are reading this we made it past the doomsday date of Dec. 21, 2012 when the world was supposed to end.  Evidently the Mayans had it wrong or possibly our interpretation needs a little tweaking.  Any way as of this writing in early December we are still dealing with Read More […]

December 2012 Newsletter

[download_link link=”http://www.recoretrading.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/December-2012-Newsletter.pdf”]Download Newsletter[/download_link] With the arrival of winter everyone I talk to is saying the same things: scrap cars are scarce, scrap cars are expensive, things are tough out there!  Although things are tougher now than they have ever been these are the same problems we have been facing for years.  The good news is Read More […]

November 2012 Newsletter

[download_link link=”http://www.recoretrading.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/November-2012-Newsletter.pdf”]Download Newsletter[/download_link] As of this writing (10/07) PGM (platinum group metals) markets are very strong.  The recent strike at the Lonmin platinum mine in South Africa has been settled; however, there is now a strike at the Anglo American platinum mines (Amplats).  Amplats is the largest producer of platinum in the world and the Read More […]

March 2012 Newsletter

[download_link link=”http://www.recoretrading.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/March-2012-Newsletter.pdf”]Download Newsletter[/download_link] Well after nearly two years of research and thousands of miles traveled visiting refineries and labs all over North America we have installed a state of the art precious metals laboratory here at Recore in NH!  This is the only in house precious metals lab in the North East.  This is huge Read More […]