VPG handles various grades of Copper at all three Metals Division facilities. VPG is one of the top insulated wire and cable processors in the United States of America. Our chopping operations provides us a net advantage in the marketplace when transacting different grades of copper. The team’s focus on quality control allows us to trade the following copper products at our facilities competitively:
VPG handles most CDA alloys via its Dulin Metals operation. Dulin buys and sells large volumes of coppers, brasses, bronzes, and high-performance alloys with an emphasis on quality through exacting chemistry. Due to our focus on quality, Dulin Metals is a preferred supplier at the country’s 3 largest brass mills, giving us an advantage within our industry. We handle these alloys in a variety of forms including stampings, slittings, coils, rods, tubes, and turnings. Our relationships with foundries, and mills, as well as our reputation in the industry makes us one of the foremost processors of specialty metals.
Our aluminum business has grown through a concentrated effort. VPG has made strategic capital investments in equipment allowing us to efficiently identify, process, and produce material that can be sold directly to specialty consumers. Several items we handle are:
VPG procures, processes, and sells scrap stainless steel and high-temperature alloys. This includes all types of alloyed scrap containing nickel, cobalt, titanium, molybdenum, and chrome. The most important aspect of operating in the stainless and alloy market is material identification. VPG has made significant investments in metal analyzers to ensure scrap material is identified correctly and finished products are of the highest quality. This commitment to quality allows VPG to provide mills, foundries, and specialty consumers with the exact alloyed material needed.
In addition to non-ferrous products, VPG also supplies steel mills and foundries with ferrous scrap. We are constantly pursuing new opportunities in ferrous markets to provide our customers with every possible advantage.