New facility in Wausau, Wis., will function as a feeder yard for plant in Merrill, Wis.
Schulz’s Recycling Inc., which has been in business since 1958, has opened a facility in Wausau, Wis., its second scrap metal location. The company says it will use the Wausau location as a retail business feeder yard for the company’s full-service operation in Merrill, Wis.
Jeff Isroff, who purchased a majority stake in Schulz Recycling two years ago, says the company believes the population in Marathon County, Wis., warrants a new facility that can service the recycling needs of the city. “We felt that we could benefit from having a retail scrap operation in Wausau,” Isroff says. “We are the only recycler in the city.”
The company officially opened the new facility in late March of 2013. Isroff says Schulz’s Recycling will focus on servicing the retail business in the area. Initially it will not perform any processing at the Wausau location, instead sending material to Merrill to be processed. However, depending on the success of the new location, Isroff says the company may consider adding equipment later.
The building where Schulz has opened its second location is 23,000 square feet and sits on an 11-acre lot. While the company currently is leasing half the building, Isroff says the company could expand to take over the whole building in the future if business conditions dictate it.