Brilex Industries acquires US Shredder

Brilex Industries acquires US Shredder

The acquisition merges leading supplier with growing equipment manufacturer in Youngstown, Ohio.

October 9, 2018

Brilex Industries Inc., Youngstown, Ohio, has announced the acquisition of the U.S. Shredder product line of parts and equipment.

According to a Brilex press release, U.S. Shredder has been a leading supplier in the automobile shredding and scrap metal recycling industry for more than a decade, with a focus on customer consultation support and the supply of high-value equipment, parts, castings, wear parts, service and installation to any aspect of the scrap metal recycling industry throughout the world.

Brilex Industries specializes in engineering, fabricating, machining, assembly and equipment rebuilding. Over the years, Brilex has engineered and manufactured most of the U.S. Shredder equipment.  With their knowledge of this equipment, Brilex looks to deliver significant value to the recycling industry worldwide.  

“The experience Brilex Industries brings in machine design and manufacturing, combined with U.S. Shredders expertise in scrap metal processing, creates a very strong synergy that customers will directly benefit from,” says Steve Davinsizer, president of Brilex Industries.

Bill Tigner, former president of U.S. Shredder and Castings Group, will join Brilex Industries as director of U.S .Shredder products. Tigner brings almost 30 years of industry experience in the scrap metal recycling industry.  

“The manufacturing, engineering, castings, parts support and financial strength of the Brilex Group will deliver a valuable presence in the marketplace,” Tigner adds.

Brilex Industries, a member of The Brilex Group of Cos., has become one of Youngstown’s fastest growing, aggressive companies, the release says. Brilex has established itself as a worldwide source for fabricating, machining, rebuilding and complete assembly. As an experienced and knowledgeable team, Brilex Industries is committed to achieving excellence by becoming a preferred full-service supplier to OEMs and end users in the metals, rubber, plastics, power generation, wood, scrap recycling and other capital equipment industries.