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Metal Recycling

We enable rapid business transformation, helping more than 600 recyclers worldwide adapt to new market conditions.

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Now is the time to take control!

The upheaval in global market conditions for commodities presents unprecedented challenges. Metal recyclers are having to deal with erratic fluctuations in supply, demand, and currency prices. These were never predictable in the best of times, but metal recyclers are finding it difficult to do business with a high degree of uncertainty as consumers of recycled materials face economic headwinds.

It’s not our aim here to paint a bleak picture. You know the challenges you’re facing. You know that it’s also not easy to move towards a circular economy while complying with strict environmental standards and regulations. But it’s a goal we must all continue striving towards. It’s not only the right thing to do, it makes good business sense.

AMCS Platform for Metal Recycling

Managing a commercial recycling enterprise has become increasingly complex and competitive in the global economy. Compliance, inventory management, pricing, grading – each aspect of your business hinges on another. This complexity can breed inefficiency and dealing with outdated IT legacy systems and paper processes doesn't make it any easier.

For more than 30 years, AMCS has been helping metal recycling companies regain control of their metal recycling business by simplifying the complex through digitalization.

Ready to see what AMCS can do for you?

Our platform for metal recycling will increase your overall operational efficiency, driving down costs and boost your profit margins. Find out how today.

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Metal Recycling Brochure

Learn how AMCS Platform for Metal Recycling will streamline operational processes throughout your company, increasing both efficiency and profit margins.

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AMCS Platform for Recycling Video

Growing your recycling operations can be hard when processes are manual and disconnected. Now you can automate, connect, and digitize all your processes with AMCS Platform for Metal Recycling.

It is a modern and integrated SaaS solution, seamlessly connecting your data and processes on one platform, reducing recycling costs and boosting your margin.

Transform, track and trade, your way to greater profitability in the new Circular Economy. Watch the video to learn more and download our brochure below.

Opportunities in adversity

It’s during tough times when recyclers need to seize opportunities. Changing demand influences market factors, which in turn cuts into profit margins.

The more adversity you face, the more creative and innovative you should be, not just to survive, but thrive. It’s important to remember the opportunities ahead, which is why it’s critical that metal recyclers prepare now.

The metal recycling industry is projected to grow from US $52.1 billion in 2019 to the US $76.1 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 7.8% from 2020 to 2025. This growth is attributed to the demand for steel from developing countries as they continue to experience urbanization and industrialization.

Now is the time to review your operations

Take a lead on sleeping competitors. You can do several things. Diversify and consider recycling other ferrous and non-ferrous materials. By diversifying, you can open up new revenue streams. What about your operating costs? How can you adapt to changing demands faster? How can you simplify the complexities of managing multiple locations?

It’s all about business agility

Each of these goals can be achieved by the ability to be agile. To be agile, you need to leave error-prone, manual processes behind and embrace digitalization. More than that, you need an ERP with the flexibility to enable fast time to market.

Make your transport operations more efficient. This is an area that’s always required high operating costs, and really, you should have addressed it a long time ago. But better late than never. Here again, digitalization is the answer. Best-in-class Intelligent Optimization will drastically cut your logistics costs while supporting operational and post-operational business processes.

It’s been done before. For instance, users of AMCS Intelligent Optimization, have saved up to 75% in administration planning time while reducing the number of trucks they put on the road by up to 15%. Other technologies can give you just-as-impressive results.

Getting ahead with AMCS solutions

We enable rapid business transformation, helping more than 600 recyclers worldwide adapt to new market conditions. Our technologies are designed to protect your margins:

We’re also best placed to help make your recycling efforts more efficient for paper, wood, plastic, and textiles.

Solutions for Metal Recycling Companies

Metal Recycling Software

Flexible ERP solutions designed to boost digitalization. Helping scrap metal recyclers worldwide to increase agility and embrace new business opportunities.

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Enterprise Resource Management

A complete ERP solution designed to increase profit and boost productivity in the waste and recycling industry.

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AMCS Quentic EHSQ & ESG Management

Increase your efficiency, compliance and security for a sustainable future—with a proven system for every industry.

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Metal Recycling Software Whitepaper

We enable rapid business transformation, helping more than 600 metal recyclers worldwide adapt to new market conditions. Our software solution is designed to protect your margins.

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The Global Waste & Recycling Benchmark Report

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Learn more how our customers use AMCS solutions

Karle Recycling





Karle Recycling is a medium-sized disposal group with 200 employees. In their parent company Karle-Recycling deals with complete waste disposal, services, but mostly scrap metal. The AMCS/Recy solution is the heart of our operations and important for Karle Recycling. They improve all our processes in this solution.

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Kaatsch Recycling


CO₂ savings


For more than 70 years, the family-run Kaatsch Group has been committed to taking a proactive approach to the unique challenges of the waste disposal and recycling industry. Kaatsch currently operates six recycling companies with 200 employees and an annual turnover of around 160 million euros. In fact, recent studies showed that what Kaatsch does daily generates a savings of about 1.1 million tons of CO₂ annually.

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Lang Recycling




Reduced warehouse inventory

Lang Recycling stands for smart solutions in the field of metal recycling. They offer our customers from industry to medium-sized businesses, individual disposal concepts and implement these through carefully planned processes. In this way, they offer their customers added value and at the same time protect the environment.

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Discover how smart container management increases efficiency and reduces the risk of loss through smart inventory management of your containers.


AMCS Platform for Recycling Non-Metal brochure

An enterprise grade cloud solution, robust and scalable that drives automation in your operations to optimize your business processes.

Press Release

Meerlanden partners with AMCS in the digital transformation of both its commercial and municipal operations.

Hoofddorp, Netherlands - October 3rd , 2023

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Ready to see what AMCS can do for you?

Our platform for metal recycling will increase your overall operational efficiency, driving down costs and boost your profit margins. Find out how today.

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