Raw Materials

Scrap Processing & Brokerage The David J. Joseph Company (DJJ) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nucor and an industry leader in scrap metal brokerage, ferrous and nonferrous metal recycling and transportation services.

DJJ is one of the largest scrap brokers in the United States, with extensive international trade networks as well. The company’s more than 60 full-service scrap recycling centers are strategically located to provide our customers with regional access to buy, sell and process a wide range of ferrous and nonferrous metals. DJJ also owns one of the largest independent railcar fleets in North America, providing our customers with a variety of railcar services, including custom short- and long-term lease packages, expertise in maintaining third-party fleets, railcar inspection, railcar engineering, dismantling and the most complete parts inventory available. To learn more, please visit www.djj.com.

DRI Nucor produces high-quality direct reduced iron (DRI), a key raw material for Nucor’s steelmaking operations. Nucor DRI operations ensure both quality and access to this important steelmaking input.