Scrap metal

Scrap Metal Auburn, IN

Unlike King Midas, you can’t turn anything you touch into gold, but you could help save the environment by turning junk into cash. That’s what we do at OmniSource. We are some of the most trusted scrapyard experts in Indiana. Our team has a talent for crafting scrap metal in Auburn, IN into reusable materials.

If you have piles of metal sitting on your property and want them liquidated, we are the company to call. We buy all kinds of scrap metal in Auburn, IN, from old appliances to leftover building materials.

Turning Scrap Metal in Auburn, IN Into Cold, Hard Cash

Anyone would want to make extra income without committing to a daily job routine, and one way to do this is by selling scrap metal in Auburn, IN. If you have scrap metal in Auburn, IN that is just lying around, you can use it to earn cash. In fact, salvaging scrap metal in Auburn, IN can be a lucrative proposition if you do it right. Here are a few tricks of the trade that can help you make money off of scrap metal in Auburn, IN:

Understand that quantity is the name of the game.

While some types of scrap metal in Auburn, IN are more valuable than others, things work differently at a junkyard. In this industry, quantity beats quality. Your scrap metal in Auburn, IN will be measured by its weight and how valuable it will be for recycling.

Knowing this, you’ll want to salvage as much scrap metal in Auburn, IN as you can and haul it over to a junkyard for appraisal. Some types of scrap metal in Auburn, IN you could turn into cash are copper, aluminum, brass, steel, and iron.

Use a truck to transport your scrap metal in Auburn, IN.

Scrapyard companies could send pickup trucks to transport scrap metal in Auburn, IN over to their lot. However, they may pay higher for scrap metal in Auburn, IN that’s been transported to their site by the customer.

See if you have the means to bring your scrap metal in Auburn, IN to the junkyard yourself. Depending on the scrap metal in Auburn, IN you plan to sell, you may use a standard truck or a heavier machine for transportation.

Research the junkyards that you plan on selling your scrap metal in Auburn, IN to.

As with any pursuit, research is part of making a well-informed decision. Junkyards will try to convince you that they buy scrap metal in Auburn, IN at a fair price. It is your job to confirm this and make sure you’re being given the right value for your scrap metal in Auburn, IN. Once you have a list of potential junkyard companies, you can start calling each and making price comparisons.

Take advantage of market demand, and do possible prep work to get top dollar.

Getting the best offer for scrap metal in Auburn, IN that’s old and practically junk may not be easy, but you could make the most out of what you have. Use the law of market supply and demand for scrap metal in Auburn, IN to your advantage. You can also see if you could do any prep work for your scrap metal in Auburn, IN at home to increase your chances of scoring a great deal.

What Happens to Your Scrap Metal in Auburn, IN

Once you’ve sold your scrap metal in Auburn, IN, it will be readied for shipping with other similar materials. In the usual process, the scrap metal in Auburn, IN will be put into a blast furnace at a smelter. Then, the scrap metal in Auburn, IN will be recycled and turned into steel products, such as car parts and household appliances.

Get Paid for Scrap Metal in Auburn, IN and Other Junk!

Do you have scrap metal you have no use for? Earn by selling it to OmniSource! We’ll strive to offer you the best possible price. Contact us at (260) 925-4168 for a quote. You can view more basics to earning money for scrap metal here:

OmniSource, Your Eco-Friendly Recycling Company

OmniSource is one of the country’s biggest processors and distributors of scrap and secondary metals. Our company buys radiators, steel and iron, stainless steel, and automobiles. We also purchase all grades of copper, aluminum, and brass.

Our company uses the latest equipment to make reusable materials out of scrap metals. Feel free to bring your materials even if they have non-metal components. Our professionals know how to recover reusable metals out of scrap materials. Click here to view our vision and values.

What We Buy

Do you have any metal scraps in your property you want to get rid of? You can make money out of discarded materials. Here are the following things you may bring us:


Earn money from your old vehicle. Drive or have your car towed to any of our yards in Michigan, Central Indiana, Northern Indiana, or Ohio. Take note that most states require a title in order for you to sell your vehicle. Vehicles sold to us need a properly executed title with complete signatures and free from any liens.

In case you lost your title, we do accept legal duplicate titles. Get in touch with your local Department of Motor Vehicle office and ask about the process.


If you have lamps, fixtures, or decor at home that you no longer use, then bring it to us. We buy all grades of brass.

Stainless Steel

You may sell us the old pots and pans in your kitchen. Our company buys housewares that are made from stainless steel.


Our company accepts all grades of aluminum. You may bring in the following materials to our branches:

  • Cans
  • Wheels
  • Wires
  • Patio Furniture
  • Screen Door and Window Frames
  • Sidings, Gutters, and Downspouts


Steel and Iron

We buy different appliances and machinery. Feel free to sell us appliances, such as air conditioner units, stoves, refrigerators, and water heaters. Please note that some of our branches also accept automobile parts and batteries.

We also accept the following:

  • Cast Iron
  • Steel Railing
  • Steel Patio Furniture
  • Farm Machinery
  • Lawn Mower
  • Steel Wheels
  • Gas Grills
  • Cables, Fences, and Wires



We buy all grades of copper. Feel free to sell us the following:

  • Insulated Wire
  • Extension Cords
  • Christmas Lights
  • Plumbing and Tubing
  • Valves and Connections
  • Electric Motors (i.e., Saws, Old Drills, and Ceiling Fans)


Unacceptable Recycling Materials at OmniSource

Please note that our company does not accept materials containing harmful substances or anything prohibited by federal, state, or local law. Here are the following items:

  • Materials With Printed Circuit Board (i.e., Fluorescent Light Ballasts, Capacitors, and Transformers)
  • Material With Mercury or Asbestos
  • Radioactive Materials
  • Batteries Except for Lead Acid
  • Rail and Municipal Scrap
  • Closed or Pressurized Tanks or Cylinders
  • Beer Kegs


Our company may ask individuals selling their items to show proof of ownership during the transaction. Get in touch with one of our yards to learn if your item is acceptable.

Our Safety Policy

We put a premium on our customer’s safety while they visit any of our locations. For safety and security, we require our customers to stay in designated areas only. Children and pets are also required to stay in the vehicle.

Here are other pointers for our customers:

  • Listen to instructions from our employees and follow the posted
  • Wear the required shirt and shoes when you enter the yard.
  • Be careful with trip hazards, such as loose materials.
  • Be on the lookout for moving equipment.
  • Drive carefully and be mindful of other customers and employees.


Pick-Up Policy

Our company values customer service. To make things convenient for our customers, we offer pick-up services for those with large quantities of scrap. Feel free to get in touch with us to learn whether your material is acceptable in our facilities.

Location and Business Hours

Our business hours vary by location. We have several yards located across Northern and Central Indiana, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Michigan, and Ohio. We look forward to serving you! Click here to view our locations.