Established in 1976, Academy Corporation, a subsidiary of the Bell Group is a metal refiner that manufactures and supplies metal bullions, casting grains, silver catalysts, and sheet and wire products for jewelry manufacturers. It refines silver and gold scraps, flakes, sweepings, filings and buffings. The company also provides silver recovery equipment for the photo processing, medical and graphic arts industries. In addition, it offers sheet and wire products in silver, gold and brazing alloys. Academy Corporation provides base metal mill products for the thin film coating, electrical contacts, silver plating and water purification electrodes industries. It is located in Albuquerque, N.M.