Sims Metal Management operates public metals recycling facilities throughout North America that turn unwanted metals into raw materials for manufacturing operations worldwide. The division processes a variety of ferrous and nonferrous metals at its recycling facilities. Sims Metal Management utilizes shredders, shears and balers for processing ferrous metals. The division ships products to steel mills in the United States by rail and also to customers overseas by ocean-going vessels. It is a part of Sims Group, which is one of the world s leading recyclers of information technology, electrical and electronic goods. Sims Group also operates energy, industrial, international, manufacturing and plastics divisions. Sims Metal Management maintains a location in Memphis, Tenn.