American Zinc Recycling

American Zinc Recycling (AZR) is the zinc producer in the United States and the leading manufacturer of value-added zinc products including zinc oxide and zinc powder. Leading the industry as an integrated producer as well as the world's largest producer of zinc from recycled sources, AZR's electrothermic smelting facility, the only one of its type in the Western Hemisphere, provides unique capabilities allowing it to utilize the most diverse range of zinc-bearing feed materials. Horsehead Corporation was formed in 2003, but its predecessor companies, the New Jersey Zinc Company and St. Joe Resources Company, each having been in the zinc production business, date back to the mid-1800’s.

Pittsburgh, US
Size (employees)
716 (est)-4%
American Zinc Recycling was founded in 1848 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, US

Key People/Management at American Zinc Recycling

James M. Hensler

James M. Hensler

President, CEO & Chairman
Robert D. Scherich

Robert D. Scherich


American Zinc Recycling Office Locations

American Zinc Recycling has an office in Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, US (HQ)
4955 Steubenville Pike

American Zinc Recycling Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$50 m

American Zinc Recycling Financials

American Zinc Recycling's revenue was reported to be $414.9 m in FY, 2015 which is a 9% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2015)

414.9 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2014 - FY, 2015), %


Gross profit (FY, 2015)

(28.7 m)

Gross profit margin (FY, 2015), %


Net income (FY, 2015)

(665.4 m)

EBIT (FY, 2015)

(626.7 m)

Cash (31-Dec-2015)

25.7 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


441.9 m453.9 m414.9 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

414.8 m94.8 m443.7 m

Gross profit

27.1 m359.1 m(28.7 m)
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


136.3 m30.7 m25.7 m


5.3 m3.8 m40.5 m

Current Assets

276.2 m155 m118.3 m


708.3 m799.1 m254.8 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Net Income

(14 m)(15.5 m)(665.4 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

29.7 m35.4 m54.8 m

Accounts Payable

30.3 m(46.5 m)(3.6 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

42 m(40.7 m)(68.7 m)
USDY, 2015


555.5 k

Financial Leverage

-2.6 x
Show all financial metrics

American Zinc Recycling Market Value History

Traffic Overview of American Zinc Recycling

American Zinc Recycling Company Life and Culture

You may also be interested in