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CSR is among the few companies in the United States that have played a continuous and integral role in recycling formore than 100 years. CSR Logo

1897 – L. Lavetan and Sons, Inc. founded in York, PA.

1904 – Benjamin Abrams immigrates to the United States from Lithuania and eventually buys a horse cart, and works as a peddler of recyclable goods, including collecting scrap metal.

1907 – Benjamin Abrams establishes his first fixed recycling location in Harrisburg, PA.

1925 – Benjamin Abrams and his sons move their business, B. Abrams and Sons Inc., to its current location and build the first building on Cameron Street in Harrisburg, PA.

1996 – L. Lavetan & Sons, Inc. expands by constructing a new headquarters and full service, indoor non-ferrous processing facility in West York, PA.  

1999 – B. Abrams & Sons Inc. and L. Lavetan and Sons, Inc. merge to form Consolidated Scrap Resources, Inc.

2000 – CSR acquires Wagaman Iron & Metal in Gettysburg, PA.  CSR-Gettysburg becomes CSR’s fifth operating facility.

2002 – CSR begins operating its 4000 horsepower metal shredder at its Harrisburg facility.

2008 – CSR acquires the recycling business assets of Brandywine Recyclers, Inc. in Lebanon, PA.  CSR-Brandywine becomes CSR’s sixth operating facility.


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