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.