Pacific Steel & Recycling
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About Pacific Steel & Recycling


At Pacific Steel & Recycling it is our vision to be the best employee-owned company in the world. We're not just in the metal business (new steel and recycling), we're in the people business. If you're tired of feeling like an employee and want something more out of work, you've come to the right place.


Did you know there's nearly 7,000 ESOP companies across the U.S. giving more than 14 million employees a piece of ownership? Check out this video by the Employee-Owned S Corporations of America to see the diversity in people and industries where the ESOP business model is thriving.

Best Business Model in America? Check!

"As a young adult, I am so thankful to be a part of an incredible ESOP and company that has an endless enthusiasm to be the best employee-owned company in the world. In just the few years I’ve been with the company, I’ve watched the volume of my retirement grow immeasurably and seen how my quality of work makes an impact. Not to mention, Pacific has wonderful people I am fortunate to share the ESOP with." --Abby Luke, Branch Clerical, Kalispell, MT

Career Advancement? Check!

With 46+ facilities scattered across the Northwest footprint, Pacific Steel & Recycling offers plenty of opportunity for career advancement and development. Whether you have an interest in Steel, Recycling, Sales, Operations, CDL Driver, Management, Safety, Information Technology, or something else, there's a good chance we've got the position. Take your ownership with Pacific serious and we'll take your career advancement serious.

Are Employee-Owners Happier At Work? Studies Show...

There's no perfect formula to measuring happiness, but studies and testimonials from a variety of different ESOP companies suggest that having a stake in the business makes people feel better about going to work. Don't believe us? Ask Tom Porter, a steel warehouse worker and employee-owner of Pacific Steel & Recycling since 2011. Tom says, "The benefits of working for Pacific Steel & Recycling is exponentially better than any other company I've worked for or had the opportunity to work for in the past. Pacific's given me more than just a job and hourly wage. In the 8 years I've been here, they've given me sense of purpose and the opportunities to contribute to something bigger than myself."

ESOPS Featured by NBC News.

As more and more companies are losing people during what's being called the "Great Resignation," ESOP companies like Pacific Steel & Recycling are hanging on to theirs. Watch this video to understand why!

The Steel Side of Pacific: Help Us Build the Future!

Look around you. The products and services we provide on the new steel side of our business are all around you and we're proud to help our customers build so many awesome things around the world. Check out this video from the Metal Services Center Institute that shows how big a part metal plays in our daily lives.

The Recycling Side of Pacific: Help Us Make the World Better!

The scrap metal business is a fascinating industry and we're one of the biggest players in the Northwest. Check out this video by The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries that gives a little more insight into how our people are helping make the world a better place through recycling.

Check Out Our Employee Reviews On Glassdoor.

We've got nothing to hide. Check out our profile on Glassdoor as well and hear what our people have to say about working for Pacific Steel & Recycling.

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Company Details


Headquarters: 5 River Dr. South, Great Falls, MT 59405


$100M to $500M (USD)


501 to 1,000