J3 Metals, a Proler Group company,
is the premier metal recycler

in the Texas/Louisiana Gulf Coast Region who operates with integrity, a commitment to environmental sustainability, and a customer-first ease of doing business.

Basic Metal Recycling

If you have basic metal recycling requirements, we’re here to get you in and out, quickly and easily.

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Industrial or Commercial

If you are an industrial or commercial client, we are here to create a tailored service to your specific needs.

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J3 Metals, a Proler Group company

is part of an ongoing legacy of four generations doing metal recycling the right way.

From the first automobile shredder to even the term “Prolerized” for shredded steel, the passion for evolving the sustainability and conservation of natural resources continues. Cris Proler, CEO of the Proler Group, takes this legacy to heart and is leading the next era of recycling. With a customer-first focus, J3 Metals is strategically located to provide a variety of metal recycling services unlike any other within the Texas/Louisiana Gulf Coast Region. In addition to general metal recycling, J3 Metals offers a variety of services including on-site demolition, haul-away services, roll-off containers, flat beds, and complete recycling program management. In 2021, J3 Metals is proud to offer shredding services with a state-of-the-art addition to their Vidor, TX facility. With this addition, J3 Metals is driving innovation and continuing the legacy of a name synonymous with advancements in metal recycling.

As the premier metal recycling company for the Texas/ Louisiana Gulf Coast Region

we buy the following grades of metal.  Please note, all sellers must have a valid ID/driver’s license and all autos must have a valid title.

* Examples

Aluminum:
Cans, Gutters & Siding, Patio furniture, Screen doors & Window Frames, Wheels, Wire

Copper:
Christmas Lights, Electric Motors, Extension Cords, Insulated Wire, Plumbing & Tubing, Valves & Connections

Brass:
Décor, Fixtures, Lamps

Appliances:
Air Conditioners with no Freon, Dryers, Refrigerators (empty), Stoves, Washers, Water Heaters

Auto Bodies (must have a valid title):
Automobiles & parts, Cast iron bathtubs, Farm Machinery, Gas Grills, Steel Patio Furniture, Steel Pipe, Plate & Structural; Steel Wheels

Industrial & Commercial Specialists

We offer our industrial customers several options to make recycling metal as easy and profitable as possible. Whatever your metal recycling needs, J3 Metals is prepared to accommodate and manage your metal waste in the manner best suited for you.

The following services are available with one simple phone call.
  • Roll-Off Containers
  • Flatbeds
  • Delivery/Pick-up Service
  • On-Site Demolition
  • Haul-Away Service

J3 Metals is fully equipped to service the needs of all types of industrial customers. Whether you have the smallest of machine shops or the largest of shipyards, we can provide the necessary tools to take care of your metal recycling needs. Our highly competitive pricing and excellent service allow our customers to focus on their primary business while resting in the knowledge that they are receiving top dollar for all of their recyclable metals.

Recycling more than just Metal

Our philosophy is that we can recycle more than metal; we can recycle kindness, giving, understanding, and compassion.  

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… At J3 Metals, we jump at the opportunity to redefine the customer experience while creating a culture of giving back to our community. If you have a community event and are looking for support, please email us and let us see how we can help.

2 Locations

We go the extra mile,
so you don’t have to.

Why go to Houston when you don’t have to? J3 Metals Texas facility is located outside of Beaumont, TX, in the town of Vidor, TX, and operates a total of 10,000 square feet under roof on 22 acres. In addition to our Texas facility, J3 Metals also has a 50,000 square foot facility on 16 acres in DeRidder, Louisiana. Both locations are outfitted with certified scales to provide

weigh-stations and heavy equipment to load and process recycled metal. Both the Texas and Louisiana locations maintain proper licenses and credentials to comply with State and Federal Regulations. J3 Metals realizes the importance of supporting local law enforcement personnel in their efforts to address issues associated with the recycling industry.

J3 Metals is the premier metal recycler for the Texas/Louisiana Gulf Coast Region.

2 Locations

We go the extra mile, so you don’t have to.

Why go to Houston when you don’t have to? J3 Metals Texas facility is located outside of Beaumont, TX, in the town of Vidor, TX, and operates a total of 10,000 square feet under roof on 22 acres. In addition to our Texas facility, J3 Metals also has a 50,000 square foot facility on 16 acres in DeRidder, Louisiana.

Both locations are outfitted with certified scales to provide weigh-stations and heavy equipment to load and process recycled metal. Both the Texas and Louisiana locations maintain proper licenses and credentials to comply with State and Federal Regulations. J3 Metals realizes the importance of supporting local law enforcement personnel in their efforts to address issues associated with the recycling industry.

J3 Metals is the premier metal recycler for the Texas/Louisiana Gulf Coast Region.

Contact Us

Texas Location

6755 Highway 105
Vidor, TX 77662

Texas Location

6755 Highway 105
Vidor, TX 77662

Louisiana Location

2537 LA-3226
DeRidder, LA 70634

Louisiana Location

2537 LA-3226
DeRidder, LA 70634