Phoenix Metal Trading – HistoryPhoenix Meta Trading Owner John Colner

Phoenix Metal Trading, Inc. was established in 1989 as an independent, privately held scrap metal recycler. Jonathan Colner, co-founder and president is now the sole owner and has helped develop the business from an initial $150,000 investment to one of Arizona’s largest and fastest growing full service recyclers.

Phoenix Metal Trading, Inc. has become recognized as one of the most energetic and innovative in the scrap meal industry. Its reputation for professionalism and exemplary service has led to long-term relationships with many of the Southwest’s top industrial companies.


Our MissionPhoenix Metal Trading Employees

Our mission at Phoenix Metal Trading is to provide the best service at a fair price and to continually improve our company to be a leader in our industry.

Customer Base

From individual peddlers to Fortune 500 companies, Phoenix Metal Trading has worked to build long-term relationships, which in turn, has helped to bring additional business opportunities to our customers. We service companies throughout Arizona as well as California and Mexico.

Our customers represent a wide range of industries including automotive, aerospace, defense/military as well as government agencies on the Federal, State and Municipal level.


We are members of ISRI, the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries and of ATMA, the Arizona Tooling and Machining Association.

Phoenix Metal Cares about the enviornmentEnvironmental

Phoenix Metal Trading is environmentally compliant both with the EPA and the ADEQ. We are fully permitted and take the cradle-to-grave responsibility for your scrap seriously.

We employ a storm water/oil separation system that is monitored regularly to insure compliance with State and Federal standards.