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Franklin Surplus Inc
305 South County Road 750 West , P.O. Box 50 , North Vernon, Indiana, United States

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(812) 346-4266,
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305 South County Road 750 West
North Vernon, Indiana
United States
ZIP: 47265
(812) 346-4266
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About Yard

Franklin Surplus, Inc. is a family owned and operated business that has been open since the early 20th century. We have a scrapyard currently in operation in North Vernon, Indiana. Leading the company today are owners Robert Franklin and Frank Franklin. Through their leadership we are continuing to grow and expand into new markets.

In January of 2003 we opened up our doors once again to the public. Now individuals can bring in their scrap metal and we will weigh it and pay you for it on the spot.Our goal at Franklin Surplus is to provide quality scrap metal recycling services to the general public and industrial companies. Contact us today to find out how we can effectively manage  your metal waste.Franklin Surplus is here to serve the metal recycling needs of both the general public as well as corporate.

We buy scrap metal from the public and pay you cash on the spot. We provide friendly customer service as well as competitive prices for you. We also specialize in scrap metal tear out jobs for industrial contracts.For more than 100 years, Franklin Surplus, Inc. has been in the scrap recycling business. From its humble beginnings in 1911, the company has grown into a well known entity across the United States. Franklin Surplus, Inc. recycles over 100,000 tons annually, buying from retail customers and also servicing dozens of industrial accounts. Franklin Surplus, Inc. also specializes in asset recovery and logistic solutions for companies all over the country. Franklin Surplus, Inc. are buyers of both ferrous and non-ferrous scrap metal.Franklin Surplus recycles 100,000 tons of ferrous material and 2 million tons of non-ferrous each year.Franklin Surplus, Inc. offers logistics for your company's needs. This branch of the company provides roll-off boxes and pickup and delivery for on-site recycling in the local area.

Franklin Surplus buys scrap from the public and also services many industrial accounts. We are buyers of both ferrousand non-ferrous material.

List of Non-Ferrous Materials We Buy

Franklin Surplus, Inc. will buy the non-ferrous materials listed below and pay you cash at the door for your material.

  • #1 Barebrite Copper
  • #1 Copper
  • #2 Copper
  • Insulated #1 Copper
  • Insulated #2 Copper
  • Copper Content
  • Red Brass
  • Yellow Brass
  • Auto Radiators
  • FE (dirty) Auto Radiators
  • CU/Alum Radiators
  • FE CU/AL Radiators
  • Aluminum Cans
  • Sheet Aluminum
  • Cast Aluminum
  • Aluminum Breakage
  • 6061 Aluminum
  • 6063 Aluminum
  • Insulated Aluminum Wire
  • Aluminum Radiators
  • Dirty Aluminum Radiators
  • Aluminum Clips
  • Aluminum Wheels
  • Stainless
  • Heater Core
  • Electric Motor
  • Lead
  • EDM Wire
  • Die Cast
  • EC Wire
  • Carbide
  • Batteries


Franklin Surplus has several divisions that make up the company, each of which services a different aspect of scrap metal recycling. Our scrap management division handles millions of tons of scrap at our yard faciilites. We process both ferrous and non-ferrous metals. One of our specialties is asset recovery. We can recover valuable materials left behind in emptied buildings and businesses. Our logistics is an integral part of our business. Franklin Surplus can handle your roll-off box needs by delivering and picking up your material upon request.

Scrap Management

Franklin Surplus can come to you to assess your scrap metal recycling needs. We will create a plan to effectively, efficiently, and safely handle your scrap accounts and will recover top dollar for you. Contact us today for information about rolloff box delivery to keep your business or work site running smoothly.

Asset Recovery

Franklin Surplus, Inc. has been involved in asset recovery operations for companies throughout the United States due to bankruptcy or business closure. We use a skilled team to analyze and recover the maximum amount of scrap metal or usable products to bring your company a profit.


Franklin Surplus provides rolloff drop off and pickup services to companies who want to recycle their metal waste. Call us to find out how we can turn your unwanted metal into money.


Materials Accepted
Sl NoMaterial Name
2#1 Copper
3#2 Copper
46061 Aluminum
56063 Aluminum
6Aluminum breakage
7Aluminum Cans
8Aluminum Clips (MLC)
9Aluminum Radiators
10Auto Radiators
12Cast Aluminum
13Copper Content - Metal items that are mostly copper
14Dirty Auto Radiators
15Insulated #1 Copper ( 72%)
16Insulated #2 Copper ( 52%)
17Insulated Aluminum Wire
18Red Brass
19Sheet Aluminum
21Yellow Brass
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  • Scrap Metals
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