About Us

United Metals are bringing the metal recycling industry into the next level of standards. In the summer of 2010, 6 senior managers from the company formally known as Hegarty Metals left the company to form United Metals, in the hope of returning the long standing tradition of having a family run metal recycling business in Limerick. 

Now, in the beginning of their 5th year in operation, United Metals have quickly grown to be the dominant business in the province of Munster, due to the collective expertise, hard work and dedication of the people involved from the ground up.

Much More Than a Metal Recycling Company...

United Metals is more than Metal Recycling Company, we are passionate about delivering the best customer service possible and after a massive investment in equipment and professionals, we believe we are best placed to keep on delivering. Our client list is extensive and includes local authorities, Kerry and Clare, Industrial Clients in Heavy manufacturing, bio pharma,Agricultural, quarry activities, small and medium sized businesses.

United Metals can now export all materials bought, directly into the international markets, meaning we can provide the most competitive price, cutting out the middle man. We do this from our site at Limerick port where, due to our accreditation and unique processing abilities, we turn your waste into a product that can be shipped freely into mills all over the world.

High Quality & Certified

We operate under the ISO 9001:2008 quality management system and are focused on not only maintaining this standard, but improving on it, seeking out the most efficient and cost effective solutions for our clients in order to keep them ahead of the curve.


Latest News
  • Breaking Records - 5,238 tons of Scrap Metal

    United Metals broke the record for the largest outbound cargo to leave Limerick Docks. At the 5,2

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  • Water Recovery System up and running

    We at United Metals are constantly striving to improve our operation and find cost savings as we go.

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  • United Metals & The Truck Run 4 Katie

    Drivers Mike O'Connor and Shaun Donlon recently took part in the charity truck run in memory of Kati

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