SDI LaFarga Breaks 2016 Food Drive Record

March 22, 2017

SDI LaFarga recently hosted its second food drive to support Associated Churches of Fort Wayne and Allen County. Employees were challenged to beat the record-setting 13,716 cans collected in 2016, and they were up to the challenge. Employees were divided into seven teams to promote competition. Throughout the opening days of the food drive, it […]

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Exceeding expectations, meeting urgent needs

March 4, 2016

How 10 items grew to 10 pallets SDI La Farga employees hosted a food drive after hearing of a great need in the community. Employees were challenged to bring in 10 canned food items each to donate to the Associated Churches. Anyone who knows our company culture understands we don’t strive to simply meet a […]

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Three Key Benefits of Green Copper

February 23, 2016

As the only recycled copper rod company in North America, SDI La Farga is committed to responsibly maintaining the earth’s resources. By choosing recycled, or green copper, SDI La Farga reduces their carbon footprint by reducing the amount of waste and pollution, reusing as much copper scrap as possible, and recycling reclaimed copper in order […]

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Recycled Copper vs. New Copper: What’s the Difference?

February 11, 2016

At SDI La Farga, our goal is to provide quality copper products at a lower cost by offering recycled copper that maintains its purity, durability and cost savings while protecting the planet. So why choose recycled copper over new copper? The answer might surprise you. The benefits of recycled copper rival new copper in several […]

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Impacting our Planet through SDI La Farga’s Recycled Copper

January 20, 2016

SDI La Farga is working hard to protect the planet and its precious resources by recycling copper products while lessening our carbon footprint and impact on the earth. When you choose SDI La Farga’s recycled copper, you are selecting a recycled product that saves resources, emits less pollution and protects the earth for future generations. […]

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Recycled Copper: The Responsible Choice for Our Planet

December 2, 2015

At SDI La Farga, our desire is to protect the earth’s resources by producing recycled copper products made in an environmentally responsible way. Protecting our Limited Resources Because copper is a finite resource, we want to do all we can to protect our earth’s natural resources. Although 12% of the world’s known copper is already […]

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Our lower-cost structure benefits customers

August 4, 2014

When it comes to refining copper so that it’s suitable for most applications, there’s no need to reinvent the wheel. That’s the idea behind the technologically advanced process we use to make fire-refined, high-conductivity (FRHC) copper that’s more than 99.9-percent pure. Mankind has been using copper for centuries, and copper’s lifespan is limitless—it can be […]

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What you need, when you need it

August 4, 2014

My job requires a considerable amount of travel as I visit customers and potential customers. Despite all the communication technology available these days, I think face-to-face communication is still the best way to go. After all, you can’t shake hands over the Internet. Not yet, anyway. Right now, most of my traveling is done by […]

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Our Earth, our responsibility

August 4, 2014

One of my favorite local eateries specializes in one of the major food groups: the Coney dog. They also serve ice-cold pop in those little six-and-half-ounce bottles that were once an American staple. To my taste, that’s the best way to drink pop—from a glass bottle. If you’ve been around long enough, you’ll remember when […]

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Steel Dynamics and La Farga Group Joint Venture

April 15, 2011

FORT WAYNE, INDIANA, April 15, 2011 — Steel Dynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ/GS:STLD) and La Farga Group, headquartered in Barcelona, Spain, today jointly announced the creation of a new partnership which will operate under the SDI La Farga, LLC name. Plans include the construction of a $39 million facility that will produce copper wire rod from recycled copper. Investigations of potential sites in Allen County, Indiana, are currently under way. This new venture is expected to result in the creation of 35 new full-time management, administrative, and production positions by 2013.

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