Industrial Services of America, Inc. (herein "ISA," the "Company," "we," "us," "our," or other similar terms) is a Louisville, Kentucky-based company that buys, processes and markets ferrous and non-ferrous metals and other recyclable commodities and buys used autos in order to sell used auto parts. We purchase, process and sell ferrous and non-ferrous scrap metal to steel mini-mills, integrated steel makers, foundries, refineries and processors. We purchase ferrous and non-ferrous scrap metal primarily from industrial and commercial generators of steel, aluminum, copper, brass, stainless steel and other metals, as well as from scrap dealers and retail customers who deliver these materials directly to our facilities. We process scrap metal through our sorting, cutting, baling, and shredding operations. The shredding operations were restarted in May 2017, which had previously been idled in May 2015. We operate the auto shredder in the normal course of business subject to market conditions and operating needs. Our non-ferrous scrap recycling operations consist primarily of collecting, sorting and processing various grades of copper, aluminum, stainless steel and brass. Our used automobile yard primarily purchases automobiles so that retail customers can locate and remove used parts for purchase.
On March 26, 2018, the Board appointed Todd L. Phillips as Chief Executive Officer. See Note 9 - Share-based Compensation and Other Compensation Agreements in the accompanying Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements for additional information. Mr. Phillips has been the Company's Chief Financial Officer since December 31, 2014 and President since September 30, 2016 and will continue to serve in these roles.
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