100 Year Anniversary.

Conserving natural resources
since 1917

Recycling is a
family business

Our Yard

In Statesville, NC.


Providing Added Touches.

Non-Ferrous Specialties, all grades

Copper, Aluminum, Brass, Zinc, Stainless Steel and Nickel Alloys, High-Temp Alloys, Tungsten, Tool Steel, Titanium, Turnings/Shavings and more. Materials can be analyzed for conclusive analysis

Ferrous Specialties, all grades

Automobile Bodies, Appliances and Tin, Busheling, Turnings/Shavings, Cast Iron, Misc. Steel

Trailer & Container Service

Industrial, Residential, and Commercial: Luggar boxes (10-22 yd), Roll-off (20-60 yd), Open-top trailers (4 foot side and 7 foot side), Flat-bed trailers, Smaller dump hoppers, pallets and boxes

Monroe Street Facility

In January 2013, L. Gordon Iron & Metal opened an additional location, within a mile of its existing location, to handle more non-ferrous materials and aluminum beverage cans more efficiently and effectively


L. Gordon.

L. Gordon Iron and Metal Co. of Statesville, North Carolina, has earned a distinction not only in the scrap industry, but is also recognized nationally as model family business. In 1999, L. Gordon Iron & Metal was recognized by the Duke University Family Business Forum for North Carolina and awarded Mass Mutual’s National Family Business of the Year award. The award is given based on business success, multiple generational involvement, contribution to the community, innovative business practices, and stewardship for the environment.

Founded in 1917, L. Gordon Iron & Metal is dedicated to loyal and expanding customer services and lasting relationships. Today, the company remains focused, as members of such organizations as The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries and The Recycling Association of North Carolina, on the positive impacts on the environment, economy, and global trade while realizing the need for community involvement and a shared environmental responsibility.


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Statesville - Main Yard

address: 1300 Salisbury Rd, Statesville, NC 28625
phone: (704) 873-9004
fax: (704) 873-9999
email: shipping@gordoniron.com email: dispatch@gordoniron.com

Statesville - Monroe Street Yard

address: 735 Monroe St, Statesville, NC 28677
phone: (980) 223-5676

Connelly Springs Yard

address: 1581 US HWY 70, Connelly Springs, NC 28612
phone: (828) 397-7493

Hickory Yard

address: 1065 3rd Ave Dr NW, Hickory, NC 28601
phone: (828) 327-4311