ABOUT PRECIOUS METAL REFINING DIVISION

Masters & Alloy Metals Refining Division is one of the highest quality & Innovative Assayers and Processors of precious metal bearing scrap, and we’ve gained that reputation as an industry leader by providing our customers with accurate & easy to understand, bid assays, fast turnaround times, and highly accurate settlements and payouts.

Masters & Alloy is known for its financial health and process accuracy. We operate under the USM, INC. family of Metal Processing companies, which means we can offer the absolute best industry prices for your Precious Metal Scrap. Being part of USM, Inc. also gives us the financial backing & experience in metal processing that the market demands in today’s business climate. Much of today’s precious metal is Copper, and the copper from Masters & Alloy customers like your firm, is actually used in the USM, Inc foundry to develop product.

That’s the reason why Masters & Alloy Precious Metal can deliver the industry leading prices for the metal we refine and process. We have many long-term customers that depend on our accuracy and financial strength, and because we only accept the highest quality metals, the products that we produce are also the highest quality.

Masters & Alloy has the most modern process of any of our competitors, and thus we can absolutely guarantee an ethical and transparent Precious Metal Scrap process and appraisal. We have a reputation as industry experts that are constantly developing new & better procedures for refining precious metals, resulting in the highest quality refinements for us and the best market prices for your customer base.

Transparency is not just a word at Masters & Alloy! At any time during the processing of your material, you or a representative of your choosing have the option to witness the refinement process and view the material. We promise complete transparency in all other processes, including, but not limited to:

    Acknowledgement of receipt to metal pricing dates to upcoming settlement dates. All our metal pricing comes from fully published markets.
    We offer several ways for the customer to be paid. Whether it’s wire transfer, tolling, or coins, we can do what you want.
    Our Customer Service is second to none in the Industry. Because of our business model, we are a consumer as well as a supplier. We know what it’s like to be a customer and what to expect from a reputable, high-quality supplier. We treat our customers as we expect to be treated!

EXCEEDING INDUSTRY STANDARDS

Masters & Alloy Precious Metal Refinery is a certified and ethical precious metal refining operation. Masters offers current & trackable market prices and always strive to meet or exceed industry standards. We operate using the most advanced sampling and metal refining technologies, and our team of certified refining experts delivers honesty, integrity, and customer service that you won’t find with other metal scraping and refining companies. Our goal is to develop partners not just customers.

We offer comprehensive refining, scraping, and metal trading for all precious metals, including:

    Stampings
    Punchings
    Carrier Strip
    Metals from Planting Processes
    Connectors, & Connector Byproducts, etc.
    Plus, almost any other precious metal bearing materials!

Stamping

Stampings

Gold

Gold

Platinum

Platinum

Palladium

Palladium

We specialize in refining for the jewelry industry, refining and scraping high quality precious metals no matter what size.
We also recover and sell special metals, secondary metals, and base metals, such as:

Palladium

Indium

Palladium

Selenium

Palladium

Tin

Palladium

Copper

Palladium

Nickel

Excellent Reputation


Masters & Alloy, along with USM, Inc., is fully certified and compliant in all industry standards, including ISO9001:2015, ISO14001, OHSAS18001, R2, RIOS NAID & ITAR. {I’d Put Each of These Certifications on Their Own Line to Show Them Off} We’re so confident in our credentials that we even often invite State & Federal Agencies to use our facility as a showplace to demonstrate how environmentally green a processor can be & still flourish! We’ve had various Documentry Channels Video our Operation for Future TV Broadcast.



  • Fully insured Federal Express shipping directly from your store
  • Automatic e-mail notification on receipt of your packages, metal trades and settlements
  • Full access to witness the weighing, melting and sampling of your precious metal materials
  • Instantaneous provisional settlement provided by immediate (same day) payment on your
    scrap with the added assurance of fire assay accuracy
  • The exclusive Mid-States “Price Watch” automatic price notification
  • 24-hour online transaction and data access to the Mid-States database, offering real-time
    tracking of your material’s status
  • In-house metal trading, which enables you to lock in your metal price at any time