Sims Metal Management Limited (SimsMM) (ASX: SGM) (NYSE: SMS), through its Sims Recycling Solutions (SRS) division, has acquired the assets of Genesis Recycling Ltd. (Genesis), expanding its North America SRS electronics recycling business. Genesis is located in Langley, British Columbia, outside of Vancouver.
Founded in 1994, Genesis provides recycling solutions to business, government and industrial customers in British Columbia for electronics and small appliances. Genesis, which holds current ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 and Responsible Recycling (R2) Practices certifications, has demonstrated expertise in all aspects of recycling, safety, logistics, customer service, and the handling of environmentally sensitive materials within a proven framework for continued growth.
“We are excited to have the Genesis team join the SRS family,” stated Steve Skurnac, President, SRS, Americas. “With our strong presence in Ontario and Eastern Canada, this acquisition was an attractive opportunity for SimsMM to enter Western Canada and further strengthen its North America SRS electronics recycling business.”
The financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed, however, the purchase price consideration is not material to SimsMM.Cautionary Statements Regarding Forward-Looking Information This release may contain forward-looking statements, including statements about Sims Metal Management’s financial condition, results of operations, earnings outlook and prospects. Forward-looking statements are typically identified by words such as “plan,” “believe,” “expect,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “outlook,” “estimate,” “forecast,” “project” and other similar words and expressions. These forward-looking statements involve certain risks and uncertainties. Our ability to predict results or the actual effects of our plans and strategies is subject to inherent uncertainty. Factors that may cause actual results or earnings to differ materially from these forward-looking statements include those discussed and identified in filings we make with the Australian Securities Exchange and the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), including the risk factors described in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 20-F, which we filed with the SEC on 12 October 2012.
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