Behr Iron & Steel buys and sells scrap iron and steel by truck, rail car, barge and boat throughout the United States for direct shipment to steel mills and foundries. It deals in several foundry products, such as gates and risers, slitters, carbon punching and heavy plates. The iron processing facility also accepts turnings, screw stock, stampings and other scrap from Rockford area industries. Behr Iron & Steel is a subsidiary of Joseph Behr and Sons, which is a recycling company that was founded in 1906. It also owns several other businesses, such as food, construction and trucking. Behr Iron & Steel is located in Rockford, Ill.