Keywell was founded by Samuel G. and Barney L. Keywell in 1924 in Detroit, Michigan. Recognizing an opportunity in the booming post-World War II stainless steel recycling business, Keywell transformed itself into a specialized recycling company focused on Aerospace Metals and Specialty Steels. Keywell has consistently sought to expand its footprint and processing capabilities through organic growth and strategic acquisitions. Keywell is employee owned and managed by a Board Of Directors comprised of seasoned industry professionals. Currently operating ten processing facilities, Keywell is building on a strong tradition of leadership in the Aerospace Metals and Specialty Steel Recycling Industry.