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We Buy & Recycle Scrap Metal

Potomac Metals (PMI) opened its doors for the first time in 1997 in Sterling, Virginia. PMI is a privately held independent scrap metal recycling company. We are the Mid-Atlantic’s most versatile recycling company as we provide a multitude of services to our commercial, residential and industrial accounts. We purchase raw scrap metal and process it at our locations to manufacture new tradable commodities to sell to mills, refineries and end users all over the world. PMI’s staff has grown to over 200 employees and operates nine locations throughout Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland.

Potomac Metals has grown its business by providing their diverse customer base the best service and competitive pricing in order to generate long term relationships.

At Potomac Metals, our customers are our most valuable commodity!

Let us partner with you to handle all of your recycling needs!

Eric Zwilsky


Eric is one of the best brokers of metal commodities in the industry. Eric received a B.A. in business & economics from McDaniel College in 2009 and since that time has worked in the commodity trading industry. He takes a customer-focused approach to the way he conducts business and strives to maximize residual value of all commodities.


Jeremy Wong

Vice President

Jeremy Wong studied at the University of Maryland and received a B.A. in Engineering. He is responsible for all equipment, shipping and day to day operations at Potomac Metals. During his free time, he is a dad and avid Peloton rider.

Sarah Zwilsky

Vice President

Sarah graduated from Grand Valley State University with a B.A. in Business Marketing and Public Relations in 2017. She assists with customer relations, operations and our finance department.

Mark Zwilsky

Sergeant at Arms

Mark is "Sergeant at Arms" at Potomac Metals Inc. (PMI) with 40+ years experience in the recycling industry. Being a grandfather, father, son, husband, truck driver, music lover, motorcycle enthusiast, business owner and aspiring ‘wanna be’ guitar player, "there’s not much I haven’t seen or heard before."

Thank you for your legacy.
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Potomac Ecycle - Manassas, VA
Potomac Metals, Inc. - Ranson, WV7917 Wellingford Dr, Manassas, VA 20109, USA7917 Wellingford Dr Manassas, VA 20109Directions
Potomac Metals, Inc. - Springfield, VA
Potomac Metals, Inc. - Ranson, WV6619 Iron Pl, Springfield, VA 22151, USA6619 Iron Pl Springfield, VA 22151Directions
Potomac Metals, Inc. - Ranson, WV
Potomac Metals, Inc. - Ranson, WV410 16th St, Ranson, WV 25438, USA410 16th St Ranson, WV 25438Directions
Potomac Metals, Inc. Headquarters
Potomac Metals, Inc. Headquarters42702 Dulles Trade Ct, Sterling, VA 20166, USADulles Trade Ct Sterling, VA 20166Directions
Potomac Metals, Inc. - Waldorf, MD
Potomac Metals, Inc. - Waldorf, MD2 Henry Ford Cir, Waldorf, MD 20602, USA2 Henry Ford Cir Waldorf, MD 20602Directions
Potomac Metals, Inc. - Beltsville, MD
Potomac Metals, Inc. - Beltsville, MD5215 Holland Dr, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA5215 Holland Dr Beltsville, MD 20705Directions
Potomac Metals, Inc. - Sterling, VA
Potomac Metals, Inc. - Sterling, VA45655 Woodland Rd, Sterling, VA 20166, USA45655 Woodland Rd Sterling, VA 20166Directions
Potomac Metals, Inc. - Richmond, VA
Potomac Metals, Inc. Richmond, VA1501 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Richmond, VA 23224, USA1501 Jefferson Davis Highway Richmond, VA 23224Directions