About Us

We buy & recycle scrap metal

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. PMI’s staff has grown to over 150 employees and operates eight locations throughout Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland.

Our MISSION Statement has always been to provide our varied customer base with the best service and the right pricing in order to generate long term relationships. We take our MISSION Statement very seriously.

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

Mark Zwilsky

Mark Zwilsky


Mark is President and chief strategic officer of 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.

Eric Zwilsky

Eric Zwilsky

Vice President

Eric is one of the best brokers of material in our industry. Eric received a B.A. in Business & Economics from McDaniel College and since that time has worked broadly in the commodity metals markets for over 12 years. He takes a customer-focused approach to the way he conducts business and strives to maximize the residual value of materials.

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