Understand your vulnerability…
International demand for Aluminum, Copper, Nickel, Brass and Zinc
Metal theft has become a global problem. Thieves see an easy way to make a quick buck by pulling the copper out of utilities, taking heavy covers and grates, or Brass and copper fixtures and then selling it to recycling centers, which pay handsomely for the metal in any form. A quick Google search for “Metal Theft” returns 64.5 million results, further evidence that this is a real issue that needs to be addressed. Metal theft has been a big issue during the recent years, and it looks like thieves continue to find ways to make a quick buck.
18 MILLION TONS of scrap metal exported in 2007 and growing.
While you might think that only one-time criminals are vandalizing utilities for their internal workings, the problem is usually much bigger than that. Metal theft is an epidemic with theft rings springing up around the globe. In April of 2013, 18 people were arrested in Phoenix, Ariz., for their association with a $10 million organized copper-theft ring. Smaller-scale operations occur all around the USA and affect property owners, industrial parks, and commercial operations, with thieves removing metals to sell to either recyclers or on the black market.
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But you can keep your property and facilities protected with our cost effective solutions found on this site, If your solution is not here now it will be in the near future while we continue to develop strategies and products to deter criminals from your metals. Most property owners have protected their back flow preventers, Ac units or other targets that seem to be working –
However Contact us if you do not and we can help.