About Us

KATZ Metals was established in La Crosse, Wisconsin in 1939, to develop innovative ways to process and market scrap metal on behalf of the manufacturing industry in the region. At KATZ Metals we place a substantial value on commitment – commitment to our customers, to the environment, and to our employees.

The KATZ Metal Management Team

Bob Swanson, President

Since 1979, Bob has managed KATZ Metals. He believes by investing in his employees, his equipment and his processes, that he directly invests in his customers.

“I believe when you do anything, you should do it well. KATZ Metals has been recycling scrap metal and cleaning-up the environment for more than seven decades. I am proud of what we do and proud of the experienced and dedicated team that continually strives to deliver quality and innovative results to our customers.”

If you have any questions or comments for Bob, feel free to send him an e-mail.

Dirk Swanson, Vice President

Dirk joined KATZ Metals in 1999 after earning a degree in business administration from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  He has been instrumental in the development of many successful customer relationships and is committed to personalized service, customized solutions and efficient results.

“KATZ Metals is committed to providing our customers with solutions that best fit their needs, and we ensure timely service. Our experience in the industry and ability to offer a variety of servicing options means that we can assist any small to large manufacturer with their scrap metal recycling solutions.”

If you have any questions or comments for Dirk, feel free to send him an e-mail.