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Foundational Values

Founded in 1977 by Thomas A. Wendt Sr., WENDT CORPORATION continues after four decades to be an independently-owned and -operated family business, now under the leadership of Tom Wendt Jr.  Family entrepreneurship has been a founding principle that allows our company to understand the challenges and opportunities facing our customers. WENDT has been committed to serving the scrap metal recycling industry the last 45 years. Our commitment combined with our ability to be flexible, dynamic and utilize all the resources available to solve our customers’ difficult problems and provide innovative solutions is truly what sets us apart as a world-class integrator and a supplier.

Our Vision

WENDT’s comprehensive product line, purpose-built for the scrap industry, along with parts, services and post-sale support allow us to work with our customers from concept throughout the life of a plant. Our exclusive partnerships with industry-leading technology suppliers and our continuous investment in engineering, research and development, and service that are driving forces behind our leadership position in the industry. WENDT has worked to develop essential and innovative shredding and separation technologies to achieve minimal landfill waste, reduce manufacturing costs and save labor and energy required to extract raw materials from the Earth. As we look toward the future, WENDT continues to innovate and expand our product line to provide solutions for emerging new markets and build on the path towards a sustainable future.

Our Future

WENDT’s success in North America has led to organic International expansion. With increased demand, around the world, for WENDT’s shredding and separation technologies, WENDT has committed more resources, infrastructure and exclusive partnerships across the world. Our global framework allows us to enter new markets and geographies, make our products easily accessible, and better service our customers worldwide.

  • WENDT History Book | About Us
  • WENDT History Book | About Us
  • WENDT History Book | About Us
  • WENDT History Book | About Us

WENDT CORPORATION Celebrates 40th Anniversary with Corporate History Book
To learn more about WENDT’s 40 year history, fill out the form below to gain access to an electronic copy of the book. Contact us to request a hard copy.

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We develop Creative
Equipment Solutions with Proven Processes
& Powerful Technologies.

Family Owned & Operated Since 1977

In the second generation of family business, WENDT stands committed to the foundational principles and philosophies of ahead of the curve vision, innovation and state-of-the-art equipment that have led to its first 40 years of success.

Thomas A. Wendt

Founder & Chairman

Tom Wendt Jr.