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SUNSET METALS was founded in 1975 by Arumugam Irusan Pillay (Aroo) and is a family owned scrap metal dealership. The company has
established itself as the largest scrap metal dealer in Chatsworth and is a major role player in the scrap metal industry in Kwa-Zulu Natal.
We employ over 50 people who are fully trained with the necessary skills and knowledge of metals, some having more than 30 years of
experience. Our employees are a valuable asset that has helped turn our business from good to great. At Sunset Metals, we firmly believe in
empowering people, building relationships and improving lives. We are dedicated to ensuring a friendly working environment is maintained at all
Our mission statement
To be transparent in all business operations and achieve a high degree of ethical standards, integrity, accountability, excellence and innovation in
every aspect of our business.
To provide customers with competitive prices for their products and to deliver exceptionally high standards of service thereby ensuring customer
Our business
Our business incorporates a range of activities namely:
(1) Purchase and/or collection of all types of ferrous (steel, new black sheets, cast iron) and non-ferrous metals (copper, brass, aluminium, lead
battery, radiators, zinc, cupro nickel, stainless steel).
(2) Processing of the metals (cleaning, cutting, stripping, separating) according to product type and grade.
(3) Resale into both local and export market
Our core value of integrity ensures that our operations are carried out in an environmentally responsible manner, in accordance with the national
standards to maximise positive environmental impact.
Social responsibilty
SUNSET METALS are actively involved in the upliftment of the community through donations to various charities such as Boys town, Animal
cruelty etc.
Black economic empowerment
SUNSET METALS is a 100% black owned company. BBBEE verification certificate issued by BEE verification agency SERA.
Crime Prevention
SUNSET METALS is completely dedicated to assisting the SAPS and Eskom in their fight against crime and has a zero tolerance policy on the
trade of suspected stolen goods.
Safety of both staff and customers are treated with utmost importance.
Compliance with the Occupational health and safety act is paramount and we have therefor aligned our safety policy in line with this act.
Our employees are kitted with all required safety gear.

Affiliated bodies
SUNSET METALS enjoys industry membership of, amongst others, the Durban chamber of commerce & industry and the Metal Recyclers
Association (“MRA”), who is in turn, registered with the labour department.

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