Circular by Shapiro accelerates your transition to a circular supply chain.
Circular empowers original equipment manufacturers with service-based sustainability management solutions, including dashboards to simplify ESG reporting, program development for custom master alloys, and equipment like CNC fluid recovery systems.
Circular by Shapiro is backed by 120 years of legacy in the United States.
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Innovating a truly circular lifecycle for our industry partners and the world.
Our case studies prove that our innovation helps our partners succeed quicker than ever.
Sustainability by defining the principles of the circular economy.
Ensuring operational efficiency but also significantly reduce wastage.
Offering unparalleled insights and data-driven decision-making capabilities.
Circular’s innovation lies at the intersection of advanced data analytics and sustainable practices, transforming the metal recycling industry with cutting-edge solutions. Through pioneering methods and technologies, we have established a blueprint for the future, ensuring metal resources are not just recycled, but are part of a truly circular lifecycle.
Circular’s case studies showcase real-world applications of their groundbreaking recycling strategies, highlighting the tangible impact and benefits experienced by partnering companies. Through these in-depth analyses, businesses can witness firsthand the transformative power of Circular’s approach to sustainable metal recycling and resource management.
Circular champions the epitome of sustainability by embedding the principles of the circular economy into every facet of its operations, ensuring metal resources are utilized to their fullest potential. Our commitment to reducing environmental footprints and promoting closed-loop systems is not just a mission—it’s a testament to their unwavering dedication to a sustainable future.
Circular’s sustainable CNC machining water collection system is a testament to their innovation in marrying technology with eco-responsibility. By capturing, filtering, and reusing water in CNC processes, they not only ensure operational efficiency but also significantly reduce wastage, embodying the true essence of sustainability in manufacturing.
Circular’s proprietary reporting tools are revolutionizing the metal recycling industry by offering unparalleled insights and data-driven decision-making capabilities. These state-of-the-art platforms enable businesses to monitor, evaluate, and enhance their sustainability efforts, ensuring a more efficient and eco-conscious operational strategy.
Robert (Bob) Alvarez serves as the President and COO of Shapiro, leading sustainability as a service. At the heart of Bob's work is leading a team that developed Circular by Shapiro, a transformative sustainability initiative that provides industries with solutions to some of their most pressing challenges. Our commitment to building the circular supply chain of our future is a testament to environmental stewardship today.
Bob's comprehensive perspective on sustainability started early, cemented by his background in Biology from Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois. He treasures his 31-year marital journey with Patty and being a father to his two adult children, Ricky and Audrey. With his lifelong passion for nature, you may find Bob fishing, hunting, and golfing.