Introduction–The IST Difference

Integrated Shredder Technology is a full-service supplier to the automobile shredding industry. Our right-sized staff has over 100 years of combined sales, engineering, and installation experience. IST offers a full range of shredder castings and wear parts as well as after -market components.

We pride ourselves on a streamlined quotation process, quick response time, and custom solutions to meet your shredding needs.

Our projects range from complete shredding systems as well as ferrous and non -ferrous downstream solutions.


Our Mission

Integrated Shredder Technology is dedicated to providing metal processing expertise when planning, collaborating, and partnering with clients to design a solution that targets their needs and solves their problems.

Our Vision

Recycling today for tomorrow’s future.



Our Leadership

Scott McGlothlin

Scott McGlothlin graduated from Texas A&M University in 1994 where he received his BS in Mechanical Engineering. His vast experience includes lead engineer at Texas Shredder, where he was integral in designing the 122 shredder as well as numerous other shredding operations throughout the world. Scott served as VP Technology for Metso Recycling in which he developed innovative solutions for nonferrous recovery as well as designing one of the industries’ flagship plants. His true passion is to discover, develop, and integrate all available nonferrous technologies and products to supply the customer with a best fit solution. Scott has over 20 years in the scrap metal processing Industry.

Chad Grohman

Chad Grohman graduated in 1996 with a BBA from Baylor University. His first job was with Texas Shredder as a regional sales manager for the Gulf Coast Region. His territory grew to include the West Coast/Southwest US, and Mexico. Chad has been involved in the sale and installation of some of the industries’ most cutting edge shredding operations. He served as VP Sales North America at Metso Recycling where he continued to develop relationships and knowledge of the industry. He has worked for over 20 years with scrap customers to provide solutions to their shredding and metal processing needs.

What Our Clients Say

  • We have worked with multiple shredder equipment suppliers over the years. We trust the team at Integrated Shredder to bring us the latest processes and technologies to maximize our profitability. The sales and engineering staff is highly knowledgeable, listen to our needs, and always deliver a quality product.

  • I have worked with Chad and Scott on the design and installation of four shredding and nonferrous operations in the US and Mexico. They are innovative and responsive to our needs. We appreciate their ideas and capabilities when it comes to space and budget constraints. IST has become a valuable partner to our operation.

  • We have purchased 3 shredders through the guys at IST. They are responsive, knowledgeable and consider them a valuable resource to our operation at American Iron and Metal. They never hesitate to do what it takes to keep our shredding operation running smoothly.

  • We have known and worked with the guys at IST for years. We turned to Integrated Shredder Technology when we needed some unique solutions to our nonferrous operation. These solutions have enabled us to increase our recoveries and create a more valuable product for the market.

 Fun facts

  1. A recycled aluminum can save enough energy to run a television for three hours
  2. Every year the US saves enough energy, by recycling steel, to supply Los Angeles with 10 years’worth of electricity
  3. Americans throw away (not recycle) enough aluminum to rebuild our entire commercial air fleet
  4. For every ton of steel recycled, 2500 lbs. of iron ore, 1,400 lbs. of coal and 120 lbs. of limestone are conserved
  5. It can take as little as 60 days for an aluminum can to be recycled and returned to the supermarket shelf
  6. The United States annually recycles enough copper to provide the copper for 26,000 statues of liberty
  7. If all aluminum processed in the US were used solely to produce standard soda cans, the lined-up cans would stretch more than 25 million miles-the distance from Earth to the planet Venus
  8. The U.S. recycles enough ferrous scrap, by weight, to build more than 600 Golden Gate bridges a year
  9. The average North American vehicle has 2,261 lbs. of steel, 344 lbs. of plastics,315 lbs. of aluminum, 185 lbs. of rubber,106 lbs. of glass, and 64 lbs. of copper and brass