About Us

Our Services

Alan Ross Machinery Corporation has North America's largest selection of used and new scrap processing and recycling equipment with machinery inventory in Zion, IL (USA) and Milwaukee, WI (USA). We offer equipment sales, professional appraisals, plant-liquidations, auctions and surplus industrial asset management. We own many of the equipment items we sell, and over 60% of our business each year is repeat clients. Our reach is global with customers in over 52 countries.

Our History

In 1952, Jerry Mandel founded Jerry Mandel Machinery after years of working in a family scrap processing business. In 1971, Alan Ross joined Jerry's company, and together they helped to grow what are today many of the world's largest recyclers. After Jerry's retirement in 1979, Alan continued his service to the recycling industry forming Alan Ross Machinery. Today, a team of dedicated professionals continue Jerry's legacy of service to the industries we serve.

Our Affiliations

We are members of the MDNA (Machinery Dealers National Association) and ISRI (Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries). Alan Ross Machinery Corporation adheres to the highest ethical standards of the industries and associations of which we are a member.


Alan Ross Machinery is a frequent consultant of equipment value, hired by banks, insurance companies and more. As an intermediary, our proven business processes protect our customers from bad actors and common mistakes. Our new machinery vendors are among the best in the world. Our reach is global with in-house Arabic, Chinese, English, French and Spanish language capability.

Contact Us

Alan Ross Machinery Corp
Phone: (847) 480-8900
Fax: (847) 480-1830
Email: Director (at) rossmach (dot) com

Member, Machinery Dealer's National Association Member, Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries