President, Wieland Recycling North America
Matt Bedingfield is the President of Wieland North America Recycling. Wieland is a 200-year-old global leader in copper fabrication focused on creating sustainable value across economic, environmental, and social sectors for generations. In an effort to reduce the carbon footprint of Wieland’s products and processes, Matt ensures the recovery and re-utilization of copper scrap. Matt has been with Wieland for the past three years. Before joining Wieland, he held various leadership positions at both Tri-Arrows Aluminum and Novelis.
All Sessions by Matt Bedingfield
Day 5 – April 19 April 19, 2023
2:15 pm - 3:30 pm
Spotlight on Copper: Recycled Metals in FocusKarl F. Dean Ballroom: Level 4
Track: Markets and Global Trade 🛈Topics specific to products that come out of a recycling facility that can be sold as products or feedstock; ferrous metals; nonferrous metals (aluminum, copper, lead, zinc, tin, and precious metals); stainless steel and high-temperature alloys; plastics; recovered fiber (paper, corrugated, cartons); tires/rubber; electronics; glass; textiles; residential recyclers and materials recovery facilities; Basel Convention; OECD; import/export; and tariffs.Copper prices got off to a fast start in 2023 amid expectations for growing demand for primary and secondary copper. This year’s Copper Spotlight features industry professionals from the copper production and recycled materials industries who will dive into the key trends impacting the demand for recycled copper and copper alloys, both in North America and in overseas markets.