Commercial Metals Company (CMC) is a global, low-cost metals recycling, manufacturing, fabricating, and trading enterprise. Our vertical integration model revolutionized the way the steel industry operates today. Originating in 1915 with a single recycling location, we have progressively moved into higher value downstream segments of the steel value chain. With corporate headquarters in Irving, Texas, today we operate in four primary business segments at over 200 locations and in more than 20 countries.
CMC's recycling segment processes approximately 4 million tons of ferrous and non-ferrous scrap annually. We operate over 60 locations globally and serve most all steelmaking markets
CMC's state-of-the-art Electric Arc Furnace (EAF) steel mills manufacture at five locations in the United States and one location in Poland. With over 4.8 million tons of steelmaking capacity, we are the 3rd largest long products producer in the U.S. and the largest in Poland. We are the first steelmaker to manufacture steel in a continuous-continuous process, with our advanced micro mill technology, and we consistently lead the industry in customer service satisfaction.
CMC's fabrication segment operates over 80 locations in the U.S. and five internationally, with over 1.5 million tons of fabrication capacity. We serve all commercial and public construction projects as well as the energy and infrastructure market segments. Our experienced team has fabricated steel for many notable American projects, from the Pentagon 9/11 rebuild to major sports facilities and national infrastructure projects.
CMC's trading and distribution segment operates in over 40 locations globally and has over 2 million tons of processing and distribution capacity. We distribute semi-finished and finished flat, long and specialty steel products, as well as industrial raw materials in most steel consuming markets globally. Our model allows us to efficiently connect global steel producers with steel consuming markets