Rebecca “Becky” Proler started SCR recycling in 1989 in Houston, TX . With partners: Alan and Carol Walker. She currently runs SCR with Kari Coffey and Shari Conner, the Walkers two daughters. After getting her Masters in Counseling Psychology from Temple University she decided to follow in her family’s footsteps and started Southern Core Supply in 1989. Originally the business focus was automotive cores for the remanufacturing industry but later Southern Core Recycling became a full – service recycling company. SCR specializes in cast iron for the foundries and has an aluminum shredder that concentrates material for automotive and alloy aluminum mills.