Bull markets and bear markets come and go, and through them all Joseph Behr and Sons (which has a large bear as its logo, and which does business as Behr Iron & Metal) sticks to the scrap metal business. Through subsidiaries Behr Iron & Steel and Behr Metals, the company buys, processes, and sells scrap iron, steel, and nonferrous metals such as aluminum and copper. It gets a large amount of its raw materials by working with major industrial companies, as well as small manufacturers and scrap yard producers. In addition, Behr is engaged in construction and demolition work, via its G&M Construction unit. The company's Behr Trucking unit provides freight transportation services.