Gannon & Scott, a leading refiner and assayer of precious metals based in Cranston, R.I., has purchased the Handy & Harman Refining Group's Phoenix, Ariz., precious metals processing facility and equipment. The purchase of the Phoenix facility expands the company's thermal reduction capacities and adds shredding to Gannon & Scott's capabilities. The acquisition also broadens the company's electronics and industrial-oriented customer base and, with facilities on each coast of the United States, provides geographic advantages for customer service. Gannon & Scott, 33 Kenney Dr., Cranston, R.I. 02920; (401) 463-5550, www.gannon-scott.com. For the Phoenix facility, contact 2113 East Sky Harbor Circle South, Phoenix, Ariz., 85034; (602) 275-1525.