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Charleston Welcomes Metal Supermarkets, The World’s Leading Small Quantity Metal Provider

Retail-based Metal Supplier Brings Speed, Variety and Convenience to Charleston

CHARLESTON, S.C.– Infusing innovation into a legacy industry, Metal Supermarkets arrives in Charleston as a refreshing customer-oriented disruptive force in metal distribution.

The world’s largest supplier of small-quantity metals is scheduled to open its newest location in South Carolina on March 21, instantly becoming the one-stop shop offering speed, variety and convenience for Charleston professionals and hobbyists alike. Metal Supermarkets specialize in the sales and distribution of all types and ranges of metal including hot and cold rolled, aluminum, copper, brass and stainless bars, tubes, angles, channel, sheet and plate to meet the needs of a wide and diverse variety of customers that require these essential products.

Metal Supermarkets Charleston will offer over 8,000 types, shapes and grades of metal, cut to each customer’s exact specifications. Along with its convenience, speed and commitment to customer service, Metal Supermarkets will be the one-stop-shop for manufacturers, machinists, maintenance and repair, tool and die shops, hospitals, hotels, universities, schools, homeowners, artists, hobbyists and more in the Charleston area.

“For most of my career, I’ve worked in the metal industry, so I’m confident we’ll be able to provide customers with the high-quality customer service Metal Supermarkets is known for,” said Greg Gallman, owner of Metal Supermarkets Charleston. “I chose to join the Metal Supermarkets team because there is a clear need in Charleston for a trusted metal supplier, and my family and I are excited to serve the community.”

Gallman has been in the Metal industry for over 25 years, holding roles such as Materials Manager; Operations Manager and Director; Vice President and General Manager; President; and Owner/President of a metals company. Gallman also served as a consultant for multiple businesses. He recently moved to Charleston from Lakewood Ranch, Florida and his wife and son will join him in the day-to-day operations of the business, bringing with them a wealth of customer service experience. Once settled, Gallman plans to be active in the Charleston community, including joining the Charleston Chamber of Commerce and the local Economic Development Association.

Each Metal Supermarkets location provides solutions to customers’ metal needs in both the business-to-business and business-to-consumer categories. With a diverse product base and a no-minimum order quantity, Metal Supermarkets will quickly earn long-lasting relationships with customers as a result of delivering an exceptional customer experience.

“Greg has a keen understanding of the metal industry, but also knows what it takes to run a successful business,” said Stephen Schober, President and CEO of Metal Supermarkets. “I’m confident Greg and his family will be a great addition to our network as we continue to expand our presence in South Carolina.”

With locations across the United States Canada and the United Kingdom, the Charleston opening comes amid a pivotal growth period for the international metal-supply business. Deemed an essential business, the supplier ensures each customer in Charleston will always be able to acquire what they need. Metal Supermarkets provides a recession-resistant, innovative and durable opportunity for interested franchise investors.

Located at 4204 Domino Avenue, Suite C, North Charleston, SC 29405., Metal Supermarkets Charleston is open Monday-Friday from 8:00am to 5:00 p.m.

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Metal Supermarkets, the world’s largest supplier of small-quantity metals, has 110 brick-and-mortar stores across the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom with 10 franchise locations in development. Known for its speed and convenience, Metal Supermarkets sells a wide variety of metals including Aluminum, Hot-Rolled Steel, Cold-Rolled Steel, Stainless Steel, Alloy Steel, Galvanized Steel, Tool Steel, Brass, Bronze and Copper. With highly specialized staff, customers can get the metal they need in a size that is convenient for them.

Metal Supermarkets is actively awarding franchises to candidates with strong customer service experience and an interest in a stable business opportunity. As the concept has grown in recent years, the Metal Supermarkets franchise opportunity is best suited for the owner-operator franchisee who is looking to build an income, create wealth for their family and leave a legacy. To honor those who have served in the military, Metal Supermarkets also offers a $5,000 discount for qualified veterans.

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Metal Supermarkets

Metal Supermarkets is the world’s largest small-quantity metal supplier with 125 brick-and-mortar stores across the US, Canada, and United Kingdom. We are metal experts and have been providing quality customer service and products since 1985.

At Metal Supermarkets, we supply a wide range of metals for a variety of applications. Our stock includes: mild steel, stainless steel, aluminum, tool steel, alloy steel, brass, bronze and copper.

We stock a wide range of shapes including: bars, tubes, sheets, plates and more. And we can cut metal to your exact specifications.

Visit one of our 120+ locations across North America today.

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