Metal Supermarkets Announces New Ottawa Location Under New Ownership

Longest tenured Metal Supermarkets Operator Brings the Premier Small Quantity Metal Provider Back to Ottawa

OTTAWA, Ontario –Metal Supermarkets is pleased to announce the opening of a new Ottawa location under the ownership of its most experienced franchisee, Norm Hanson. Hanson owns three other Metal Supermarkets stores, two in Edmonton, Alberta and one in Winnipeg, Manitoba and has been a leading and successful franchisee since 1992. Hanson and his team are excited to instill renewed energy and a passion for customer service in the Ottawa marketplace, with the new store opening on May 31.

The world’s largest supplier of small-quantity metals looks to Hanson and his team to place speed, variety and convenience at the forefront for metal-seeking businesses and consumers. With this new location, the invigorated ownership will look to strengthen lasting relationships with new and existing customers through a commitment to world-class customer service, and by providing customers any metal, any size, cut and ready fast.

Metal Supermarkets Ottawa offers 8,000 types, shapes and grades of metal, cut to each customer’s exact specifications. Metal Supermarkets is the trusted metals supplier for local manufacturers, machinists, maintenance and repair, tool and die shops, hospitals, hotels, universities, schools, homeowners, artists, hobbyists and more in Ottawa.

“My team and I strongly believe in the approach of creating valuable, customer driven experiences – we truly strive to push the limits to best serve our customers and the demands of the market,” said Hanson, incoming owner of Metal Supermarkets Ottawa. “Metal Supermarkets fills a market niche that is often underserved. We’ve established fantastic and lasting relationships with thousands of customers at our other locations who see the value in Metal Supermarkets products and services, and we look forward to doing the same within the Ottawa community.”

In addition to his other Metal Supermarkets locations, Hanson is an accredited Metallurgist and the owner of Thermex Metal Treating Ltd. a leading metal heat treating business based in Edmonton. Joining Hanson as minority shareholders are Pat O’Greysik, a 29-year Metal Supermarkets employee as General Manager and Matthew White, a 9-year Metal Supermarkets business and marketing professional.

“As the longest tenured franchisee in the Metal Supermarkets system, we have no doubt in Norm Hanson’s ability to rebuild trust with the Ottawa community,” said Stephen Schober, CEO and President of Metal Supermarkets. “Our team has long been impressed with his team’s commitment and extensive knowledge on the brand and within the industry. Their robust expertise has them well positioned to succeed in Ottawa.”

Located at 2275 Stevenage Drive, Metal Supermarkets Ottawa is open from 8 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. five days a week.

For additional information about Metal Supermarkets Ottawa, visit https://www.metalsupermarkets.com/ottawa/ or call (613) 519-9303.



Metal Supermarkets, the world’s largest supplier of small-quantity metals, has more than 100 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. The moderate investment range for a Metal Supermarkets location is between $216,500 to $403,000, and qualified owners must have a minimum of $150,000 in liquid capital to be considered. To honor those who have served in the military, Metal Supermarkets offers a $5,000 discount for qualified veterans.

For additional information about Metal Supermarkets, visit https://www.metalsupermarkets.com.

For additional information about the Metal Supermarkets franchise opportunity, visit https://metalsupermarketsfranchise.com/.

Metal Supermarkets

Metal Supermarkets is the world’s largest small-quantity metal supplier with over 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 125+ locations across North America today.

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