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Metal Supermarkets Opens Newest Store in Cedar Rapids

The First Store in Iowa for Premier North American Metal Supply Franchise

Cedar Rapids, IA(July 23, 2020) – Metal Supermarkets, the world’s largest supplier of small-quantity metals, opened its newest store at 6805 4th Street SW in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on Monday, August 3. Metal Supermarkets Cedar Rapids offers customers instant access to any metal, cut to size and ready fast, with no minimum order quantity.

“Our newest store in Cedar Rapids helps expand our growth in the American Midwest and will be our first location in the Hawkeye State,” said Stephen Schober, President and CEO of Metal Supermarkets. “We look forward to providing customers in the Cedar Rapids area with our full array of products and services as well as speed and convenience when purchasing metals.”

Metal Supermarkets serves a wide variety of businesses customers across various industries, including tool and die shops, manufacturers, maintenance managers, fabricators, machine shops, contractors, construction companies, military, healthcare, education and other government departments, as well as hobbyists and homeowners.

Metal Supermarkets stocks a diverse selection of metal types including hot-rolled steel, cold-rolled steel, stainless steel and aluminum in a wide variety of shapes including bar, tube, sheet, plate and more. The new store also offers value-added services such as production saw-cutting, shearing, and same-day delivery.

The new store is owned by Rick Heller, who has lived in Cedar Rapids for the past 20 years.  Heller is transitioning to franchise ownership after 30-years of IT leadership. He is now turning his focus to providing local businesses and consumers with quality metal materials in a fast and convenient way.

“We have a very active manufacturing and metalworking base in Cedar Rapids and have already received inquiries from local businesses and consumers. We are excited to help customers get the exact metal they need quickly,” said Heller. “The accessibility to our store was a key factor in determining where we put down our roots. We are right next to the largest interstate in Iowa, I-380, and are just a few minutes away from the airport. We are in a convenient and accessible location to service anyone in need of metal products, either at our store or through regular, local deliveries.”

The new store is open Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Customers in the Cedar Rapids area can call 319-382-2325 or email [email protected] to contact Metal Supermarkets and place an order.

For more information about Metal Supermarkets, please visit https://www.metalsupermarkets.com/cedar-rapids/.


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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.

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