Metal Supermarkets, The World’s Largest Supplier of Small Quantity Metals, Opens in Chattanooga

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

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Infusing innovation into a legacy industry, Metal Supermarkets arrives in Chattanooga 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 Chattanooga on August 1st, becoming the one-stop shop offering speed, variety and convenience for Chattanooga professionals and hobbyists alike. Metal Supermarkets specializes 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.

Joining long term, established stores in Nashville and Knoxville, Metal Supermarkets Chattanooga is the third Tennessee store and will offer Tennesseans 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 Chattanooga area.

“Throughout my career in manufacturing, I struggled to find a small-quantity metal provider that offered an easy, convenient option,” said Jeff Wolaver, the owner of Metal Supermarkets Chattanooga. “When looking at business ownership opportunities, Metal Supermarkets stood out, offering a solution to what I saw as a community-wide need. I’m excited to bring a quality metal supplier offering superior customer service to businesses and hobbyists in Chattanooga.”

With 25 years of experience in manufacturing as an engineer, operations manager, consultant and business owner, Wolaver connected with Metal Supermarkets as a result of his industry expertise. A resident of Chattanooga, he possesses knowledge of the products and services needed by the local community and is determined to build trusting relationships by offering a premier service. He is dedicated to maintaining the quality standards and convenience customers expect from Metal Supermarkets with his new location.

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

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.

“With Jeff’s industry experience and background, we’re confident that he will drive great success in the Chattanooga business community,” said Stephen Schober, President and CEO of Metal Supermarkets. “We’re thrilled to have Jeff join our franchisee network as we expand our presence in Tennessee.”

With locations across the United States Canada and the United Kingdom, the Chattanooga opening comes amid a pivotal growth period for the international metal-supply business. Deemed an essential business, the supplier ensures each customer in Chattanooga 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 6225 Vance Rd. Suite 113, Chattanooga, TN 37421, Metal Supermarkets Chattanooga is open from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. on Saturdays.


Metal Supermarkets, the world’s largest supplier of small-quantity metals, has more than 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. 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 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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