Local Entrepreneur Brings Metal Supermarkets to St. Petersburg/Clearwater

Premier Metal Supplier Brings Speed, Variety and Convenience to St. Petersburg/Clearwater

St. Petersburg, FL – The world’s largest supplier of small-quantity metals will open its newest location in Clearwater on October 16th, instantly becoming the one-stop shop offering speed, variety and convenience for professionals and hobbyists alike in both St. Petersburg and Clearwater.

Metal Supermarkets stores specialize in the sales and distribution of a wide range of metal including hot and cold rolled steel, aluminum, stainless, copper, brass and more in various shapes such as bar, tube, angle, channel, sheet and plate to meet the needs of a wide and diverse variety of customers that require these essential products.

Owned and operated by Brian Thompson, who successfully owns 3 other Metal Supermarkets stores in the Tampa and Lakeland markets, Metal Supermarkets St. Petersburg/Clearwater offers 8,000 types, shapes and grades of metal, cut to each customer’s specifications. The 12th store in the sunshine state to brandish Metal Supermarkets’ signature world class customer service, this new store will be 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 St. Petersburg and Clearwater.

Brian Thompson – Now operates 4 Metal Supermarkets stores in the Tampa area

“We have enjoyed working with Florida-based businesses with our three other Metal Supermarkets stores and are proud to now serve the small-quantity metal needs of thousands of more businesses across St. Petersburg and Clearwater with our exceptional customer experience,” said Brian Thompson.

With his existing Metal Supermarkets stores, Thompson has accrued a wealth of knowledge in the metal supplies industry and has generated long-lasting relationships with Florida businesses and consumers that will contribute to making his new location in St. Petersburg a success. Having previously served in the Navy, Brian is also passionate about providing employment opportunities to Veterans and looks forward to doing so in St. Petersburg along with his other locations.

Passionately Providing for 250,000+ Customers Worldwide

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 has earned long-lasting relationships with customers as a result of delivering a world-class customer experience.

“Our product is metal, but our passion has always been our customer service and providing businesses, homeowners and hobbyists with solutions to their metal needs,” said Stephen Schober, President and CEO of Metal Supermarkets. “Brian has already proven to be an excellent franchisee and asset to the Tampa community through his other 3 Metal Supermarkets stores, and we are excited to support his success in St. Petersburg and Clearwater.”

Located at 4501 Ulmerton Road, Unit C, Clearwater, FL 33762, Metal Supermarkets St Petersburg/Clearwater is open five days a week, Monday – Friday from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

For additional information about Metal Supermarkets St. Petersburg/Clearwater, visit https://www.metalsupermarkets.com/location/st-petersburg-clearwater/


Metal Supermarkets, the world’s largest supplier of small-quantity metals, has more than 115 brick-and-mortar stores across the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom with 14 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. Additional information can be found at metalsupermarkets.com.

Metal Supermarkets is actively awarding franchises to candidates with strong customer service experience and an interest in a stable business opportunity. As a network that has grown and expanded for decades, the Metal Supermarkets franchise opportunity is best suited for an owner-operator franchisee who is seeking to create a lasting, profitable business in their local market. 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. Qualified U.S. military veterans can take advantage of a $5,000 reduction off the initial franchise fee.

For further information: Laura Schober | (905)-362-8226 ext. 9731|


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