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

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

ELIZABETH, N.J. – Infusing innovation into a legacy industry, Metal Supermarkets arrives in Elizabeth as a refreshing customer-oriented disruptive force in metal distribution.

The world’s largest supplier of small-quantity metals will open its newest location in Elizabeth on Wednesday, October 19, instantly becoming a one-stop shop offering speed, variety and convenience for metal-buying professionals and hobbyists alike. Metal Supermarkets stores specialize in the sales and distribution of all types and ranges of metal including hot and cold rolled, aluminum, stainless steel, copper, brass and more, in a variety of shapes including bars, tubes, angles, channel, sheet and plate in order to meet the needs of a wide and diverse base of customers that require these essential products.

As the fourth location in New Jersey, and 3rd store for franchisee Mark Foldy, Metal Supermarkets Elizabeth offers 8,000 types, shapes and grades of metal, cut to each customer’s exact specifications. Brandishing its signature world class customer service, Metal Supermarkets 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 Elizabeth.

“I’m thrilled for the opportunity to expand our Metal Supermarkets presence in New Jersey with the opening of my third location,” said Mark Foldy, owner of Metal Supermarkets in Elizabeth, Fairfield and Edison. “I take great pride in the exceptional customer service my team offers customers in Fairfield and Edison and look forward to providing the Elizabeth community with the same quality service.”

Foldy has more than seven years of Metal Supermarkets business ownership experience under his belt with his stores in Edison and Fairfield. His existing locations have consistently demonstrated strong sales growth and business development. Prior to owning his Metal Supermarkets locations, Foldy worked for 15 years in operations and marketing roles for a medical device company.

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 look to quickly develop long-lasting relationships with customers as a result of delivering an exceptional customer experience.

“We already know that Mark and his team have the expertise and experience to drive a successful business,” said Stephen Schober, President and CEO of Metal Supermarkets. “When we learned that he was looking to further expand his New Jersey presence, we were ecstatic to set the process in motion to open a store for the Elizabeth community.”

With locations across the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, the Elizabeth opening comes amid a pivotal growth period for the international metal-supply business. Deemed an essential business, the supplier ensures each customer in 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 606 Dowd Avenue, Elizabeth, NJ, 07201, Metal Supermarkets Elizabeth is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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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 10 franchise locations in development and a fulsome eCommerce offering. 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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