Metal Supermarkets Opens Newest Store in Kansas City Area

Will Be First Store in Kansas for Premier North American Metal Supply Franchise

Kansas City, KS – (September 14, 2020) — Metal Supermarkets, the world’s largest supplier of small-quantity metals, will open its newest store at 1713 E. 123rd Street in Olathe, a suburb of Kansas City, Kansas, on Monday, September 14. Metal Supermarkets Kansas City (Olathe) offers customers instant access to any metal, cut to size and ready fast, with no minimum order quantity.

“Our newest location helps extend our footprint throughout the Midwest and it will be the first store in the state of Kansas,” said Stephen Schober, President and CEO of Metal Supermarkets. “We’ve already had a great response from the local community and look forward to providing Olathe businesses and residents with a wide variety of cut-to-size metals at an unmatched level of speed and convenience.”

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, education and other government departments, as well as hobbyists, artists, and homeowners. As an essential business, Metal Supermarkets stores have also been actively supporting the healthcare industry in the fight against COVID-19.

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 will be owned by Leith Winsor, who was born and raised in the Kansas City area. After decades of experience in B2B and B2C sales roles, Winsor is adapting his skills to franchise ownership. He is now focusing his efforts on providing world-class customer service to area businesses and consumers purchasing metal. Located right next to I-35, the new Olathe store is near major thoroughfares and situated between bustling retail developments and booming industrial businesses.

“Even with the impact of the pandemic, the industrial manufacturing and metalworking industries in Kansas City haven’t slowed down. We are eager to help local businesses and customers get the metal products they need, when they need them,” said Winsor. “The accessibility to our store within the Kansas City market is one of our most important assets, being accessible and convenient for curbside pickup, as well as for delivery services to the local market.”

The new store will be open Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Customers in the Kansas City area can call 913-289-0021 or email [email protected] to contact Metal Supermarkets and place an order.

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About Metal Supermarkets:
Metal Supermarkets, known worldwide as The Convenience Stores for Metal, is the world’s largest small-quantity metal supplier with more than 95 brick-and-mortar stores across the US, Canada and United Kingdom. It 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. Metal Supermarkets offers value-added services such as Production Cutting, Shearing, Punching and more. Its staff are highly specialized and assists customers in finding the metal they need. The franchise owners and their staff are metal experts and have been providing quality customer service and products since 1985.

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