Metal Supermarkets Franchise Review

Franchise Facts

Metal Supermarket is a one-stop shop for small metal requirements of consumers or businesses. It offers access to hot or cold rolled steel, aluminum, brass, copper, bronze, stainless & more. Shapes include round, angle, sheet, perforated, tube, beam, etc. They provide a variety of services including production cutting, shearing, plasma cutting and delivery.

How much does a Metal Supermarkets franchise cost?

Metal Supermarkets has a franchise fee of up to $39,500, with a total initial investment range of $216,500 to $403,000.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $39,500
  • Total Investment: $216,500 to $403,000
  • Working Capital: $40,000 to $80,000
  • Royalty Fee: 6%

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How much does a Metal Supermarkets franchise make?

Franchise profits depend on a number of variables, including local demand for your product, labor costs, commercial lease rates and several other factors. Typically, franchise profits are proportionate to the size of investment. We can help you figure out how much money you can make by reviewing your personal situation. Please unlock this franchise for more information.

How many franchise locations do they have?

As of the 2018 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 45 franchised Metal Supermarkets locations in the USA.

Are there any Metal Supermarkets franchise opportunities near me?

Based on 2018 FDD data, Metal Supermarkets has franchise locations in 24 states. The largest region is the South with 25 franchise locations.


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Last Reviewed: 2018

Metal Supermarkets is a Franchise Grade Best in Class™ and a Made The Grade™ franchise, which means it's ranked highly by our analysts!

Metal Supermarkets Franchise Stats

Total Investment

$216,500 - $403,000
Franchise Fee

Franchise Agreement
Initial Term
10 Years
Renewal Term
10 Years
Franchisee Outlet Growth
Ongoing Fees
Ad Fees
# of Franchised Outlets


Additional Questions

Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 145 hours. This includes 40 hours of classroom training and 105 hours of on-the-job training. In their FDD they outline who’s in charge of the training. Unlock to find out more.

Online 0
On-the-Job 105
Classroom 40
Total 145

Do they offer Territory Rights?

Metal Supermarkets does NOT offer exclusive territories.

Do they provide Veteran or First Responder Discounts?

Yes, unlock to find out the amount of the discount.

When did they begin franchising?

They began franchising in 1994. The average Specialty Store franchise began franchising in 2012.

Do they offer financing support?

No, but you can click here to fill out our affordability calculator and understand your financing options.
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