company's presence derives from its roots. Metallia traces its origins
to early 1986 when a number of senior executives left Phibro, a
commodity trading giant, and established M&M Ferrous America
a period of rapid growth the company was privatized in 1992 as Metallia
U.S.A., LLC, and we relocated into our new worldwide headquarters
in Fort Lee, New Jersey, just 15 minutes from midtown Manhattan.
Metallia continues to maintain a network of representative offices
in leading financial centers spanning the globe with a heavy concentration
in Asia and particularly China.
Our primary business is the marketing of steel products, both carbon
and stainless, both long and flat. Our initial focus, and our core
business today, remains full cargoes of flat rolled carbon steel
shipped in bulk. But with the evolution of time and with gained
expertise our business has expanded to include transportation of
specialty items via container vessels and on occasion airfreight.
While steel is our principal business, we are also active in the
movement of steel making raw materials including pig iron, coke,
As market conditions
permit, we have been involved and are at the forefront of exporting
American goods overseas, and have excellent relationships with the
major USA mills. We have already exported well over two million
tons to markets in Asia, Europe and South America.
We also represent
a number of Asian and European mills and, during times of significant
import activity, channel their products to a select group of users
in diverse industries - - automotive, white goods, furniture, construction,
and motor lamination, to name but a few. Sales of import tons have
always been conducted in a most responsible manner at market oriented
conditions to supplement, rather than displace, domestic supply.
As a service
company with many years of experience, we recognize the importance
of providing professional and unparalleled service to our suppliers
and customers. Our expertise extends to marketing, finance, transportation,
and contract administration; and our philosophy is to utilize our
worldwide network to facilitate the flow of trade between producers
and consumers on a non-speculative basis. We welcome the opportunity
to bring together producers and consumers on a commercial and technical
level for a better understanding of each others' needs.
is to build bridges, not fences; and with the direct hands-on participation
by our management, Metallia hopes to fulfill and serve our clients'
needs in a most efficient and professional manner.