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B2B Metal Markets

Online e-commerce marketplaces and auctions for buying and selling all forms of metal products.
  1. Metal Commodity Markets
  2. Metals Suppliers ( A-Z )
  3. Metals Suppliers-by-Alloy
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Metal casting marketplace of the future. This independent B2B marketplace allows casting buyers and designers to be efficiently matched with foundries, suppliers and casting experts who can meet their needs.

Independent, global and open procurement marketplace for metals founded by four major european steel groups; Arbed/Aceralia, Corus, Thyssen Krupp Steel and Usinor. It aims to improve the supply chain efficiency in the metals industry. Expected to launch Q1, 2001.

Certified Coin Exchange
CCE is a key intermediary in U.S. certified rare coin trading between major coin dealers in the United States. Over 90 Member Firms have the capability to place bid/ask prices and to execute trades for PCGS, NGC, ANACS and ICG certified graded coins.

ChinaSteel.com's real-time trading system enables users to expand their markets more than ever before, cutting costs and staying competitive. The portal also provides metals industry news, international market trends, metal library as well as banking, shipping, insurance, inspection and legal consulting services.

Independent and neutral steel portal based in India providing news, information and online trading of primary and secondary steel products, raw materials and consumables. Site include auctions, reverse auctions and RFQ services.

CMX/Base Metals Exchange
Commodity management and information site offering base metals trading, news and information. You can buy or sell base metals needed for product manufacturing or trade forward deliverable transactions to hedge your base metal exposures.

GM, Ford, and DaimlerChrysler's own global B2B exchange designed to streamline material procurement and to help drive cost and waste out of the supply chain.

efoil is an online exchange for the global aluminum foil industry. This web-based service helps improve the global foil community’s connectivity, transaction and sourcing needs. The service helps both buyers and sellers improve supply-chain processes.

e-Commerce Web site for rail industry equipment & materials. Thousands of suppliers listed from around the world. The RailMart area allows buyers to post RFQ's and RFP's without commission.

The first digital marketplace to focus only on copper, copper alloy products and services. This neutral marketplace will allow copper industry buyers and sellers to meet directly through a secure system reducing overall costs. Opens August, 2000.

International steel trading site covering the main steel producing and steel consuming regions of the world. The U.K. based service will offer fast and efficient on-line trading in steel products and information about steel production and consumption.

Metals industry B2B marketplace without geographical barriers. Buy and sell covers essential raw materials such as ferro alloys, metals, carbon and graphite products, minerals, ores, ferrous and non ferrous scrap and other materials.

B2B e-commerce forged metals marketplace for buying & selling open die, closed die, drop forgings and seamless rolled rings. Enable buyers and sellers of forged metal products to come together in an auction environment.

The nickel consumer's source of pricing for physical delivery of primary nickel metal. Developed by BenMet, a metal commodity trading company supplying customers in the steel, metal alloying and chemical industries with primary metals and ferro-alloys.

Online auctions for raw materials, commodities, industrial goods & services. Suppliers compete for the purchase orders of large buying organizations by lowering their prices until the auction is closed.

GSX - The Global Steel Exchange
Steel marketplace created by producers Cargill, Duferco, Samsung, and TradeArbed to trade more efficiently and increase global reach for both buyers and sellers. For the first time, buyers can negotiate directly with producers throughout the world for the best deal.

This web-based trading platform enables market professionals to quickly purchase a wide range of gold products for physical delivery in a variety of locations. Site offers related services including real-time pricing, reports, analysis and market information.

Internet-based marketplace for the trading of over the counter (OTC) metals, energy, and other commodity products. The ICE is a more efficient, transparent and accessible way to trade OTC commodities. No dues or fees beyond those incurred in the trading itself.

Koch Metals Trading Limited
Koch Metals offers instant Online Trading of certain LME price related products as part of the extensive risk control and liquidity it provides to the global metals market. Koch offers physical, financial, traded and OTC products. LME Futures and options out to 27 months.

Global B2B marketplace for buying and selling surplus industrial goods, business equipment and 20 other product categories. Selected by Forbes Magazine as one of the "Best of the Web" for B2B sites.

Comprehensive e-marketplace to find metal producers, service centers, distributors & fabricators. Industry news & forums are available. The Manufacturing Yellow Pages section has over 60,000 listings for products.

Electronic marketplace for the engineering and construction industry. Streamline procurement of project materials, increase efficiency and enhance productivity. Gain instant access to thousands of qualified project buyers and sellers of surplus and new material.

Middle East Steel is a neutral online steel marketplace where traders, manufacturers and buyers of steel find a common platform to buy or sell primary and secondary steel products in the Middle East. Pipe, tube, flanges, valves, fittings, coil, bar and more.

Metal Connection
Marketplace for continuous coiled metal strip and wire. No charge to 'Post' or 'Sell' your materials. Buyer pay a small processing fee for each purchase made.

Metal Network Exchange Services (MNXS)
Surplus metal exchange that allows users to buy and sell excess materials online at discount prices. MNXS can help your company clear it's warehouse of prime, secondary or excess inventory through its network of buyers.

Metal Suppliers Online
Premier e-commerce site for buyers & sellers of metals with 40,000 registered users & 2800 suppliers. Chosen by Forbes Magazine as "One of the nation's 200 most promising e-commerce sites".

Online auction site for ferrous and nonferrous metal auctions only. Bidding and selling is segregated by regions; North and South America, Europe and Africa, Asia and Australia. Site is available in English, Dutch and Spanish languages.

Better your bottom line by streamlining transactions & expanding buying or selling opportunities. Trade ferrosilicon, ferrochrome, foundry based alloys, silicon carbide, pig iron, nickel, moly, tin, zinc and others.

Outstanding e-commerce site for buying & selling metals online anytime from anywhere. Offers slab and flat rolled products, hot roll, cold roll, coated and tin mill. Has a comprehensive industry resource center.

MetalWorld is a global information trading site established to promote trade in the metals industry. This site provides free buy, sell and trade listings in its Intercontinental Metals Exchange (IME) area.

Website dedicated solely to the metals trading industry. The "Metals Board" provides metal traders, buyers and sellers with an opportunity to post their required or available products. Adding posts is free, and there is no limit to the number of posts.

Construction materials marketplace that streamlines the procurement process. Find metal products and other materials, place and review bids and issue PO's online. Significantly reduce your lead times and costs.

Self-serve reverse auction service which allows you to streamline the entire strategic sourcing process. E-sourcing made simpler, smarter, faster.

Quadrem is a new global internet marketplace offering complete procurement solutions to the mining, minerals and metals industries. Open to all participants, buyers and suppliers. Site available in English, French, Spanish and Portugues.

Web based exchange to buy, sell, transport, finance and insure industrial raw materials and commodities. Transforming the way global industries procure metals, energy, minerals, chemicals, crops and other critical commodities that fuel the world economy.

Operated by a cargo salvage company that helps companies dispose of damaged cargo & excess inventory around the world. Has a large section on metals. Provides sellers exposure to over 10,000 buyers.

Subscription based trading site for surplus metals & other scrap products. Sellers pay a small listing fee to list all types of metal from aluminum, copper, brass, nickel, tool steel, titanium & zinc.

Reverse-auction service that enables buyers to define a product, commodity or service they want, and receive bids from sellers for the best market price. Available to small, medium, large companies and consortiums. Over 600,000 participating suppliers.

Post items for sale online with out transaction fees. Buyers can search listings by keyword description, seller name or state and send you PO's via e-mail, fax or phone.

Spectron Metal Internet Trading System
E-commerce marketplace for trading in base and speciality metals, noble and bulk ferro alloys. Trading members place buy and sell orders with acceptable counterparties in a secure environment. Operated by Spectron Metals, the London based commodity brokers.

Spot Metals Online
Real-time worldwide metals trading with "For Sale" and "For Bid" sections. Over $1 Billion US worth of metal have been posted here! No service charges to bid on material, and sellers may post their inventories for free.

Free metal search service for buyers of steel services & products. Allows direct dealing with the seller. Enter the form of steel required: plate, rounds, flats, sheet, coil, hex or other and get matching suppliers.

The gateway to the steel industry of India. Site offers auction services, buyer and seller quotation options, direct shopping, steel industry news, bulletin board service and extensive information services and industry links.

Vertical steel exchangecatering exclusively to the steel industry across the Globe. Steel industry companies can trade hot rolled & cold rolled coil, galvanized coil, plate, slabs, billets, wire rods, de-bars, pig iron, HBI, scrap and iron ore pellets around the clock.

Interactive Web community and online marketplace which brings together steel industry buyers and sellers. Subscription service with some free resources. 1500 supplier links, daily news, magazine articles & more.

Online open market exchange for steel buyers and sellers. Free listings for sellers and no fee for buyers. Site offers a consolidated catalog of steel products for sale, as well as forward and reverse auctions.

South African independent steel exchange promising to help buyers find better prices, grow their supplier base, and lower their procurement costs. Suppliers will benefit by expand their marketing reach, expand their customer base, and reduce transaction costs.

Portal to trade steel products and steel mill equipment. Take part in the 24h a day & 365 days per year trade show.

Central procurement portal for the steel industry which allows you to submit your RFQ to one or many vendors simultaneously. The online service helps reduce procurement expense as well as actual product and service costs.

Neutral online marketplace providing solutions to metal industry buyers and sellers in English & Korean. The secure transaction system brings the market to every corner of the world. Offers a freight bidding system, vessel shipping schedules, auctions and news.

A unique e-marketplace and news portal dedicated to the steel industry.

Neutral e-commerce marketplace serving all steel buyers & sellers globally. Features auctions, "Offers from sellers", Reverse Auctions, "RFQ's from buyers", headline news, expert analysis, statistics and discussion forums.

Live internet auction for salvage or excess steel products with a volume of around $1,000,000 USD per month.

Search engine service helping buyers find prime & secondary steel for sale in the United States and Canada. Steel suppliers advertise flat-rolled steel for sale, and buyers can post descriptions of product they need.

The Steel Hub
UK based online steel industry marketplace that offers information, company listings, and a national purchasing & selling community for material and equipment. Membership required.

The non-ferrous metals market for the information age. Marketplace serves both buyer Post products for sale via auction or negotiated trade, search for products, post Requests for Quote, get industry news and reference data.

U.S. Bullion Exchange
Precious metals & bullion marketplace run by the Texas based company Dallas Gold & Silver Exchange. Offers live quotes and a precious metals discussion board to ask questions or exchange information.

WorldBid Corporation
Free auction and reverse auction site for individuals, governments and corporations to post, view and bid on various products. See the sections on metals, and raw materials.

Subscription based global metal exchange for metal traders & mfgs. Offers metal industry news, auctions and a library of information. Site is available in English or Chinese. Some free resources.

Portal for the refractories and allied industries. This neutral, international, business platform facilitates the confluence of buyers and sellers worldwide to meet industry requirements. Offers e-Business zone, virtual trade fair, discussion forum and more.

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