Metropolitan Alloys Corp.    



17385 Ryan Rd.

Detroit, MI 48212

United States

(313) 366-4443

Company description

Wholesale: Wholesales zinc; manufactures primary nonferrous metals; wholesales anode metal; manufactures current carrying wiring devices; manufactures secondary nonferrous metals

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News and information about Metropolitan Alloys Corp.

Freight rates help raise zinc alloy premiums.(Nonferrous)
American Metal Market; June 19, 2006; 564 words
...truckers available to deliver it, the cost of doing business becomes acutely higher, he said. The withdrawal of Metropolitan Alloys Corp., Detroit, from the alloy business and the liquidation of Grand Rapids Alloys Inc., Knox, Ind., have...
SHG zinc spot premiums climb to 13 cents/lb.(special high-grade)(Brief article)
American Metal Market; May 17, 2006; 458 words
...crunch," the first alloyer said. Rising costs and payment terms were a large factor in the recent decision by Metropolitan Alloys Corp., Detroit, to withdraw from the zinc alloys business (AMM, April 28). Some reports suggest that Metropolitan...
Costs spur Revere product hikes.(CHANGING PRICES)(Revere Copper Products Inc.)(Brief article)
American Metal Market; May 2, 2006; 308 words
...month as the cost of maintaining inventories and financing sales became onerous (AMM, April 21). Meanwhile, Metropolitan Alloys Corp., Detroit, announced it would exit the zinc alloys business, with many observers blaming high raw material...
Metropolitan's zinc alloy exit sends shivers.(News)(Brief article)
American Metal Market; May 1, 2006; 407 words
NEW YORK -- Metropolitan Alloys Corp.'s withdrawal from the zinc alloy business is apparently sending shivers through the industry. One alloyer said he was not...
Costs lead Metropolitan to shift gaze from die casting to plating.(News)(Brief article)
American Metal Market; April 28, 2006; 443 words
NEW YORK -- Blaming the high-cost environment and a troubled die casting industry, zinc alloyer Metropolitan Alloys Corp. will no longer supply zinc alloys to the die casting industry. The Detroit-based company, which operates...
Product Directory. (J-M).(foundry industry)(Directory)
Foundry Management & Technology; September 1, 2002; 700+ words
...Gillette Spectroscopy Services, Inc. Kokomo, IN Metropolitan Alloys Corp. Detroit, MI Parker Services L.L.C. Indl...IL Metassociates Intl. Inc. Elm Grove, WI Metropolitan Alloys Corp. Detroit, MI Midrex Technologies, Inc. Charlotte...
People on the Move.
American Metal Market; December 15, 2000; 408 words
...heavy duty, for the south-central region in the company's automotive after-market business. METROPOLITAN ALLOYS Metropolitan Alloys Corp., Detroit, has hired Jack Hicks as regional sales manager responsible for zinc alloy sales throughout...
Zinc die casters keep close eye on inventory.(Brief Article)
American Metal Market; August 26, 1998; 571 words
...a week, now they want them twice a week," he said. Bernie Potts, vice president, sales, at Detroit's Metropolitan Alloys, said that his alloy customers fall into two camps in their reaction to the GM strike and the inventory adjustments...

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Industry information

NAICS codes 
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes are used to classify businesses for the purpose of collecting statistical data related to the U.S. economy. NAICS codes have been assigned to international companies to help organize all companies by type of activity.  

Primary: 423510 - Metal Service Centers and Other Metal Merchant Wholesalers

331419 - Primary Smelting and Refining of Nonferrous Metal (except Copper and Aluminum)

331492 - Secondary Smelting, Refining, and Alloying of Nonferrous Metal (except Copper and Aluminum)

335931 - Current-Carrying Wiring Device Manufacturing


SIC codes 
Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes classify establishments by their primary type of activity. SIC codes are a U.S. Census Bureau system but can apply to international companies.  

Primary: 5051 - Metals Service Centers and Offices industry report

3339 - Primary Smelting and Refining of Nonferrous Metals, Except Copper and Aluminum industry report

3341 - Secondary Smelting and Refining of Nonferrous Metals industry report

3643 - Current-Carrying Wiring Devices industry report