Metal Exchange Corporation expands presence in Asia; opens trading office in Singapore

Metal Exchange Corporation
2019-03-15 04:17 1007

ST. LOUIS, Missouri, March 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Metal Exchange Corporation (MEC) has announced the opening of a trading office in Singapore to serve the South and Southeast Asia markets.

The Singapore office, MEC Global Trading Pte Ltd, will be led by Craig Weber, Global Business Manager. Craig has 24 years of experience with MEC and has previously established both the Zurich trading office and the Shanghai representative office.

"Establishing a presence in Singapore will enhance the access and expertise of MEC to deliver results for our trading partners," said Mr. Weber. "With the ever-changing metals environment, Singapore puts MEC in the center of Southeast Asia markets, closer to our customer base and set up for our continued growth plan," Mr. Weber said.

"Metal Exchange Corporation's Trading Division is committed to providing superior service for its customers and suppliers in the non-ferrous metals market," he added.

"We believe it is important to be physically present in the markets we serve," said Ben Evans, President, Trading Division for Metal Exchange Corporation. "Opening this office is another important step to allow us to continue providing the level of service our trading partners expect and deserve."

"The move to expand our presence in Asia is part of our overall global strategy. Opening this office in Singapore benefits the global market and adds to our strong global network," said Rick Merluzzi, President and COO of Metal Exchange Corporation.

Metal Exchange Corporation is a private, family owned company with its global headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri. It is one of the most diverse providers of non-ferrous metals. Founded in 1974, Metal Exchange Corporation and its family of companies are industry leaders in non-ferrous metals from purchasing to manufacturing and processing. Metal Exchange Corporation has the international presence needed to link suppliers and customers around the globe.  For more information visit

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Source: Metal Exchange Corporation