Metal supplier to grow Phoenix footprint, add employees

This article originally appeared in the Phoenix Business Journal.

An industrial metal supplier that caters to a variety of customers, from artists to hospitals, is growing its Phoenix footprint and plans more hiring to accommodate its growth.

Los Angeles-based Industrial Metal Supply recently completed a rezoning to construct a new Phoenix location that will total 133,000 square feet near 38th Street and Southern Avenue. The new location is about two miles from the company’s existing Valley facility.

Industrial Metal Supply currently employs about 80 people in Phoenix but plans to eventually add about 25 more in the expansion, Neil Sherman, owner and CEO of Industrial Metal Supply, said. The company has outgrown its existing space near the border of Tempe and Phoenix and was looking to grow capacity and employment.

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