Metal Supermarkets is the only metal related franchise member of the International Franchise Association. The Head Office for Metal Supermarkets International and the Corporate Office for the Worldwide Franchise Division is located in Toronto, Canada. Metal Supermarkets began with a single store in 1985 and has now grown to become a network of successful locations operating in the United States, Canada, England, Scotland and Austria. Today Metal Supermarkets is the largest and fastest growing distributor of ?small quantity? metals in the World, with new stores planned to open regularly.