New Orleans area Business Briefs for May 16, 2021 | Business News
Metal Supermarkets opens in Elmwood
Metal Supermarkets, serving professionals and hobbyists, has opened at 5820 Plauche St. in Elmwood, its first location in Louisiana.
The store offers 8,000 types, shapes and grades of metal, cut to a customer’s specifications. Metal types include hot- and cold-rolled steel, aluminum, copper, brass and stainless in a variety of shapes including bar, tube, angle, channel, sheet and plate. Metal Supermarkets supplies local manufacturers, machinists, maintenance and repair, tool and die shops, hospitals, hotels, universities, schools, homeowners, artists and hobbyists.
David Machado, the owner of Metal Supermarkets New Orleans, has experience in the aviation industry as a helicopter pilot and heliport manager and is a…