As a 21-year metal industry worker.

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"I believe in being yourself, doing what you say you're going to do, and not making promises you can't keep."

From building small widgets to ATMs, buildings (ironworking), Euclid dump trucks, to industrial services.

Now, with a team wiser and smarter than me specializing in finance, sales, marketing, culture, operations, systemization, government grants, and tax savings, we're uniquely positioned to help you.

Hello, my name is Greg Sheldon.

I have a dream and vision for the metals industry.

But I knew I couldn't do it alone; that's when Metal Merger was conceived to gain clout in the marketplace to gain the knowledge we needed.

Greg here; I first became interested in the metals industry at the young age of 16. That's 21 years ago now. My experience in the industry ranges from building small widgets to ATMs, buildings (ironworking), Euclid dump trucks, to industrial services. Then five years in management. I led 15 men to develop better products and improve team collaboration every day.

While working in the industry, companies like McMaster-Carr, Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co., Tesla, SpaceX, and Amazon's platforms inspire me. I felt the metals industry could benefit from newer technologies to prepare for a new generation of operators (me) and adopt the new digital economy. When MMC was born, we knew the way to gain clout and a client base to learn from was pursuing mergers and acquisitions (M&A) to get more attention.

With that, MMC started as an innovation play in the metals sector. While maintaining that thesis, we quickly realized this is a people play; being from the metals industry and discussing problems that many founders have, we realized there aren't many options for founders to exit with as much money as possible.

"I feel a duty to founders/operators, who raised me through my career, to help them retire the best way possible while paying it forward to the people, and the industry for its next 100 years of success."

Benefits with us.

  • Retirement equity value growth, cash flow, and liquidity

    • Equity value growth - Partners will get the benefit of having equity in our growing international company that will be growing in value by M&A and going public.

    • Cashflow - In some cases, business owners have real estate that can account for 50 to 60% of the valuation, making debt service difficult; they can carve it out and lease it to us.

    • Liquidity - Liquidity will be provided by their remaining stock converting to public stock, giving them the opportunity for cash.

  • Employees get an equity position in MMC via an Employee Stock Option Plan (ESOP)

  • Given the right circumstances, we can provide tax and estate solutions if and where possible. Our technique is proprietary and confidential and will only be revealed to partners and clients when deemed feasible.

  • Achieve operational and balance sheet scale instantly, providing access to larger contracts and clients whose strict procurement guidelines usually preclude SMEs from the bidding process.

  • A smooth and steady risk-managed route to accessing capital while allowing business owners to retain full control of their operations.

  • Business owners are incentivized, through their equity interests and a transparent earn-out structure, to innovate and collaborate by tapping on to complementary skills within the group.

  • Business owners are also able to pursue inorganic growth opportunities under our model.

  • The central holding company offers corporate functions support to ease the transition.

  • Innovations internally and externally provide shareholders more value, plus this will give our clients, and MMC trusted advisor status, again, propping up value and culture.

Core Values

  • Client, employee, and partner-focused

  • Building the best end-user experience possible based on what they want, not us

  • Trusted and transparent because we do what we say we're going to do

  • Overpromise and over-deliver

  • Always be innovating all aspects of the business

  • Ambassador to the industry and the people who built it over the past 100 years

  • We want to get shareholders the most value out of their business as possible and provide them liquidity when they want to retire