Kataman Acquires Select Metals, Singapore

Acquisition Strengthens Kataman’s Asia-Pacific Trading Operations


June 03, 2022 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

SAINT LOUIS–Kataman, an international trader and merchant of critical metals, industrial metals, recycled metals and certified carbon offsets, today announced that it has acquired Singapore-based Select Metals Pte Ltd (“Select Metals”), a leading recycled metals trading firm.


Founded in 2012, Select Metals specializes in nonferrous recycled metal trading with a focus on copper, aluminum and nickel. One of Asia-Pacific’s largest traders, Select Metals has an extensive network of suppliers and consumers across the region. With offices in Singapore and Sydney, Australia, Select Metals will become “Kataman Asia-Pacific” and continue under the leadership of founder Joshua Canning.


“We have all been impressed by Select’s superb reputation and strong record of operational excellence,” Joseph Reinmann, Kataman CEO said. “By combining our strengths we can provide new markets and capabilities for our customers.”


Select Metals talented team has developed long-term relationships among Asia-Pacific’s metals recycling industry, actively trading in 18 countries throughout the region.


“For over seven years, our teams have worked closely together and we have always admired Kataman’s innovation and leadership,” Joshua Canning, Founder and Managing Director of Select Metals said. “We are thrilled to join the Kataman family; I am excited by the opportunity this presents our team and customers as we strengthen and expand our global offering.”


About Kataman

Kataman is an international trader and merchant of critical metals, industrial metals, recycled metals and environmental commodities. For more than 30 years, Kataman has built global networks and trusted partnerships that provide supply chain stability and increased profitability through expertise in financial management, risk management, logistics and carbon emissions management. Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, Kataman maintains offices across five continents and does business in more than 60 countries. To learn more, visit kataman.com


About Select Metals

Select Metals is one of Asia-Pacific’s largest international trading companies of nonferrous recycled metals. Based in Singapore with offices in Sydney, Australia, the company trades high-quality recycled metals from where they are in abundance to where they are in need, efficiently and reliably.

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