Why Us

Our History

High Tide Metals, Inc. is a scrap-metal brokerage and processing business based in Charleston, South Carolina. Operating in a 38,000 square foot warehouse, High Tide Metals, Inc. handles all types of scrap metals. High Tide was launched in 2003 and has developed into one of the premier nonferrous wholesale & brokerage companies in the United States. The company trades all types of nonferrous metals, and specializes in coppers, brasses, aluminums, stainless & high temp alloys. Located just a few miles from the ports, High Tide Metals, not only buys and sells metals, but it handles loading, unloading and storage needs for other companies. Neil Fisher, a third generation scrap dealer, owns High Tide Metals and is a life-long veteran in the scrap metals business.

Why High Tide Metals?

  • Knowledgeable in all grades of scrap
  • Competitive pricing – always paying top dollar
  • Located in a port town to take advantage of the export markets
  • Flexible payment terms
  • Resourceful – always looking for new markets to help keep our suppliers & consumers competitive
  • Accepting material packaged ALMOST anyway: baled, boxed, loose, on skids, in laundry hampers (we’ve done that plenty of times)
  • World class reputation

  • Freedom to do what we need to help out customers, unlike the oversized foolish companies
  • Processing & analyzing equipment necessary to handle most items
  • Capable of handling the transportation of any incoming or outgoing loads
  • Tolling arrangements with plants that have processing capabilities unlike ours
  • Hedging capacity & capability in both the NY Commodity Exchange & the London Metals Exchange
  • Buying only from scrap processors, not buying from the public
  • Try us, you will be happy that you did


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