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As global scrap metal exporters, One World Commodities specialise in ferrous scrap and help smaller scrap yards in the UK sell on the international market. With pioneering technology and electric arc furnaces, they stand apart as one of the more environmentally-friendly and efficient businesses in the sector. One World Commodities will continue the success of their previous raise, using the funds raised for further growth.

Linking UK scrap suppliers to a global market

One World Commodities was formed in 2014 to build a bridge between the needs of scrap yards in Europe and North America and the demands of buyers in Asia. We provide the steady, high quality supply of raw materials— particularly ferrous—they require. We purchase the materials, then handle all logistics and freighting in-between via containers and small bulk vessels. The metals we deal in consist of a range from heavy melting steel to cast iron; used rails, busheling, new production bundles, and more.

Our founder, Paul, has been in the metal industry for over 10 years and we have a passion for helping smaller scrap yards connect to the international market. We partner with suppliers who are small to medium scrap yards looking for reliable and established partners, operating on a global scale, while also dealing at a local level. We are also keen to do our bit for the environment: traditionally, scrap metal is melted down using a blast furnace, which is expensive and uses a lot of energy. We are at the forefront of using newer technology, electric arc furnaces, which are both economical and more environmentally efficient at recycling the scrap metal.

We have growth plans on the horizon, building on the success of our previous raise with Crowd2Fund. The money raised in this campaign will accommodate our expansion as we purchase additional materials for trade and increase the speed at which we can deal.


Business keeps the raised amount even if target is not met.
Loan - product type
Tranche (2 of 2)
£ 74k
£ 74k
Estimated close date
Funded 5 months ago in 28 days

Where will the funds go?

Loan consolidation
Working captial
Growth capital

Key people

Paul Gavin Bridgman

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Beckenham, UK

"Linking UK scrap suppliers to a global market"

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