Welcome to High Tide Metals, Inc.

High Tide Metals, Inc. is a scrap metal brokerage
and processing operation based in Charleston,
South Carolina. High Tide Metals, Inc. operates
a 38,000 sq.ft. facility, handling all types of scrap
metals. Please feel free to contact us to discuss
how we may be able to assist you with all of your
scrap metal buying, and selling needs.

Thank you,

Neil Fisher, President

© High Tide Metals, Inc. 2004-2007 All rights reserved.





High Tide Metals, Inc - Company 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.    


Launched in 2003, High Tide began as a brokerage and trading company. In September of 2004, the company opened a physical facility. The physical facility has given the company additional avenues for its vendors and for its consumers. Located just a few miles from the ports, High Tide Metals, Inc, not only buys and sells metals, but it handles loading, unloading and storage needs for other companies.

The company is owned by Neil Fisher. Neil is a life-long veteran in the scrap metals business. The physical facility is headed by Shane Hancock. Shane is also a veteran in the business, with over 14 years of experience in the scrap metal business.  


High Tide Metals, Inc. is developing into a rounded and balanced scrap company. We continue to add equipment that enables us to handle most any scrap metals.

© High Tide Metals, Inc. 2004-2007 All rights reserved.


We would like you to meet the
High Tide Metals, Inc. Management Team.

Neil Fisher - President & CEO
  • 2003 to Present – High Tide Metals, Inc. President and CEO
  • 1996 to 2003 – M. Kimerling and Sons, Inc./Metal Management, Inc. Vice President: Management of Birmingham yard in charge of marketing, operations, purchasing, and personnel. Managed the Ferrous and Nonferrous business with two wire chopping lines. Also managed the Southern California wire chopping business, turning it around from loss in 1997 to profits until it was sold. Opened office in Charleston, S.C. while continuing responsibilities for Birmingham yard adding sales of nonferrous metals from most of the Metal Management, Inc. yards  
  • 1995 to 1996 – Feldman Trading, Inc.: Nonferrous, predominantly aluminum trading. Developed the warehouse concept in use today at High Tide Metals, Inc. 
  • 1990 to 1995 – Mindis Recycling Atlanta, Georgia Vice President: Purchasing and Sales of all nonferrous metals. Served on the executive committee, which headed the company’s management, marketing, acquisitions and  policies. 
  • 1986 to 1990 – Metal Exchange Corporation – Beverly Hills, California, Atlanta, Georgia Trader/Broker Aluminum Scrap: Trading, conversion, and brokerage of aluminum scrap 
  • 1983 to 1986 – Ramco Trading/ Bamar Metals – Beverly Hills, California Trader/Broker Aluminum Scrap

  • 1979 to 1983 - University of Georgia – Bachelor of Arts, Communications 

    Married, 2 Children 


Shane Hancock - Vice President
  • 2004 to Present – High Tide Metals, Inc. – Charleston, SC 
  • 1995 to 2004 – M. Kimerling and Sons, Inc./Metal Management, Inc. Birmingham, AL: Started as warehouse manager in charge of all shipping. Added wire receiving / chopping supervisor in charge of all non-ferrous receiving and both wire chopping operations. Ended as the general manager of the entire operation in charge of all ferrous and non-ferrous operations.  
  • 1989 to 1995 – Mindis Recycling Birmingham, AL: Scale operator for both the ferrous and non-ferrous yard. Transportation Manager in charge of all outbound freight by truck and rail. Non-ferrous warehouse manager  

    Married, 1 Child


Patrick Daniel - Operations Manager
  • 2006 to Present – High Tide Metals, Inc. – Operations Manager  
  • 2001 to 2006 – C&B Piping, Inc. – Assistant Operations Manager – Responsible for shipping and receiving, order tracking, export packaging and inventory control. Managed the paint rooms, fab shop and pipe lining facility.
  • 1997 to 2001 – M. Kimerling and Sons, Inc./Metal Management, Inc. – handled a multitude of tasks including scale operations, dispatch, ferrous and nonferrous operations. Managed the wire receiving department including grading, organizing and  preparing  wire for the wire chopping operation.  

    Married, 2 Children 



Rodney Whitacer - Maintenance Supervisor: Rodney joined the team at High Tide Metals, Inc in 2007

Judy Oltman - Office Manager: Judy joined the team at High Tide Metals, Inc in 2007

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All About Metal.

High Tide Metals, Inc. handles all of the metals listed below. We buy, sell and process all of these metals to industry standards.

If there are items not listed below, please feel free to contact us to discuss your needs.

Click here for an Excel spreadsheet of the items listed below for your own use.

Aluminum Radiators URD Cast 5005
Copper/Aluminum Radiators EC Litho 5052
Insulated Aluminum & ACSR EC Chops MLC 5083/5086
Irony Aluminum Poly Coated 1100 5454
Old Sheet Foils 2024 6061
Painted Siding Screen Wire 3003 6063
Remelt Sow & Ignot Wheels 3105 7075
Transmissions Drosses 356 380


Stainless Steel & High Temps
201 310 430 Inconel
301 330 D2 Molybdenum
304 400 H13 Nickel
316 410 Carbide Tool Steels & Dies


Bare Bright Number 2 Copper Copper Turnings
#1 Copper Light Copper Contaminated Copper
Copper Chops Insulated Copper 2 and 1 Wire


Yellow Brass Irony Brass Auto Radiators
Red Brass Hard Brass Mixed Brass Turnings
EDM Wire Rod Brass Aluminum & Manganeze


Low Grade Nonferrous
Aluminum Radiator Ends Alternators Ballast Rotors
Copper/Aluminum Ends Armatures Electric Motors Sealed Units
Stators Transformors


Other Metals
Magnesium Zinc Iron & Steel


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Corporate Office | Mailing Address | Map to our Location |

                   Email Contacts | Driving Directions

High Tide Metals, Inc is located at 1553 King Street Extension, Building C, just a few miles north of beautiful, downtown Charleston, South Carolina.

Phone: 843.723.7821              Fax: 843.723.7821


We can handle most any scrap metal need you may have. Please contact us for more information.



Mailing Address:

High Tide Metals, Inc.

P.O.Box 14139

Charleston, SC    29422-4139





High Tide Metals, Inc can handle most any scrap metal needs you may have.

Click on the image below for a lager map to our facility.

Map to our facility Map to our facility

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Thank you for your interest in
High Tide Metals, Inc.

Please feel free to contact anyone on the Management team below to find out how we can meet or exceed your scrap metal needs!

Neil Fisher, Owner & President

Shane Hancock, Vice President

Patrick Daniel, Warehouse Manager

Judy Oltman, Office Manager

These directions are based upon reaching the Charleston area. For specific directions from your location please click here.

Traveling I-26 east towards Charleston, take exit 219-A. At the bottom of the ramp take a left on Heriot Street. Follow Heriot St 1/4 mile until it dead ends. Take a left at the light on King Street. You will go exactly 2/10th of a mile on King Street. Note the businesses on the left of King Street.

You will pass Dixie Box, Port City Glass & Paper, and then Ford's Ready Mix Concrete. Our driveway is on the far side of the concrete plant. There is a green sign there for Transworld Lane. We have a very small sign for High Tide Metals at ground level. Turn left here and follow straight back until you reach the warehouse on the left. You will drive between the Concrete Company and the bright yellow Lumber Liquidators building to get there.

If you have any trouble finding the facility please call 843.723.7821,
and we will be happy to assist you.




© High Tide Metals, Inc. 2004-2007 All rights reserved.