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About Us

Who We Are?

Welcome to Tianjin Anton Metal Manufacture Co., Ltd. the leading global distributor of metals.

ANTON is a professional exporter of metal material products in China, located in Tianjin City. Our company established in 1989. More than 30 years of development, we become the leader in north China market in metal material products. We have more than 30, 000 tons of perennial stock. ANTON stocks and processes Tube, Pipe, Bar, Extrusions, Strip, Foil, Sheet and coil in stainless steel, nickel alloy, and titanium.

ANTON business purpose is: Being the biggest metal material supplier all over the world! The competitiveness comes from our professional. We will try to our best products and best service to welcome your cooperation.

Why Choose Us?

ANTON serves over 125,000 customers primarily by providing metals processing, inventory management services, and quick delivery. We perform such value-added processing as cutting to length, blanking, slitting, burning, plasma burning, precision plate sawing, sawing, shearing, and more before distributing metals products to manufacturers and other end-users. Through our Family of Companies network, we offer a full line of more than 100,000 metal products. We are able to deliver orders just-in-time – often within 24 hours of receipt. Each Anton employee is able to provide excellent service to customers, who are also fellow community members and neighbors. Quick turnaround, high quality, and other services save time, labor, and expense for our customers – over 90% of whom return to do business with us – and reduce overall manufacturing costs while increasing profitability across many industries.

Company Culture

Company Operation

High level
High standards
High technology
High quality

Company Management

Management innovation
Technological innovation
Continuous research and development
Continuous improvement


Advanced technology
Advanced equipment
Strict material selection
Serious and responsible

Company Goals

Create non-ferrous metal production first-class enterprises
Creation of world-renowned brands

Talent Concept

Cultivate people with an inclusive attitude
Staff management with strict requirements

Company History

  • 1989
  • 1997
  • 2000
  • 2002
  • 2006
  • 2008
  • 2017
  • 2021
  • 2023
  • 1989
    • Lee Jin the founder of ANTON, went to Tianjin alone from a remote village in his hometown of Liaocheng city. His first job was working in TPCO as a worker in Tianjin. After nearly 3 years working there. He started to run a very small company to sell carbon seamless pipe.
  • 1997
    • After nearly 8 years development, ANTON was no longer the small company that used to be. Mr. Lee had his own warehouse to sell not only carbon seamless pipe, but also stainless steel wire rod. And he started to invest metal manufactures.
  • 2000
    • Mr. Lee realized the huge potential of China's economic development. More and more carbon steel suppliers were emerging. The company needed changes. During a factory inspection he learned that stainless steel will change the steel field in the future. He began to put company business more into stainless steel.
  • 2002
    • With China's accession to the WTO in 2001, Mr. Lee's confidence in investing in the stainless steel industry has been further strengthened. Mr. Lee and others founded their first stainless steel inventory in Jiangsu province, mainly selling stainless steel coil and stainless steel plate. The annual sales reached 50-million-yuan.
  • 2006
    • With the development of China's economy, more and more new star industries were emerging. E-commerce is the most typical industry. Mr. Lee's son-in-law started selling products on the B2B platform. It was a very bold attempt at the time, and it proved to be successful, and the company's sales performance increased by leaps and bounds.
  • 2008
    • China successfully hosted the Olympic Games in 2008.. The Olympic Games have brought China closer to the world. ANTON set up a foreign trade team to sell the company's products overseas. In the early years, sales were not as good as expected due to lack of experience. But with the addition of more and more professionals. The company soon became one of the largest steel sellers in northern China.
  • 2017
    • Mr. Lee retired, and his son-in-law took over his job. Mr. Xu started to invest the nickel alloy field, and successfully founded a nickel alloy factory in 2017. The factory forces on producing nickel bar, nickel plate, nickel strip, and nickel pipe. And he also started to import famous steels from other countries, and been their agent. You can buy foreign metal products from ANTON any time now.
  • 2021
    • Due to the impact of the Covid-19 and the adjustment of industrial policy structure. The company faces the greatest difficulty since its establishment. The company formed a new international trade team. And focus on exporting to fixed countries, especially countries along the “Belt and Road”. We hope to have positive and friendly exchanges with customers from more countries and help customers achieve market success. We firmly believe that the concept of two-way communication, a positive learning attitude and excellent product quality have always been the secret of success of ANTON.
  • 2023
    • After decades of development, the company already has its own brand and group company - ZYTC. Tianjin Zhongyan tiancheng Steel Trading Co., Ltd. specializes in domestic sales. Tianjin Anton Metal is responsible for the production of stainless steel, nickel-based alloys and titanium products, Processing and sales. Tianjin Mingtai Aluminum Copper Co., Ltd. is a factory specializing in the production and sales of non-ferrous metals. We will continue to be committed to leading the development of global steel and non-ferrous metals, and develop more economical and environmentally friendly new materials.