Trade Counter Re-Opening As Normalcy Returns


It has been a tough year for all of us. Between rolling lockdowns and the ever-present fear that has plagued 2020-2021, it has not been a fun year. That goes for MetConnect too. However, as lockdown restrictions begin to ease, we are starting to see a light at the end of the tunnel. In this regard that also means getting back to daily life as it was before the pandemic, including returning to work following furlough. Though many of our staff have worked throughout the lockdowns, things still haven’t been quite normal just yet. With all the restrictions soon to be removed, this is changing in a major way, and our building re-opening to the public is one of the main changes for us. Our trade counter is now able to re-open and we are excited to welcome our customers back through our doors again. With experienced, friendly and knowledgeable staff, we offer enthusiastic services with great value for money. MetConnect is a one-stop shop for all your welding needs. All at our point-of-sale trade counter.

We are the regional stockist and service agent for Merkle welding machinery, but alongside that, we also stock thousands of products from well-known welding brands and manufacturers in the industry. Be it PPE, abrasives, gas equipment, we are here to supply it. With a sales team with vast experience in the welding sector, they are capable of offering advice on anything you may require and our large and well-stocked trade shop has plenty to offer in-store. We provide anything from product recommendations, demonstrations, or fault finding on your welding equipment. Not the kind of service you’ll see anywhere else. With such experience we are easily capable of providing all your welding needs, be it professionally or as a hobby. Drop-in for whatever you may need and get the most out of the return to normal life by getting to interact face-to-face with staff capable of helping you get whatever welding equipment you need, offering quality welding equipment at competitive prices.

That isn’t all we have to offer though; with contracts to major businesses all over the country we know that repeat business is important. You are likely to return somewhere that rewards you for being a loyal customer alongside providing great customer service. This is why, with the reopening of our trade counter, we are rolling out a new loyalty card system. Allowing you to get the most out of being a loyal customer. We wanted you to feel as valued as you truly are as our customer, and the best way to do that is to keep rewarding you for coming to us for all your welding needs. So why not sign-up when you drop in and get the most out of being a MetConnect customer.

We aren’t just offering a loyalty card to customers though. We are dedicated to saving our customers time and money through our services. One of the ways we are doing this at the minute is through what is called ‘Challenge Sait’. In just 30 minutes, we could save you time and money with ‘Challenge Sait’ we want to know your current abrasive product and we will match it against its closest Sait contender. At your premises, we will test both and you will receive a full performance report from our expert application engineer. If Sait is better, you will be given a price match on your first order. Challenge Sait today. We do plenty of similar kinds of offers and our expert staff are always dedicated to providing you with insight into the best welding products on the market, helping you by recommending exactly what you need for whatever you are welding.

We understand that many people are still apprehensive about returning to going out and having close contact with others. It is difficult to get back out without feeling un-nerved or uncomfortable whilst we are still dealing with the pandemic, and looking after yourself is naturally very important. Though we are delighted to be able to re-open our trade counter once more. We are happy to deliver the same high-quality customer service over the phone or online as we would in person. So why not give us a call on: 0161 682 6622 or get in touch via our website: There are plenty of ways to order from us and get the same quality service from the comfort of your workplace or home. Orders like this have kept us going through the pandemic and are just as important to us as any other. So don’t worry you’ll still be able to get the best out of us whilst doing what you feel is safest.

MetConnect is, after all, a family business. With everything that has happened over the past year, this has only become more apparent. We want to get back to normal just a badly as everyone else. It has been a slow process to get here and we have struggled just like every other business in these unprecedented times. This is why we would like to let everyone know that we are back open for business and happy to help with all your welding needs. Giving the best quality assistance, for the best quality products in order to cement our reputation as the best around. With this in mind, come on down and see what we have to offer, there is plenty of stock to see and rewards for coming back to us for all your welding needs. Offering the best service and products at competitive prices. We’re very happy to be back and we can’t wait to see you.

MetConnect is conveniently located just off Junction 22 of the M60 in Hollinwood, Oldham. We are open from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday to Friday.

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