Formed by Shangxiang Minmetals Investment Ltd and Mr. Andrew Towey, SMT Combined their over 150 years of experience in the refractory metals markets worldwide. The company is incorporated in Hong Kong. Offices in Hong Kong, China, Europe, and USA. We sell Tantalum, Niobium, Molybdenum, Tungsten and their alloys.

We offer our customers a genuine alternative to the current status quo of western producers. We are able to harness the capabilities of China’s most experienced and technically advanced manufacturers. We partner with producers who have mines, and therefore give you a stable raw material supply.



Andrew Towey – President of SMT

- Exec. VP of Sales and Marketing at H.C. Starck from 2004-2011 based in Newton MA, USA

- Over 20 years experience in sales of refractory metals

- High level of knowledge in all high value add markets including Medical, Sputtering, Defense

- Deep understanding of refractory metal producers and capabilities




George Song – Chairman & CEO of SMT

Over 30 years experience in refractory metals in China -

8 joint ventures with some of the largest refractory metals producers in China -

Member of IMOA, MMTA and Professor of Central South University of China -

Chairman & CEO of Shangxiang Minmetals Holding Ltd since 1988 -



The metals industry talks about the 3 R’s.




We introduce a 4th R which is: Re-Engineered Sourcing.

We consolidate the often confusing and fragmented China metals market and present the best supply solution to our clients, matching their needs with our suppliers process capabilities. Over the last 10 years the refractory metal producers have increased technical know how and expertise dramatically. We can help you engineer your outsourcing of refractory metals, utilizing a network of trusted suppliers to manufacture or toll convert to finish products, working with companies who have invested heavily in new equipment and have market leading capabilities, offering a seamless shopping window for customers.



Advanced Technology & Materials Co., Ltd (AT&M), a national high-tech enterprise, focuses its business on R&D and manufacture of new metallic materials and products. Located in the Zhongguancun Science Park in Beijing, AT&M was established by China Iron & Steel Research Institute Group (CISRI), a large state-owned scientific research institute, in Dec. 1998 and underwent a successful IPO on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange in May 2000. By the end of Dec. 2011, the registered capital has reached 858.88 Million RMB.


We have a dedicated sales team that expands across the globe, bringing knowledge, experience, and high quality services to the front doors of our customers.


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