BOBCO METALS LLC is one of the oldest metal companies in Los Angeles. It has been existence since the beginning of the 50’s when Bob Blaugrund came back from Pacific Theater and built a scrap and secondary yard for metals in which on his ideas evolves Bobco Metals, “The Supermarket of Metals”, which is a wholesale and retail distributor of metals for industry and construction needs.
The location is in the industrial section of downtown Los Angeles were most freeways meet, few blocks from the produce district, fashion district, seafood district, toy and general merchandise warehouses.
In 1980, Bobco was sold to Shooshani families, another immigrant group. The company had grown substantially with addition of another separate warehouse and recently, a small tubing mill, addition of value-added fabrication and, hardware and supplies, the look of the building inside and outside has not been changed since the 60’s.