The company was established in November 2001 by Mr Vernon Annandale and two associates. They decided to name the company A N S metals for the first letter in each surname. The partnership broke down and the two associates were bought out by Mr Annandale who became the sole owner. Mr Annandale then decided to use the abbreviations A N S for Africa National Scrap Metals.
Having a bin truck, cropper, weighbridge, plasma cutter, several scales, compressor, security camera system and vehicles amongst its assets. The company has since been joined by Mr Annandale's son Juan. Customers that have been loyal to Mr Annandale gave the company a firm foundation .
A N S METALS also has loyal workers who have over the years become good friends and are regarded as close as family members