Franklin Global Resources Inc. (FGR) was formed when its founding Principals decided to bring together several privately owned companies and formed FGR as their new company. FGR is a leading and global integrated producer and merchant of physical commodities and FGR also provides physical supply services and related structured solutions. FGR focuses on Energy Products, Minerals and Metals and Agricultural Products. Its primary focus will be in Energy and Petroleum products and the mining sector of commodities such as Iron Ore and Copper Ore, the sourcing through scrap yards under joint venture in Central and South America of HMS Scrap Metal and USED RAILS (R-50 and R-65), and in the Soybean and Corn markets in North and South America.
With over 75 years of combined experience in the international
marketplace, FGR’s present strategy is to capture opportunities in
North, Central and South America and Southeast Asia. FGR maintains a
strong presence in the global markets. FGR is continuing to expand its
network of new supply channels through investment and joint ventures.
As a merchant of physical commodities FGR is poised to respond to a
wide range of geo-political trends and unexpected developments, and the
ability to identify and react to these issues is a key element of FGR’s
FGR has taken a strong stance with the challenges and
opportunities that has emerged with ocean freight. FGR’s, understanding
of these and other developments rests upon our diversity as a company,
our long-term commitment to the physical commodities we own, control and
we buy and sell.