More than metal

Renowned for exceptional customer service, Nathan Trotter has grown into one of the leading sources for solder alloys and other non-ferrous metals.  Access to numerous conflict-free mines and smelters, a robust recycling program, and unmatched manufacturing capacity in the North American region make Nathan Trotter uniquely positioned to provide on-time, high-quality, cost-competitive products you can trust.  


of the tin usage in the US is supplied by Nathan Trotter
sq. ft. make up four state-of-the-art facilities.
primary countries of origin for metal imports.

Tin and Solder Production

From our modern facilities, Nathan Trotter ensures manufacturing flexibility and robust capacity to produce the highest quality alloys and anodes.

Consistent purity levels and adherence to customers’ product specifications are top priorities. From extrusion and casting, to alloying and melt resources, Nathan Trotter provides a broad range of manufacturing options. Our expert team sources high-quality, virgin metals for all products and alloys.


Brokerage and Distribution

Longstanding, trustworthy relationships with producers around the globe give our customers unmatched access to base metals and minor metals.

All brokered products are available for same-day shipment from our East Coast locations, and every import and export flows directly through the port of Baltimore.  Our less-than-truckload and dedicated full truckload logistics network is designed for reliability and efficiency, ensuring delivery dates are met.


Scrap Recycling

Committed to delivering substantive value, Nathan Trotter offers metal reclaim programs tailored to our customers’ processes.

Nathan Trotter’s recycling division, Tin Technology and Refining, operates sweat furnaces for initial metal recovery, a rotary furnace for smelting and reducing oxides and drosses, and refining kettles that allow the extraction of  trace-level contaminants. For more information, visit:



Quality, Guaranteed

Service and quality are non-negotiable.

Nathan Trotter takes great pride in consistently exceeding the high standards set by the automotive, aerospace, and electronics industries.  Our in-house lab is comprised of state-of-the-art XRF and Optical Emissions Spectrometry (OES) equipment for precise chemistry testing and lot traceability. Nathan Trotter also remains committed to complying with Conflict-Free Minerals legislation for the tin industry and helps our customers navigate these policies while ensuring all Nathan Trotter-supplied tin is certified conflict-free.

Nathan Trotter ISO Certificate 2024

Responsible practices


The successful practices at both Nathan Trotter and Tin Tech are centered around the minimization of non-reusable byproducts.  Dedicated to environmental responsibility, Tin Tech has installed the most advanced air-handling equipment in the industry to ensure high air quality throughout the recycling process.

Workplace standards

& Safety

In addition to our Quality Program, Nathan Trotter is steadfast in our commitment to Health and Safety in the workplace.  Quality products begin with a smart, safe, and healthy workforce.

Capabilities unmatched in the industry.

ISO 9001 certified since 1997
Analytical devices on site (OES and XRF)
pounds per month shipped
back-up generator power to prevent disruptions