We Are APMEX
At APMEX, our humble beginnings have driven our growth, values and success. We nurture our employees while never forgetting those who got us to where we are today – our customers. Learn more about how we got started, how we continue to grow and how we give back to those around us.
What started as one man selling his grandfather’s coin collection has grown into a billion dollar company with more than 200 employees. See our journey from a small strip-mall storefront to a multi-faceted business operation that strives to exceed expectations with a best-in-class shopping experience. At APMEX, we always put our customers’ needs first. Read the Transcript
Since opening for business with four employees selling Precious Metals out of a small storefront, APMEX has grown to an 80,000 square foot building with more than 200 people on staff. Over the last 15+ years, we have sold more than 130 million ounces of Gold and Silver in more than 60 countries around the world. Our employees have always been a vital part of our success, helping us become a leader in Changing How the World Buys Gold™. From our rapid growth in those first few years to expanding into a worldwide business as a top internet retailer, our dedicated employees believe in what we do.
An Established Business
Since opening its doors in 2000, APMEX remains one of the largest sources in the Precious Metals industry, providing buying, selling and educational resources.
A Top E-commerce Company
In 2017, APMEX was named #45 on Internet Retailer® magazine’s Top 500 Guide, while also ranking #1 specialty e-retailer for the third year in a row.
Growing up in a household that struggled with food insecurity, APMEX Founder and President Scott Thomas finds much to appreciate in the mission of the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma. His passion for helping hungry Oklahomans has spread throughout the company, with regular food and fund drives and volunteer opportunities, which employees at all levels of the company enjoy participating in.Learn More