Launch of Scrap Connection at Amsterdam Stock Exchange, July 12th 2012 from Jonathan Marks on Vimeo.
This is the countdown and launch of a new trading platform for Scrap Metal. Investor Willem Middelkoop (who RTL viewers recognize as a former economics journalist) introduces Scrap Connection on the floor of the Amsterdam Stock Exchange at Beursplein 5 in Amsterdam. They countdown to the launch of the new platform at exactly 1330 UTC on 12th July 2012. Chris Yerbey, CEO of Scrap Connection then introduces the concept, explains what just happened and addresses the new buyers and sellers in UK, Germany, China, India, Pakistan, Netherlands, Belgium, USA, and Taiwan. It was also 50 years ago today that Telstar first broadcast a TV signal from the US to Europe.