9 July 2014
CHRG Metals officially became a division of United Performance Metals in October, 2013. CHRG Metals had previously operated as a division of O’Neal Steel. As a supplier of corrosion and heat resistant stainless and nickel alloys in sheet and plate, the transition placed both companies in a position to bring their customers additional products and services.
The complete product listing and FIRSTCUT® Services for United Performance Metals can be found on www.upmet.com and will include specialty stainless steel, duplex stainless steel, nickel alloys and cobalt alloys along with information on precision shearing, hi-definition plasma cutting, slitting, edging, cut-to-length/leveling, water jet cutting, laser cutting and precision sawing.
About United Performance Metals
United Performance Metals is a leading supplier of stainless steel, duplex stainless steel, nickel, cobalt, aluminum and titanium. The company’s comprehensive inventory of high temperature, high strength and corrosion resistant alloys includes sheet, coil, strip, plate and near net shapes that can be processed to customers’ exact specifications using its proprietary FIRSTCUT+® Services.
Headquartered in Hamilton, Ohio, United Performance Metals maintains branches in La Mirada, California and Houston, Texas as well as sales and stocking locations worldwide. Specialty divisions of the company include Plus Ten Stainless located in Benicia, California, and Vulcanium located in Northbrook, Illinois.
United Performance Metals is one of 14 leading brands owned by O’Neal Industries, Inc. (onealind.com), parent company of the U.S.A.’s largest family-owned group of metals service centers. With sales of approximately $2.3 billion in 2013, O’Neal Industries is based in Birmingham, Alabama, and has more than 90 specialized facilities throughout North America, South America, Europe, and Asia.
For more information on United Performance Metals and its specialty divisions, visit www.upmet.com.