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Leeco Steel Announces Location in Tulsa

May 22, 2015 Click here to view PDF Leeco Steel Announces Location in Tulsa Sales and distribution center needed to serve south region LISLE, IL − Leeco Steel, a leading supplier of carbon, HSLA, heat-treated and alloy plate steel, has opened a facility in Tulsa, Oklahoma. This is Leeco Steel’s first location in Oklahoma, twelfth […]

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TW Metals Wins Contract for Defense Logistics Agency

  14 April 2015 Click here to view PDF   Exton, PA – TW Metals’ Government Business Unit (GBU) has been awarded a “Metals Prime Vendor” contract for the Northeast Region by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Troop Support to provide a range of products including pipe and tube, bar and rods, wire, sheet, plate, […]

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Browning and Forrester Take New Leading Roles

26 January 2015 Click here to view PDF BIRMINGHAM, AL – O’Neal Industries (ONI) has appointed Norm Browning as Vice President of Business Development. In this role, Browning will be responsible for developing and growing major accounts that require cross-company coordination, national account coordination and lead generation. Browning began his career with O’Neal Steel in […]

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CHRG Metals Website Finds a New Home with United Performance Metals

9 July 2014 Click here to view PDF 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 […]

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United Performance Metals Receives Pratt & Whitney Approval

22 May 2014 Click here to view PDF Hamilton, OH – United Performance Metals has gained approval from Pratt & Whitney as a qualified source authorized to perform Laser Beam Metal Removal in accordance with PWA 119-1&2. Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company, is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service […]

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O’Neal Steel Appoints Lane to VP and CFO

14 March 2014 Click here to view PDF BIRMINGHAM, AL– O’Neal Steel, Inc. has announced the appointment of Suzanne Lane to Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. In this role, she will have responsibility for the Accounting, Credit, Information Services, and Analytics departments which provide services to both O’Neal Steel and O’Neal Manufacturing Services. Lane […]

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United Performance Metals Receives Recognition from Lockheed Martin

1 May 2014 Click here to view PDF Hamilton, Ohio – United Performance Metals was recognized for demonstrating its commitment to excellence with 100% on-time delivery and quality of their products to Lockheed Martin Aeronautics.  United Performance Metals’ ability, workmanship, and superior standard of performance were noted as instrumental in supporting the commitments of Lockheed […]

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Head and Armstrong to Take New Leading Roles

5 March 2014 Click here to view PDF BIRMINGHAM, AL — Holman Head, currently President and Chief Executive Officer of O’Neal Steel, is being promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer of O’Neal Industries, Inc. (ONI), the parent company of O’Neal Steel and numerous other leading brands in the metals industry. Concurrently, Stephen Armstrong, now […]

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Bill Jones Set To Retire From O’Neal Industries

5 March 2014 Click here to view PDF. After 38 years of distinguished service, O’Neal Industries Vice Chairman Bill Jones will retire on June 30th. A native of Birmingham, Jones earned his B.A. degree from the University of Virginia. Following four years with South Central Bell in commercial management, he entered the metals service center […]

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O’Neal Flat Rolled Metals Names Simons as President, CEO

6 February 2014 BRIGHTON, CO. – O’Neal Flat Rolled Metals (OFR Metals) announced that Jeff Simons will take over as the new president and CEO of the company. Simons previously held the position of Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for O’Neal Industries, parent company of OFR Metals. He began his work with the […]

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Leeco Steel Announces Tampa Location

 3 February 2014 Click here to view PDF. LISLE, IL (February 3, 2014) − Leeco Steel, a leading supplier of carbon, HSLA, heat-treated and alloy plate steel, has purchased a facility to house a sales and distribution center in Tampa, Florida. This is Leeco Steel’s first location in Florida and 11th overall. “Our 2014 strategic […]

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Leeco Steel Announces Location in Houston

13 January 2014 Click here to view PDF LISLE, IL  − Leeco Steel, a leading supplier of carbon, HSLA, heat-treated and alloy plate steel, has purchased a facility in Houston, Texas.  This is Leeco Steel’s second location in Texas and will be home to a sales and distribution center. “We are making a substantial investment […]

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CHRG Metals, Formerly a Division of O’Neal Steel, Transitions to United Performance Metals

21 October 2013 Click here to view PDF Hamilton, OH –    On October 1st, 2013, CHRG Metals officially became a division of United Performance Metals.  CHRG had previously operated as a division of O’Neal Steel.  CHRG Metals, O’Neal Steel, and United Performance Metals are all affiliates of O’Neal Industries. CHRG Metals is a supplier of corrosion and […]

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Leeco Steel Opens in Mobile, Alabama

18 September 2013 Click here to view PDF LISLE, Ill − Leeco Steel, a leading global supplier of carbon, HSLA, heat-treated and alloy plate steel, has secured a facility in Mobile, Alabama.  The distribution center began shipping plate steel this month. The Mobile site was added as part of its overall plan to establish a […]

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United Performance Metals Installs State-of-the-Art Slitting Line

29 August 2013 Click here to view PDF  Hamilton, Ohio –  United Performance Metals has added a new precision 18” Turret Head slitter capable of slitting coils ranging in thicknesses of .020 to .125. The Turret slitter boasts state-of-the-art technology which will yield reduced set up time, increased line speeds, the ability to pull narrow cuts, […]

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Plus Ten Stainless Earns Certification

30 August 2013 Click here to view PDF Benicia, California –  Plus Ten Stainless has been assessed by NSF-ISR and found to be in conformance to the Aerospace Standard AS9100 Revision C  for the supply, processing, stocking and distribution of stainless steel, high temperature alloys and consumable products to the aerospace and commercial markets.  Plus […]

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Ballou Retires From O’Neal Steel; Parnell Moves Up

11 July 2013 Click here to view PDF BIRMINGHAM, AL — After a storied career in the American steel industry, Tom Ballou has retired as Vice President of Supply Chain Management at O’Neal Steel. He will, however, continue in an advisory role to the company through the end of 2013. Ballou’s career in the metals […]

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O’Neal Increases Specialty Presence with Purchase of Vulcanium

12 July 2013 Click here to view PDF BIRMINGHAM, AL —O’Neal Industries, through its subsidiary United Performance Metals, Inc. (UPM) has acquired the assets of Vulcanium Metals, a leading stock/distributor and processor of titanium for aerospace and defense, medical instruments and other industrial applications based in Northbrook, Illinois.  Vulcanium (vulcanium.com), which operates stocking facilities in […]

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