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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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United Performance Metals Empowers Military Veterans through the Get Skills to Work Program

3 June 2013 Click here to view PDF Hamilton, OH – June 3, 2013 – A coalition which includes The Institute for Veterans and Military Families, Cincinnati State Technical and Community College and the Manufacturing Institute are partnering resources to adopt a collaborative and strategic approach to veteran employment. United Performance Metals joins their efforts […]

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TW Metals Inc. Receives “Supplier of the Year” from Boeing

29 May 2013 Click here to view PDF Exton, PA, May 29, 2013 – TW Metals, Inc. (Woodinville Division) has been recognized as Supplier of the Year in the Common Aerospace Commodities category by The Boeing Company.  TW Metals, Inc. was one of 16 companies honored for distinguished performance in working with Boeing. In January, […]

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Leeco Steel Opens in Hamilton, Ontario

27 March 2013 Leeco Steel Opens in Hamilton, Ontario Distribution center will help better serve Canadian market 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 Hamilton, Ontario. The distribution center will begin shipping plate steel this […]

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Congressman Bob Goodlatte Visits OFR Metals

29 January 2013 Click here to view PDF Congressman Bob Goodlatte Visits OFR Metals and Speaks About the Importance of the Manufacturing Industry in the United States Brighton, CO – O’Neal Flat Rolled Metals (OFR Metals) welcomed U.S. Congressman, Bob Goodlatte (VA-6), to its Lynchburg facility on Monday, January 28. The congressman received a tour […]

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United Performance Metals Launches Redesigned Website

United Performance Metals Launches Redesigned Website 15 August 2012 Click here to view PDF Hamilton, Ohio – United Performance Metals unveiled a redesigned website at www.upmet.com.  The new design highlights online tools in an easy-to-use format.        Products and capabilities are more strongly showcased using the new design      Access to online […]

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