O’Neal Industries Increases Specialty Presence With Purchase Of Slice Of Stainless

BIRMINGHAM, AL – December 1, 2021 – O’Neal Industries, Inc. (ONI) through its subsidiary United Performance Metals (UPM) announces the acquisition of the assets of Slice of Stainless, headquartered in Cincinnati, OH, effective December 1st, 2021.

Slice of Stainless offers small quantities of stainless steel and nickel alloys, sheared to exact specifications to customers across the United States serving industries such as aerospace, medical, and manufacturing applications. Slice was founded over 25 years ago by Todd Reed and Robin Tackett to serve this niche market and has established clear leadership in the space with high brand awareness and incredible customer loyalty.

“I am excited that Slice of Stainless has become part of the O’Neal Industries Family of Companies. I am pleased that our employees, suppliers, and customers can look forward to a stable foundation and continued attention to Slice’s passionate customer service culture in the distant future,” said Founder Robin Tackett.

Slice of Stainless will retain its strong brand name, operating at its current Cincinnati location, and with its own management and sales teams. Jim Schneible will remain General Manager of Slice of Stainless, reporting to Peter Neuberger, President and CEO of UPM. For more information on Slice, visit sliceofstainless.com.

United Performance Metals (UPM), an O’Neal Industries affiliate company, is a specialty metals solutions center serving customers in a variety of industries including aerospace, defense, space, fastener, medical, power generation, oil and gas, semiconductor, and many others. UPM offers a broad spectrum of high-performance metals and alloys, FIRSTCUT+® processing services, quality approvals, and custom supply chain solutions. Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, UPM maintains ten service centers worldwide. For more information, visit upmet.com.