United Performance Metals Recognizes Employee Service

Roger Haire, James Garitson and Ralph Zimmerman celebrate 25, 15 and 20 years, respectively, as members of the operations team.

Congratulations were extended to James Garitson and Ralph Zimmerman on 15 and 20 years respectively as members of the operations team at United Performance Metals (Hamilton, OH). Also celebrating a milestone anniversary with 25 years of service was Roger Haire, the plant manager for United Performance Metals during the second quarter of 2014.

In other news, the company was recognized for demonstrating its commitment to excellence with 100 percent on-time delivery and quality of their products to Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of high-performance combat, air mobility, and reconnaissance & surveillance aircraft.

Their ability, workmanship, and superior standard of performance were noted as instrumental in supporting the commitments of Lockheed Martin to its customers and to support the needs of the War Fighter, and they were called out as a company that can be depended upon for products and services that meet the exacting delivery and quality standards of the Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company.

United Performance Metals is a leading supplier of 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, the company maintains branches in La Mirada, CA and Houston, TX, as well as sales and stocking locations worldwide. Specialty divisions of the company include Plus Ten Stainless (Benicia, CA), and Vulcanium (Northbrook, IL).

United Performance Metals is one of 14 leading brands owned by O’Neal Industries, Inc. (Birmingham, AL), parent company of the largest family-owned group of metals service centers in the U.S. With sales of approximately $2.3 billion in 2013, O’Neal Industries is based in Birmingham and has more than 90 specialized facilities throughout North America, South America, Europe, and Asia.



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