• UPM Staff Creates Holiday Recipe Book

    The holidays will be here before you know it! The staff of United Performance Metals has prepared a collection of holiday recipes to help you get in the spirit of the upcoming season. Click the link below to access the recipe book. You can view these recipes online or download them to your computer. Happy Holidays! United Performance Metals Holiday Cookbook
  • Cycling for Parkinson’s Research

    Mike Rowland, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of O’Neal Industries, and Jeffrey Liesch, Chief Financial Officer of United Performance Metals recently participated in the Michael J. Fox Foundation Tour de Fox Series, a cycling event designed to raise money for Parkinson’s research and move closer to a cure. Our riders, along with family and friends, formed Team Rowland, an inspiring group that peddled their way across the Silver Comet Trail and lush farmland of the Atlanta suburbs. When the event was complete, Team Rowland generated nearly $100,000 – all of which will go...
  • ITA Industry Spotlight on United Performance Metals

    United Performance Metals had the opportunity to work with the International Titanium Association to produce a new company video. It provides an inside look at UPM as narrated by Curt Gillingham, Director of Sales; Jerry St. Clair, Director of Product Management; and Jeff Hopper, Chicago Operations Lead. These gentlemen offer a meaningful exploration of UPM, walking through the company genesis, our locations, the industries we serve, and the breadth of products and services we offer. Through their narrative and the on-site video footage from our Chicago and Cincinnati service centers, the UPM...
  • New White Paper Has Been Published on Heat Exchanger Materials

    United Performance Metals would like to be your valued partner in the supply and management of your high performance metal and alloy inventory. As such, we offer a variety of free, industry related white papers that can assist in your day to day operations. Visit the White Paper gateway on our website to access our archived list that may also add value to your metal buying experience. https://www.upmet.com/contact/white-paper
  • UPM Lends a Hand for New Homes

    Many hands make light work. This was evident as a group of UPM staff members joined together with a local church in Cincinnati and worked to build framing for new homes in a program called Build the Walls. The event is an annual collaboration where volunteers frame walls for a home that will be donated to others who have not had the opportunity to achieve safe, affordable home ownership. This hands-on building program provided a great format for teamwork and fun while creating a lasting impact on the community. Thank you to all who participated.
  • It’s that time of the year when the caps will be flying high with graduation ceremonies. UPM would like to celebrate these achievements.

    Wyatt Gantenbein, son of Sharon Gantenbein in our Hartford office, graduated magna cum laude from the University of New Hampshire with his master's degree in Secondary Education. Wyatt has accepted a teaching position at Greenland Central School. He will begin instructing 7th and 8th grade students in mathematics classes this fall. Congratulations Wyatt! Alyssa Bragg graduated from Cary-Grove High School with a GPA of 4.695 out of 4. Daughter of Genana Bragg in our Chicago office, Alyssa’s academic achievements include being named a National Merit Scholarship commended (top 3% of students...
  • United Performance Metals Honors Our Veterans

    Towns and cities across our nation celebrated Memorial Day by honoring the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. One such celebration included a parade in South Windsor, Connecticut where UPM’s own Jeff Adams participated as a very special chauffer. Driving his 1923 Ford Model T Runabout, Jeff had the privilege of transporting James H. Throwe, an 89-year-old veteran of the U.S. armed forces, through the parade route. Mr. Throwe, a local South Windsor resident, retired attorney and former mayor of South Windsor, dedicated more than 60 years of his life in service to our...
  • Cincy Magazine Named UPM One of the Best Places to Work!

    United Performance Metals (UPM) received a MANNY Award and was recognized as a Best Place to Work by Cincy Magazine. Manufacturers from across greater Cincinnati were honored at the 13 th annual MANNY Awards, presented by Cincy Magazine , for achievements in five categories: Best Place to Work, New Product Development/Innovation, Job Creation, Biggest Breakthrough and Top Growth. The MANNY Awards are committed to recognizing the manufacturing industry’s greatest accomplishments. In doing so, they honor local companies, like United Performance Metals, for their innovation and best practices....
  • UPM Wears Blue for Kids

    April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month in the United States. Across the country, organizations such as the Children’s’ Bureau and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services are encouraging communities to wear blue in recognition of child abuse awareness and prevention. UPM staff members embraced the opportunity to show their support. It was a small step that provided an opportunity to discuss the very real cycle of child abuse that exists today. Through education and action, we can work together to support local organizations dedicated to supporting those in crisis. Want to lend...
  • UPM Chicago Supports TLS Veterans in Northern Illinois

    It’s super-chilly in many parts of the country, with frigid temperatures and below-zero wind chill. None of that stopped members of UPM’s Chicago branch from bundling up and heading outside for an ice fishing tournament. You read it correctly…an ice fishing tournament…in winter…in the Northern Illinois! Saturday, March 2 marked the 10 th annual ice fishing derby presented by the Lake View Villa Association in, Wauconda, Illinois. The catch and release tournament took place on Bangs Lake. With 353 adults and 43 children participating in 2019, it has become the largest and most successful ice...