Post date: March 24, 2014
Think the only time you’ll see someone wearing medieval armour is at a renaissance festival? We know one UPM customer who may change your mind.
John Gruber creates custom armour forged from steel in his shop, The Surly Anvil, Key Largo, FL....
Post date: February 09, 2014
Vulcanium representative Liliana Vlk is a die-hard Chicago Blackhawks fan. She’s been following the team for years, and became a Chicago Blackhawks Fan Ambassador last spring.
As a Fan Ambassador, she is active on Twitter for every...
Post date: January 16, 2014
We’re celebrating the college graduation of Erika Leigh Grathwohl form the University of Alabama! Erika received a Bachelor of Education with Honors from the university in December. Erika is the daughter of Shannon Grathwohl, Account...
Post date: January 02, 2014
The holiday season provided plenty of opportunities for celebrating. That usually meant spending time with family and friends, and it typically involved lots and lots of food! At times like these, it could be hard to resist tasting a...
Post date: December 03, 2013
These are exciting times for United Performance Metals. Members from Vulcanium, Plus Ten Stainless, and UPM’s CHRG Metals Division came together for their first joint sales conference in November.
The theme of the meting...
Post date: October 24, 2013
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. The staff at United Performance Metals spent some time supporting the efforts of the National Breast Cancer Foundation by going Pink for a...
Post date: October 16, 2013
This fall, staff memebers from United Performance Metals and our specialty division, Vulcanium participated in a six week challenge to improve their health and wellness by increasing physical activity.
During each of the six weeks, both...
Post date: August 19, 2013
Hoxworth Blood Center stationed a mobile donor unit at UPM’s Hamilton, OH facility last week. Twenty-five employees participated in a blood drive organized by the company’s United Involved committee.
United Involved is an...
Post date: August 01, 2013
Today’s spotlight shines on Tyler Liesch, son of UPM’s Chief Financial Officer, Jeffrey Liesch. Tyler enjoyed a well-rounded experience during his four years at Kings High School. Most notably, he graduated summa cum laude and with a GPA...
Post date: July 24, 2013
United Performance Metals Awardeds Scholarships to three talented individuals. Alyssa Carvalho, Tyler Liesch, and Morgan Romans each received scholarships as part of UPM’s commitment to continued education and higher learning. ...
Post date: July 14, 2013
We’re sharing a bit of insight on our most recent graduate, Madi Kennard. Pictured here with her family, you can practically feel the pride glowing from their smiling faces - especially from her father, UPM’s President, Tom Kennard...
Post date: June 25, 2013
Amid the never-ending pursuit of remaining in the forefront of customer’s buying needs, today’s manufacturers are on a constant search for savings. While most suppliers quickly turn to material costs as a primary means of lowering their price...
Post date: June 16, 2013
UPM’s controller, Pumma Carvalho had two seniors in her household we would like to feature. First, we celebrate the high school graduation of her youngest daughter. Alyssa Carvalho recently graduated from William Mason High School where...
Post date: June 13, 2013
We’re celebrating the commencement of Morgan Romans as she graduates from South Ripley High School in Versailles, Indiana. Morgan is the daughter of Brian Romans, Supply Chain Manager for United Performance Metals.
Morgan managed her time at...
Post date: June 06, 2013
Congratulations Katy Markle on your upcoming commencement from the
University of Cincinnati Clermont College!
Katy is a Multi-Skilled Health Technician major and will earn her Associates Degree in Technical Studies with a focus on Medical...
Post date: May 14, 2013
Friends, family and staff from United Performance Metals joined volunteers from Christ’s Church at Mason and Crossroads Mason over the weekend of May 11th for a service program called Build the Walls. Teams of volunteers worked together to...
Post date: May 05, 2013
We congratulate Shannon Miranda on her recent graduation. Shannon graduated from Ohio University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism and with a specialization in Marketing & Sociology...
Post date: May 02, 2013
We met her when she graduated from Hamilton High School; congratulated her when she was awarded a UPM scholarship; worked with her while she interned at our office; admired her as she served at an Ecuadorian mission; applauded her when she performed...
Post date: April 18, 2013
Cinderella's Closet provides formal wear to girls who could not otherwise afford to attend their prom. Through donations of new and gently used formal dresses and accessories, Cinderella’s Closet can "Turn Dresses Into Dreams" for juniors and...
Post date: March 27, 2013
You may have heard the correlation between happy, inspired employees and increased profitability. Successful companies who support this thinking aren’t settling for the usual sales/bonus motivation to reach their corporate objectives....
Post date: January 22, 2013
When Jamie Binegar joined the Campus Choir at Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee, she had no idea how far it would take her. The Christian-based choir leads music-driven worship experiences and travels extensively throughout North America,...
Post date: January 02, 2013
United Performance Metals, a leading supplier of specialty stainless steel and high temperature alloys, has unveiled a mobile app for stainless steel sheet and coil buyers: UPM Toolbox.
The UPM Toolbox app allows steel buyers to calculate the...
Post date: January 02, 2013
The one-minute video quickly demonstrates the company’s stainless steel sheet, stainless steel coil, and stainless steel plate processing expertise. It also highlights the company’s on-line capabilities, globally located facilities and its ability...
Post date: December 05, 2012
Congratulations to Trouble Brewing, 3v3 Live Soccer World Champions! Our own Jeff Bruce is the head coach and trainer for this team of six outstanding 19 year-old soccer players who made it all the way.
Trouble Brewing, from Lawrenceburg,...
Post date: December 02, 2012
Best wishes are extended to newlyweds Brandon and Julie Iler. The couple were united in marriage on September 21 at beautiful Lake Lyndsay in Hamilton, Ohio.
Brandon and Julie are both graduates of Milford High School. Brandon is a...