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  • Post date: July 31, 2012
      Each spring, businesses and citizens of West Chester, Ohio and the surrounding area participate in a community race called The Shamrock Shuffle. This 6th annual event brings people together to celebrate community, wellness, and of course, St....
  • Post date: July 31, 2012
    Two employees reached milestone years of service with United Performance Metals during the second quarter of 2012;   Dawn Clark, Senior Account Manager, 20 years of employment   Rob Huff, Machine Operator, 5 years of employment   Congratulations...
  • Post date: July 31, 2012
          United Performance Metals’ Michael Binegar likes to play to win. In this year’s Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl For Kids’ Sake, he made it a point to bring his best game.   With a high score of 225, the Senior Account Manager led the pack with...
  • Post date: July 31, 2012
    The results are in: Of the 31 UPM participants in TriHealth’s ‘Maintain, Don’t Gain’ program, 68% or 21 people either maintained or lost weight. Way to Go! Trish Fisher lead the pack with 5.28% lost. What a great way for UPM to begin the New Year...
  • Post date: July 31, 2012
        Did you know the average person gains 5-7 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day? The ‘Maintain, Don’t Gain’ program presented by TriHealth will remind UPM employees of healthy behaviors, making it more likely for them to maintain or...
  • Post date: July 31, 2012
      La Mirada, California – August 1, 2011-- United Performance Metals has relocated its California branch to a new facility in La Mirada in order to accommodate our continued growth in the region. The addition of space will allow us to meet our...
  • Post date: July 30, 2012
      With an early introduction to sports at age five, Trace Thomas, son of United Performance Metals’ Carol Thomas, Senior Account Manager, has had many accomplishments in just five years of playing so far. Most recently, his little league...
  • Post date: July 30, 2012
        In the community of Hamilton, a program dedicated to creating leadership among individuals and area companies has been in place since 1990. Leadership Hamilton, developed by the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce, is a nine-month course in which...
  • Post date: July 30, 2012
        By Shannon Miranda   Like most other high school students, Katie Clark, 15, daughter of United Performance Metals' Senior Account Manager Dawn Clark, is involved in multiple activities. Being a junior at Talawanda High School, Katie is a...
  • Post date: July 30, 2012
    By Shannon Miranda   United Performance Metals recently awarded Natalia Carvalho and Megan Freeman with the annual UPM Scholarship. United Performance Metals awards two recipients with the scholarship each year as part of its commitment to...
  • Post date: July 30, 2012
        By Shannon Miranda     If it's true that golf is a game you can enjoy for life, then Sammi Blackburn, daughter of United Performance Metals' Assistance Foreman Chris Blackburn, certainly has a head start on the rest of us....
  • Post date: July 30, 2012
          Everyone loves chips and salsa. It's a snack-time favorite that anyone can enjoy. Most people buy the typical, store-bought brand salsa, but Mike Binegar, Senior Account Manager at United Performance Metals, out of Hamilton, Ohio, prefers to...
  • Post date: July 30, 2012
        By Shannon Miranda   Although many have seen the tremendous amount of recent support and restoration efforts for the victims of the Haitian earthquake this past year, support effort recently took on a more personal meaning for employees of...
  • Post date: July 30, 2012
          In retrospect, Jim Garitson (United Performance Metals, Slitter Operator) recognizes that his love of metalworking started when he was young, and was solely out of necessity. Growing up modestly in the small Midwestern town of Trenton, OH,...
  • Post date: July 30, 2012
      UPM’s CTL Operator, Jim Sparks, lights up when he talks about his daughter playing soccer. Jim comments, “It’s so fun to watch Holly play soccer. She pours her heart into everything she does on the field.” Holly, who is 16 and a junior at...

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