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  • Post date: July 31, 2012
            The laser cutting facility installed early in 2011 at United Performance Metals was recently audited and certified in accordance with the stringent requirements of the National Aerospace Defense Contractors Accreditation Program (NADCAP)....
  • Post date: July 31, 2012
      One New Year’s resolution tends to be the same for many of us – Lose Weight! UPM employees decided to get a jump start on this idea by taking part in the ‘Maintain, Don’t Gain’ challenge. This 7 week program presented by TriHealth focuses on...
  • 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
    Racing is an addictively fun hobby. Just ask Scott Fasse, Vice President of Marketing for United Performance Metals. Scott championed the inaugural winter racing league at Full Throttle, an indoor karting track in Fairfield, Ohio. Full Throttle...
  • Post date: July 31, 2012
    Now a NADCAP/GE approved source for laser cutting!   United Performance Metals is working hard to be 'all that' for you, our valued customer. In addition to our comprehensive inventory of stainless and high temperature alloys, we also have...
  • Post date: July 31, 2012
          Seniors from Cal State Fullerton want to win. It’s what the Mechanical Engineering Senior Design team has been preparing for all year. The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) annual competition pits mechanical engineering students and club...
  • Post date: July 31, 2012
    Three employees reached milestone years of service with United Performance Metals during the first quarter of 2012     Lynne Kent, Sheet Segment Account Manager, 5 years of employment     JoAnne Breehne, Customer Service Manager, 10 years of...
  • Post date: July 31, 2012
      The newest art addition to adorn United Performance Metals is a colorful one. Thanks to the use of our in-house laser cutting system, it also incorporates our stainless steel products.   “It’s an innovative way to showcase the artwork as well as...
  • 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
          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
        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
        It all started with not knowing what to get someone for a birthday present. Doesn’t that always seem to be a problem? Shannon Miranda, a part-time Marketing Intern at United Performance Metals, and daughter of Ray Miranda, UPM’s Nickel...
  • Post date: July 31, 2012
      Save time and money with stainless, nickel and cobalt alloy blanks delivered to your exact starting dimensions.   United Performance Metals' comprehensive inventory and processing capabilities allow for the delivery of 'near net shapes' so that...
  • Post date: July 31, 2012
        United Performance Metals recently relocated to a new, expanded facility in La Mirada, Califronia to improve our service by placing the metals you need within close proximity to your business. A larger space and new processing equipment mean...
  • Post date: July 31, 2012
    “I made it my goal to take something ordinary and making it feel like the holidays” said Sydney Stricker, 18, of Butler Tech’s D. Russel Lee Career-Technology Center, and winner of United Performance Metals 2011 holiday card contest.     Her...
  • Post date: July 31, 2012
      Just in time to wrap up 2011, United Performance Metals reached a milestone: $100 million in sales!   To Tom Kennard, President of UPM, reaching $100 million was great, but what was learned along the way was equally important. “Achieving $100...
  • Post date: July 31, 2012
    United Performance Metals Plant Manager, Roger Haire, has enjoyed the sport of hunting since he was 14 years old. “Hunting takes me away from my everyday lifestyle.” He affectionately states “It’s a unique opportunity to gain an understanding of...
  • 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...
  • 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,...

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