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  • 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
    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
        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 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
          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     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
        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
        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
      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
      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
    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
          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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