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UPM - Certifications and Customer Quality Approvals

United Performance Metals places an emphasis on the policies and procedures that support the sale and delivery of quality materials to our valued customers.  View Quality Policy 

We are a certified and regularly audited AS9100 organization. We purchase only prime materials from leading mill sources. Additionally, our materials can be certified to popular industry standards like AMS, ASTM, MILS and others. We are also on the approved vendor list for many organizations.

Provided below is a partial listing of certifications and organizations that have recognized United Performance Metals as an approved vendor.


UPM - Certifications

United Performance Metals quality management system is in compliance with Aerospace Standard AS9100 Revision D, View Certificate (OH, CA, IL), AS9100D, View Certificate (CT, SC), and the International Quality System Standard ISO 9001:2015 View Certificate.

United Performance Metals Northbrook, IL facility has been approved in accordance with the requirements of ISO 13485:2003 for the distribution of metal sheets, plates, bars and wire and the provision of cut-to-length (including coils), shearing, tumbling, sawing and water-jet cut-to-size services for the medical industry.  View Certificate

United Performance Metals laser cell has gained approval from Pratt & Whitney as a qualified source authorized to perform Laser Beam Metal Removal in accordance with PWA 119-1 & 2.  

Our laser cell has also been audited and certified to the requirements of the National Aerospace Defense Contractors Accreditation Program (SAE Aerospace Standard AS7003). View Certificate

United Performance Metals was recently audited and awarded a GE Transportation Aviation Special Process Certification for Laser Machining/Cutting (EE02, S-422).  View Certificate


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UPM - Customer Quality Approvals

  • Honeywell
  • General Electric
  • Volvo
  • Rolls Royce
  • Pratt & Whitney
  • Augusta Aerospace
  • Defense Logistic Agency
  • Eaton Aeroquip
  • Extex
  • ITP
  • Kreisler
  • Lisi Aerospace
  • Unison
  • Wesco Aircraft


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