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United Performance Metals Adds Fiber Laser

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United Performance Metals has installed a new 8KW fiber laser in the company’s Cincinnati headquarters.


“We have listened to our customers and responded to their needs through our increased capacity and upgraded technology year over year,” said James Johnson, director of operations. “In addition to the new 8KW fiber laser, we have invested in post laser processing and measuring equipment to more efficiently provide our customers precision laser cut parts.”


UPM now operates four laser cutting machines in its Ohio Laser Center of Excellence: two fiber lasers and two CO2 lasers. The company also offers three automatic deburr units, a parts flattening unit and a complete finishing cell along with the latest technology in nesting software, Virtek reverse engineering, Fara CMM and Visual Measuring Machine.


An O’Neal Industries affiliate company, UPM maintains nine service centers worldwide and is a global distributor of high-performance specialty metals. UPM’s full line of high strength, high temperature, and corrosion resistant materials, coupled with FIRSTCUT+ Processing Services, is said to provide quality solutions that support a variety of industries including aerospace, fastener, medical, power generation, oil and gas and semiconductor.


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