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UPM Acquires Precision Rerolling Mill

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United Performance Metals has purchased a precision rerolling mill and supporting processing equipment located in Portland, Conn. The acquisition includes a Sendzimir cold reversing mill, strip cleaning line, bright annealing furnace and slitting line.

“UPM is excited to build on our extensive capacity to process high performance metals with the opening of our new precision thin gauge facility in Connecticut. This new capability is well aligned with our long term strategy of adding value to the metal we sell and the customers we serve,” said UPM President and CEO Peter Neuberger.

United Performance Metals, an O’Neal Industries affiliate company, is a specialty metals solutions center serving customers in a variety of industries including aerospace, defense, space, fastener, medical, power generation, oil and gas, semiconductor, and many others.

“The addition of a precision rerolling mill provides UPM the opportunity to offer custom-engineered product solutions and tighter tolerances for our customers.  It’s a terrific complement to our many value-added services,” said Curt Gillingham, director of sales.