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United Performance Metals - Hamilton, OH

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"Friend of the Agency" Awarded to United Performance Metals

Press release date: Nov 15, 2012

United Performance Metals, a leading supplier of specialty stainless steel and high temperature alloys, was honored for its ongoing and multifaceted support by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Butler County, OH.

Butler County BBBS annual event honored top volunteers and in the area for their service to our local youth. The organization also awarded special recognition to United Performance Metals as an outstanding provider of corporate support by presenting them with the Friend of the Agency Award for 2012.

United Performance Metals assists BBBS through its annual Bowl for Kids' Sake and Girls Night Out programs. The company also provides sponsorship to BBBS through the Butler County United Way.

"Our President, Tom Kennard, has challenged UPM employees to BE INVOLVED, and this includes making a commitment to give back to our community. One of the ways we do this is through our partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Butler County. BBBS is changing the lives of Butler County children and we are honored to be a part of that" reports Sherri Davis, Human Resources and Training for United Performance Metals and BBBS Board of Directors member.

Big Brothers Big Sisters is the oldest, largest and most effective youth mentoring organization in the United States. Big Brothers Big Sisters serves children ages 7-18 who are facing adversity by providing 1-to-1 professionally supported relationships that change their lives for the better.

About United Performance Metals
United Performance Metals is a leading supplier of specialty stainless steel and high temperature alloys. In business since 1982, United Performance Metals has experience serving the needs of customers in diverse markets including aerospace, aircraft, automotive, medical, food service, house-wares, petro-chemical and many others.

United Performance Metals is one of more than a dozen companies that comprise O'Neal Industries (, the U.S.A.'s largest family-owned group of metals service centers. With sales of approximately $2.5 billion in 2011, O'Neal Industries is based in Birmingham, Alabama, and has more than 90 specialized facilities throughout North America, South America, Europe, and Asia.

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