Greenville, SC – January 30, 2019 – United Performance Metals (UPM) has successfully achieved Pratt & Whitney-LCS approval from Pratt & Whitney Group. This approval will allow the company’s Greenville, South Carolina branch to begin providing LCS certified materials in both sheet and bar forms to its Southeastern U.S. customer base.
Pratt & Whitney is a world-class provider of dependable engines, propulsion systems, parts and services. United Performance Metals is a global leader in distribution of high temperature materials used for critical Aerospace applications.
“Achieving Pratt & Whitney-LCS certification in Greenville allows us the ability to provide our customers with the P&W-LCS materials they need in the Southeast region, something we really wanted to do to serve that market at the highest possible standards” stated JJ Johnson, Director of Operations.
Mark Ruel, Quality Lead for UPM added “We’re very proud we have obtained our certification in Greenville. This achievement demonstrates our focus on delivering the highest quality standards across the U.S. We want to make it easy for our customers to find the LCS certified materials they need, wherever they are located.”
United Performance Metals (UPM), an O’Neal Industries affiliate company, 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 provides quality solutions which support a variety of industries including aerospace, fastener, medical, power generation, oil and gas, semiconductor and many others. UPM is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio and maintains nine service centers worldwide. For more information, visit www.upmet.com.
O’Neal Industries (ONI) is the largest family-owned group of metals service centers in the United States. Composed of six leading brands and generating sales of approximately $2.6 billion in 2018, ONI is based in Birmingham, Alabama, and has more than 80 specialized facilities throughout North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit www.onealind.com