Birmingham, Alas. (August 1, 2022) – O’Neill Metal It announced that it will invest $2.6 million in new manufacturing equipment to expand the capacity of its Birmingham headquarters. The investment includes the addition of a flatbed laser and press brake to process metal parts for added value, and will add six new jobs to the operation.
“This $2.6 million capital investment allows us to strategically expand our primary processing capacity, which includes one press brake and one flat laser. These additional machines will support our growth into new markets through our flagship plant in Birmingham, Alabama,” said O’Neill President and CEO Tat Forster. They said. Metal. “We are honored to have the opportunity to continue to reinvest in the Birmingham community, as we have for the past 101 years.”
Founded in 1921 and headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, O’Neill Metal It is an O’Neill industry affiliate that provides a wide range of carbon and alloy supplies. MetalUnlockable Metal, and aluminum products for companies nationwide. O’Neill Metal It has 18 strategically located distribution centers across the country, which offer customized inventory and value-added processing capabilities, all of which provide superior customer service.
O’Neal Industries (ONI) is a family of closely related companies engaged in the metals industry. Providing products and services ranging from Metal From beams and plates to special alloys and complex manufactured components, ONI serves customers in a variety of industries worldwide. Together, their companies – G&L Tube, Leeco MetalFind supplies, O’Neal Manufacturing Services, O’Neal MetalStainless, Stainless Tubular Products, TW Metals and United Performance Metals Scrap – represent the nation’s largest family-owned metal service centers and component and tubing manufacturing businesses.
“The City of Birmingham is delighted to support O’Neill. Metal in this expansion,” said Cornell Wesley, director of the city’s Department of Innovation and Economic Opportunity. “Oh Nell Metal For over 100 years in Birmingham, it has played an important role in major capital investments and employment opportunities for our citizens. We look forward to working with O’Neill. Metal For many years to come.
The company worked closely with the Birmingham Business Alliance and attorneys to receive a rebate on non-educational sales and property taxes for manufacturing machinery. The group worked collaboratively to support O’Neill. Metal During the expansion process of the project.
“Oh Nell Metal said Emily Jerkins Hull, president and CEO of the Birmingham Business Alliance. “This commitment reinforces their long-term presence in our community and further strengthens our regional original equipment manufacturer’s ability to serve customers around the world.”
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