3/21/2018 – Section 232 Tariff Implementation

Dear valued customer, As a further update on the impending tariffs, SB specialty Metals will be including a 25% increase to all of our prices for imported material effective with orders shipped March 26, 2018. Tool steel and high speed

SB Specialty Metals announces March 16th Price Increase

3/9/2018 Dear valued customer, As you are most likely aware, President Trump has signed legislation that will impose a 25% tariff on steel and a 10% tariff on aluminum. As the new law is written, it will take effect on

01/03/2018 – SB Specialty Metals Announces Price Increase

SB Specialty Metals is announcing a price increase effective with orders placed January 8, 2018. Tool Steels and High Speed Steels will see an increase from 3-5% and all Powder Metallurgy grades will be subject to a 4% increase across


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07/17/2017 – SB Specialty Metals closes on new Credit Facility

Effective July 14, 2017, SB Specialty Metals closed on a new 5 year, $20 million credit facility with BBVA Compass bank. SB Specialty Metals was successful in negotiating more favorable terms than with the previous lender and Compass is closer

06/02/2017 – SB Finalizes Purchase Agreement With Amada For Four New Saws

SB Specialty Metals purchased four new saws from Amada Machine Tools America. These machines have a cutting capacity of up to 20” in diameter and will include conveyer table systems. The exclusive Pulse technology and CTB 400 high production machines

05/23/2017 – SB places purchase orders for two new sideloaders

After a lull in capital spending, SB Specialty Metals has placed an order with Raymond Corporation for two new sideloaders. The move is consistent with SB’s continuous improvement plan that includes replacing old and outdated equipment for new and efficient

03/09/2017 Tool wrap now available on the SB knife store

SB Specialty Metals has just added stainless steel foil wrap to our online knife steel store.  Now you can purchase stainless steel foil wrap to use for your heat treatment of your knife steel blanks.  Our site also includes data sheets with heat treat recommendations

02/01/2017 SB completes asset purchase of Eagle Metals Steel & Services

SB Specialty Metals has closed on an asset purchase agreement with Eagle Metals Steel & Services, 119 Bond St, Elk Grove Village IL. SB Specialty Metals has hired all of the former Eagle Metals employees to ensure a smooth and

11/17/2016 SB Knife Steel Drops Now Online

SB Specialty Metals is unveiling a new addition to the knife steel store. Now drops and off cuts are available for significantly reduced prices. To kick off this new platform, SBSM is offering free freight for ANY knife steel orders

8/22/16 SBSM adds new truck to fleet

SB Specialty metals has signed a long term agreement with Nu-Way for a new circuit truck. Nu-way has already proven to be an important partner in helping SB provide outstanding delivery service to customers located all over the United States.

4/19/16 – PSB 67 ESR new highlight grade

PSB 67 ESR is part of SB Specialty Metals line of Hot Work Tool Steels. PSB 67 ESR has become a grade of choice for customers needing an upgrade from H13. Check out our highlight product section for more details