03/15/2019 – SB Specialty Metals hires new Director of Operations

John Crowley has joined SB Specialty Metals as the Director of Operations. John worked at Central Steel and Wire for over 12 years in various operations management roles. John holds a BA and MBA from Saint Xavier University.

01/09/2019 – SB Specialty Metals Completes the Purchase of 6 New Saws

SB Specialty Metals purchased 6 new saws from Amada in December bringing the total new saws for SB to eight in 2018. These saws will be delivered in the first quarter of 2019. SB purchased two other saws from Amada

7/31/2018 – SB adds additional trucks to delivery fleet

SB Specialty Metals has added an additional local delivery truck to the Vandalia Ohio operation to offer faster deliveries to the local market. In addition to the truck in Ohio, SB has ordered three more local delivery trucks for Chicago,

06/29/2018 – SB Increases Cutting Capacity

SB Specialty Metals adds two new saws increasing Amada Pulse cutting technology. SB Specialty Metals just completed final installation of two new Amada saws. Our service center in Vandalia Ohio has a new Armada Pulse 530X. With a carbide blade,

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

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 The move is consistent with SB’s continuous improvement plan that includes replacing old and outdated equipment for new and efficient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.