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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 the board. Over the last 3 years, health insurance, wages and general operational expense have…

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 will increase SB Specialty Metals overall cutting capacity while increasing efficiencies. The new saws are…

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 The move is consistent with SB’s continuous improvement plan that includes replacing old and outdated equipment for new and efficient machines to maintain a focus on offering superior service to our customers. The sideloaders are…

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 to help you in attaining the best possible properties the steels will offer for corrosion…

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 seamless transition and will continue operations at the Elk Grove Village location. Eagle Metals is…

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 for the month of November. This offer is good for online orders only and will…

2/15/16 – SB Specialty Grinding open for business

SB Specialty Grinding is now taking orders for centerless grinding and straightening.  Our increased capacity and capabilities are now online and ready to service not only existing customers but any customers needing material ground and straightened.  If you are looking for special sizes, Swiss machine type tolerances, or just quick turnaround times, look no further than…

01/20/16 SBSM Hires Canadian Sales Manager

SB Specialty Metals is pleased to announce that Jose Cipollini has joined the company as the sales manager for SB Specialty Metals in Canada. Jose has over 10 years of industry experience and is based in Barrie Ontario. Long term SB Specialty metals plans to open a facility in Ontario to service the GTA market…

SM-100 featured in Blade Magazine article

SM-100,  a premium nickel-titanium alloy, was recently featured in the national publication, Blade Magazine. Link to article SM-100 is a premier knife steel alloy produced by Puris LLC and distributed by SB Specialty Metals.  The material is available online, through this website along with full technical data located in our Information section. We would like to…

12/15/15 -SB Specialty Metals offering high speed steel hardened bar

SB Specialty Metals is now offering hardened high speed steel bars. The bars are supplied centerless ground and are ideal for the new advanced machining centers. Grades offered include M2, M35 and M42 PDF Attachment with more details

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