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  • Q&A interview with Charles Ferreira, Nuclear Products Division

    26th November 2014

    A Q&A interview with Charles Ferreira – Nuclear Products Division. Talking about his role, the World Nuclear Exhibition 2014 in Paris and Superior Tube’s nuclear expertise. Read more >

  • Superior Tube Company’s Products Go 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

    11th November 2014

    1954 saw the launch of the world’s first nuclear-powered submarine, the USS Nautilus. Superior Tube provided the zirconium cladding for its nuclear power plant as well as the specially welded cruciform control rods for its reactors. Read more >

  • Superior Tube receives its DDTC registration

    5th November 2014

    Superior Tube, a global leader in the manufacture of small diameter precision tubing for the aerospace, nuclear, medical, and oil and gas industries, is pleased to announce the extension of its registration with the Department of State’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) as a manufacturer of defense-related articles for another year. Read more >

  • Q&A interview with Global Director Product Management & Commercial Systems

    5th November 2014

    A Q&A interview with Kevin Heaphy – Global Director Product Management & Commercial Systems. Talking about his career, his daily work at Superior Tube and their work within the community and the future. Read more >

  • Superior Tube and Fine Tubes to co-exhibit at AIRTEC

    28th October 2014

    Fine Tubes and Superior Tube will be co-exhibiting at this year’s AIRTEC show which is being held from 28th to 30th October at the Exhibition Centre in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Dedicated to the entire aerospace supply chain, AIRTEC, now in its ninth edition, will offer excellent opportunities for the two companies to meet potential new customers and business partners. Read more >

  • Superior Tube hold joint seminar on the importance of high performance tubes in hostile conditions

    27th October 2014

    Superior Tube and Fine Tubes co-hosted a seminar on 1st October in Houston, to discuss the importance of high performance tubes in projects involving hostile conditions. The seminar was an opportunity to share our learnings alongside Superior Tube’s experts. Read more >

  • Superior Tube continues its commitment to the local community

    14th October 2014

    Superior Tube Company continues its commitment to the local community by donating to the Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy. Read more >

  • Superior Tube and The Nuclear Era

    6th October 2014

    From its earliest days, Superior Tube has adapted itself to the new needs created by the latest scientific and technological advances. In the 1940s, one of these key developments was the harnessing of nuclear power. During World War II, Superior was providing specialist tubing for a number of organizations that were directly involved in the Manhattan Project, where mankind first learned to control the energy of the atom. Read more >

  • Superior Tube secures AS9100 certification

    29th September 2014

    Superior Tube, a global leader in the manufacture of precision tubing for the aerospace industry and other safety critical applications, is delighted to announce that it is now certified to AS9100 having been successfully assessed by the independent certification organization, Det Norske Veritas. Read more >

  • The World’s smallest tube

    25th September 2014

    The 1930s was the decade that saw the birth of Superior Tube Company. In 1934, Clarence A. Warden Sr, Clarence A. Warden Jr, S. L. Gabel and Richard H. Gabel founded the company near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. From the very outset, the company was involved in the manufacture of small diameter, extremely close tolerance metal tubing for industries whose products were changing the world. Read more >

  • Superior Tube celebrates its 80th Anniversary

    19th September 2014

    Superior Tube, a global leader in the manufacture of precision tubing, is delighted to announce that it is celebrating its 80th anniversary. From aerospace to power stations, and oil and gas extraction to medicine, the company’s products are used in a wide range of industries where safety and reliability are critical and have improved the quality of life for millions of people around the world. Read more >

  • Superior Tube to achieve record lead times with new Draw Mill processes

    18th August 2014

    Superior Tube Company, a global leader in the manufacture of small diameter precision tubing for safety critical applications, has significantly reduced its lead times – from 30 weeks to just 6 weeks in some cases – by implementing a ‘pull system’ as part of a reconfiguration of its Draw Mill processes. Read more >

  • Superior Tube invests in new ECM equipment to deliver improved customer benefits

    4th August 2014

    Superior Tube Company, a global leader in the manufacture of small diameter precision tubing for safety critical applications, has recently invested in the acquisition of a new Everite Ultracut Electrochemical Tube Cutoff Machine for its plant in Collegeville, PA. Read more >

  • LITTLE LEAGUE: Skippack’s Palmer Park was designed to pay homage to Superior Tube

    21st July 2014

    The fields behind Superior Tube were home to a form of baseball nirvana, a unique complex that inherently injected its own special atmosphere into the contests played on its ballfields. To play at Superior Tube was to be part of a long-standing tradition that just didn’t seem to exist at other Little League facilities. Read more >

  • Superior Tube appoints new HR Director to help support global expansion

    11th July 2014

    Superior Tube Company, a global leader in the manufacture of precision tubing for safety critical applications, is delighted to announce the appointment of Debbie Melnyk to the position of HR Director. Based at the company’s Collegeville Head Office, she will have overall responsibility for all HR functions and will have a vital role to play in shaping the business for further global expansion. Read more >

  • Volunteers help to clean up Perkiomen Creek

    12th May 2014

    More than 50 volunteers from sponsors Superior Tube Company and Dow Chemical Company worked together to clean the Perkiomen Creek in Collegeville on April 12, 2014. The volunteers cleared trash and recyclables from 44 locations along local creeks removing 550 bags of debris, 130 tires and 3,000 pounds of scrap metal. Read more >

  • Indian sales office relocates to accommodate growing customer base

    18th March 2014

    Superior Tube, a global leader in the manufacture of small diameter tubing for critical applications, is delighted to announce that its new sales office in India has moved to a greater facility with extended resources and service to keep up with the growing demand for high quality tubing products in India. Read more >

  • The Watermill Group Attracts Former Alcoa Executive to Grow Metal Tubes Companies

    13th March 2014

    The Watermill Group, a strategy-driven private investment firm, has brought in an executive from Alcoa to nurture growth for two closely related metals manufacturing companies in Watermill’s portfolio: Fine Tubes Ltd. in the U.K. and Superior Tube Company in the United States. Read more >

  • Superior Tube to showcase precision aerospace tubes at A&DSS expo

    6th March 2014

    US-based Superior Tube Company Inc., a global leader in the manufacture of precision tubing for the aerospace industry and other safety critical applications is delighted to announce that it will be participating in the Aerospace & Defense Supplier Summit (A&DSS) being held in Seattle from March 11th – 14th. Read more >

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