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About Universal Tube & Rollform

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Specializing in used and reconditioned tube, pipe and rollform machinery for over 30 years.

Company Overview

Universal Tube & Rollform has always been committed to being the number one supplier of used Tube, Pipe and Rollform Machinery in the world.

Universal Tube & Rollform Equipment Corp. Perrysburg, Ohio 43551

Our presence in this industry has always been strong and honorable, working with companies locally and all over the world.

Our CEO, Ralph Girkins, has over 35 years experience in the tube & pipe industry and is joined by Laura Smirin, President, Dean Dutched & Ken Metzger, Vice Presidents of Sales whom are each specialist in their prospective fields with over 75 years of experience combined. We take pride in our knowledge and ability to mix and match various machinery to fit our customer needs. New, used or reconditioned, we can help put it all together to balance your budget and increase the value of your dollar.

Universal represents many fine new equipment manufacturers and offers rebuilding, engineering, import and export services as well. It is our goal to provide the best all-around service possible for our customers. We are proud of our honest and knowledgeable staff with 100+ combined years of experience in the Tube and Pipe and Rollforming industry.

Capabilities & Services

One of the Largest Stocking Dealers of used Tube, Pipe & Rollform Machinery in the World.

Company Overview

We have one of the largest selections of used tube and pipe mills in the world. Utilizing over 125,000 square feet of warehouse space, we also stock Rollformers - Cut-To-Length Lines - Slitting Lines and more. We have the resources and expertise to satisfy your company's machinery needs.

Machine Reconditioning, Re-Power and Upgrade Systems.

Tube Mill and Rollform machinery reconditioning services

In today's uncertain economy, companies are doing whatever they can to save money, improve yields and get the most out of their existing equipment. But continuing to operate machinery that no longer meets today's high standards for efficiency, safety and quality control, can pose an unnecessary risk.

To address this situation Universal Tube & Rollform can rebuild, re-power and upgrade your current machinery to the most exact specifications, directly from its location in Ohio.

Universals rebuild, re-power and upgrade program offers many benefits, including:

Outstanding cost savings
Accurate and reliable productions
Enhanced safety
Extended machine life
Documentation for retrofits
Ease of operation
Installation Services
Training Services

Visit our News Page for more information on Retrofit Repower Systems for Tube Mill & Rollform Lines.

Engineering Services

New Tube Mill Drives, Controls, Components and accessories

Universal can provide custom designs for your industrial machinery or distinctive design application. We will implement your project from initial concept to start-up. Discuss with us your ideas and requirements and we will put together a quotation for your review.

NEW Drive Systems, NEW Control Systems, NEW Components and NEW Accessories.

New Tube Mill Drives, Controls, Components and accessories

Our capabilities go even further, working together with Universal Controls Group (UCG)to bring you the options you need such as New Tube Mill Controls, New Tube Mill Drive Systems, die accelerators, Length Control and Other Machinery Accessories to retrofit your existing machinery.

New Tube Mill Controls
Universal Controls Group (UCG)

Working together enables us to offer a wide array of cost effective services unmatched by others.

Working Together with Universal Controls Group (UCG)

Universal Tube is pleased to announce the opening of Universal Controls Group serving the growing needs of our Tube, Pipe and Rollform Industry. Working together under one roof our relationship enables us to offer a wide array of cost efficient services, unmatched by others.

To compliment our used tube mill and rollforming lines, UCG can build Expandable Mill Control Systems, pre-engineered or custom to your specifications. President, Ken Metzger, has developed a revolutionary Closed Loop Length Control System to exceed today's standards in the tube and rollforming industry. The new system utilizes standard purchased parts and is a very cost efficient and accurate system.

UCG has also built multi motor drive systems exceeding 1000 HP. The Drives are self-contained eliminating the need for multi-cabinet systems. Hence, the installation cost becomes drastically reduced.

Machinery Import/Export Services

Universal offers full Import and Export services for our customers located all around the world.

Machinery Import and Export Services

Shop Supervisor, Robin Hoffer, along with Carrie Sellers, shipment coordinator, will help arrange shipment of your machines. We load & unload trucks and containers daily and will help to preplan the shipment to ensure that the most successful, low cost shipping arrangements are made. We will provide the required paperwork and handle all the necessary preparations to make your purchase less stressful.

Cash $$$ Paid for your Surplus Machinery - or Sell by Trade or Consignment

One machine or an entire plant. We would be happy to discuss buying your surplus.

Universal Tube has the resources to buy & sell machinery all over the world. Also, consider our trade or consignment options.

You may have a machine that is no longer required and need a different machine, or you want to update your current production line without spending a lot of $$$. Consider trading in obsolete pieces in exchange for other machines or services we can provide. Give us a call to discuss.

You own the machinery until the date of sale, and we will work to get you the price you need. You can't lose! Keep the machinery at your facility or we will bring it to our warehouse, clean and paint it, advertise, bring in the customer and send you a check when it is sold.

Our mailing list is constantly being updated maintaining thousands of Tube and Rollform customers, steel processors and used equipment dealers world-wide. We have the resources available to sell your surplus equipment as quickly as possible for a fair price.

Fax (419) 874-2825 or email: sales@utubeonline.com your list of surplus machinery.

Memberships in the Industry

Universal Tube & Rollform upholds high standards of Integrity and reliability.

As a member of the Machinery Dealers National Association you can depend on our well-informed, knowledgeable staff to assist you. We are proud to also be part of the Tube and Pipe Association International, the Fabricators and Manufacturers Association and the Society of Manufacturing Engineers. Universal Tube also belongs to our local Chamber of Commerce and Better Business Bureau.

Universal Tube Location/Map
Location: 26202 Glenwood Rd. Perrysburg, Ohio 43551

Universal Tube & Universal Controls are located in Perrysburg, Ohio.

We are located right off I-75 and the Ohio Turnpike at exit 64. We're an hour from Detroit Metro and just 20 minutes from Toledo Express Airport. Be sure to let your salesperson know when you'd like to visit - we look forward to seeing you!


Ralph Girkins,

Ralph Girkins

Laura Smirin,

Laura Smirin

Ken Metzger,
Vice President

Ken Metzger

Dean Dutched,
Vice President

Dean Dutched

Carolyn Sellers,

Carrie Sellers

Bill Hammer,

Bill Hammer

Bonnie Henninger,
Marketing Director

Bonnie Henninger

Marty Haas,
Shop Manager


Maher Kalai
International Sales Rep.,
Middle East Region

  Maher Kalai   

General Sales

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