Universal Tube & Rollform has always been committed to being the number one supplier of used Tube,
Pipe and Rollform Machinery in the world.
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
Capabilities & Services
One of the Largest Stocking Dealers of used Tube, Pipe & Rollform Machinery in the World.
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
and more. We have the resources and expertise to satisfy your company's machinery needs.
and Upgrade Programs.
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.
Universal’s 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
Universal can provide custom engineering 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.
Working together enables us to offer a wide array of cost effective services unmatched by others.
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.
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.
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.
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!