Founded in 1996 with a single customer and one bandsaw, we’ve grown to service some of the largest OEMs and fabricators heavy truck, buses, hospitality, aerospace, manufacturing, and energy industries.
We have the buying power of a conglomerate with a family-owned work ethic to give our customers the most competitive solutions for their applications. We work closely with our customers to provide high-quality carbon, alloy, aluminum & stainless tube, along with carbon and alloy bar.
We’ve helped our customers reduce their rejection rates and decrease costs by providing better quality services than our competitors. For many customers, we’re a full-service partner that provides laser cutting, CNC bending, and sawing as well as turn key solutions that include welding and powder coating.
We do more than just precision laser cutting, tube bending and sawing. We are partners that come alongside our customers with innovative ideas to drive more cost effective and efficient ways to produce components. Our extensive experience in tube laser processing gives us the expertise to help you enhance the manufacturability of your product and in turn enables you to be more competitive and profitable. We can take your concept and make it viable for application solutions.
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Experience where it counts
We’ve helped customers reimagine parts to reduce costs. Read the case study about rear bumpers of the Mart Cart we redesigned to reduce field repair time and costs.
With locations across the mid-south, we serve clients across the United States and Mexico—and what’s more is our investment in new BLM technology allows us to source from more than one of our locations to serve you and use the capabilities of our entire team across our company.
WE'RE EQUIPPED TO HANDLE ANYTHING
Over 25,000,000 million components produced and still counting….
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Transform your supply chain with Central Tube and Bar
At Central Tube and Bar, we’re more than just a leading supplier and processor of high quality, prime tube and bar products, we’re partners with our customers to help them transform their supply chains and manufacturing processes. Contact us to learn more about how we can help your company transition to lean manufacturing processes, reduce waste, and improve the quality of your products.
CONWAY, Ark., November 27, 2018 - Central Tube and Bar has expanded their Conway facilities to include a new 72,000-square-foot facility in addition to their existing corporate headquarters and fabrication facility on Middle Road. As part of the new expansion, Central Tube and Bar has also added a new BLM LT7 tube laser, the company’s 7th laser.
Central Tube and Bar is pleased to have earned a prestigious ISO 9001:2015 certification, underlining the company’s commitment to high quality tube and bar products and innovative technologies. Previously certified under the ISO 9001:2008 standards, Central Tube and Bar underwent an extensive audit by Perry Johnson Registrars, Inc. to meet the updated 2015 ISO certification standards that now include more customer and industry focused requirements.
OEMs and service centers have definitely changed their business model over the past few decades. There are still a few large factories around, but most companies prefer to have a leaner operation these days to keep their costs down, and outsource their parts and materials to companies that can do the job faster, and at a lower cost.