22 Years of Innovation

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.

Competitive Product Sourcing

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.

Value-Added Services

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.

What we do

Trusted Partners for Innovation & Production

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.

Insight & Innovation

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.

Improve Quality

Reduce time and waste

The repeatability of our laser cutting and tube bending makes the assembly process seamless. Read more about how we helped APC.

Service Area

Centrally Located for Customer Service

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.



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.


Stay up to date with Central Tube and Bar

Solving problems beyond your supply chain requires innovative thinking and using new technologies to improve quality. We work with our customers to create templates for laser cutting as well as 3D prototypes in house. Our investment in industrial 3D printing technology can help you better adjust for fit, form and function to build a superior product in less time.

CONWAY, Ark., February 14, 2018 - Central Tube and Bar, a valued-added distributor and processor of tube, bar, and other metal products, has appointed Eric Chambers to the role of Chief Operating Officer. After 20 years of experience in the tube and bar industry at Central Tube and Bar, Chambers will lead operations and direct the company’s finance and administrative functions.