Why Choose Central Tube & Bar

Why Choose Central Tube & Bar

WHY CHOOSE US

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For more than twenty years, Central Tube and Bar has been the leading fabricated tube & bar distributer in the United States. Today we continue this lead with our experience & investments into our fabrication and distribution technology.

When you Choose CTB you will experience three unique advantages.

Our Partners

Our Products

Our People

Our PARTNERS (CUSTOMERS) are our biggest advocates

  • In 20+ years CTB has NEVER shut a customer line down
  • We have NEVER let a customer run out of product!
  • We still have our 1st customer from 22 years ago!
  • Our customers include aerospace, energy, automotive, rail, agriculture, construction, heavy truck, bus, furniture and many more.

Our PRODUCTS save you time, money and hassle

  • We invest millions every year to ensure we can bring our customers the very best products and processes.
  • All of our products are stored indoors….no rust ever.
  • With CTB your parts arrive on time and right.
  • We offer value beyond the part, we can help determine cost savings and offer solutions to complex issues.
  • ALL CTB facilities are ISO 9001:2015 Quality Certified by independent auditors.

Our PEOPLE are the industry leaders

  • This gives you instant access to best in industry product knowledge and service.
  • We understand the needs and timelines of fast-moving business
  • We give you hassle free quotes and service
  • We like helping folks learn what is possible and we love learning from our customers!
  • We love solving problems and building long term relationships with our customers.
  • Our job is to make your job easy.
  • We move fast and get stuff done!

Questions to Ask your Tube and Bar Provider

  • How long have you been providing fabricated tube & Bar?
  • What percentage of your business is fabricated tube & bar?
  • How many tube lasers do you have? (One is none two is one)
  • What happens when your tube laser goes down? And it will……
  • Do you have a redundancy plan to keep my parts shipping?
  • Can I speak directly with the President of the company if I have an issue?
  • Is your product American Made?
  • Are you ISO 9001:2015 Certified?
  • Can I conduct a Quality Audit of your facility?
  • Have you passed any Customer Quality Audits? Who were they?
  • What is your Defect PPM Rate?
  • Do you keep Test Reports? Can I see them? Can you send them?
  • Will my bundles be tagged with the operator’s name and what time they ran them?
  • Do you have CRU Indexed Pricing?
  • Can you produce CMM reports for my parts?
  • Is there a more cost-effective way to produce my parts?
  • Can you draw prints for my parts?
  • Can you produce a 3D model of my parts?
  • Can you electronically import my parts?
  • What tolerance can you Guarantee?
  • Can you hold GD&T Tolerances?
  • Can I get a PPAP for my parts?
  • Can I get First Articles?
  • Can you offer cost savings on my project or parts?
  • Can you manage my inventory? At my facility?
  • Will you come to my facility and address any issues?
  • How will my parts be packaged?
  • Is doing business with you easy and fun?
  • Are you buying my parts from CTB?…..maybe. ?

CAN YOUR TUBE AND BAR PROVIDER DO ALL OF THIS? CONTACT CENTRAL TUBE AND BAR TO FIND OUT HOW DIFFERENT YOUR SERVICE CAN BE WITH US.