Why Choose Banner Commercial?
Banner Commercial is North America’s largest independent producer of precision turned, ground, and polished bar. Since 1961, Banner has built a reputation as the premier supplier of precision ground bar to the North American industrial sector. Our ability to provide a wide variety of carbon, stainless, brass, aluminum, and exotic grade materials, coupled with an extensive value-added services offering, sets us apart. Few processors have invested in the inventory, manufacturing capability, and quality systems we have implemented and developed over the years. Each Banner Commercial facility is ISO 9001 certified, and utilizes a proprietary patent-pending quality management system that addresses all aspects of administrative, manufacturing and logistics processes to assure that the finest defect-free materials are delivered to the market.
Extensive Inventory and Material Accessibility
Banner Commercial carries approximately 8 million pounds of on-site and off-site inventory to service our customers quickly. Over the years, we have forged strategic relationships with national and international mills, service centers, and master distributors that enable us to access a multitude of material grades at competitive price levels.
Banner Commercial is well known for our ability to process material to the most exacting tolerances. We offer a wide variety of bar processing and component manufacturing options to our customers that provide a single source/complete material solution. The following provides a brief overview of our unique manufacturing capabilities:
- Bar Processing: Straightening, Turning, Grinding, Polishing, and Chamfering
- Ring gauge quality, bearing fit
- Turning Capability to 6″ outside diameter
- Grinding capacity to 9″ outside diameter
- Lengths to 40 feet
- Near-net shape device machining
- Non-destructive testing
- Blanking and saw cutting
Premier Customer Service
Banner prides itself on responding to customer needs quickly. Our goal is to reply to all customer quote inquiries within hours after receipt. Currently, 90% of quotes received are processed in under 4 hours. Our team of Inside Sales Representatives has extensive experience in sourcing raw material, and thoroughly understands the need to be accurate while processing quote requests quickly. Banner employs knowledgeable Regional Sales Managers that bring real world experience related to raw material and machining practices, providing the highest efficiencies to our customers. Our customers often rely on Banner for material selection guidance and processing information to attain the highest levels of quality and productivity from their equipment.
Vendor Managed Inventory
Banner Commercial offers a host of vendor managed inventory programs designed to reduce supply chain complexity while saving costs and time for our customers. We offer in-house, off-site, JIT, and custom tailored programs that meet the specific requirements of your business. Our vendor managed inventory programs are intended to improve material flow through your operation while providing a constant stream of product to maintain optimal productivity.