Since 1974
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To help North American mine operators deliver more tons, lower costs, improve safety and enhance operational efficiencies.
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In The News

United Central Announces Partnership with Dräger

Bristol, Tennessee – April 15, 2014

Dräger is pleased to announce a partnership with United Central Industrial Supply to distribute safety products to the mining industry within the United States.Read More

United Central Named ANSUL Diamond Alliance Partner

Bristol, Tennessee – March 6, 2014

United Central Industrial Supply Co. of Bristol, Tenn., has received the honor of being named an ANSUL Triple Diamond Alliance Partner. This level of distinction is a testament to the hard work put forth by the organization over the past year.Read More

United Central Industrial Supply Company 40 Years and Evolving

by Debra McCown – September 2013

In 2014, United Central Industrial Supply will mark its 40th anniversary. As the biggest supplier to North America's mining industry, the company remains committed to its core mission, said President Henry Looney: growth, adaptation and unparalleled customer service... Read More

United Central-InfoChip partnership makes RFID Technology a Potential 'Game-Changer' for Mining Efficiency

by Debra McCown – August 2013

It's a technology that is used in everything from pet identification to retail sales, and it's become so common that it can interact with most smartphones. Now, RFID technology – short for Radio-Frequency Identification – is available in a more durable form for heavy industrial use... Read More

United Central Merges with GHX

Bristol, Tennessee and Houston, Texas – October 10, 2012

Darrell H. Cole, CEO of Bristol, TN-based United Central Industrial Supply is pleased to announce, a merger with Houston, TX-based GHX Industrial, LLC forming one of the largest energy focused industrial distribution and service-related companies in North America... Read More

United Central Industrial Supply recently announced the relocation and expansion of the St. Louis, Missouri operations facility.

Bristol, TN December 23, 2011

Darrell Cole, United Central's President and CEO stated "The relocation and expansion of the St. Louis branch from approximately 14,000 square feet to 42,000 square feet... Read More

UC Feature Article – Coal People Magazine

Bristol, TN August, 2011

Headquartered in Bristol, Tennessee, United Central’s 27 branches strategically located throughout the US and Canada are backed by... Read More

Major Distributors of Mining Supplies and Rubber Products Combine Forces

Bristol, TN February 11, 2011

Today, two companies announce their plans to combine their operations whose overriding commitment is to provide customers superior products and... Read More