BRIDGEVILLE, Pa., Oct. 25, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, Inc. (Nasdaq:USAP) today announced a base price increase of 3% on all stainless bar products effective for all new orders placed shipping January 1, 2011 forward. Current material and energy surcharges will remain in effect.

Chris Zimmer, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, commented, "We are committed to providing our customers high quality steel with industry leading delivery performance and lead times. This price adjustment is necessary to support our ongoing reinvestment into our facilities to better serve our customers."

About Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, Inc.

Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, Inc., headquartered in Bridgeville, Pa., manufactures and markets semi-finished and finished specialty steels, including stainless steel, tool steel and certain other alloyed steels, in a wide variety of grades, widths and gauges to customer specifications. The Company's products are sold to rerollers, forgers, service centers, original equipment manufacturers and wire redrawers for use in a variety of industries, including aerospace, power generation, petrochemical and heavy equipment manufacturing. Our specialty bar facilities have one of the broadest and diverse size range and product capabilities in the industry. Established in 1994, our experience, technical expertise, and dedicated workforce stand committed to providing the best quality, delivery, and service possible. More information is available at www.univstainless.com .

Forward-Looking Information Safe Harbor

Except for historical information contained herein, the statements in this release are forward-looking statements that are made pursuant to the "safe harbor" provision of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that may cause the Company's actual results in future periods to differ materially from forecasted results. Those risks include, among others, risks associated with the receipt, pricing and timing of future customer orders, risks associated with significant fluctuations that may occur in raw material and energy prices, risks associated with the manufacturing process, labor and production yields, risks related to property, plant and equipment, and risks related to the ultimate outcome of the Company's current and future litigation and regulatory matters. Certain of these risks and other risks are described in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over the last 12 months, copies of which are available from the SEC or may be obtained upon request from the Company.
CONTACT:  Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, Inc.          Dennis Oates, Chairman, President and CEO            (412) 257-7609          Douglas McSorley, VP Finance, CFO and Treasurer            (412) 257-7606          Comm-Partners LLC          June Filingeri, President          (203) 972-0186

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