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The Kloeckner Advantage: Our Customized Care Puzzle

This article was published on: 02/8/22 5:12 PM

Expectations of what quality customer care looks like have increased and become more complex throughout the modern digital revolution. Leaning on chatbot messaging that lacks human intuition isn’t always a satisfactory solution. Automated social media message responses created to help direct traffic tend to add more noise than assistance. It’s impossible to intuit and generate …

Sponsored by Kloeckner: The Nostalgic Nerdy World of BattleBots

This article was published on: 01/31/22 8:08 PM

At the turn of the millennium, the early aughts held a special place for American pop culture. Before everyone got smartphones and social media accounts a few years later, we still shared a special connection to music, movies, and television. That was the beginning of the end of simpler times when we all gathered around …

New Year, New Top Dog Safety Program

This article was published on: 01/7/22 8:33 AM

Metal work is a tedious art form, no matter which stage of fabrication or distribution you find it in. The very nature of handling metal brings great potential for hazards. We understand this self-evident truth, so the frontlines of all Kloeckner branches thrive in a “Safety Always” discipline that encourages employee input for continuous improvement.  …

Conquering Two Key Challenges in the Metal Industry for 2022

This article was published on: 01/4/22 8:30 AM

We’re officially moving into another year of continued workforce challenges and supply chain volatility. There are countless articles being published on the subject every day, and this one’s my two cents. While these two things combine to create a perfect storm of uncertainty for many, we’ve been steadily stockpiling strategies that will not only protect …

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New Equipment: Robotic Welding Arm

This article was published on: 01/3/22 8:00 AM

We are proud to welcome the Panasonic TM-2000WG III Robotic Welding Arm at Nashville metal fabricator Kloeckner Metals Nashville – American Fabricators. The Cutting Edge Features of Our Robotic Welding Arm This Panasonic robotic welding arm offers repeatability and quality to precision high volume parts for Kloeckner Metals customers. Here’s how: Changeover between parts is …

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What are the Types of Stainless Steel?

This article was published on: 12/27/21 8:00 AM

Stainless steel is recognized for its strength, beauty, and resistance to corrosion. Not all stainless steel is alike, however. The metal comes in five distinct families and about 150 different grades. What is stainless steel exactly? Put simply, stainless steel is any one of the steel alloys that contains at least 10.5% chromium in the …

Kloeckner Wrapped: 3 Stand Out Accomplishments in 2021

This article was published on: 12/22/21 8:00 AM

The holidays have arrived, the office is buzzing with plans to see loved ones, and many of us have long since began shifting focus to the big picture in 2022. As for me, I can’t help but reflect on the incredible year we’ve had, just one more time. As part of an industry that was …

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Does Stainless Steel Rust?

This article was published on: 12/20/21 8:00 AM

Unlike iron or carbon steel, stainless steel does not rust. On paper, it is one of the most durable metals on the market, at least in terms of rusting and corrosion. What makes stainless steel so tough? And… does stainless steel really not rust? Let’s take a brief look at stainless steel — what it …

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What to Look for in Stainless Steel Fabricators

This article was published on: 12/13/21 8:00 AM

If you need specialized solutions for stainless steel, look farther than a traditional welder. Consider a metal fabrication company. The right stainless steel fabricator will have the right equipment, training, and innovative resources to get your job done right, without losing time or money. Finding a metalworker won’t be difficult. In fact, you might need …

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Retiring with Kloeckner: Ann Jones

This article was published on: 12/7/21 8:00 AM

“All I have to do is rattle my keys.” Soon-to-be-retired-from Kloeckner Metals York Ann Jones loves to travel and enjoys looking out for the next best vacation, museum visit, or beach day. She’s adamant about bringing along those she loves, and that little bit of jangle is enough to get her husband, two kids, and …


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