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Out with the Old

This article was published on: 03/18/20 7:31 AM

BY LAUREN DUENSING Fabrication machinery needs to be tough to cut parts day in and day out, and, when well maintained, it has a long useful life. But technology is always advancing and, sometimes, replacing old equipment can result in big gains. In 2017, the York, Pennsylvania, warehouse of Kloeckner Metals, one of the largest metals …

COVID-19 Update

This article was published on: 03/16/20 2:59 PM

The world is grappling with an issue of enormous scale and human impact, and our hearts go out to all who have been affected by the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19). At Kloeckner, we believe it is our role and responsibility during this time to prioritize these things: the health and well-being of our employees, our …

Implementing IoT one step at a time

This article was published on: 02/4/20 9:30 AM

By Don Eberly | February 3, 2020 The global metals industry expects to grow by 2.7-3.4% year over year. This growth is enabling companies to reopen shuttered mills, expand current plants, and build new ones while new companies enter the industry. As competition heats up, companies must continually seek new ways to heighten efficiencies and …

Kloeckner Metals Advances Automation for Customers

This article was published on: 12/13/19 11:54 AM

Roswell, Ga.-based Kloeckner Metals Corporation, one of the largest U.S. metals services companies, is implementing Industry 4.0 with phased-approach digitalization. The initiative enables Kloeckner to extract efficiencies from the facility floor and shipping/receiving, as well as customer inventory tracking and reorders. Defining Industry 4.0 as supply chain automation, Kloeckner examines supplier, customer and facility needs, …

A True Paradigm Shift

This article was published on: 11/19/19 8:30 AM

Kloeckner Metals Corporation leads the metals industry toward Industry 4.0 by taking a phased approach to digitalization. The U.S. economy is thriving, and the global metals industry is growing by 2.7-3.4% year over year. Existing companies are reopening shuttered mills, expanding current plants, and building new ones, while new companies are entering the industry. As …

Kelly Jones of Kloeckner Metals elected as AWMI 2018 Member of the Year

This article was published on: 06/11/19 10:00 AM

[NEW YORK, May 24, 2019] – The Association of Women in the Metal Industries (AWMI) is pleased to announce Kelly Jones as 2018 Member of the Year. Jones has been a member of AWMI for 12 years. In that time, she has held the Detroit Chapter positions of fundraising chair, membership chair, treasurer, vice president …

Will Gen Z Solve the Skills Gap Problem?

This article was published on: 01/21/19 1:57 PM

By Jonathan Samples on Jan 14, 2019 You’ve been hearing about it for a decade or more. The skills gap is coming. The skills gap is here. The skills gap will be the death knell for U.S. industry. But what do we know about this ominous yet elusive term? Is it that today’s workforce merely lacks the core skills needed …

Complexity Matters

This article was published on: 11/20/18 1:02 PM

Is Amazon the enemy of manufacturers? It’s no surprise that Amazon’s business model is changing the way we do business. Its all-digital approach and expansive network of suppliers and sellers pose a threat to manufacturers everywhere. Even with the growing commodification of products, Amazon still manages to maintain impressive margins. Still, there are several ways …

Why PVD Is Gaining Traction in the Appliance Industry

This article was published on: 11/20/18 8:18 AM

The Reasons Include Aesthetics, Functionality, and Flexibility Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) has been gaining traction in the appliance industry as a multifaceted raw material option. It offers aesthetic and functional benefits that many other materials can’t match. As such, appliance designers have become increasingly aware and interested in the possibilities of using PVD in their …

Innovation, Creativity and Metals

This article was published on: 10/10/18 4:17 PM

Check out pages 86 – 89 to read our VP, Business Development, John Dobek’s interview about PVD with Manufacturing in Focus. 


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