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Kloeckner Expanding South Carolina Facility

This article was published on: 07/19/17 10:00 AM

Kloeckner Metals will expand its Greenville, S.C., operations through a $11.3 million investment. The company will add 50,000 square feet to its existing facility to house a new high-speed, 84-inch wide slitting line. The new Alcos slitting line will be capable of processing aluminum and high-strength steel. Kloeckner had not previously processed either material at the site, …

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How Metal Roofing Prices In Hawaii Compare

This article was published on: 07/12/17 2:34 AM

Metal roofing prices in Hawaii tend to be higher than the prices associated with other roofing materials. This often misleads homeowners into thinking other materials offer a better investment. In reality, the money you invest in a metal roof pays dividends in ways that trump other materials. Below, we’ll compare metal roofing prices in Hawaii …

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Metal Roof Flashing: A Simple Guide to Installing Flashing

This article was published on: 06/30/17 2:42 AM

Metal roof flashing does more than just seal joints and protect your home from the elements. With the right color and an elegant design, they can breathe new life into your roofing. How to Install Metal Roof Flashing Most people rely on the company that handled their metal roofing project, from start to finish. But …

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Hawaii Metal Roofing: 5 Easy Tips For Ensuring Your Roof Lasts

This article was published on: 06/30/17 2:37 AM

No roof lasts forever. But in Hawaii, metal roofing that’s kept in good condition can last for decades. It’s not uncommon for a metal roof to offer reliable protection for 50 years or more. That’s saying something given Hawaii’s wet, corrosive climate. Compared to other roofing materials, such as asphalt, wood, and shake, metal roofing …

Fresh Paint and Room to Grow

This article was published on: 05/31/17 10:00 AM

Kloeckner Metals Corp.’s flat­rolled division sees opportunity growing in a stretch of farmland located about 40 miles south of Chicago. Kloeckner’s new 106,000­ square-­foot plant in University Park, Ill., could be doubled in size in less than five months on property the company owns, executives said during a recent interview with AMM at the grand opening of …

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Options For Metal Siding In Hawaii: Aluminum Vs. Steel

This article was published on: 05/22/17 9:10 PM

You have a couple options when it comes to choosing the type of metal siding to use on your home. Some people instinctively choose aluminum. Others opt for steel. Both offer notable benefits over wood, vinyl, and fiber cement. But how do they compare against each other? Which is the best type of metal siding …

Global Metals Distributor Kloeckner Metals Builds New Plant In Chicago, Hosts Grand Opening

This article was published on: 05/8/17 10:00 AM

Kloeckner Metals Corporation, a metal distribution company, hosted a grand opening event on Wednesday, May 3 to celebrate the move of its flat-rolled division to a new 106,000-square-foot facility located at 25056 S. Will Center Road in University Park, IL. Activities during the event included tours of the new facility and its capabilities, food and prize giveaways. …

Embracing Digitalization in the Steel Industry

This article was published on: 05/4/17 10:00 AM

Utilizing new marketing trends like virtual reality and creating digital tools are two ways to innovate in the steel industry.   By Steven Nghe, Digital Product Innovation Manager, Kloeckner Metals Corporation Creating a Unique Experience  When Kloeckner Metals Company opened our new 105,000-square-foot plant near Chicago, we wanted a way to provide customers a unique experience that went …

5 Types Of Metal Roofing Trim (And Why They’re Used)

This article was published on: 05/1/17 11:50 PM

Metal roofing trim is one of the most overlooked components of a metal roof. Unless one looks closely at the joints, as well as near the eaves and gutters, it’s rarely seen. Trim is what seals joints and drip edges, and keeps moisture from penetrating your home. It also improves the visual appeal of your …

5 Myths About Using Metals In Hawaii Roofing… Debunked!

This article was published on: 05/1/17 11:47 PM

Many people have strange notions about the effects of using metals in Hawaii roofing. Some of these notions stem from a poor understanding regarding how the materials are manufactured. Others are simply perpetuated each time they’re repeated despite clear evidence that disproves them. Following are five surprisingly resilient myths about metal roofing. Our aim is …


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