Industries Served

Automotive

Kloeckner leads the North American automotive industry. We supply specialty lightweight aluminum alloys, and advanced and ultra high strength steels with close client proximity, and just-in-time manufacturing processes.

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The Automotive Industry

With state-of-the-art branches exclusively dedicated to serving the automotive industry in Cincinnati, Chicago, Murfreesboro, Greenville, Calvert, and Monterrey, Kloeckner is uniquely suited to cater to the North American automotive industry. Between our industry proximity, our large fleet of trucks, our portal digitalization capabilities, our certifications and environmental accreditations, and our extensive inventories of lightweight aluminum alloys and advanced and ultra high strength steels, Kloeckner offers customers the highest quality products available combined with full logistical support and just-in-time delivery.

Relevant Products Served

More Details About the Automotive Industry

  • Aluminum Sheet

    We supply aluminum sheet for the automotive industry. The most common aluminum sheet grades for automotive include: 1100, 3003, 3004, 5052, 5251, 5083, 5182, 5754, 6005, 6016, 6022, 6111, 6451, 6082, and 6181. Each of these lightweight alloys satisfy industry safety standards and contribute a wide range of key characteristics for auto components like high strength, excellent corrosion resistance, and good formability.

  • Aluminum Coil

    Aluminum coil offers the necessary combination of being lightweight and durable required by the automotive industry. Various processes can be applied to aluminum coil grades. This includes stamping, etching, cutting, welding, bending and fastening to other metal components. Aluminum coil can be painted, embossed, or mill finished depending on its ultimate application.

  • Advanced High Strength Steel (AHSS) & Ultra High Strength Steel (UHSS)

    Advanced & ultra high strength steels are engineered for vehicle frame and crash structures. These complex, sophisticated, and affordable steels satisfy automotive safety guidelines while also retaining a lightweight character that meets strict safety, emissions, and performance guidelines.

  • Dual Phase Steel

    As part of the advanced high strength steel family, dual phase steel provides tensile strength and ductile properties, as well as good formability and dent resistance. These steels are characterized by a balanced ferritic-martensitic microstructure produced through controlled processing.

  • Martensitic Steel

    Kloeckner Metals specializes is MS martensitic steel grades which boast some of the highest tensile strength levels (up to 1700 MPa) within AHSS and UHSS. These multiphase, majority martensite steel grades are often used in cross members, bumper reinforcement, and side intrusion beams.

Relevant Services

END USES KLOECKNER SUPPORTS

IR & OIL FILTERS

AIRBAGS MODULE

ANTI-ROLL BARS

AXLE PARTS

BRAKE CALIPERS

BRAKE COMPONENTS & DISCS

BUMPER & COMPONENTS

CLOSURES

CLUTCH COMPONENTS

CONNECTING RODS

DOOR PANELS

DOOR TRIM

ENGINES & PARTS

EXHAUST SYSTEMS & PARTS

EXTERIOR TRIM

FASTENERS & FIXINGS

FUEL TANK SYSTEM

HANDLES & LATCHES

HEAT SHIELDING

HINGES

INNER BODY PANEL

INSTRUMENT PANEL

INTERIOR TRIM

MANIFOLDS

OIL FILTER

OUTER BODY PANEL

PISTON & RINGS

PULLEYS

PUMPS (BRAKES)

SEAT COMPONENTS

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Additional Industries Served

In addition to serving the automotive sector, Kloeckner also caters to the HVAC, appliance, and machine shop industries. In everything we do, we are committed to being a full-line service center that offers customers unparalleled product scope, full logistical support, and superior customer service.
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