Industries Served

Metal Building

Kloeckner meets and exceeds the needs of the demanding North American metal building industry with the latest processes and highest level of customer service.

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The Metal Building Industry

Metal Building

Kloeckner is a leader when it comes to the hot rolled steel required of custom-engineered metal building systems. Our hot rolled steel offers flexibility and strength, and we match the quality of our product with the caliber of our customer support. With locations located conveniently across North America and full logistical support, we provide sophisticated solutions that match our customers’ unique needs whether it is custom construction, energy efficiency, or environmental friendliness.

Products Serving the Metal Building Industry

Services Provided to the Metal Building Industry


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Press Braking

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Roll Forming

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Special Equipment Serving the Metal Building Industry

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What metal grades and alloys are most commonly used in metal buildings?


    In the metal building industry, various grades of steel and aluminum are used for structural components and cladding. The following are the most commonly used metal grades in metal building applications:

    1. Steel: A36, A572, A588, and A992 are the most commonly used grades for steel structural components in metal building systems. These grades offer good strength and formability, making them ideal for use in metal building systems.
    2. Aluminum: 5052 and 3003 are the most commonly used grades for aluminum cladding. These grades offer good resistance to corrosion and high temperatures, making them ideal for use in these systems.

    The specific metal grade used depends on factors such as the desired strength, formability, and resistance to corrosion, as well as cost considerations. For example, A588 is preferred for its high resistance to atmospheric corrosion, while 5052 is preferred for its good formability and resistance to corrosion. Additionally, some systems may use a combination of different metal grades, depending on the specific requirements of the application.

  • What services are commonly performed on metal used in the metal building industry?


    In this industry, various services are performed on metals to meet the specifications and requirements of specific building components. Some of the most common metal fabrication services in the industry include:

    1. Cutting: cutting metal components to the desired length and shape using techniques such as shearing, sawing, and laser cutting.
    2. Bending: forming metal components into specific shapes using techniques such as press brakes and roll bending.
    3. Welding: joining metal components using techniques such as TIG, MIG, and resistance welding.
    4. Punching: creating holes or shapes in metal components using punches and dies.
    5. Stamping: forming metal components into specific shapes using precision dies and presses.
    6. Rolling: shaping metal components into specific shapes using rolling mills.
    7. Finishing: improving the surface finish and appearance of metal components using techniques such as sandblasting, polishing, and electroplating.
    8. Coating: adding protective coatings to metal components using techniques such as electroplating, painting, and powder coating.

    These metal fabrication services are performed by specialized companies to meet the specific requirements of building components, and the specific services used depend on the type of metal and the desired end product. In these systems, the use of high-quality fabrication services is crucial to ensure the strength, durability, and longevity of the building components.


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