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Forbes 2020 World's Best Employers banner
02/24/21
We are thrilled to announce that Kloeckner Metals’ parent company, Klöckner & Co, has been awarded one of the World’s Best Employers of 2020! This international recognition evidences the strength of our culture and employees’ collective engagement at a dire time. We are so proud of the accomplishment. About the World’s Best Employers Award Forbes, ...
Kloeckner Welcomes Julie Heu
02/22/21
At 16, Julie Heu left France unaccompanied. TV shows glamorizing California enticed her away from all the stability she had ever known. She dreamt of a perfect breeze on a sunny day, stunning mansions with palm trees, huge windows, and a beach straight out of Baywatch. Then, she arrived. Among her most difficult and immediate ...
structural steel shapes
02/15/21
Structural steel shapes provide support to buildings of all kinds. They’re integral to weight distribution and ensure the integrity, safety, and durability of buildings. In addition to being characterized by their shape, structural steel shapes vary in their mechanical, and chemical qualities, which also play a role in determining how they are used and when. ...
Employee Spotlight_Meneco Ponds
02/09/21
You might be driving for hours. It might be snowing as you move through the Appalachian Mountains. Your truck load could be upwards of 30,000 pounds. On a downhill, you feel a rush of adrenaline. You pay close attention, and stay on the lookout for ice. You know the truck is nothing to play with. ...
what are aluminum extrusions
02/02/21
Chances are, you have heard about aluminum extrusions. They have a major presence in a wide range of consumer and industrial goods. But what exactly are they, and what is the process like? What are Aluminum Extrusions? Aluminum extrusions are shapes of aluminum that can be solid, semi-hollow, or hollow. Many everyday products get their ...
Top Workplaces
01/28/21
We’ve done it again. Only this time, better. In the past, Kloeckner Metals placed in the top 50 of mid-sized employers in Atlanta by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. This year, we are among the best in the country, according to a survey conducted by Top Workplaces. Top Workplaces takes a science-based approach to employee engagement backed ...
MSCI Scholarship
01/25/21
When University of Georgia freshman Alyssa Alay-Ay applied for the Metal Service Center Institute scholarship, she drew from her frequent, eye-opening travels to the Philippines to answer the prompt, “How has metal affected your life?” Alyssa, the daughter of Finance Director Marietta Alay-Ay, has visited the Philippines every two years since she was a child. ...
how is aluminum anodized
01/19/21
The purpose of anodizing aluminum is to form a layer of aluminum oxide that will protect the aluminum beneath it. Aluminum is a soft metal, and anodization is an electrochemical process that gives a metal surface like aluminum a decorative, durable, and corrosion-resistant finish, according to the Aluminum Anodizers Council (AAC). The aluminum oxide layer ...
Employee Spotlight_Bob Christo
01/12/21
What would you do with 14,600 days? Let’s say you start the first day working on a steel production line. You love working with your hands. It’s exciting and there’s always something to do. You decide that, if all things go according to plan, you’ll be the head of this production plant one day. Then, ...

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