Kloeckner Metals Corp. hosts open house for newly expanded Greenville plant

10.18.2017

Oct 17, 2017 ● Published by Emily Stevenson

On Monday Oct. 16, Kloeckner Metals Corporation, one of the largest producer-independent distributors of steel and metal products in the U.S., opened the doors to its newly expanded Greenville plant. A 50,000-square-foot bay with 43-ton cranes and a new highly automated slitting line fully capable of processing advanced high strength steels and aluminum has been installed. The open house began at 2 p.m. Attendees received a tour of the new facility. The new plant is located at One White Horse Road in Greenville. Kurt Dallas, chairman for the 2017/2018 South Carolina Manufacturing Alliance (SCMA) also attended the event.

Kloeckner Metals is investing more than $11 million in the project and is creating 19 jobs. Hiring for these positions will begin in early 2018 and those interested should visit the company’s career page: https://www.kloecknermetals.com/Careers/Current-Opportunities.

Headquartered in Roswell, Ga., Kloeckner Metals services more than 8,000 metalworking businesses throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, Mexico and Canada. The company ships carbon and non-ferrous metals from inventories stocked in 50 locations throughout North America and utilizes state-of-the-art processing equipment to meet the evolving needs of today’s business environment.

The Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved job development credits related to this project. A $100,000 Set Aside grant was also awarded to Greenville County to assist with the costs of site preparation.

About Kloeckner Metals:

Kloeckner Metals Corporation is a pioneer of the digital transformation in the steel industry and looks to fully digitalize the supply and service chain. Kloeckner is headquartered in Roswell, Georgia and consists of over 50 locations throughout North America and more than 2,400 employees. Kloeckner Metals is heavily focused on bringing value-add to our customers by being a one-stop shop on finished goods.

Kloeckner Metals Corporation is a member company of Klöckner & Co. Klöckner & Co has an established distribution and service network of around 190 locations in 13 countries, servicing over 130,000 customers.

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Steven Nghe
Steven Nghe is currently the Head of Marketing & Communications at Kloeckner Metals. Nghe is a marketing professional with more than 14 years of experience in various environments and industries. His goal is to tell you about the sexy side of steel. Nghe holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management with a concentration in Marketing from North Carolina State University. Prior to Kloeckner, Nghe worked for Delta Dental, Wells Real Estate Funds, Georgia Institute of Technology and Doosan.
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