Kloeckner Metals

Steven Nghe

Steven Nghe joined Kloeckner Metals in October 2015 as the Digital Product Innovation Manager. His goal is tell you about the sexy side of steel. He is an incredibly passionate marketer who doesn't enjoy long walks on the beach or golf.
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The Kloeckner Dog Story

Posted by Steven Nghe on Aug 21, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Did you know that August 26 is National Dog Day?  But why just celebrate one day? Kloeckner Metals has decided to dedicate this week to our loyal, loving and furry friends. You might be wondering why does Kloeckner have a dog as its logo? What does it have to do with steel? Why is the dog holding a ball? Or is it a nose? Is it even a dog at all? 

There are many rumors of how the Kloeckner dog logo originated but let our employees tell you the real Kloeckner Dog Story!

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See How Ordering Steel Online via Part Manager Brings Happiness!

Posted by Steven Nghe on Jun 6, 2017 10:00:00 AM

As winners  of the Prime Advantage Innovation Awards, Kloeckner Metals continues to improve and expand its Part Manger tool for ordering steel online. The tool has been expanded to serve more groups, and new features have been added to better serve customers. A tool which started as a small pilot program has now grown to serve a variety of different contract customer groups. The new consignment feature further expands the reach of the product.

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Topics: ordering steel online

Millennials at Kloeckner

Posted by Steven Nghe on May 9, 2017 10:00:00 AM


The millennial generation adds a unique set of skills and way of doing business to a workplace. They also often view the world differently than other generations. Utilizing millennials is important for developing a well-rounded workforce that is capable of advancing in the digital age. Kloeckner Metals Corporation has made it a point to include millennials in its workforce and develop a good work environment that millennials find attractive.

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PVD As An Environmentally Friendly Alternative Process

Posted by Steven Nghe on May 2, 2017 10:00:00 AM

PVD (physical vapor deposition) is a technology that is not only functional and economical, it is also environmentally friendly. The PVD process employed by Kloeckner Metals upon the installation of their new equipment, has virtually no environmentally dangerous byproducts, making it a great way for any company to reduce their environmental footprint.

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Careers at Kloeckner: Truck Drivers

Posted by Steven Nghe on Apr 26, 2017 10:00:00 AM

It isn’t enough to just sell quality products; you have to deliver them promptly and safely. For this reason, Kloeckner Metals Corporation is always looking for great truck drivers to add to the team. The national fleet is actually composed of several regional fleets, augmented by common carriers. These fleets work together to create a logistics network that spans the country and beyond.

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Retired with Kloeckner: John Hall

Posted by Steven Nghe on Apr 18, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Underneath a moose, a few deer, and several other hunting trophies, John Hall finished his career with Kloeckner in an office just 300 feet from where he started 52 years prior. In 1965, John had just graduated from a local business college when he started working as a service clerk for Edgcomb Steel of New England in Nashua, New Hampshire. His responsibilities included delivering the mail, distributing documents, and keeping the paper supplies stocked. After a few other jobs in inventory management, he managed to make the jump to sales.

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Kloeckner Metals will Install New PVD Processing Equipment

Posted by Steven Nghe on Apr 11, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Kloeckner Metals Corp. will install new physical vapor deposition (PVD) processing equipment at its Cincinnati facility this year in order to expand its value-add portfolio and capitalize on growing demand for more capacity and color options in surface-treated stainless steel.

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Retired with Kloeckner: Jack Delaney

Posted by Steven Nghe on Apr 4, 2017 10:00:00 AM

This past December, Jack Delaney retired after 51 years with Kloeckner Metals. Staying with a company for that long is rare, especially these days when many people will end up at seven or eight different companies throughout their life. Jack attributes some of the reason for staying with Kloeckner all these years as a little bit of luck and always having opportunities within the company.

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Kloeckner Metals Named 2017 Top Workplace

Posted by Steven Nghe on Mar 28, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Kloeckner Metals Corporation has ranked in the top 50 of midsized companies in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s 2017 Top Workplaces. Each year the AJC creates the list based entirely on feedback from employees at the various participating businesses, gathered through a survey conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, a research firm on organizational health and employee engagement. This year, Kloeckner employees had a lot of good things to say about their workplace.

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Careers at Kloeckner: Welding

Posted by Steven Nghe on Mar 21, 2017 10:00:00 AM

A welding career at one of Kloeckner Metals’ many branches can offer rewarding challenges and opportunities above and beyond repetitive mill work. Kloeckner Metals York’s welding team consists of Jeff Jones, Cain Adamson, and Charlie Gardner who were gracious enough to share some of their first-hand experiences. One thing that makes welding work at Kloeckner unique is the one-off orders that come in. With these orders, the team has to work through the process and figure out the best way to go about the work.

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