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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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#KloecknerGivesBack to Our Charity Partners: United Ministries

Posted by Steven Nghe on Mar 14, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Kloeckner Metals Greenville recently adopted the #KloecknerGivesBack mentality and participated in a local charity food drive to help out struggling community members. The event was hosted by United Ministries which operates a local homeless day shelter called Place of Hope and provides community assistance programs, in conjunction with local churches such as Lickville Presbyterian Church. The drive collected basic hygiene and food items which were assembled into care packages to be distributed at the local shelter. In total, the drive managed to provide groceries to 2,085 local families.

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Topics: #KloecknerGivesBack, charity

Branch Spotlight Los Angeles

Posted by Steven Nghe on Mar 7, 2017 10:00:00 AM

The Kloeckner Los Angeles Branch has adopted a Silicon Valley office environment to spur innovation and improve company culture. Stand up desks, an open floor plan, and piped in background music are just a few of the things that make this Flat-Rolled branch unique. The charge has been led by General Manager Sergio Torres, who participated in the recent Emerging Leaders Program, and the entire staff has gotten 100% behind it.

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Branch Spotlight: Chicago, IL (University Park)

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

Branch Spotlight: Chicago, IL (University Park)

After nineteen years operating out of a 100-year-old building on the south side of Chicago, Kloeckner Metals Chicago, IL branch has expanded and moved into a brand new 106,000 square foot facility in University Park, Illinois.

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Topics: Branch Spotlight

#KloecknerGivesBack to our Charity Partners: Springdale Elementary

Posted by Steven Nghe on Feb 21, 2017 10:36:28 AM

Kloeckner Metals Tulsa has partnered with local Springdale Elementary to create an ongoing charity effort to help local students. The most recent event was a “HUGS” drive for the kindergarten students at the school. The Kloeckner Tulsa branch has raised donations for hats, undergarments, gloves, and socks, which were handed out to 86 children.

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Topics: #KloecknerGivesBack, charity

Careers at Kloeckner: Sales

Posted by Steven Nghe on Feb 15, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Kloeckner Metals offers a multitude of sales careers at the many branch locations across the United States and beyond. Brian Clare is a sales manager in the Alpharetta Branch office who has been with Kloeckner for 14 years. He started out as a territory manager in Florida, and then in 2008 he accepted a promotion to sales manager and moved up to Georgia. Brian particularly enjoys the level of autonomy that the branch offices are given.

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Kloeckner Metals Launches New Design Solutions Website

Posted by Steven Nghe on Feb 7, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Kloeckner Metals is launching a new website specifically directed at the architecture industry. The Design Solutions website will cater to architectural and design, providing products and solutions designed to meet their unique needs. While Kloeckner’s other sites are largely based on manufacturing and industrial use, where specifications are already set, this site will help work with architects who are still in the conceptual phase.

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Topics: digitalization, Design Solutions

How To Manage Lead Times And Keep Customers Happy

Posted by Steven Nghe on Jan 31, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Short lead times are an integral part of the metals industry.  Customers want the time between placing an order and receiving it to be as short as possible. The ability to keep lead times both short and consistent, therefore, is a crucial goal for a metal service center.

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Topics: lead times

Branch Spotlight: Tampa, Florida

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

The Kloeckner Metals Tampa location has been servicing the Central Florida area for over 40 years. In that time, it has seen many changes and upgrades. Today the heavy carbon facility serves as a hub location, working with the Pompano Beach and Jacksonville locations to service customers around the state. Located within a block of the Port, the Tampa branch is a true partner with the local marine industry.

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Kloeckner at ASHRAE Winter Conference of HVAC&R Industry Trade Show

Posted by Steven Nghe on Jan 19, 2017 1:46:23 PM

The ASHRAE Winter Conference is the world’s largest heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC&R) gathering and is being held in Las Vegas on January 28. As one of the major suppliers to the HVAC&R industry, Kloeckner Metals will be in attendance. Kloeckner services most of the leading brands in this arena. In total, around 60% of Kloeckner’s flat-rolled business is in the HVAC&R sector.

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Topics: trade show

Careers at Kloeckner: J. Paul Javier and the KCI Digital Experience

Posted by Steven Nghe on Jan 10, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Careers at Kloeckner

Being a global company, Kloeckner provides many opportunities for its employees to travel the world as part of their job. One such opportunity is being pursued by J. Paul Javier, who was recently chosen to participate in a project that will see him spending time in Germany. The project is the KCI Digital Experience, which designs digital tools and services for the metals industry.

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Topics: Careers at Kloeckner

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