NewsArticles
Minimize


Oct. 2, 2013

Kloeckner Metals to Consolidate Four Facilities
 
Kloeckner Metals, Roswell, Ga., plans to reorganize and consolidate a number of its facilities. Kloeckner is North America’s third-largest service center company, with 55 locations and 2012 sales of more than $3.5 billion.

As part of its consolidation effort, Kloeckner will close its Bensalem, Pa., facility, moving inventory and equipment to its operations in York, Pa., and New Castle, Del.

On the West Coast, Kloeckner will close facilities in Portland, Oakland, and Los Angeles. The Los Angeles branch will be consolidated with the company’s plate-processing facility in nearby Santa Fe Springs. Kloeckner will also install new plate processing equipment at its Tulare, Calif., operation to accommodate the business that had been processed in Oakland.

"These changes eliminate duplication in capacity, streamline our supply chain, and provide a broader product offering to better service our customer base in these respective regions. It is our intent that these changes will be seamless to our customers with no interruption in service," said Bill Partalis, chief executive officer of Kloeckner Metals.

Kloeckner’s nationwide pipe and tube distribution network will not be affected by the changes.
Kloeckner intends to have the consolidations completed and the affected locations fully operational in their new configuration by the end of 2013.


From the Editor's Desk
Minimize
September 2014: No. 1 Ranking Has a Nice Ring to Reliance
More...
 
Pause
Business Practices and Technologies
Minimize
September 2014: 'What the Heck Do You Mean I Have to Give the Money Back!'
More...
The Cutting Edge, a service center technology supplement to Metal Center News
More...
Summer 2014
More...
 
Pause
New Products
Minimize
Trumpf Expands Range on TruMark 5000 Series
More...
Koike Aronson Debuts New Plasma Cutter
More...
Miyachi Unitek's Sigma XY
More...
New TMC is Messer's Largest Cutting Machine
More...
Laserdyne 795 XLZ Designed for 3D Parts
More...
Mazak's STX Champion Cuts Thick Sheets
More...
 
Pause
Directories
Minimize

 
Metal Distribution 2014  is your on-line guide to Metal Producers, Equipment Manufacturers and Software companies.
 



 
2014 Directory of Master Distributors
Not Published on This Web site
The Metal Center News Directory of Master Distributors—distributors who sell to other distributors—is an invaluable tool for service centers seeking new sources for special or hard-to-find products. Master distributors play an important role in the marketplace, giving service centers an alternative to buying in mill quantities and helping to remove redundant and excess inventories from the distribution channel.


Print copies are available for $85 U.S. for each copy.
Download Order Form.
 
2014 Directory of Toll Processors
Not Published on This Web site
Metal Center News'
annual toll processing directory is a simple-to-use resource to help companies locate service providers that can meet their specific processing needs.


Print copies are available for $85 U.S. for each copy. Download Order Form.
Privacy Statement  |  Terms Of Use
Copyright by Metal Center News



Saturday, October 25, 2014