Kloeckner Metals announces the inauguration of the new Querétaro site
Kloeckner Metals expands to one of Mexico’s manufacturing centers and brings more value-added services, processing and just-in-time programs to North America.
Klöckner & Co SE (FWB: KCO)
– John Ganem
ROSWELL, GEORGIA, UNITED STATES, October 8, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – Kloeckner Metals Corporation, a North American metals supplier and service center, will hold a groundbreaking ceremony on October 19, 2021 for a new building of 84,000 square meters. 7,800 square meter facility located at Parque Industrial O’Donnell Fase V, Aeropuerto, Querétaro, Mexico. Serving the automotive and other metals industries, Kloeckner Metals Querétaro is expected to be completed in spring 2022 and will launch with a grand opening celebration.
Serving Querétaro, Mexico City, Guanajuato, Aguascalientes, Guadalajara, Puebla and beyond, the Querétaro plant will supply P&O HR, cold-rolled, galvanized and coated steel, ultra-high strength carbon steel , aluminum and stainless steel. -Inch die cutter capable of processing a thickness range of 0.010 “to 0.250”, a maximum coil weight of 80,000 pounds, a maximum tensile stress of 261 KSI (1,800 MPa) and a maximum yield strength of 195 KSI (1300 MPa).
The facility is built to service automotive, HVAC and appliance manufacturers, as well as metal forming stampers and telecommunications and electronics enclosure builders. But, with an extensive product line and a growing international footprint, Kloeckner Metals Querétaro is ready not only to supply manufacturers and builders in a wide range of industries, but also to partner with customers on programs to added value in processing and the supply chain.
After 17 years serving Mexico from Kloeckner Metals Monterrey, located in Apodaca, Nuevo Leon, Koeckner Metals Querétaro will be Kloeckner Metals second plant in Mexico. Strategically located in central Mexico, the Querétaro plant will allow Kloeckner Metals to offer more value-added services, expanded processing capabilities and just-in-time programs to customers across North America. The facility will benefit from a fully dedicated rail branch line served by Kansas City Southern de Mexico.
“As part of our Kloeckner 2025 Levering Strengths strategy, we are excited to further optimize and improve our footprint in Mexico,” said CEO John Ganem. “With this strategic investment, we will be able to further expand our specialized offering of complex supply chain solutions to our key market segments, with a particular focus on accelerating our growing position in the automotive industry. Our Managing Director Roberto Mercado and Sales Director Hugo Gonzalez, both from Kloeckner Mexico, have many successes and we are delighted to offer them the opportunity to extend and deepen our already strong customer relationships in Mexico.
“We are very excited about the opportunity offered by this important investment in Mexico,” said Roberto Mercado, Managing Director of Kloeckner Mexico. “It’s not just that we provide a wide range of value-added products that include carbon steel, stainless steel and aluminum to Querétaro, a manufacturing hub that serves all of North America,” we also bring all the benefits of digitizing our supply chain to our customers. Whether it’s our state-of-the-art equipment, extensive processing capabilities, broad product portfolio or extensive technical support resources, Kloeckner Metals Querétaro is well positioned to bring a new level of value to our current and future customers.
Hugo Gonzalez, Commercial Director, adds: “Our new location in Querétaro is only the first phase of our strategy to differentiate ourselves from our competitors and better serve North American manufacturers. We invite all of our current and future customers, our partners and all those who believe in the future of Querétaro as a manufacturing powerhouse to join us for our inauguration ceremony.
About Kloeckner Metals Corporation
Kloeckner Metals Corporation is a North American metals supplier and service center headquartered in Roswell, Georgia, with more than 40 sites and more than 2,200 employees in the United States and Mexico. Kloeckner Metals is a pioneer in the digital transformation of the metals industry and aims to be a full service center for its customers while fully digitizing the supply and service chain. Kloeckner Metals Corporation is a subsidiary of Klöckner & Co, one of the leading independent distributors of steel and metal products producers and one of the leading steel service companies in the European and US markets.
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