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Klein Steel Named Supply Chain Partner of The Year

Kennedy Valve Recognizes Klein Steel For Quality of Product, Delivery Performance, Overall Competitiveness and Responsiveness

Rochester, NY -- August 18, 2016 -- Klein Steel Service (www.kleinsteel.com) today announced that it has been recognized for exceptional performance as a Supply Chain Partner in its interactions with Kennedy Valve, a division of McWane, Inc. The selection was based on Klein Steel’s ability to present the highest value with regards to quality of product, delivery performance, overall competitiveness and responsiveness.

"I'm proud and thankful for our team members and for our extraordinary customers such as Kennedy Valve who have been loyal and rewarded us with business. I firmly believe that the fundamental strength of Klein Steel is the commitment, dedication, talent and loyalty we receive from our team members, our partners and our customers such as Kennedy Valve," said Todd Zyra, President and CEO. "Being named a Supply Chain Partner of the Year by Kennedy Valve is a direct result of our continuing investments, our commitment and our strong belief in our direction to support our customers with exceptional value."

Klein Steel Announces Grand Opening of the Industry’s Most Advanced Steel Service Center That Introduces a New Era of Steel Service Production

Klein Steel Leads Industry Transformation with 40,000 Sq. Ft. Hub Facility In Rochester, NY That Leverages State-Of-The-Art Equipment and Digital Technologies

  • Klein Steel invests $8M to expand its NYS footprint and distribution to NY, PA, MA. VT & CT. Klein Steel invests $8M to expand its NYS footprint and distribution to NY, PA, MA. VT & CT.
  • Klein Steel sets new industry benchmark with digital and intelligent operations devices for increased capacity, efficiency and reliability.
  • New facility and expansion will support new clients and increased demand from existing customers.
  • Through the next 5 years, Klein Steel's expansion will create 50 new jobs that represent career opportunities to become highly skilled and certified Klein Steel technicians through the Klein Steel University, an in-houseemployer paid training program.
  • Klein Steel receives support from the Empire State Development valued at up to $750K and RGE valued at up to $100K.

Rochester, NY -- June 02, 2016 -- Klein Steel Service (www.kleinsteel.com) today announced the grand opening of the industry's most advanced steel service center that provides Klein Steel with increased capacity, productivity, efficiency, tracking and reliability. The new 40,000 sq. ft. facility is located adjacent to the Company's headquarters in Rochester, New York. Klein Steel Services also announced an aggressive growth plan with the firm projecting to double in size within the next three years. In 2016 alone, Klein Steel Services will create twelve new jobs and promote ten percent of its existing team members. Moreover, it aims to expand in all of its geographic territories and invest in emerging markets.

Klein Steel Installs State-Of-The-Art Equipment To Meet Increased Demand

Fully Automated KASTOwin A 5.6 Bandsaw Increases Company's Processing Capability

Rochester NY -- March 31, 2016 -- Klein Steel Service (www.kleinsteel.com) today announced that its metals processing center has completed installation and has begun operating a new, fully automated KASTOwin A 5.6 Bandsaw designed for mass production sawing of solid material, tube and profile. The KASTOwin A 5.6 Bandsaw will provide Klein Steel with increased productivity, efficiency and reliability.

Klein Steel is planning for aggressive growth in 2016 as a result of having added new customers and greater volume with their existing customer base. "As our production volume continues to increase significantly year over year, we invest in incremental processing capacity to manage and improve our lead times" said Todd Zyra, President.

American Metal Market (AMM) Selects Klein Steel a Finalist for the 2016 AMM Awards for Steel Excellence

Klein Steel Named Finalist for Service Center of the Year and Corporate Advocate of the Year Awards for its best-in-class practices as measured by global standards.

Rochester, NY -- March 29, 2016 -- Klein Steel Service (www.kleinsteel.com) today announced that the American Metal Market (AMM) named Klein Steel a finalist for Service Center of the Year and Corporate Advocate of the Year Steel Excellence Awards. According to the AMM, firms that are finalists and winners have demonstrated best practices to achieve outstanding results. They embody best-in-class practices as measured by global standards.

"We are especially honored this year to be a finalist for AMM's Steel Excellence Awards in two distinct categories that recognize our team members for their outstanding leadership and commitment," said Todd Zyra, President and CEO, "Our achievements did not happen by accident. Our culture, which is rooted in our values of Accountability, Dependability, Integrity, Teamwork and Trust, continues to be the centerpiece of our foundation. I firmly believe that the fundamental strength of Klein Steel is our people. Their commitment, dedication and talent are what makes it all happen. That's why customers select us and that's why the AMM named us a finalist for their Corporate Advocate of the Year Award; and for Service Center of the Year Award - three years in a row."

CivilianJobs.com Announces the 2016 Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military® Finalists

MVEs to be recognized in the month of May to help honor Armed Forces Day, May 21, 2016.

Atlanta, GA -- March 09, 2016 -- CivilianJobs.com, where America's military connects with civilian careers, announced the finalists for the Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military today. Marking the eighth year of its publication in 2016, the MVE recognition serves to help military-experienced job seekers and veterans identify the top employers to target for civilian careers.

"Since the MVE recognition was first offered in 2009, an increasing number of businesses are giving military veterans the opportunity to enter the corporate workforce," said Garrett Reed, Branch Manager of CivilianJobs.com. "What distinguished the entries this year was the quality of the finalist submissions and the variety of programs they are using to attract and retain military job seekers. I want to personally thank and congratulate every finalist for their efforts to launch and expand their veteran hiring initiatives."

Klein Steel Promotes Two Executives

Effective November 1, 2015, Todd Zyra, Klein Steel President, assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer and Michelle Westrich, CPA, was promoted to Chief Financial Officer.

Rochester, NY -- December 02, 2015 -- Klein Steel Service Inc., a full-line metals service center with a worldwide distribution network, today announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously approved a succession plan for executive management of the Company.

Effective November 1, 2015, Todd Zyra assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer. He will continue to serve as the Company's President. In this role, he will maintain overall responsibility for Klein Steel, including all lines of business and all functionalfunctional groups, while assuming a heightened role in driving the strategic vision and growth strategy for the Company.

Klein Steel Wins 2015 Platts Global Metals Award

Klein Steel Service Inc. was named Metals Distributor of the Year at the 2015 Platts Global Metals Awards, held in London on May 21. Hosted by Platts, a leading global energy, metals and commodities information provider, the annual awards program honors exemplary performance in a dozen categories spanning the entire steel, metals and mining complex.

Rochester, NY -- May 27, 2015 -- Klein Steel Service Inc. was named Metals Distributor of the Year at the 2015 Platts Global Metals Awards held in London on May 21. Hosted by Platts, a leading global energy, metals and commodities information provider, the annual awards program honors exemplary performance in a dozen categories spanning the entire steel, metals and mining complex.

"Klein Steel is honored to have been selected as the 2015 Metals Distributor of the Year among such highly esteemed global organizations," said Todd Zyra, President, "We're truly grateful to be recognized by Platts as a 'company with strong statistics, satisfied customers and a compelling story'."

Klein Steel Named Service Center of the Year Finalist

American Metal Market (AMM) named Klein Steel, Rochester, NY a finalist for Steel Service Center of the Year in the Small/Mid-Size Company category. According to the AMM, 2015 marked a record year for nominations among a strong group of candidates making the judging highly competitive.

Rochester, NY -- May 14, 2015 -- American Metal Market (AMM) named Klein Steel, Rochester, NY a finalist for Steel Service Center of the Year in the Small/Mid-Size Company category. According to the AMM, 2015 marked a record year for nominations among a strong group of candidates making the judging highly competitive.

"We are honored to be a finalist for AMM's Steel Service Center of the Year Award—for the second year in a row," said Todd Zyra, President, "It is a wonderful testament to the passion and dedication of the entire Klein Steel team coupled with our long-standing commitment to building enduring relationships that strengthen our team members, customers, suppliers and the community at large."

Klein Steel Named Metals Distributor of the Year Finalist

Klein Steel Service Inc., a full-line metals service center with a worldwide distribution network, has been named a finalist for Metals Distributor of the Year from Platts Global Metals Awards.

Rochester, NY -- May 07, 2015 -- Klein Steel Service Inc., a full-line metals service center with a worldwide distribution network, has been named a finalist for Metals Distributor of the Year from Platts Global Metals Awards.

"To be selected as a finalist for Metals Distributor of the Year from such a well-respected global organization is an amazing accolade," said Todd Zyra, President, "We're extremely proud of our values-based culture that emphasizes customer, supplier and team member success—and pleased with our team's outstanding performance across our key internal and external measures."

Klein Steel President Named AMM Rising Star

Todd Zyra, President, Klein Steel Service Inc., has been named a 2015 Rising Star by American Metal Market.

Rochester, NY -- April 30, 2015 -- Todd Zyra, President, Klein Steel Service Inc., has been named a 2015 Rising Star by American Metal Market. Todd, along with five other young executives, is being recognized for outstanding leadership and measurable contributions made to the metals industry.

"Todd sets a high standard for everyone who works with him whether it is team members, suppliers or customers," stated Jim Sloan, Director of Operations. "Much of Klein Steel's success in the past 6.5 years can be directly tied to Todd Zyra's leadership and personal commitment to the success of this company."

Klein Steel Upgrades Processing Capability with Koike Aronson Burn Table

Klein Steel Service Inc., a full-line metals service center with a worldwide distribution network, is pleased to announce the addition of a new Versagraph Extreme CNC plasma/oxy-fuel cutting machine to its existing fleet of burn tables, which greatly enhances the company's efficiencies and ability to offer previously unmatched hole quality.

Rochester, NY -- April 16, 2015 -- Klein Steel Service Inc., a full-line metals service center with a worldwide distribution network, is pleased to announce the addition of a new Versagraph Extreme CNC plasma/oxy-fuel cutting machine to its existing fleet of burn tables, which greatly enhances the company's efficiencies and ability to offer previously unmatched hole quality.

The Koike Aronson Versagraph Extreme has been fitted with the Hypertherm HyPerformance® Plasma HRP400XD and True Hole™ technology. With a production pierce of 50 mm (2") for mild steel and 75 mm (3") for stainless steel, the HRP400XD delivers the ultimate in mild steel plasma cutting performance with the versatility to deliver industry leading stainless steel cut quality. In addition, the patent-pending True Holecutting technology produces significantly better hole quality than previously possible using plasma.

Klein Steel Selected as One of the Top Workplaces in 2015

Klein Steel is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of the Democrat & Chronicle media group's Top Workplaces in 2015.

Rochester, NY -- March 27, 2015 -- Klein Steel is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of the Democrat & Chronicle media group's Top Workplaces in 2015. The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback. The employee survey is conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement that conducts regional Top Workplaces programs with 40 major publishing partners across the United States.

Klein Steel Takes Proactive Steps to Prevent Security Breaches by Partnering with New Horizons at Logical Operations to Provide CyberSAFE End-User Security Training

Klein Steel, the Upstate New York region's premier steel service center, recently demonstrated their commitment to upholding safe IT security practices to ensure that their organizational and customer data is protected. As part of their dedication to this initiative, Klein Steel partnered with the New Horizons division of Logical Operations to provide end-user security training to their employees.

Rochester, N.Y. -- March 16, 2015 -- Klein Steel, the Upstate New York region's premier steel service center, recently demonstrated their commitment to upholding safe IT security practices to ensure that their organizational and customer data is protected. As part of their dedication to this initiative, Klein Steel partnered with the New Horizons division of Logical Operations to provide end-user security training to their employees.