Klein Steel Names Mike Young as President and Chief Operating Officer As Company Achieves Record Year with Revenues & Best Steel Service Center Award

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Klein Steel Taps Industry Veteran from Chatham Steel, A Division of the Reliance Steel & Aluminum Which Is North America’s Largest Steel Service Center Group with Over $8.6B Annual Revenues

I look forward to working with Klein Steel’s team members, customers, suppliers and the communities it serves to advance Klein Steel in the marketplace.

Klein Steel Service (http://www.kleinsteel.com) today announced that Mike Young will assume the role of President and Chief Operating Officer effective February 26, 2018. Mike Young has nearly four decades of steel service center experience and has held the position of Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Chatham Steel in Savannah, Georgia for over eleven years. Prior to being COO at Chatham Steel, he held Division Manager and Executive positions with Chatham Steel for fourteen years. Joe Klein will continue his role as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer to focus on Klein Steel’s business vision and strategy.

“Klein Steel is on an exciting path to continued growth and success,” said Joe Klein, Chairman. “With a record growth rate of 21% in 2017 revenues, Mike Young’s role as President and Chief Operating Officer will allow us to meet our continued ambitious growth plans, improve our services and delivery to customers, and continue to be the best steel service center in the world.”

“I am excited to lead Klein Steel at such a pivotal time in the Company’s history,” said Mike Young. Joe Klein and the management team has built a group of talented people that will be the best that I have ever worked with. I look forward to working with Klein Steel’s team members, customers, suppliers and the communities it serves to identify and advance Klein Steel in the marketplace.”

American Metal Market (AMM) named Klein Steel, Rochester, NY as the best Service Center of the Year in its Steel Excellence Awards held in June, 2017. According to the AMM, Klein Steel demonstrated best practices to achieve outstanding results. They embody best-in-class practices as measured by global standards. Klein Steel was selected as the best Service Center of the Year from over 500 entries.

About Klein Steel Service (http://www.kleinsteel.com)
Founded in 1971, Klein Steel Service Inc., a premier metals supplier and processing center, is the recognized industry leader in the Northeast and one of a few NQA-1 compliant metal service centers nationwide. With a 45-year track record for quality, innovation, performance and customer service, Klein Steel has grown to a 370,000 sq. ft. footprint that supports reliable delivery to customers in NY, PA, MA, VT and CT.

Klein Steel provides world-class JIT inventory and supply management solutions with over 3,500 line items of carbon, stainless steel, aluminum and specialty metals. Klein Steel also offers a full range of value-added processing services from high speed mill and drill to oxy and plasma, as well as component manufacturing and kitting for commercial applications as well as nuclear commercial-grade dedication materials.

Klein Steel is acknowledged as an industry leader having been named the best Service Center of the Year by American Metal Market (AMM), the 2015 winner of the Platt’s Global Metal Distributor of the Year award, a 2015 winner of a Rochester Top Workplaces award, a 2015 Rochester Top 100 company, a 2012 recipient of the Rochester Business Ethics Award, and winner of the Industry Week Best Plants award in 2011.

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