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Last update 28 May 2020

Description of economic activities

Wholesale of metals and metal ores (NACE2 4672)

The company, based in Duisburg, Germany, is a conglomerate engaged in the distribution of steel and metal products in Europe and North America. The company was founded by Peter Klockner in 1906 as an enterprise involved in the trade of steel and metals. Since then, the company has grown to become the largest producer-independent steel and metal distributor in the European and North American markets combined. The company became a publicly traded company in 2006.The company supplies metals procured in vast quantities worldwide to customers via an international distribution system that includes local warehousing sites. The company's product offering consists of long products (e.g. steel girders for the construction industry), flat products (e.g. sheet steel for machine builders), hollow sections (e.g. for structural purposes), stainless and quality steel (e.g. high alloy round steel rods for mechanical engineering applications), aluminum products (e.g. sectional rods for plant construction), and special products, such as plastics, ironware and accessories. In addition to its unmachined metals and intermediate products, the company offers its customers extensive services including cutting and splitting steel strip, cutting into sections, flame-cutting and surface treatments.The company's expansion strategy focuses on external growth. The company concentrates on the acquisition of small and mid-size competitors in the core markets. In addition to external growth, the company also strives for substantial organic growth in the existing core markets.The company is represented in 14 countries worldwide with approximately 240 sites. The company has 23 sites in North America, approximately 220 sites in Europe and one foreign representation in China. Customers of the company include the automotive industry, shipbuilding industry, construction industry, and conveying technology sector.
  • KLOCKNER & CO SE

  • Germany (DE)
  • Company type: Corporate
  • Parent company: N/A
  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO): Prof. Dr. Dieter Hans Vogel
  • CEO Total remuneration: N/A
  • Website: www.kloeckner.de

Financial data

Number of employees

8,253
8,579
8,682
9,064

Revenue 1

6.334
6.808
6.308
5.749

EBIT 1

-47.944
140.951
116.761
71.342

EBITDA 1

89.355
226.59
206.484
181.455

1 numbers are in millions

  • RepRisk Indicator (last month):  16

Social dialog

  • Transnational Corporate Agreement (TCA): N/A
  • Global Framework Agreement (GFA): N/A
  • Societas Europaea (SE):
  • Bangladesh Accord: N/A

European Works Councils

Standards and certifications

  • Global Compact: N/A
  • CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project): N/A
  • Modern Slavery Statement: N/A
  • Transparency Index: N/A
  • SA8000 Social Accountability: N/A
  • Integrated report: N/A
  • ISO26000: N/A
  • OECD Guidelines:
  • Social Development Goals (SDGs): N/A

Global Reporting Initiative certification

  • Global Reporting Initiative standards: N/A
  • Global Reporting Initiative GRI G4: N/A

Other company declarations

  • Corporate Social Responsability:
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  • Accessibility: N/A

Policies

  • Training policy: N/A
  • Policy to protect the right to health and safety in the workplaces where the company operates: N/A
  • Policy to protect the right to health and safety in the workplaces in the supply chain: N/A
  • Diversity policy: N/A

Universal declarations

Declarations and treaties recognised by the country where the company has its registered office

  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights:
  • European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR):
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of CDFL Workers (Strasbourg Charter 1989):
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union EU CFR (Nice Charter 2000):
  • Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union TFEU:
  • Registered office in an OECD country:
  • ILO C029 - Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No. 29):
  • ILO C087 - Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention, 1948 (No. 87):
  • ILO C098 - Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949 (No. 98):
  • ILO C100 - Equal Remuneration Convention, 1951 (No. 100):
  • ILO C105 - Abolition of Forced Labour Convention, 1957 (No. 105):
  • ILO C111 - Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention, 1958 (No. 111):
  • ILO C138 - Minimum Age Convention, 1973 (No. 138):
  • ILO C182 - Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999 (No. 182):

Directives applied in the company offices in EU 27

  • D. 80/987/EEC:
  • D. 89/391/EEC:
  • D. 98/59/EC:
  • D. 2000/43/EC:
  • D. 2000/78/EC:
  • D. 2001/23/EC:
  • Council D. 2001/86/EC:
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  • D. 2002/73/EC:
  • Council D. 2003/72/EC:
  • EP and Council D. 2005/56/EC:
  • D. 2009/38/EC:
  • D. 2004/25/EC:
  • D. 2011/35/EU:

Presence in main rankings

  • Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations: N/A
  • Global CSR Rep Trak 100: N/A
  • BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable US Brands: N/A
  • The Worlds Best Multinational Workplaces: N/A
  • The Gartner Supply Chain Top 25: N/A
  • The Worlds Most Innovative Companies: N/A
  • The Diversity Inc Top 50 Companies: N/A
  • Best Global Websites: N/A
  • Green Ranking Global Top 500: N/A
  • Green Ranking Global Top 100: N/A