President – Steel Processing
Worthington Industries, Inc.
Jeff Klingler was named president of Worthington Industries’ Steel Processing Division in May 2019.
He joined the Company on the production floor in 1992 before working up the sales ranks. After 15 years with Worthington, he left to join Banner Service Corporation as vice president of sales, marketing and procurement. After six years with Banner, he returned to Worthington in 2014 leading the creation of Steel Processing’s supply chain solutions strategic business unit (SBU). He was named general manager of Steel’s hot rolled value-add SBU in August 2016. His role expanded in November 2018 to also include oversight of the cold rolled strip steel business.
A native of Aberdeen, MD, Klingler resides in New Albany, Ohio with his wife and two children.
Worthington Industries is a leading global diversified metals manufacturing company with 2019 fiscal year sales of $3.8 billion. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Worthington is North America’s premier value-added steel processor providing customers with wide ranging capabilities, products and services for a variety of markets including automotive, construction and agriculture; a global leader in manufacturing pressure cylinders for propane, refrigerant, and industrial gases and for cryogenic applications, water well tanks for commercial and residential uses, CNG and LNG storage, transportation and alternative fuel tanks, oil & gas equipment, and consumer products for camping, grilling, hand torch solutions and helium balloon kits; and a manufacturer of operator cabs for heavy mobile industrial equipment; laser welded blanks for light weighting applications; automotive racking solutions; and through joint ventures, complete ceiling grid solutions; automotive tooling and stampings; and steel framing for commercial construction. Worthington employs approximately 12,000 people and operates 71 facilities in 7 countries.