Richard J. Kline - Chief Financial Officer

Richard J. Kline

Chief Financial Officer

Rick graduated from The Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting in 1974. Since graduating, Rick has held the position of Controller and Chief Financial Officer in the Oil & Gas, Drilling & Exploration industry and Food & Beverage distribution markets. Since 1977 he has been an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Prior to joining Songer, Rick served as Chief Financial Officer/Controller at Bailey PVS Oxides, LLC, a recycler of hydrochloric acid and manufacturer of iron oxide which serves the steel industry.

Rick’s vast experience in other industries, as well as his steel-making downstream process market experience, are great prerequisites to managing the financial accounting needs of an industrial contractor. Rick’s commitment to the application of fundamental accounting practices to industry contracts establishes Songer as a model of integrity in the marketplace.

Featured Projects

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Reline of Blast Furnace at Arcelor Mittal, Indiana Harbor, Indiana.

Blast Furnace Reline - IN, USA

We completed the project 2 days ahead of schedule—48 critical extra hours of operation for a furnace cranking out 13,000 tons of iron daily.

Coke Oven Battery Modular End Flue Repairs

Coke Oven Flue Repairs - Ontario, CANADA

Project included battery heating and temperature control assistance, all while providing a higher quality repair and improved reliability to repaired walls.

Rebuild of the Lorain Rotary Hearth Furnace at U.S. Steel Tubular, Lorain, OH

Rotary Hearth Furnace - OH, US

The rebuild project was completed under budget, ahead of schedule, and accident free. 

Coke oven battery thru wall rebuild for U.S. Steel, Clairton Coke Works, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Coke Oven Battery Thru Wall - PA, USA

Songer Services beat the schedule a whopping 6 months early, saving U.S. Steel an estimated 30 million dollars.