MISCELLANEOUS METALS &
STRUCTURAL STEEL SINCE 1930
The Team at Van Dam Iron Works is ready to work on your next project. From our facility in Grand Rapids, MI we can provide:
Design / Detailing using SDS2
Complete Custom Fabrication
Engineering, Design and Detailing
Van Dam offers in-house professional structural steel and miscellaneous metals detailing using AutoCad 2014, with 3D modeling services using Advance Steel. We also can provide engineering services for design calculations, sealed permit drawings and shop ready CAD files for fabrication.
Typical deliverables are:
Miscellaneous Steel Design
Shop Fabrication Drawings
Shipping, Cutting, and Nest Lists
Experienced and professional project management is available for all projects, regardless of size. Our PM staff includes a certified LEED AP.
Our shop was originally constructed in 1956, with additions in 1998 and 2019 bringing our total fabrication space to 49,500 SF, including a 3000 SF dedicated paint shop. Overhead cranes ranging from 2 to 10 tons serve 100% of our facility.
Marvel Vertical Band Saws: 18” manual and 21” CNC saws, both with mitering capabilities
AccuShear Plate Shear: 10’ blade with 0.50” mild steel capacity
AccuPress Press Brake: 12’ bed with 250 ton capacity
Ocean Avenger Single Spindle Drill Line: 40’ bed with 2” maximum hole diameter
PythonX Plate/Structural Robotic Plasma: 40’ bed with 2” mild steel cutting capacity
NC Mandrel Pipe Bender: 20’ stock with tooling for 1.25” and 1.5” schedule 40 pipe
Iron Workers: Geka 110 with infeed conveyers, several other stand alone machines
Welders: 15+ MIG/TIG welders
Tru-Weld Stud Welder: 1” maximum stud diameter
Portable Plasma Cutters: At every fabricator’s work station
Hi-Los: 3, with capacities from 7000 to 15,000 lbs.
Trucks: 2 Isuzu flatbed delivery trucks