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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:


  • Detailed Quotes

  • Value Engineering

  • Design / Detailing using SDS2

  • Project Management

  • Complete Custom Fabrication

  • Delivery




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                  

  • Engineering Calculations

  • Erection Drawings

  • Shop Fabrication Drawings

  • Shipping, Cutting, and Nest Lists

  • Material Specifications


Project Management

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

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