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

  • Detailing, 2D, AutoCad, and 3D Advance Steel 

  • Project Coordination and 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 an extensive addition in 1998 that doubled our production space to 37,400 SF, and included a 3,000 SF dedicated paint shop. Every square foot of the shop is serviced by overhead cranes, ranging in capacity from 2 to 10 tons.


Marvel Vertical Band Saws: 18" and 21" capacities, +/- 60 degrees mitering.


AccuShear Plate Shear: 10' blade, 0.50" mild steel capacity.


AccuPress Press Brake: 12' bed, 250 ton capacity.


Ocean Single Spindle CNC Drill Line: 60' bed, 2" maximum hole size..


Geka 110 Iron Worker: Bar and angle shear, plate notching/punching..


Other Iron Workers: Multiple stations, bar and angle shearing..


Single Station Punch Press: Holes to 1.125 through 1" material..


Plasma/Oxy Acetylene Burn Table: 72" x 120" maximum plate size..


Pines Style Mandrel Pipe Bender: 20' stock, tooling for 1.25/1.5" schedule 40 pipe.


(15) MIG/TIG Welders: Set up to weld steel, stainless, and aluminum..


Tru-Weld Stud Welder: 0.25" (min) - 1" (max) stud diameter..


Paint Room: OSHA compliant, 3,000 SF.


Other Equipment: (2) hi-los (7,000-8,000 lbs capacities), cutting torches, portable plasma cutter.