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.

 Facility

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. 

Equipment

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