About Us


Founded in 1979 by Lee A. Held, Structural Metal Fabricators, Inc. was created to service the area’s heavy industry. Our plant today has over 61,000 sq. feet of manufacturing, engineering, sales, service space and a parts showroom. We are proudly a veteran owned and operated company. Semper Fi!

Quality Policy: Structural Metal Fabricators, Inc.
It is the policy of Structural Metal Fabricators, Inc. to establish, maintain and improve internal processes and controls to provide products and services of the highest quality and which meet or exceed our customer’s requirements and exceptions at a competitive price and with timely delivery. Structural Metal Fabricators, Inc. fosters a team approach to problem solving and risk-based thinking by empowering all employees to be quality ambassadors. Certified as an ISO 9001:2015 based Quality Management System. Our company’s culture and daily practices as long-term commitment to quality, continuous improvement and customer satisfaction.

Fabrication Division
Established in 1981, the Fabrication Division engineers, designs and fabricates all steel, aluminum and stainless steel parts to support the truck equipment division products and the field service division components. SMF utilizes the latest engineering technology, including 3-D Auto-Cad and Solid Works programs.

Utility Division
Created in 1983, the Utility Division became a major provider of service, installation, manufacturing and sales of truck and trailer mounted equipment. Our product line includes cranes, aerial lifts and underground and overhead equipment. We also manufacture custom built and standard van interiors, winches and other truck equipment. Custom made trailers and truck bodies, equipment maintenance and repairs are just some of our specialties. In 2011, we started manufacturing the Aero-Lift by SMF Inc., a full line of telescopic aerials from 18' to 60'.

Contracted Services Division
In 2004, SMF began supplying contract labor to customers sites. An efficient way to meet your peak, seasonal, and project needs with non-technical labor. Personnel are MSHA qualified and part 46 trained.

BTS Rental and Leasing
In 2014, we established BTS Rental and Leasing, a woman owned minority business to provide customers with some of the utility products that SMF builds. These rentals are available for short or long term.

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