It started with a small handrail fabrication shop in Charlotte, NC

For decades, SteelFab has put in the work to become a national leader in steel fabrication. While our brand looks impressive today, we started with humble beginnings.

Our team has thrived because of our commitment to hard work, unbeatable support, and the level of precision and quality that we know you depend on.

See our journey to becoming one of the nation's largest suppliers of fabricated structural steel.

1955
Steel Fabrication Service founded by J. Glenn Sherrill. Primary business is ornamental handrails for residential communities in Charlotte, NC
1960
Incorporated as SteelFab, Inc.
1976
J. Glenn’s sons, Ronnie, Don, and Phillip, join the business.
1983
Fabricated and erected our first high-rise: a 21-story condominium in Myrtle Beach SC.
1985
CM Steel was founded in Charlotte, NC to fabricate stairs, handrails, and other miscellaneous steel.
1988
SteelFab of South Carolina was founded and opened a new structural fabrication facility in Florence, SC.
1991
SteelFab of Virginia was founded and opened a new structural fabrication facility in Emporia, VA.
1993-1996
Glenn and Stuart Sherrill join the company, first of the 3rd generation.
1994
Fabricated and erected structural and miscellaneous steel for a 2,100,000 square foot Customer Information Center for First Union National Bank (Now Wells Fargo).
1996
SteelFab of Alabama was founded and opened a new structural fabrication facility in Roanoke, AL.
1999 - 2001
Fabricated and erected the 12,800 tons, 42 story Hearst Tower.
1999
Fabricated first large project for the power industry: a 9,500-ton coal-fired plant in Puerto Rico.
2000
SteelFab of Georgia was founded when we acquired a structural plant in Dublin, GA.
2002-2003
Fabricated and erected 10,000 tons for the 1,508,013 square foot US Census Bureau.
2008
Fabricated over 100,000 tons in one year for the first time
2008-2010
Fabricated and erected 23,500 tons for the 2.1 million square foot NCE project.
2010
Washington, DC office was opened
2012
Alpha Industries, Inc. became SteelFab Texas, Inc. giving SteelFab a plant and office in Texas
2014
Brentwood, Tennessee sales office was opened
2016
SteelFab, Inc. started producing C-Beams
2018
SteelFab, Inc. builds new Corporate Headquarters in Charlotte, NC
2019
SteelFab acquired a majority interest in L&M Fabrication in Tangent, OR, giving us the capacity to service the West Coast.
2020
Acquired Oakwood Steel, now Texas Misc. Iron, in Oakwood, TX.
2020
Acquired Baltimore Fabrication in Baltimore, MD.

Let us put our decades of experience to use helping you pull off your next steel fabrication job.