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The right way, on time, the first time.

Oertel works for you. Dedicated to creating custom fabrications, working with Oertel is a guarantee that your project will be completed in a timely manner by experts dedicated to quality workmanship.

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Who We Are

Oertel Sheet Metal started in 1988 as an architectural sheet metal shop. We were purchased by the McCarthy-Bush Corporation in 2000 and steadily began to expand our capabilities. Today, we work with many large and local companies, such as; Nestle Purina, Union Tank Car, Bandag, Kraft Foods, Deere & Company, Howard Steel, Linwood Mining, Koehler Electric, Davenport Electric, and Roemer Machine.

What We Do

We have extensive experience working with carbon steel, stainless steel, aluminum, and copper. We complete a vast variety of common and out-of-the-ordinary projects.

Why Choose Us

Our fabrication capabilities include:


3/8” mild steel

1/4” stainless steel

12′ long

CNC Hi-definition plasma cutting

2” mild steel

1 ¾” stainless steel

1 ¾” aluminum

CNC Fiberoptic Laser Cutting

1" mild steel

¾" stainless steel

¾” aluminum


One 250 ton press brake

One 190 ton press brake


Up to 4′ x ½”

Thicker material under 4′ wide






In addition to various cutting, punching, and drilling equipment

Some of the items we fabricate and install include:

  • Welded duct and blowpipe
  • Material handling chutes and hoppers
  • Platforms, stairways, handrail, supports
  • Custom countertops and shelves for restaurants, schools, and businesses
  • Gutters and downspouts
  • Siding, flashing, parapet wall cap, and other architectural sheet metal
  • Custom electrical and storage cabinets
  • Short- and medium-run production parts
  • Machine guarding
  • Conveyor fabrication and modification

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Contact us.