Plant Capacity

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GIW welcomes fabrication work ranging from as little as 1 ton to over 1000 tons. Our equipment is state of the art
CNC controlled and well maintained.

Material Handing:

  • One 20 ton 76’-0” span bridge crane
  • Four 10 ton bridge cranes capable of tandem operation of 20 ton picks
  • Mobile straddle carrier with a 25 ton capacity that can move truck load size bundles both in and outside the shop
  • Numerous floor & wall mounted jib cranes

Conveyor and Transfer Equipment:

  • 510’-0” of roller conveyor
  • Five sets of horizontal transfers (from conveyor to conveyor or to exit)

Cleaning of Steel:

  • 4 wheel shot blaster for removal of rust and mill scale


  • 40” capacity Trennjaeger cold saw
  • Peddinghaus 1100 DG Band Saw with a 44” capacity
  • Ellis 3000 band saw
  • Numerous flame cutting machines such as beam splitters, track burners, hand torches, and hand plasma torches

Plate Processing:

  • Dreis and Krump ½” x 10’-0” shear
  • L-Tec 6-torch burn table
  • Peddinghaus BPL 1000/5A Plasma cutter that also has 3 hydralic punches for further processing all plate material

Hole Making:

– A key part of structural steel fabrication is hole making for efficent shop and field assembly. We have a variety of systems, some automated, some manual, for specific project requirements.

  • Peddinghaus BPL 1000/5D beam punch line with a capacity of 1” diameter holes in 1-1/8” thick flanges and webs
  • Peddinghaus BDL 1250/9C drill line with 9 spindles for larger diameter holes through thicker flanges and webs
  • Peddinghaus Anglemaster AFCPS 623 for the processing of all holes in connection material, braces angles or simple cut to length material.
  • Bickford radial arm drill
  • Multiple magnetic base core drills
  • Portable Whitney hydralic punch equipment