By Fabricators,  for Fabricators



The Central Fabricators Association was founded in 1926 as a regional trade association serving the Midwest. Over the past 90 years, this group has retained its core value:

By Fabricators, For Fabricators.

As America's only trade association made up of solely steel fabricators, members are given the opportunity to have in-depth discussions with other members who understand the economics and challenges of running a steel company. The Board of CFA strives to provide quarterly meetings where its members are able to keep apprised of current industry trends.

As Fabricators, we know the importance and benefit of sharing relevant information with quality fabricators who understand our business. You will get to know some of the leaders of our industry. The sharing of ideas and information can take your business to a new level.

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The CFA is able to provide diversity of membership due to its fee structure based on company size and capacity. Open to any firm throughout the United States that fabricates structural steel. Our members companies range from small family-owned fabricators to large multi-plant, multi-million dollar operations.

AISC Elects CFA Members to National Board of Directors

CFA is proud to recognize:

 Tim Hanenburg of Cives Steel Company


Steve Knitter of Geiger & Peters, Inc.

as they continue the history of CFA Membership leading our Industry

Read full AISC Press Release - CFA News and Information

CFA is Proud to Recognize Members that have been helping to build our Country for Over 100 Years

  A. Lucas and Sons  -  Peoria, IL Art Iron, Inc. -  Toledo, OH

Geiger and Peters, Inc.  -  Indianapolis, IN Paxton and Vierling Steel Co.  -  Carter Lake, IA

Stupp Bros., Inc.  -  St. Louis, MO Zalk Josephs Fabricators, LLC,  -  Stoughton, WI

The CFA is proud to have industry leaders support our organizations. Steel Mills, Warehouses, Erectors, Deck & Joist Suppliers and Software Firms as sponsors are able to provide reports on current business conditions. Through these sponsorships, the CFA is able to give its members one-on-one, face-to-face contact with executives from these national companies.

Central Fabricators Association is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. 

P.O. Box 68518, Grand Rapids, MI 49516  |    616.301.3570    |   |

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