Specializing in the fabrication and installation of custom architectural and ornamental metalwork.

OUR APPROACH

We have completed projects throughout the continental United States, U.S. Territories and the world, including Guam, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Puerto Rico, and China.

We specialize in stainless steel, aluminum, bronze and glass stair rails, guardrails and handrails, however, our scope of work also includes column enclosures, escalator and power-walkway cladding, elevator interiors and lobbies, interior wall panels, beam and soffit cladding, grilles, sunshades, canopies, kiosks and custom fixtures.

Southwest Metalsmiths, Inc. is a full-service company. We offer budget planning and estimating assistance, value engineering and design/build services, CAD detailing and engineering, certified structural engineering calculations, field survey and layout coordination, fabrication and installation for all of our scope of work.

Original install of 15’ puck mounted ½” Tempered glass at Denver Justice Center. Spyder Crane used to set large pieces.

Original glass being staged for install. Spyder Crane used to install 15’ tall glass

½” Tempered Glass removal at Denver Justice 9 years after install. Handrails removed and glass was re dimensioned prior to releasing order for new glass

Scaffold set up for proper and safe glass removal.

Removal of old ½” Tempered Glass

Installation of new 11/16” Tempered Laminated Glass

New 11/16” Tempered Laminated Glass. Fabrication of new top cap and modification and re installation of handrail on site.

Completed glass change out with new top cap and modified handrail.

Glass thrown away in dumpsters and hauled off.

Additional Glass removal project at The Talking Stick Arena in Phoenix using our Spyder Crane

Our Services

Cable Rails

Building Fenestration

Column Covers

Glass Guardrails

Monumental Stairs

Trellis & Sunscreens

Budget Planning

Our sales and estimating department provide accurate cost estimates to use for budgeting overall project cost.

Design / Build

We offer start to finish design build services assisting in the design process and eliminating the time consuming and costly process of bidding a project.

Structural Engineering

Our structural engineer is licensed in all 48 contiguous states. We engineer everything we build to meet all applicable building code requirements.

CAD Detailing

Our submittal drawings are professionally produced on the latest version of Autocad. Our detailing staff works with the project manager to assure our submittals are accurate.

Field Measurements

Our project managers and field superintendents verify all fabrication drawing dimensions and existing construction conditions prior to building your project.

Fabrication

We fabricate our products to the greatest extent possible in the shop, which minimizes the variables and improves our quality. However, some field fabrication is unavoidable.

Installation

We have the best installers in the specialty metal business. We install a broad range of products so our team has been cross trained with many trade skills.

Project Management

This is the captain of the ship and we give each project manager the authority they need to make real time decisions.

Personal Attention

If you have questions, we provide the answer. We understand that problems will arise with projects and will need immediate attention.

Close-out Documents

As-built drawings warranties and maintenance manuals are provided.

Safety Program

Our Company is committed to safety in the workplace and has an established safety programs and ongoing training for our shop and installation crews.

Quality Control

Every person at Southwest Metalsmiths is responsible for evaluating their work. They are expected to check and double check for mistakes.

Drug Free Environment

SMI conducts pre-employment, post-accident, and random drug testing.

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OUR PHONE NUMBER

(602) 438-8577