Our Legacy

For over 70 years Dennen Steel Corp. has been growing and evolving into a world class manufacturing company.

We have built a culture that provides opportunity for our associates to develop both their technical skills and their leadership skills.  We work daily to protect our culture so that we attract the industries best and brightest talent.

At Dennen, we believe our legacy is written every day, by every associate, through the work we do.

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2019

3rd Generation Family Ownership

Joe Meinke named President

Advisory Board formed

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2010's

Expanded Value Added Capabilities

Added resistance & robotic arc welding

Implemented Shopfloor Connect data collection & reporting

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2000's

Contract Manufacturing

Transitioned company to being a contract manufacturer

Opened Burns Harbor facility, Class A (external) blanking

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1990's

2nd Generation Family Ownership

Steel chemistry & mechanical property testing

Roller leveler added, cranes upgraded to 60,000 lbs capacity

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1980's

Added Press Lines

Production of configured blanks

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1970's

Expanded Customer Base

General Motors largest customer

Diverse industries served – appliance, furniture, environmental

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1960's

Moved Into Fruit Ridge Facility

57,000 Sq Ft – Added first slitting line

Added steel metallurgist & technical resources to staff

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1950's

Distribution Facility Built

25,000 Square Foot facility on Turner Ave in Grand Rapids

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1948

Cyron Dennen Starts Company

Dennen Steel Supply Co.- Steel Brokerage Company

Located on Third Street in Grand Rapids

Dennen’s culture is more than something we talk about; it is something we live daily.

The three pillars of our operating principals consists of our Core Values, Envisioned Future, and Mission.  These principals  serve as the foundation for how we engage with our associates, customers, suppliers, community and shareholders.  It is how effectively we apply these principals that sets us apart from other organizations and serves as a guide for our future success. 

Core Values

Envisioned Future

Evolve and expand our legacy with focused strategies that provide exceptional value and earning respect as a manufacturer for a select few by 2025.

Mission

  • Add value to our customers
  • Contribute to the economical growth of our community
  • Contribute to the stability and well-being of out team members
  • Contribute to the overall profitable growth of Dennen Steel Corp.
GRAND RAPIDS

3033 Fruit Ridge Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI  49544
USA
616-784-2000

BURNS HARBOR

325 Tech Dr.
Burns Harbor, IN  46368
USA
219-762-1333