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.
3rd Generation Family Ownership
Joe Meinke named President
Advisory Board formed
Expanded Value Added Capabilities
Added resistance & robotic arc welding
Implemented Shopfloor Connect data collection & reporting
Transitioned company to being a contract manufacturer
Opened Burns Harbor facility, Class A (external) blanking
2nd Generation Family Ownership
Steel chemistry & mechanical property testing
Roller leveler added, cranes upgraded to 60,000 lbs capacity
Added Press Lines
Production of configured blanks
Expanded Customer Base
General Motors largest customer
Diverse industries served – appliance, furniture, environmental
Moved Into Fruit Ridge Facility
57,000 Sq Ft – Added first slitting line
Added steel metallurgist & technical resources to staff
Distribution Facility Built
25,000 Square Foot facility on Turner Ave in Grand Rapids
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.
Evolve and expand our legacy with focused strategies that provide exceptional value and earning respect as a manufacturer for a select few by 2025.
- 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.