What We’re About

Our workforce has a wide array of specialized skills, our customers are Fortune 500 companies, and our capabilities span multiple industries. And yet, ask any person involved with any Metalcraft project, and they'll have precisely the same expectations:

Unwavering quality. On-time delivery. Unmatched value. Continual improvement.

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Where We Came From

1920
Arthur Kahlow, Sr. founds the Peerless Traveling Goods Company, which manufactures luggage featuring a patented steel frame.
1928
James Dorst converts the company into a metal-stamping operation and produces parts for the automotive industry, as well as for the steamer trunks produced by Peerless Traveling Goods.
1958
Dorst Metalcraft purchases the assets of Peerless Traveling Goods.
1974
The company changes its name to Metalcraft of Mayville (MOM). Rapid growth leads to major plant expansions.
1985
Metalcraft is awarded its first contract for HUMVEE military parts, the first of many military awards to come in the following decades.
1998
MOM achieves QS-9000 certification, reflecting its dedication to being a high-quality supplier to their valued customers.
2006
MOM achieves ISO 9000 accreditation, signifying their commitment to a quality management system.
2010
MOM earns the prestigious Bronze Certification from Caterpillar.
2013
The Mayville plant benefits from the purchase of one of the largest robotic-welding units manufactured by Genesis Systems.
2016
MOM is presented with the Statement of Support Award in recognition of its support for the National Guard and Reserve.
2018
MOM acquires FJR Manufacturing.
Present
Metalcraft’s three ISO 9001-registered facilities employ over 700 factory and office personnel and offer over 733,000 square feet of manufacturing space.
1926
James and Arthur Dorst found the J. Dorst Company, a die-sinking business.
World War II
The J. Dorst Company, engaged in defense work on a subcontract basis, adds 4,000 square feet to the factory and changes its name to Dorst Metalcraft, Inc.
1973
Dorst Metalcraft is purchased by Edwin A. “Ned” Gallun, Jr., and within a year, a new 63,000-square-foot plant is built on 30 acres of land at the corner of Slag Road and Highway V.
1983
MOM contracts to build commercial-grade lawn mowers for newly formed Scag Power Equipment.
1986
MOM purchases Scag Power Equipment.
2002
MOM implements Six Sigma quality system, along with lean manufacturing, as growth continues.
2008
A new generation of leadership emerges as Martin Gallun becomes CEO of MOM, continuing his father’s vision.
2012
The company adds a 5,600-square-foot Tech Center to provide custom prototyping services and unique solutions.
2014
MOM earns Partner-Level status, the highest supplier rating in John Deere’s Achieving Excellence Program.
2017
MOM acquires Venture Manufacturing of Beaver Dam.
2019
MOM acquires Gamache Systems.

Corporate Objectives

GOD

Conduct our day-to-day business so as to honor and glorify our Lord Jesus Christ.

Customers

Work continuously to provide excellent service at a fair price and strive to be the best at whatever we do.

Employees

Provide an environment in which each individual can maximize their unique talents.

Stockholders

Profitably grow the business in a manner that’s consistent with the objectives above.

Divisions

FJR Automation Systems

FJR Automation Systems is a leading provider of custom automation manufacturing solutions serving the Midwest.

Scag Power Equipment

Scag Power Equipment manufactures “Simply the Best” lawn mowers and debris management equipment money can buy.

Gamache Systems

From concept to creation, Gamache Systems implements an optimal mix of people and automation to produce lean manufacturing systems.

Versatran

VersaTran is dedicated to the design and manufacturing of products for transportation of construction and industrial equipment that are highly efficient and durable.

Our Facilities

Headquarters

Mayville, WI

Set on 45 acres, our Mayville facility includes corporate offices, over 400,000 square feet of manufacturing space, and 20 loading docks.

Departments
• Administration and Accounting
• Sales and Marketing
• Engineering
• Quality
• Manufacturing and Materials

ISO 9001-registered

Manufacturing & Shipping

West Bend, WI

Our West Bend facility has 230,000 square feet of manufacturing space and six loading docks.

Facility Features
• 27 machining centers
• (2) 10 kW fiber-optic lasers
• 12-ton crane
• 2 new, large robotic weld cells

ISO 9001-registered

Manufacturing

Beaver Dam, WI

Our Beaver Dam facility has 103,000 square feet of manufacturing space.

Departments
• Laser Cutting
• Forming
• Robotic & Manual Welding
• Assembly

ISO 9001-registered

Sound Like Your Kind of Place?

At Metalcraft, it begins and ends with people, and we're always on the lookout for like-minded professionals to join our growing team.