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Since 1927, Ehmcke Sheet Metal has established itself as a leading provider of sheet metal services in San Diego. With a state-of-the-art facility, our capabilities include sheet metal shearing and installation, custom metal fabrication, and design-build services, as well as value-added services to ensure you can complete your project with us.

Sheet Metal Shearing and Forming

We work with a range of materials in sheet metal shearing and forming, including aluminum, cold- and hot-rolled steel, copper, brass, stainless steel, galvanized steel, and more, to accommodate your project needs. With more than 90 years of experience, we can shear sheet metal up to 0.375 inches thick and machine sheets up to 12 feet long and 0.25 inches thick. With advanced bending equipment, we can achieve hat shapes, U-shapes, C-shapes, multiple-bend shapes, and various other custom and specialty shapes.

Our primary services include:

  • Laser, waterjet, and plasma cutting
  • Sheet metal brake
  • Punching
  • Rolling
  • Welding
  • Shearing
  • Stretch forming
  • Folding

Sheet Metal Installation

Our sheet metal installation capabilities vary in scope and complexity, with some of our most common installations including phenolic panels/partitions, fiber cement panels, and all types of wall systems. We can work with high-volume production and installation, and we aim to achieve quick turnaround times while maintaining efficiency and effective customer communications.

We can also provide sheet metal roofing materials and installation services for various construction, architectural, and industrial applications. With our customized services, dedication to meeting deadlines, and extensive experience, we can deliver reliable sheet metal installation services to meet your industry’s needs.

Custom Metal Fabrication

From prototypes to large-scale production runs, we offer custom metal fabrication with tolerance levels within ±0.001 inches. We specialize in bump forming, CNC machining, edge rolling, welding, start-stop fabrication, forming, and roll bending, and we support your project from end to end with a range of value-added services:

  • Anodizing
  • Cleaning
  • Deburring
  • Hardware installation
  • Heat treatments
  • Tapping
  • Tooling
  • Painting
  • Plating

Design Build

Our design-build capabilities include product visualization, digital rendering, CAD, 3D printing, fast prototyping, and a full-service metal fabrication shop to produce customized metal products for residential, commercial, and industrial applications. Through custom metal fabrication, sheet metal installation, and sheet metal shearing and forming services, we can deliver products for industries such as medical and biomedical, general manufacturing, home construction, and commercial buildings.

With our design-build services, we focus on client satisfaction by employing stringent quality standards, following careful plans to ensure efficient execution of your project, and communicating openly with you throughout your project. The result is a turnkey solution that works for you—and one that we can be proud of.

Why Partner With Ehmcke Sheet Metal?

Exceptional workmanship results in high-quality, high-performing metal components. With our rich history in San Diego, we’ve developed long-lasting partnerships with vendors, ensuring we can access the best materials and outsource certain tasks, like bead blasting and powder coating, to trusted technicians.

Our wide range of in-house abilities allows you to take your sheet metal project from start to finish. We work as efficiently as possible to ensure timely delivery of your metal components. We ship all over the country, and we offer delivery services within a 150-mile radius of our National City facility. Contact us today to learn more about our primary and value-added sheet metal services, or request a quote for your project.