At Ehmcke Sheet Metal Corp. we’ve worked for over 90 years to establish ourselves as leaders in the sheet metal industry. We rely on advanced equipment and a highly skilled team to create and install sheet metal items customized to your unique requirements. Our team designs, fabricates, and installs a broad range of sheet metal components for clients in numerous industries.

We offer an extensive portfolio of capabilities, enabling us to provide single-source metal fabrication and installation services for customers in nearly any industry. Our fabrication portfolio includes the capability to sheer and form sheet metal to stringent specifications.

Sheet Metal Shearing and Forming Capabilities

We can machine sheets up to 12 feet long and 0.25 inches thick. Our forming capabilities include advanced bending equipment that can achieve hat shapes, multiple-bend shapes, U-shapes, C-shapes, and a variety of custom and specialty shapes. We can shear sheet metal up to 0.375 inches thick. Shearing thicknesses for mild steel and stainless steel vary depending on the specific material.

We also offer a variety of cutting, forming, and finishing capabilities beyond sheet metal shearing and forming. These services include:

Primary Services

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

Secondary Services

  • Plating
  • Painting
  • Anodizing

We also outsource bead blasting and powder coating to our network of vetted and trusted vendors.

This extensive portfolio of capabilities enables us to fabricate metal parts for a comprehensive array of consumer, commercial, and industrial applications.

We strive to meet client scheduling goals, though our lead times may vary based on the details of the specific project. We can accommodate any volume from prototyping to high-volume production. We also offer delivery services within 150 miles of our facility in the San Diego metropolitan area, but we’re happy to ship orders to customers outside of this radius.

We regularly fabricate parts for a vast range of industries. Some of these include:

  • Brackets
  • Chassis
  • Enclosures
  • General flashings
  • Metal plates
  • Rails
  • Shipbuilding components
  • Wall panels


Materials We Work With

We work with a variety of materials in order to accommodate a range of projects. Aside from copper, brass, and all grades of aluminum, we also machine:

  • Aluminum (all grades)
  • Mild steel
  • High-strength, low-alloy (HSLA) Steel
  • Cold-rolled steel
  • Hot-rolled steel
  • Galvanized steel
  • Stainless steel
  • Austenitic (300 series) stainless steel
  • Specialty stainless steel
  • Copper and copper alloys
  • Brass

Value-Added Services

To provide single-source solutions for our customers, we offer value-added services such as:

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


Sheet Metal Shearing and Forming by Ehmcke Sheet Metal Corp.

At Ehmcke Sheet Metal Corporation, we offer a comprehensive portfolio of metal fabrication services, including metal forming and shearing. Our extensive industry knowledge, skilled team, and full-service machine shop allow us to serve as an ideal fabrication partner.

If you’d like to learn more about our services and capabilities, please contact us or request a quote.

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