weldall history

Weldall Company History

  • 1970s

    1973 – Dave Bahl, Sr. acquires a welder, rents a modest space and effectively Weldall is "born."

    1974 – Weldall Mfg., Inc. files the required paperwork of incorporation and has already grown to 5 employees and has undertaken the first of many physical expansions.

    Throughout the decade, Weldall quickly gains a reputation for the highest of quality and integrity in its work.
    This allows for gradual growth and expansion including the first steps into fabrication equipment.

  • 1980s

    1982 – Weldall purchases its first non-leased facility measuring in at 14,500 square feet.

    1985 – Weldall completes the first of many additions to its facility to address further growth requirements.

    1986 – Dave Bahl, Sr. is named the Waukesha Chamber of Commerce Small Businessman of the Year.

    1988 – The second addition to the facility is complete.

  • 1990s

    Two more additions to the Weldall facility in the early 1990's give the company 57,500 square feet of manufacturing space
    but future expansion at this location will not be possible due to the lack of additional land.

    1996 – Weldall spends 4 million dollars on new equipment: IGM Robotic Welder, Whitney Plasma Punch Fabricating Center
    and ESAB Shape Cutter with OXY Fuel and Plasma Torches.

    1997 – Weldall spends 2 million dollars on 2 new CNC Machining Centers.

    1998 – Weldall solves the "landlocked" issue by purchasing a nearby parcel of 13.5 acres and builds a new
    98,000 square foot manufacturing facility.

    1999 – Weldall purchases video conferencing equipment with shop cameras.

  • 2000s

    2001 - Weldall has micro estimating software installed and operational to facilitate speed and accuracy of quoting.

    2002 - Weldall achieves ISO 9001/2000 Certification from UL DQS, Inc.

    2006 - Weldall establishes an additional 44,000 Sq. Ft. Bay

    2008 - Weldall is named the Waukesha Chamber of Commerce, Small Business of the Year.

    Throughout the decade, Weldall continues to re-invest internally to facilitate growth including the purchase of the following equipment:

    Multiple new welding machines Tanaka 6000 Watt CNC Laser Cutting Machine Pullmax 1375 ton Press Brake with 30 foot bed

    Whitney 4400 Max CNC Punch/Plasma System Kinetic K5000 Plate Cutting and Machining Center Wheelabrator Pass Through
    Blast Machine Giddings and Lewis VTC 1600 Vertical Turning Center Behringer CNC Saw YCM TV 158 CNC Vertical
    Turning Center SNK Gantry Style CNC Machining Center Kinetic K3000 CNC Plate Cutting Center.

  • 2010 -

    2011 – Weldall completes a 76,000 square foot expansion consisting of two new high bays and a rail spur.

    Weldall's continuous re-investment continues with the following new equipment additions:

    • Multiple new cranes including two 100 Ton overheads with 75 Ton Auxiliary Hook
    • Worker Variable Speed, Dual Head, Seam Welder
    • Dake Cold Saw
    • Milltronics Machining Center
    • Robotic CNC Beveling Machine
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