Conventional Steel Buildings

Western Steel offers comprehensive engineering, design-build services, & more to architects, developers, and contractors throughout North America.

Structural Steel Solutions

Western Steel Designs stands apart with our Solutioncentric™ approach, which guides us through every step of a new structural steel building project.

As industry experts, we handle the complexities inherent to conventional steel building solutions, ensuring the optimal outcome for our clients.

AREAS WE SERVE

Our fully-integrated team of Structural Engineers, Detailers, Account Managers, and Estimators provides our clients with optimal resources for timely and cost-effective steel building solutions. This streamlined organizational structure enables us to respond quickly and complete projects within tight timeframes, ensuring timely and cost-effective results that meet even the most critical project needs.

Western Steel Designs

Professional Services

Building Design & Analysis

Our team is responsible for each structural steel building project's safety assurance.

We excel at deciphering building specifications, staying up-to-date with local building codes, and crafting structural designs using cutting-edge CAD or BIM software to design and analyze designs with the goal of creating structures that are strong, safe, practical, and aesthetically pleasing.

Geotechnical Engineering

We provide comprehensive foundation design and analysis for steel structures.

Our highly skilled professionals conduct soil soil investigations, foundation analysis, and strategic ground improvement plans to ensure seamless construction projects.

Structural Detailing

Specializing in comprehensive structural detailing for steel buildings, we consistently deliver excellent results.

We meticulously create detailed drawings and specifications that precisely define the steel components' dimensions, connections, and fabrication requirements, ensuring their structural integrity.

Project Management

We offer comprehensive services tailored to ensure the successful execution of new construction projects.

With a focus on efficiency and quality, we excel in overseeing all aspects of project planning, coordination, and execution. We provide optimal structural steel building solutions by facilitating effective coordination among architects, engineers, and construction teams.

Material Procurement

Our Material Procurement team specializes in efficiently sourcing and procuring building materials to minimize delays.

With a strong network of suppliers and industry connections, we ensure timely sourcing of high-quality materials at competitive prices. We facilitate a smooth construction process with optimal inventory management and Guaranteed On-Time Delivery.

Construction Support

Our Construction Support team provides comprehensive assistance throughout the building process, ensuring smooth and efficient project execution.

Utilizing best practices, we provide expert guidance and proactive problem-solving to address construction challenges efficiently.

Why Choose Western Steel?

At Western Steel, we create practical and aesthetic steel buildings that blend form and function. Our Engineering Division employs advanced BIM modeling software to analyze and design our diverse range of steel building solutions. We proudly showcase the capabilities of our pre-engineered, conventional,  hybrid, and concrete tilt-up steel buildings, emphasizing design flexibility, sustainable materials, and optimal performance. 

Unleashing the Steel Buildings of the Future

Technology is revolutionizing architecture, enabling architects to design and construct buildings in unprecedented ways. We are pushing boundaries and allowing for new aesthetic experiences. Our team utilizes innovative technology to disrupt traditional construction methods like concrete tilt or brick and mortar, achieving greater design flexibility than previously thought possible.

Pre-construction Services with an Experienced Team

Western's pre-construction services include researching building codes and regulations, determining load requirements, and identifying potential risks. Western's Engineering team ensures steel components fabricated for the project meet design and safety standards for the construction site. In addition, we consider the project costs and timeline creating a detailed budget for materials and other related expenses.

Material Procurement & Logistics

Guaranteed on-time delivery, superior customer service, extensive design options and excellent supply chain management have made Western Steel the smart choice for low to mid-rise, new construction projects. With multiple factory affiliates throughout North America and a proven logistics team specializing in motor and ocean freight, we are your source for steel buildings in North America and beyond. 

Ideal for mid-rise, large & complex steel building projects

Structural Steel Solutions 30 weeks until delivery

Weeks 1 - 2

Project Discovery

Discuss Goals
Design Concepts
Schematic Drawings 

Weeks 3 - 4

Design Development

Concept Enhancement
Site & Code Analysis
Building Elevations 

Weeks 5 - 8

Engineering Begins

Design Approval
Engineering Begins
Stamped Plans Deliverable in 4 to 6 weeks 

Weeks 9 - 12

Permitting + Bids

Engineer Stamped Plans Complete 
Material Specifications
Utilize Plans for Permitting (by Client)
Utilize Plans for Installation Bids (by Client)

Weeks 13-17

Material Procurement

Select Builder (by Client)
Foundation Designs (by Builder)
Complete Sitework (by Builder) 
Lay Foundation (by Builder)

Weeks 18 - 20

Material Delivery

Forklift Required for Delivery
Inventory Materials (by Builder) Stage Materials (by Builder) 
Steel Installation Begins (by Builder)

01 06

Structural Steel FAQs

Our Steel Building Types Structural  Pre-Engineered  Concrete Tilt-Up

Conventional Structural Steel Buildings

Our Structural Engineering team streamlines each aspect of structural steel building, from design analysis to material procurement, ensuring customer satisfaction and guaranteed on-time delivery.

Pre-Engineered Metal Buildings

Also known as pre-eng, this type of building system consists of precision-designed components fabricated to spec at the factory. The factory-cut, ready-to-assemble parts are then shipped to the site, speeding up the construction process.

Concrete Tilt-Up Steel Buildings

Discover the strength and versatility of our cutting-edge steel building solutions paired with the concrete tilt-up constructions. Merging the best of both worlds, we deliver unparalleled durability, design flexibility, and cost efficiency.

Project Spotlight

Industrial Steel Building

Western Steel Hybrid Building Systems

Western Steel works with Architects, Developers, Contractors, & Business Owners across North America by Providing Pre-Engineered, Hybrid, & Structural Steel Building Solutions.

Read More →
Agriculture

Insulated Metal Panels

Benefits of Building with Insulated Metal Panels  If you’re still building with concrete tilt or precast, you need to ask yourself… why? The building envelope has evolved, and Insulated Metal Panels (IMPs) are changing the future of new construction. Major retailers like Ikea, Whole Foods, Amazon and more are choosing pre-engineered steel building systems clad …

Read More →
Industrial Steel Building

Project Spotlight: Model Linen

Industrial Laundry & Linen Supply When Matthew Toliver, owner of Model Linen in Ogden, Utah needed to upgrade his facility, he chose a pre-engineered steel building system and insulated metal wall panels from Western Steel. Hear about his experience firsthand in the video below. WSB Model Linen Testimonial 2021.mov from Western Steel Buildings on Vimeo. …

Read More →
Industrial Steel Building

Project Spotlight: Realine Steel

At Western Steel, we innovate complex and adaptable steel buildings for sophisticated projects. When Realine Steel, a division of Building Zone Industries, outgrew their old facility and needed to upgrade their beam processing machine to optimize workflow and increase production, the team at Western Steel took a creative engineering approach.  The result, a state-of-the-art, skillfully designed …

Read More →
Agriculture

Project Spotlight: Big Island Grown

HILO, HAWAI’I  Completed in 2018, Big Island Grown has adapted environmentally sustainable business practices, utilizing solar on the roof and hydroelectric to power the facility. These sustainable practices helped them achieve a net zero-energy footprint! This attractive and sleek two-story structure measures 100’x175’x32’. Big Island Grown worked with the team at Western Steel in the …

Read More →