The Metal Shops provide specialized services in metal/plastic design and fabrication of specialty parts and machinery components, installation of gas fired furnaces, and building equipment repair. All maintenance and repair work is performed by skilled trades and AFSCME personnel who are specialists in their areas of expertise.
Our core specialized services provided to the campus community include the following:
- Precision CAD-CAM sheetmetal fabrication and installation
- Fabrication, installation or repair of architectural, structural or ornamental ferrous and non-ferrous metals such as duct work, grills, louvers, dampers, machine guards, gutters, flashing, tanks, cabinets, boxes, ventilators, window air conditioners, filter housings, roof vents, sinks, lab hoods, shelving, light fixtures, specialty medical equipment or most anything made of metal
Designs and fabricates metal and plastic precision and specialty parts and machinery components such as:
- Student solar car project
- Student future car project
- Historical or obsolete components as in the Burton Bell tower clock mechanism and the Detroit Observatory telescope restoration
- Provide assistance in design and fabrication for prototype or research projects and specialty items
- Repair or replace all interior and exterior metals as needed due to damage, weather or wear
- Repair, reconstruct or fabricate kitchen or medical equipment
- Install rigging beams and walkways to aid in gaining or improving access
We comply with the U-M Design Guidelines & Specifications for continued quality assurance.
|Mike Gramza, General Foreman|
|Email:||Mike Gramza (get address)|
|Randy Ramsey, Foreman I|
|Email:||Randy Ramsey (get address)|
|Gail Estes, Project & Work Control Coordinator|
|Email:||Gail Estes (get address)|
The Metal Shops support Facilities Maintenance and Plant Operations in providing the university community with the highest quality customer service and superior craftsmanship to maintain a safe and comfortable physical environment.
To request services see "Obtaining Work Orders".
Content modified: Aug 2, 2016