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Specialty Fab

11950 South Avenue
North Lima, OH 44452
Phone: (330) 549-1004
Fax: (330)549-2004

At Speacialty Fab, we are committed to treating customers as we would want to be treated and maintaining our reputation as a leading structual plate fabricator in the Ohio, Pennsylvania region. We fabricate thicknesses 3/16″ on up and have a crane capacity up to 30 ton. Tell us what you are looking for and allow us to show you what sets us apart from the rest.  We would like the opportunity to meet with you and make you our next satisfied customer. Just click on any of the e-mail envelopes below to send us an e-mail. We look forward to hearing from you.


David N. Hughes / Founder, Owner and President

envolope David has been in the steel industry since 1969. He founded Specialty Fab in 1994. With his hard work and his dedication to the customers, vendors and employees, he has become a symbol of success in his career, his community and as a mentor to many.



Joan Bertolette / Controller

envolope Joan has been with the company since 1996. She has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration, with a major in accounting and a double minor in computers and economics. She loves her job and has always enjoyed working with dollar signs. She especially appreciates the bonds that have developed over the years with the employees, customers and vendors.



Brian Dwyer / Vice President, Project Manager

envolopeBrian started with the company in 2001. He has been a welder, a fitter, an estimator, a project manager and now the Vice President. He has worked hard and has always put forth the extra effort in every endeavor. He is an excellent problem solver and enjoys working with the customers.



J. William Lawry Jr. / Project Manager

envolope Bill has been with the company since 1997. His knowledge is unsurpassed. Although he is reducing his hours and contemplating retirement, he is always willing to share his wealth of information.



Bill Davis / Project Manager

envolope Bill Davis is our prefab man.  Meaning “he” came pre-built, with just a few finishing touches required.  He is a very educated man, a very experienced man, and very qualified for the job.  He accepted a position with us as a fitter, knowing that it wouldn’t take long to advance through the ranks.  After six short months he was invited into the office as a project manager.  Where he fits perfectly.  Call or email him today, for a free quote.



MaryAnn Dickson / Administrative Assistant

envolope MaryAnn also started with the company in 2003. She is a delight to speak with on the phone. Her smile and heart-felt laugh brightens everyone’s day. We are truly blessed to have her on our team.



Timothy Laughlin / Shop Foreman

Tim has been with the company since 1996. He started as a boy, with the greatest work ethic imaginable. He is a great leader. He is very stern and runs a tight ship. He tolerates no slackers. His guys are trained to work hard and they don’t disappoint.



Ronald Jackson / Quality Assurance Manager / CWI

envolope Ron started with the company in 2005. He also started as a boy. He soaks up knowledge like a sponge. He went from laborer to manager in less than eight years. He took to quality and inspection like it was old hat. His enthusiasm and ability to learn are never ending.