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Imperial Metal Products an Armada Company


The Armada Group is a privately held group of diversified manufacturing companies headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Manufacturing focused, The Armada Group has over 150 employees and occupies three manufacturing facilities in Grand Rapids, MI. With products and services delivered coast to coast, in Canada and Mexico, our growing and financially strong group of companies is comprised of Steel Supply and Engineering and Imperial Metal Products.

The Armada Group owns companies with staying power.

Steel Supply and Engineering was founded in 1964 and celebrates over 50 years in business. Imperial Metal Products was founded in 1914 and celebrates over 100 years in business. The Armada Group has been the proud owner of both for over 20 years.

Steel Supply and Engineering is the fabricator of choice for a number of West Michigan and National contractors. The reason for this – we add value and we do what we say we will.”
— The Armada Group

Imperial has grown significantly under Armada ownership through the years as a result of our committed employee and management team, coupled with deliberate, aggressive diversification across multiple industries.” — R. Jeffery Dean, president and CEO of The Armada Group

Please take a moment to learn more about both Steel Supply and Engineering and Imperial Metal Products.


Steel Supply and Engineering

Steel Supply and Engineering has been fabricating steel and other metals since 1964.

Having grown into one of the largest steel/metal fabricators in Michigan, Steel Supply and Engineering has succeeded for decades in a complex, ever-changing industry because we are committed to lowering your costs, meeting your schedule and delivery deadlines, and embedding quality into every process in our organization. We are engineering-focused problem solvers. Customers come to us with design and schedule challenges that we take great pride in resolving. Our registered engineers specialize in connection design, and we have over 60 seasoned employees who have an average of more than 15 years of experience in the steel fabricating industry. Read more about Steel Supply and Engineering.

Imperial Metal Products

Imperial Metal Products manufactures custom machined parts for diverse industries worldwide.

Headquartered in Grand Rapids since 1914, we have grown into an 110,000 square foot facility, becoming one of Michigan’s largest producers of CNC, gun drilled and automatic turned products. We have the responsiveness of a small company but the power of a large enterprise, so we accommodate production runs that may range from 60,000 parts per week to ten parts per year. Read more about Imperial Metal Products.