World Class Metal Fabrication



W International is a full-service manufacturer of large complex welded metal fabrications for the Aerospace, Specialty Commercial, Defense, Energy, and Marine industries. Within the Defense sector, in addition to Combat Vehicles, our focus is on supporting US Navy platforms; especially submarines, aircraft carriers, and frigates. We have recently been certified to perform work to the highly critical NAVSEA weld specifications.

The company’s highly trained welders and technical staff are able to support the requirements associated with working with a diverse range of materials; including ballistic armor, aluminum, titanium, invar, and all mild and high strength steels.

W International has facilities in Madison Heights, MI and Charleston, SC. These locations and facilities are well suited for the heavy metal fabrications we manufacture.

01. Our Mission

At W International our focus is to provide innovative engineering solutions, superior products and exceptional customer service. Our success is based on developing reliable, dependable and maintainable processes. We create mutually beneficial partnerships with our customers and suppliers while providing a safe and motivating work environment for our employees.

02. Our Values

Our core values start with building a positive team and family spirit. We foster an environment that encourages an open mind that embraces creativity and innovation. We believe in creating win-win partnerships with our customers, suppliers and employees. Growth is accomplished through a strong commitment to quality and amazing customer service.

03. Ethics Policy

We have a very strong Ethics and EEO Policy toward how we work with our Customers, Suppliers, Industry Partners, and with each other as a Team. Please click on the link below for the details of this important operating Policy.


04. Our Vision

Our vision is to be the model of excellence in the metal fabrication industry by providing the highest quality products for the Aerospace, Automotive, Commercial, Defense and Energy markets. We also provide innovative solutions and dependable deliveries. We are strongly committed to our customers, suppliers, employees and continuous improvement.

Company History

W International was formed by a seasoned leadership team that has been providing exceptional metal fabrications for more than 30 years. Our team has successfully built some of the most complex projects in the Aerospace, Automotive, Commercial, Defense and Energy markets. Our footprint has grown from 430,000 sq ft in three southeastern Michigan locations to a new facility with barge access in Charleston, South Carolina. W International will continue to invest in its facilities, equipment, processes and employees to ensure we maintain the highest quality standards for our products while providing superior customer service.

Meet Our Team

Each and every one of our team members represent the spirit of our company: driven, committed, and acutely aware of how limitless W International’s potential is to grow. We go to great lengths to identify self-starters with diverse experience and skill sets to produce not just an effective workforce, but a well-rounded, talented and complementary team.


Edward J. Walker

President and CEO


Kurt Kilby

Chief Financial Officer


John Klausmeier

Chief Operating Officer


Pat Herta

Vice President Engineering


Adam C. Drake

Vice President Sales


James Schloff

Vice President Business


Todd Miller

Vice President Marketing