About Fortin Ironworks – Founder of DIY Handrail Kits
Who We Are – Fortin Ironworks is a family owned and operated ornamental iron and metal fabrication company based in Columbus, Ohio U.S.A. Founded in 1946, we offer you over 70 years of experience in the design, manufacturing, production, and local installation of all commercial and residential ironwork needs. Today Fortin Ironworks employs highly skilled craftsmen, artisans, estimators, salesmen and installers in its 63,000 square foot facility including its 9,000 square foot showroom. Almost half of Fortin Ironworks employees boast over 10 years experience with us, and a quarter of our employee base carry over 20 years experience.
What We Do – Fortin Ironworks delivers excellent service and value for your ornamental iron, custom iron and home furnishing needs American made and factory direct. Ornamental iron products such as driveway gates , walkway gates , fence , rail , curtain rods and production components are considered Fortin Ironworks foundation. We are also proud to carry several lines of outdoor and indoor furniture and accessories for your home in our new showroom. We manufacture our own line of sporting equipment including the finest complete basketball units, soccer goals and lacrosse goals in the industry. We have the capability to fabricate customized carts, tables, racks and many other material handling and factory needs. We use computer aided design software coupled with an impressive line of standard products to facilitate the design process whether you are a contractor, architect, designer or homeowner. With our highly experienced staff and our large production facility we are capable of satisfying your every iron need.
History – Fortin Ironworks is a family owned and family operated ornamental iron manufacturer since 1946. Founder Joseph Fortin began the company as a small iron repair shop in a small building attached to his home in Columbus, Ohio. After several expansions and local building acquisitions, Fortin Ironworks purchased a new facility just around the corner from its original location to consolidate its operations and better serve its customers. Fortin Ironworks, new facility conveniently houses all of its manufacturing operations, offices, and an impressive customer showroom under one roof.