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Atlas Iron Works was founded in 1922 by Otto Klein, Bill Smith, Charles Galt and Arthur Koppen, four men who shared a vision to create a company which produced the finest quality fabricated steel products available on the market. Combining their years of experience in the steel industry, their personal integrity, and their commitment to quality, they formed Atlas Iron Works, beginning a tradition of excellence that has grown steadily for over eighty years.

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Steel Fabrication

During the Great Depression, when other companies faltered, Atlas Iron Works persevered. In WWII, Atlas combined their facilities, their men and their equipment with several other steel fabricators in St. Louis to build landing craft bulkheads for the nation’s victory program. In the mid-50’s, Otto Klein’s son, Bill bought out the remaining partner, Charles Galt, and continued Atlas Iron Works as a family business. The family business continues to be both strong and competitive today as Dick Klein, Bill’s son, leads Atlas Iron Works into the future.

During the Great Depression, when other companies faltered, Atlas Iron Works persevered. In WWII, Atlas combined their facilities, their men and their equipment with several other steel fabricators in St. Louis to build landing craft bulkheads for the nation’s victory program. In the mid-50’s, Otto Klein’s son, Bill bought out the remaining partner, Charles Galt, and continued Atlas Iron Works as a family business. The family business continues to be both strong and competitive today as Dick Klein, Bill’s son, leads Atlas Iron Works into the future.

Steel Fabrication