About Us

An SME Steel Company

Southwest Steel specializes in structural steel, miscellaneous metal, steel stairs, railings, and creatively unique custom steel pieces to complete projects from standard building needs to anything imaginable. Southwest Steel has become an industry leader in both conventional building practices and design build applications. This superior knowledge makes Southwest Steel one of the most sought after steel fabricators and erectors. Southwest Steel uses the latest in shop technology to integrate Building Information Modeling with its state of the art CNC machinery to create products with precision and efficiency.
Southwest Steel currently maintains two (2) fabrication facilities, one located in Las Vegas, Nevada, and one in Phoenix, Arizona. Both locations are AISC, Los Angeles County, and Clark County certified facilities. Within our corporate structure we also have Southwest Architectural Metals, located in Las Vegas, Nevada, which is able to produce all forms of architectural metals, such as stainless steel, bronze, aluminum and all other non-ferrous materials. Located in Salt Lake, Utah, is SME Steel Contractors which has capabilities to fabricate structural steel projects from 1,000 to 20,000+ tons. The flexibility of these shops allows Southwest Steel to provide complete Division 5 packages to our customers.

Southwest Steel is a key player in a number of high profile projects throughout the West. Key examples include:
    • LAX Bradley West Gates, Los Angeles, CA
    • McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas, NV
    • CityCenter, Las Vegas, NV
    • San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA
    • Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara, CA
    • Kaiser Foothill Ranch Medical Office Building, Lake Forest, CA
    • San Bernardino Courthouse, San Bernardino, CA
    • Dodgers Stadium, Los Angeles, CA
    • City Creek Center, Salt Lake City, UT

In the Shop


Products and Services


  • Structural Steel Fabrication
  • Aluminum Fabrication
  • Wire Rope Assemblies
  • Metal Stairways
  • Metal Railings
  • Misc Metals
  • Miscellaneous Metals
  • Misc Iron
  • Miscellaneous Iron
  • Misc Steel
  • Miscellaneous Steel
  • Angle
  • Channel
  • Tubing
  • Plate
  • Beams
  • Pipe
  • Sheet Metal


  • Structural Steel Erection
  • AWS certified welders
  • AISC certified fabrication
  • AISC certified erection
  • BIM
  • 3D Modeling
  • In-house detailing
  • Design Assist

Lean and Green

Every division at Southwest Steel operates utilizing lean manufacturing principles reducing waste and increasing efficiencies. Any extra materials are carefully sorted and sent to recycling centers. 100% of all steel waste is recyclable.