Keep up with the latest news and updates from Shelter Works. Learn about our new products, newest distributor additions to the network, and company changes.
Jan 25, 2022
Congratulations to Izet Brkic for being the first Shelter Works employee to reach the 20 Years of Service milestone!
Nov 22, 2021
Congratulations to Steve Bryan for celebrating 10 years of service with Shelter Works!
Oct 20, 2021
Shelter Works to open second manufacturing location. The new 31,000 square foot facility will be located in Bucyrus, Ohio, and will primarily serve Water / Waste Water, Natural Gas, and Telecom industries.
Oct 12, 2021
Shelter Works is pleased to announce its partnership with Ed Young Sales Co. for representation in Missouri, Tennessee, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, and Florida.
Oct 12, 2021
Congratulations to Dana Woodall for celebrating 10 years of service with Shelter Works!
Sep 29, 2021
Shelter Works is pleased to welcome Jason Enloe, Senior CAD Technician to the Shelter Works Team.
Aug 17, 2021
Shelter Works would like to congratulate Chris McKinney for recently celebrating ten years at Shelter Works.
Jul 19, 2021
Shelter Works is pleased to announce the addition of Sandy Dickey as a Project Coordinator within the Project Management Team.
Jul 06, 2021
Relcon increases their territory of representation for Shelter Works in the Natural Gas industry.
Apr 05, 2021
Dana Walter has been promoted to the position of Project Manager.
Mar 17, 2021
Shelter Works is pleased to announced that Jennifer Barwick has been promoted to Logistics Manager.
Feb 16, 2021
Shelter Works is pleased to announce new hire, Daniel Sayers, CAD Technician.
Jan 27, 2021
Shelter Works installs geothermal HVAC system as part of office renovation.
Nov 09, 2020
Shelter Works is pleased to announce its partnership with Aquafy Water Technologies Inc. for representation in the Canadian Province of Ontario.
Jul 21, 2020
The unique characteristics of Shelter Works’ fiberglass field equipment shelters make them naturally resistant to cracking, peeling, and dents which are catalysts for rot and corrosion.
Jul 15, 2020
Shelter Works is pleased to announce its partnership with H2O Process Systems for representation in the state of Hawaii and the territories of Guam and Samoa. With this association Shelter Works now has representation throughout all 50 states as well as some Pacific territories.
May 01, 2020
Shelter Works is proud to announce its partnership with Kennedy Industries for representation in the state of Michigan. Kennedy has 50-plus years of experience and relationships built by working tirelessly to be the single-source provider for premier equipment and services for commercial, industrial, and municipal applications.
Apr 14, 2020
Shelter Works is proud to announce its partnership with Davidson Sales & Engineering for representation in the states of Utah, Wyoming, Montana, and southern Idaho.
Apr 01, 2020
A couple of years ago we did an article where we discussed the lighting options most commonly used in our fiberglass field equipment shelters. Due to advances in technology and pricing changes we’ve seen a shift in what our customers are using to fulfill their lighting needs.
Mar 25, 2020
We are aware that recent events may have a profound effect on many of your businesses which will undoubtedly impact our business as well. At this point, we want to communicate as much as possible so that we can all work together through these challenging times.
Mar 24, 2020
Shelter Works is proud to announce a new relationship with manufacturer’s representative, Nichols Environmental. Nichols Environmental has been advising and supplying equipment for those designing water and wastewater systems throughout western Pennsylvania and West Virginia for 11 years.
Jan 06, 2020
Shelter Works is pleased to announce that F.R. Mahony & Associates, Inc. has been named as a new manufacturer’s rep for Shelter Works, serving water and wastewater customers throughout the New England marketplace. John Swanson, Channel Manager, said, “We are so excited to have F. R. Mahony & Associates, Inc. on board, as they have a long and strong history of providing customized water and wastewater treatment solutions to their customers.
Nov 15, 2019
We are so excited to welcome our latest Manufacturer’s Representative, Eco-Tech Inc. This company serves municipal water and wastewater industries throughout Georgia, Alabama and the Florida Panhandle.
Sep 16, 2019
Mike Calhoun will be at the Shelter Works Booth (#167) at the American School of Gas Measurement Technology (#ASGMT) through Thursday 9/16-9/19/19. Come visit us and see how we can customize field equipment protection tailored just for your particular application.
Sep 11, 2019
We will be in a different booth from what is printed in the directory, so please come find us at our new location.And don’t forget, if you’d like to get a FREE expo ticket on us, just enter the code “Evite2629”.
Sep 04, 2019
Feel free to use the promo code shown here (EVITE2629) to get free Expo Registration at this year’s WEFTEC water quality event in Chicago’s McCormick Place taking place September 23-25th. We’d love to visit with you at our Booth #3956.
Aug 13, 2019
According to Wikipedia, project management is “the practice of initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing the work of a team to achieve specific goals and meet specific success criteria at the specified time.” That’s what Dana Walter has been hired to do for Shelter Works’ oil, natural gas and telecom customers (among others).
Jul 17, 2019
July 16-18th: We are meeting people at the Louisiana Rural Water Association trade show in Lake Charles, Louisiana with the team from Delta Process Equipment (our Manufacturer’s Representative in this area). Come stop by the booth and see the “mini” building we have to show!
Jun 19, 2019
We are pleased to announce that Mr. John Swanson has been appointed as Channel Sales Manager effective June 3, 2018. John will focus on serving the needs of Shelter Works’ customers in the water and wastewater industry. He brings a broad range of sales and management experience to this Missouri-based company.
May 23, 2019
Control Equipment Sales has been helping customers find the right components for their natural gas pipelines, and the buildings that Shelter Works make have been protecting that critical equipment since 1967.
Apr 29, 2019
We love meeting with people at trade shows. Here’s a picture of Dana Woodall at our booth #625 at the AWWA & WEA Show in Hot Springs, Arkansas.
Mar 26, 2019
Shelter Works is known for the strong submittal packages that are done for every building, and the company has been growing so quickly over the past few years that we’ve added a new CAD Tech to our growing office staff. This new position will ensure timely, complete and accurate delivery of all the submittal drawings for our clients.
Mar 26, 2019
Dana Woodall is at the Kansas Rural Water Association trade show in booth #7. Stop by for a visit if you are at the show-we’d love to talk with you!
Mar 12, 2019
If you are attending the 2019 Missouri Rural Water Association trade show in Branson, Missouri 3/12-3/14, stop by for a visit! We’d love to talk with you!
Mar 06, 2019
We are in Booth #1373 at the Las Vegas International Wireless Communications Expo. Stop by our booth–we’d love to visit with you!
Mar 01, 2019
At the beginning of the year, Mike Cannady joined Shelter Works as its new controller. Kathie Haferkamp, who is been in that capacity for over 10 years, has officially retired (although she may do some special projects for us every once in a while). While we are sorry to see Kathie go, we’re excited to have Mike on board.
Feb 27, 2019
The people who work at SW are experts in their field. Our own General Manager Dave Masterson was recently asked for his expert opinion on the best ways warehouses can control and reduce fulfillment costs.
Jan 17, 2019
Shelter Works has expanded its in-house expertise with a new Production and Facilities manager, Dave Bradford. Dave brings to Shelter Works years of experience from multiple, high capacity production facilities where he has managed large teams of workers and lots of different production processes.
Dec 13, 2018
Shelter Works has signed a new agreement with Bartlett Controls, a manufacturer’s rep firm headquartered in Waxhaw, North Carolina. Bartlett Controls specializes in providing industrial process controls, natural gas measurement, and air pollution control equipment.
Oct 18, 2018
Melany Pearia “has played a role in the success of Shelter Works for many years.” So states an email from General Manager, Dave Masterson, when he announced Melany’s promotion to Manager of Projects on September 28th.
Sep 10, 2018
Shelter Works is pleased to announce that Mr. Dave Masterson has been appointed as General Manager and will commence his position on September 17, 2018. Masterson will take on leadership of the Missouri-based company, specialized in the design and manufacturing of fiberglass equipment shelters, enclosures and pre-fabricated buildings.
Aug 02, 2018
We are so happy to welcome the newest member of our office team, Mharestel Cosido. As Purchasing Manager, it’s her job to make sure that raw materials are ordered, inventory levels are maintained properly and componentry and any other aspect of our purchasing meets our clients’ expectations of excellence in both quality and delivery time.
Mar 29, 2018
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is charged with rolling out a new Electronic Logging Device mandate for the entire trucking industry, and this is changing the dynamics of certain sectors of that industry.
Dec 21, 2017
Shelter Works is pleased to announce the addition of Hudson Pump & Equipment as a manufacturer’s representative to handle field equipment protection needs for all of peninsular Florida for both general industrial in municipal needs for water/waste water, power, mining and general industry needs.
Nov 16, 2017
That’s how Shelter Works Sales Engineer Dana Woodall explains why he likes his job so much. Dana has been working for the company for six years, primarily serving those in the water and wastewater industries.
Nov 02, 2017
That’s how General Manager John Pelton of Pelton Environmental Products describes its new relationship with Shelter Works. Because of their strong focus on customer service and longtime service to water and wastewater treatment systems, Pelton Environmental has been added as one of Shelter Works’ new manufacturer’s reps for Ohio.
Oct 06, 2017
That’s the standard that lamination team lead Jake Engert sets for his team of rollers who work making fiberglass building parts in Shelter Works main manufacturing facility.
Oct 02, 2017
It’s that time of year again–WEFTEC time! Every other year, WEFTEC holds a trade show in Chicago at McCormick Place, and Shelter Works always develops a fun theme to articulate the Shelter Works difference. This year we’re going to the land of Oz.
Jul 28, 2017
We spend a lot of time talking about our great shelters and highlighting all the features our customers appreciate. Occasionally, we highlight the professionals who work in our production facility to make those shelters, but today, we are highlighting someone who works quietly in our offices, usually going unnoticed in the background, working with our comptroller Kathy Haferkamp to make sure all the billing for those beautiful buildings is in good order.
Jul 18, 2017
Everyone is talking about the rare event happening on Monday, August 21, where, in a swath across the United States (including our hometown of St. Louis, MO!), there will be a total eclipse of the sun. The last time this happened in St. Louis was 1442!!
Mar 31, 2017
Last week, we showcased our telecommunications shelters at the International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) in Las Vegas, meeting with telecom professionals who need fully-integrated telecom shelters or other field equipment buildings to protect a wide variety of telecom equipment.
Mar 09, 2017
You may have seen the video we did where we bashed the side of a durable equipment shelter (made by Shelter Works) with a bat to prove how durable our buildings are (if you missed that, click here to see the video). We had fun with that, but usually, our buildings don’t purposely get beat up….but sometimes, things happen…
Feb 17, 2017
Shelter Works announces the start of a new Manufacturer’s Representative Advisory Council, which will launch in the next few weeks. The purpose of this council is for Shelter Works and its excellent team of manufacturing representatives to have a forum for ongoing feedback and communication about a variety of topics relevant to both parties.
Jan 09, 2017
We are so excited to have Anna Hodge join as project manager to serve (primarily) our natural gas and telecom customers. Anna comes to us most recently from Metro Contract Services, where she facilitated estimation and management of construction and maintenance services for industrial and grain industries.
Jan 05, 2017
Shelter Works would like to congratulate Linc Energy’s Susan Bender, who was announced as the Denver Business Journal’s 2016 Outstanding Woman in Business winner in Energy.
Oct 31, 2016
Shelter Works, a leading manufacturer of commercial fiberglass equipment shelters, fiberglass enclosures and buildings, is tackling the end of hurricane season by delivering ‘hurricane proof’ structures comprised of reinforced walls, doors, and roofs to protect the country’s vital utilities in the aftermath of hurricane season, which ends at the end of November.
Sep 09, 2016
Shelter Work’s is pleased to announce that Ashley Lukomski has joined our team as our new Purchasing Manager. Ashley comes to us from Woods Basement Systems, where she handled purchasing, cost accounting and profitability analysis. She graduated from Kaskaskia College in Illinois with a degree in accounting.
Jun 06, 2016
Last week, Shelter Works’ John Miller was a guest on the Composites Weekly podcast, talking about how Shelter Works has innovated composite equipment shelters and how we have changed the industry.
Feb 16, 2016
Izet Brkic has been a mainstay on the manufacturing team for Shelter Works since 2001. He now works as a Team Leader – Assembly making our client’s FRP shelters, but over the years, he has worked in every area and has a working knowledge of every aspect of the Shelter Works production process.
Dec 03, 2015
Darrin Smith came to Shelter Works with 10 years of concrete construction experience and 10 years construction experience working for a siding company…so he was good with his hands, but he didn’t have specific fiberglass experience. “I have always enjoyed working with my hands, but it was a happy accident that I ended up here,” he said.
Nov 03, 2015
We are excited to announce that Linc Energy Systems has been added as a new manufacturers’ rep to cover the gas industry in Colorado and beyond. Shelter Works was looking to expand our sales support in that territory and had previously worked well with the company’s principal, Susan Bender when she was at another company.
Jul 09, 2015
Since its founding in April 1995, Shelter Works has continuously innovated and delivered one-of-a-kind equipment enclosures for customers across a range of industries, including water and waste water, oil and gas, telecommunications, energy and transportation industries.
Dec 01, 2014
That’s how Scot Lauth describes his new job as Logistics Coordinator for Shelter Works. Scot has been hired to handle all logistical matters in transporting customers’ fiberglass buildings to their final destination. This includes negotiating with transportation companies, working with on-site contractors to set up, confirm and monitor delivery of the building to the job site, and most importantly, communicating with the customers.
Oct 30, 2014
When you buy a Shelter Works building, you’re not buying some “cookie-cutter” structure made by a machine. You’re buying an engineered-to-order composite equipment shelter, designed specifically for your application and individually constructed by a team of highly trained craftsmen who take great pride in their work.
Oct 01, 2014
As our business continues to grow and evolve, we are constantly evaluating how we support our customers, manufacturer representatives, and engineers. Each industry we serve brings its own set of unique challenges and opportunities. In order to better serve the Natural Gas Industry, Shelter Works is pleased to announce that Steve Switzer – Business Development Manager, will be focused on leading our efforts in Natural Gas.
Jan 24, 2014
The Freedom Series fiberglass buildings from Shelter Works offer roof coatings that are ULC S107 Class C and ASTM E108 Compliant. What exactly does this mean?
Jan 06, 2014
We are currently experiencing record temps here in St. Louis. Due to the 40 mile per hour wind gusts we had last night the parking lot looks like a mountain range. We have high snow in some areas and no snow in others.
Sep 23, 2013
In the continuing effort to provide our customers with the personalized experience they have come to expect from Shelter Works, we have added a new team member. Please help us welcome Jennifer Ray, our new Sales & Marketing Coordinator. She will be in charge of the coordination and administration of the company’s marketing and promotional efforts.
Feb 26, 2013
Shelter Works was named “Manufacturer of the Month” by one of our California reps, Charles P Crowley Company. The following article was featured in their Charlie’s Chatter newsletter for February.
Feb 19, 2013
Shelter Works welcomes Business Development Manager Steve Switzer as the newest member of the sales team. Switzer will be sharing Shelter Works offerings with clients in the telecommunications, railroad and utilities industries.
Feb 14, 2013
If you call the offices of Shelter Works, you’re likely to hear some new voices. Shelter Works welcomes newly-named Project Manager Dania Imler and Operations Associate Stephen Salomon to the team.
Oct 14, 2012
Shelter Works attended the Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition & Conference (WEFTEC) show in New Orleans at the beginning of October after conducting a pre-WEFTEC show webinar for reps in the water and waste water industries.