Joseph “Joe” Koppers founded Koppers Ironworks in 1971 which later became Koppers Fabricators, Inc. As a hands-on owner and operator, Joe has worked at every task and job within the company. His dedication and determination have made Koppers Fabricators, Inc. what it is today. Joe currently acts as the company’s secretary and is the project manager and designer for our larger scale projects. Joe is closely involved in our projects from conception to completion. Joe’s expertise and knowledge in the construction industry enables Koppers Fabricators, Inc. to take on more challenging projects. All of our shop drawings and in-house designing is spear headed by Joe. Joe can be found in the field as installer, in the shop leading our fabrication team, or in the office engaging with our clients and customers. Joe continues to be backbone and driving force of Koppers Fabricators, Inc.
Joe currently holds a life membership with the American Welding Society, AWS. Koppers Fabricators, Inc. has also been a long-time member of NOMMA, the National Ornamental and Misc. Metals Association. In the late 1970’s to mid-1980’s Joe served as a board member of NOMMA and served on the Bi-Laws Committee and also the Standards Committee. The Standards Committee promotes responsible and safety standards for the ironworking and metalworking industry. Joe continues to be an active member of NOMMA and promotes education and training within the industry.