The Leading Manufacturer of Industrial Mezzanines,
Work Platforms and Other Steel Structures


Steele Solutions, Inc., is America’s leading designer and manufacturer of engineered work platforms and mezzanines used in distribution, fulfillment and sortation centers. We also design and manufacture other steel structures that support industrial processing equipment, that provide space for storage and mezzanine-level offices, and that provide access to and over equipment.

Since our founding in 1996 in Milwaukee, we’ve grown each year and now have product installations in all 50 states and throughout the world.  in 2017, we significantly increased our space for manufacturing and engineering. We now have more than 300,000 square feet of space.

Our steel structures are used by companies of all sizes — including nearly every major national retailer and every major distribution and fulfillment company — as well as government and military entities.

Through our dedication to designing and fabricating mezzanine systems and other structures that are the “Height of Excellence,” we support our customers’ goals to be the best in their industries.

Steele Solutions promotes a culture of excellence and regularly invests in the people, technology and facilities needed to provide world-class solutions for our customers. That approach has earned us the designation as a “Best Places to Work.” Read about the Best Places to Work awardRead more about working at Steele Solutions.

We are a one-source solution for systems integrators, original equipment manufacturers, end users and distributors – providing consultation, design, fabrication and delivery all at one price.

Exceptional Customer Care

Our customers buy from us because they know they’ll get a superior product, designed to perfectly meet their needs. And they know the entire project process, from initial discussions to installation, will be a great experience.

The Steele Solutions Experience is the foundation of our success. We are the pioneer in exceptional care, putting the customer first. The team at Steele Solutions is focused on listening to and responding in a timely manner to help make our customer/partners successful and to ensure the best steel structure solutions are designed and fabricated for the end users’ processes. (Read more about our approach to customer care.)


At the end of the day, it’s all about the customer.

most valuable supplierOur company’s excellence and growth has been recognized nationally by Inc. magazine and Entrepreneur magazine, as well as locally by the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce (MMAC). We have been named a Most Valuable Supplier by the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA) for three consecutive years!  See other awards we’ve earned.

Along with the MMAC, Steele Solutions is a member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, MHEDA, and MHI – the nation’s largest material handling, logistics and supply chain association, the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association, the Association for Iron and Steel, and the National Waste and Recycling Association. Our company leadership is active in MHEDA and MHI, including as board directors. In 2018, Steele Solutions President Kevin O’Neill is serving as vice president of the MHI board of directors. (Read more.)

In 2016, we celebrated our 20th anniversary in business. (Read about our company history.)

Read some testimonials from customers who partner with us for mezzanines and other steel structures.

Executive Team

Steele Solutions executive team

Steele Solutions’ Executive Team: Mike Thelen, Kevin O’Neill and Terry Young

Our executive team includes co-owners Mike Thelen, CEO; Kevin O’Neill, president; and Terry Young, vice president-engineering. The three are active in the day-to-day operations of the business, and lead a staff of more than 250 people dedicated to excellence.

“We know that customers want to partner with us, with the common goal of making them successful. That’s why we take so much time getting to know our clients, their markets and their needs. Through that knowledge, we can deliver the highest value in steel structures at the most competitive price.”  — Mike Thelen

“Solutions is more than just part of our name. We can provide our customers with a solution that helps them achieve success. That is very rewarding. When you do that over and over again you truly do form partnerships.” — Kevin O’Neill

“We bend over backwards to understand a client’s business and needs; that goes a long way in helping us meet their goals in the best possible manner. This kind of professional and creative relationship is unique to our company.” — Terry Young

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