Shawn Westmeister is the owner and operator of Firelands Manufacturing LLC, headquartered in Plymouth,  OH. This is a highly regarded steel fabricator company in Huron County.

Shawn was trained in steel fabrication through many years of hands-on experience.  When it comes to providing expert steel fabricator services, nothing takes the place of experience. Shawn began working in this industry 18 years ago and started Firelands Manufacturing LLC in 2010.

One of Shawn’s  goals is to provide his Huron County clients with professional and affordable services.  He offers Robotic Welding & Cutting, Press Brake Forming, Sheering, Stamping, Welding, C.N.C. Machining, High-Definition Plasma Cutting and Powder Coating.  Please visit their website for more information (  This is a complete Tool & Die shop with 23 skilled welders and machinists.  Shawn takes pride in the fact that he provides a quality service and great customer care on every job.

The result, one of the most successful steel fabricator companies in Plymouth!  

In addition to running a successful steel fabricator business, Shawn supports his local churches and schools.  He belongs to the Plymouth Chamber of Commerce.  In his free time, he loves to hunt and participate in other outdoors activities.

What does the business community think? The Better Business Bureau has awarded Firelands Manufacturing LLC an A+ rating.

      What do their customers think?

Robert Eliot – “I called your metal fabricator about having some plates made for the small structure I am building. He said to stop by and he would look at the project. I showed at his shop and showed him my plans. He immediately went to work cutting the plates and had it done in less than an hour. Great service and very reasonable prices. Thanks a lot!”

Katelyn Hagermann – “Thank you for the excellent service. Your welders did exceptional work, and the final results are astonishing. It was a pleasure working with you, and I will definitely call you for any welding work I may need to be done in the future.”

Having owner operated experts, like Shawn providing knowledgeable and expert care is an asset to Plymouth and Huron County, OH.

Business owners take risks and often work long, exhaustive hours to service their clients. There are freedoms in owning a business, but these freedoms come at a cost. Rarely acknowledged are business owners like Shawn Westmeister that employ people and ensure their staff are paid continuously. Sure, people earn their wages through their time, hard work and skills, but let’s take a moment and thank Shawn for having and continuing the business ownership game that allows people an opportunity to produce and earn those wages.

Need steel fabricator service? Give Firelands Manufacturing LLC an opportunity by visiting them at 500 Donnenwirth Dr, Plymouth or by calling them at (419) 687-8237.

So from the staff of Local Search Force that runs the County Advisory Board

Shawn Westmeister, you are highly commended for your service to the residents of Huron County, for having and maintaining a business that adds to the financial well-being of OH and for your willingness to participate in social betterment activities.

Well done Shawn Westmeister!

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