IFS
INDUSTRIAL FABRICATION SERVICES, INC.

The People

Project Management
 
Ken Wilmes (Founding Partner), General Manager, has been in the metal fabrication industry for nearly 30 years. He is responsible for bidding, estimating and project management of some of the jobs going on at Industrial Fabrication Services. Ken is a “hands-on” manager who keeps a watchful eye on the entire company. 
E-mail Ken at: kenw@ifssteelfab.com
 
Matt Doherty (Partner), Project Manager, has been with I.F.S. since 2002. He oversees the drafting department and does bidding, estimating and project management of some of the jobs going on at Industrial Fabrication Services. Matt has an Associate of Science in Industrial Technology from Northern State University in Aberdeen, SD and a Bachelor of Science in Manufacturing Engineering Technology from Minnesota State University in Mankato, MN. 
E-mail Matt at: matt@ifssteelfab.com
 
Operations Management
 
Ken Boomgarden (Founding Partner), Plant Manager, Ken coordinates welding, assembly and painting operations. In addition to coordinating those operations, he manages safety and environmental compliance at Industrial Fabrication Services. 
 
Steve Lueck (Founding Partner), Fabrication Manager, his main focus is sheet metal fabrication. Steve oversees plasma cutting, shearing, bending and rolling operations. Steve also takes care of “walk-in” customers and local general contractors.
 
Tim Stokes (Founding Partner), Plasma and Fab Manager, oversees the plasma cutting operations. He also is involved with shearing, bending and rolling operations.
 
Duane Boomgarden (Founding Partner) is Lead Foreman in the welding and assembly areas at Industrial Fabrication Services. He also oversees maintenance operations.
 
Marilyn Paulsen, Office Manager, has been with I.F.S. since 1995. She handles accounting and human resources at Industrial Fabrication Services. 
E-mail Marilyn at: marilyn@ifssteelfab.com