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Our History

Our history has shaped who we are as a company. WF Steel & Crane strives to be the leading crane manufacturer and structural steel supplier in Western Canada. We value community involvement and building long-lasting relationships with customers and suppliers.

1987

W.F. Welding & Overhead Cranes is incorporated and begins serving Alberta’s lifting and structural steel projects

1999

W.F. Welding & Overhead Cranes is purchased from the original owners by 4 equal partners

25 employees operate out of one 12,000 square foot shop in Nisku, Alberta

2000

WF partners with GH Cranes, a significant player with over 50 years experience in the global crane industry allowing capacity to complete large projects

Construction begins on a new 27,000 square foot shop to more than double the current fabrication capacity

2001

Construction is completed of the new shop allowing WF to compete on larger structural steel jobs

2004

WF agrees to use GH Hoists exclusively on crane projects because their products’ performance exceeds our expectations

2005

WF invests in CNC steel processing machinery to increase production capacity and quality

2008

WF purchases a 3rd property dedicated to crane fabrication to meet record crane sales demand

2013

To satisfy the increasing demand for WF Cranes, construction of a new 46,000 square foot shop is started

2017

Opened new locations to expand reach and better facilitate partners

WF rebranded to WF Steel & Crane and launched a new website to showcase the ability to provide the best quality structural steel and lifting solutions to global partners and affiliates

Our customers are part of our history and are the most important part of our future

WF looks forward to continuing to pursue meaningful partnerships with our customers and building solutions together

 

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