McElwain Industries, Inc has been in business since 1983. Customers of this welding fabrication shop include serveral local Putnam County businesses, as well as other well-established businesses throughout Northwest Ohio. This family owned and operated business prides itself in quick turn around, low overhead costs and high quality. Richard ( Rich ) McElwain is the President and founder of McElwain Industries, Inc With over 25 years experience in welding and fabrication, Rich holds several certifications along with journeymen millwright card. It began with a small hobby shop and quickly turned into a part time job. With steady growth, in 2002 we realized we were out growing our location at 17195 Rd L. Land was purchased less than one mile west on Road L and by Spring 2004 construction began. The steel building covers 9000 square feet. Equiped with overhead crane capabilities to ease the task of loading and unloading of steel and weldments has improved drastically.