Founded in 1928, Gardner Manufacturing is a sheet metal custom manufacturing business, which serves such industries as the United States defense and aerospace departments, electronics, machine tool manufacturers, transportation, pollution abatement and environmental control and printing, processing, construction and material handling. Gardner s capabilities include a fully equipped sheet metal fabrication shop, weld shop and paint facility. The company s engineering staff utilizes CAD/CAM systems to provide detailed product design and drawings from prints, specifications and samples. It manufactures metal products from small light gauge brackets to large heavy gauge weldments and quantities from single piece prototypes to high volume production runs. Gardner Manufacturing operates in a 125,000-square-foot-plant on 20 acres inHoricon, Wis.