Chief Fabrication is one of the leading midwest providers of custom steel fabrication and powder coating, equipped to make any component.

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Chief Fabrication is one of the largest operations of its kind between Chicago and Denver, offering such steel fabrication services as stamping, welding, CNC punching, and CNC forming to manufacturers throughout the Midwest. It also offers one of the most state-of-the-art powder coating facilities in the United States.

Fabrication Capabilities

Chief Fabrication offers industry-leading fabrication technologies, including programmable CNC equipment. This makes nearly any project possible and helps to assure uniform results in a timely manner.

Powder Coating

The powder coating center at Chief Fabrication is one the largest and most advanced facilities of its kind in the nation. It features a Therma-Tron-X, Inc. system that handles parts up to 17’ long and delivers significant time and cost savings.

Pivot Walker®

Pivot irrigation is now more efficient thanks to the Pivot Walker® manufactured by Chief Fabrication. This revolutionary product replaces the tires on a pivot irrigation system and saves time and money by preventing costly ruts.

This Brand’s General Manager:

Mark Kjar

Mark Kjar has worked at Chief Industries, Inc. since 1998, starting at the Chief Agri division. Mark transferred to Chief Fabrication in 2006 as Manufacturing Manager and was promoted to General Manager in 2010.

In Mark’s position as Chairman of the Nebraska Manufacturing Advisory Council (NeMAC), he acts as an industry-driven advocate and advisor to Nebraska state agencies and leadership in maximizing the state’s global competitiveness in manufacturing.

Mark also serves as Co-Champion of the Central Nebraska Manufacturing Partnership (CNMP). CNMP is a group that brings together local manufacturers and various state agencies, who collaborate to enhance the manufacturing image and overall awareness of what central Nebraska has to offer both manufacturers and employees.

Mark is also a member of the Central Community College Industrial Technology Advisory Board, which focuses on curriculum in manufacturing processes and welding for college students.

Mark graduated from the University of Nebraska at Kearney with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with an emphasis in human resources and business management, and minors in accounting and finance.

Our Family of Brands

The strength and stability of Chief Industries, Inc. is due to the extraordinary diversity of our family of businesses, all working towards a shared mission.