Universal Enterprises, Inc. - West Virginia's Finest Metal and Structural Fabrication Company  
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Since 1992 Universal Enterprises, Inc. has been serving their customers by providing quality metal fabrication and bridge work at competitive prices.

Our company is engaged in the design, detailing, fabrication, and erection of steel, aluminum, and stainless steel for coal processing facilities, material handling systems, cones, bins, hoppers, storage tanks, structural steel, expansion dams, and drainage systems for bridges and miscellaneous metal for commercial, industrial, and municipal projects. We have also performed fabrication for low-level hazardous waste handling systems incorporating the use of Inconel.

Our staff offers many years of experience and expertise with complete drafting facilities. We have the personnel, organization, experience, procedures, knowledge, equipment, capability, and commitment to produce fabricated structural steel of the required quality for Category I, Conventional Steel Structures as set forth in the ASIC Quality Certification Program.

Thank you for taking the time to review our web site and see what we have to offer. If we can be of service to you, please do not hesitate to email, call, or even stop in. Our staff is ready and willing to work with you to meet your requirements.

Respectfully yours,
Linda O. Colliere

Management Personnel

Name Position Experience
Linda Colliere President/CEO 30 Years Purchasing & Product Vendor Research / 16 Years LTL, TL Oversize and Radioactive Shipping / 10 Years Safety / Marketing and Contracts for Colonial Gateway / CEO of Bunk House Lodging
Richard K. Hursey Sales Manager 41 Years Fabrication, Management and Sales
Jim Slusser Inside/Outside Sales Representative 38 Years Management, Sales and Machine Production Experience
Dan Sanschagrin Production Contol/ Quality Manager 30 Years Structual Steel Management
Michael J. O'Connor Engineering and Estimating Supervisor 36 Years Certified Structural Steel Detailer, 26 Years Estimating
Shannon Watson Controller / Office Manager 20 Years Business Administration, Accounting Management Experience
Ferlin L. Carder Maintenance Supervisor / Trucking Manager 29 Years Shop Fabrication, 26 Years Shipping and Receiving, Supervisor Experience
Andy Hursey Supervisor 20 Years Shop Experience / 6 Years Shop Supervisor

Quality Control / Quality Assurance

  • Qualified to furnish fabricated items to the following codes: AISC Category I and AWS D1.1 and D1.5
  • Plant has quality control program.
  • Non-destructive testing performed in-house: Welding (Magnetic-Particle, Liquid Penetrant)
    Painting: Dry Film Thickness
  • Company performs non-destructive tests of weldments and painting (as specified.)
  • Records are kept of all test performed on welded parts.
  • Welding procedures and welders are qualified.
  • Shop performs a variety of welding operations: FCAW, SAW, SMAW, GMAW
  • Firm has fabricating and welding experience in the following materials: Carbon Steels (A36, A242, A 572, A588, A709) Stainless Steels: (304, 304L, 308, 309, 316, 316L) Inconel (601,690,691) HiNickel Steel Alloy
  • Shop certifies work it performs.
  • Company has in-plant training program.
  • Company offers advice and assistance to product design as it affects welding.
  • Company has a policy controlling disbursements of welding rods and electrodes.
  • Materials received and supplied are inspected.
  • The following awarded contract will be sub-contracted:
    Machining, Heat Treatment, Radiography, Ultrasonic

Specific Data (SBE, MBE Information)

Is a female owned business.
Is a small business enterprise.
Is not a minority business enterprise.
Is a manufacturer.
Insurance and Bonding: Meets most specifications.
Universal Enterprises