About Adrian Steel Co.

Bob Westfall, founder of Adrian Steel
Adrian Steel's attention to detail and customers is thorough; it began through the corporate values instilled by founder Bob Westfall, University of Michigan All-American and Detroit Lion All-Pro football standout. Those values instilled a team effort to provide customers with value-added products and services that have become the standard of our industry.


Adrian Steel is committed to providing quality products highlighted by constant innovation. Our strong reputation in the industry is matched only by our resolve to offer the best lead times and highest quality product. Our products are durable and reliable. Warranty claims are less than 1% of sales. Our warranty covers our products for three years or 36,000 miles.

AD Series Shelving Equipment by Adrian Steel

Innovative Products with Features that Matter:

Drawers that stay closed while in transit. Heavy-duty, adjustable shelving. Toolboxes that are fully welded for strength and rigidity with automotive grade push button locks and bulb weather seals. LoadsRite ladder racks that load and unload the safe and tight way. Trade specific accessories including tank racks, cable reel holders and vice mounts. Plug and play accessories. Anti-slam drawer latches. Interior ladder racks, and so much more!


Adrian Steel is committed to providing you the best cargo management solutions in North America.  Because of this, we take our customer service to the next level.  Our experienced Customer Care Team at corporate headquarters provides answers to your questions.  Our extensive network of distributors supports you locally, and offers you the best in cargo management solutions.


Since our beginning in 1953, our Adrian, Michigan, corporate office and manufacturing facility now encompass a 166,900 sqft. facility.

We have upfitted over one million vehicles, and counting! It's a fact that an organized vehicle increases work flow efficiencies and reduces inventory damages. 

We are recognized as a National Truck Equipment Association MVP.


We have developed a comprehensive network for handling all your vehicle needs, no matter how many units you need or where your vehicles will be put to work. You cannot always plan when vehicles will need to be replaced. That's why we have developed a system to get your vehicles upfitted no matter where you need to get them done: at the factory, out of dealer stock, at your place of business, or through a bailment pool.

Local Installation

More than 300 independent truck equipment distributors nationwide sell and service Adrian Steel products. Our distributors work with you to provide products and installations on vehicles from local dealer stock. They also provide a full range of other truck equipment products and services. Many of our distributors also provide mobile on-site installation of equipment at dealerships or at your place of business. 

Factory Installation

With our factory ship-thru program, your vehicles are upfitted before they are shipped to your dealer. Factory ship-thru programs are available through GM, Ford, and Dodge. Benefits of the factory ship-thru program include savings on transportation costs, professional installation, standardized pricing on equipment and installation, and a service-ready vehicle upon delivery to your dealer.