For immediate release 2/16/2022
For more information, contact Tony Rodriguez
La Porte County Office of Community and Economic Development 219-877-8830
LaPorte County WORKS!
A & A Sheet Metal Products / Securall
** LaPorte Family-Owned Company Featured in Monthly, County-Wide Report **
(LaPorte County, IN): At the LaPorte County Commissioners’ meeting held Wednesday, February 16, 2022, the LaPorte County WORKS! business report was presented with A & A Sheet Metal Products / Securall, located in LaPorte, IN.
“Family-owned businesses, especially those passed from generation to generation, establish a strong business tradition that is helpful to the sustainability of any business. They are the backbone of our communities, and we are extremely fortunate to have companies like A & A Sheet Metal Products / Securall in our very own backyards,” stated Mike Seitz, IOM, Business Retention Manager of the LaPorte County Office of Community and Economic Development.
This week, Commission President Sheila Matias focused this business spotlight on A & A Sheet Metal Products / Securall, a 3rd generation family-owned company with a proud history of longevity for its valued employees.
“LaPorte County WORKS! is a way to honor and support our local business community. I am proud to
promote a family-owned business such as A & A Sheet Metal Products / Securall because family- owned businesses such as this one keeps our community thriving and boost our economy. It is significant that they provide products to our military and NASA as well as companies such as Disney and Microsoft. By helping A&A Sheet Metal market their open positions, we are assisting them as well as helping local people find the jobs they need to be successful right here in LaPorte County,” stated Commissioner Matias.
“Sometimes it is the small tweaks from an entrepreneurial company that impacts an entire industry which is the case here with A & A Sheet Metal / Securall. This company has been innovating with its industry since its first days of operation using color to standardize the safety storage industry,” stated Tony Rodriguez, Director of LaPorte County Community & Economic Development
Past spotlights of the LaPorte County WORKS! program include Enprotech Industrial Technologies, E-PAK, Sullivan-Palatek, and OTECH Corporation.
This Week’s Highlighted Local Business:
A & A Sheet Metal Products / Securall – February 16, 2022
A & A Sheet Metal Products / Securall was founded in 1964 as a manufacturer of high- quality safety products. The company is a 3rd generation family-owned company with a proud history of longevity for its valued employees. Their motto: We do not offer jobs but careers. Located at 5122 N State Road 39, La Porte, IN, A&A Sheet Metal Products is the manufacturer of the Securall brand of storage products including containers used for flammable, corrosive, industrial, and pesticide storage as well as containers for paint, laboratory and hazardous waste, oxygen gas cylinder storage equipment, and various custom applications. Their customers include NASA, SpaceX, Microsoft, Hershey, Intel, Disney World, and all branches of the military service, among many others.
The company has a total of 80 employees representing a wide salary range. The company offers 99% employer-funded health care coverage, supplemental eye and dental coverage, and optional life insurance. The company has approximately 20 current open positions. General laborers without experience have a starting pay of $17. Other positions such as sales positions, welders, material handlers,
CNC machine operators, etc. have a negotiable starting wage depending on experience. Training is available. For further information for employment, please contact Human Resources at 219-326-7890.
To view more information about the businesses highlighted in the LaPorte County WORKS! program, visit us at laporteco.in.gov/boards-commissions/laporte-county-works/. To have your business considered for a spotlight, sign up here. For questions, please contact Tony Rodriguez, Director of LaPorte County Community & Economic Development at [email protected].