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Shelving Unit Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides a comprehensive list of shelving unit manufacturers and suppliers. Use our website to review and source top shelving unit manufacturers with roll over ads and detailed product descriptions. Find shelving unit companies that can design, engineer, and manufacture shelving units to your companies specifications. Then contact the shelving unit companies through our quick and easy request for quote form. Website links, company profile, locations, phone, product videos and product information is provided for each company. Access customer reviews and keep up to date with product new articles. Whether you are looking for manufacturers of metal shelving units, ss portable shelving, adjustable shelving units, or customized shelving units of every type, this is the resource for you.

  • North East, PA 866-479-7225

    Ridg-U-Rak has been a leader in industrial shelving for over 65 years. We have the experience to handle large projects or the small jobs that require 100% selective pallet rack. Turn to the experts for premium industrial shelving solutions. For more information explore our website or call one of our experts today.

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  • Milpitas, CA 877-485-1482

    Turn to RDM Industrial Products, Inc. for high quality steel shelving. Our products are easy to assemble and they have fully welded end frames. These items are cost effective and ideal for various projects and applications. It is our mission to provide you with outstanding shelving solutions. Give us a call today to learn more information.

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  • Stevens Point, WI 800-826-0203

    Steel King's steel shelving unitsnare the solution to expanding useable floor space and provide reliable storage without expensive leases, costly land acquisition, or construction delays. Our steel shelving is designed to be accessed by fork lifts or overhead cranes, is designed for stacking, and can hold thousands of pounds worth of items. Contact us today to learn more!

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  • Montreal, QC 833-937-9533

    Metalware has been known as a leader in the storage racks and steel shelving industries since 1954. We strive to provide excellent customer service, high-quality products, and competitive prices. Our experienced team of engineers and technicians work closely with customers to ensure that each product is designed and manufactured to their exact specifications. Over the years, we have continued to grow and expand, raising industry standards in the process.

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  • Westfield, IN 866-881-0201

    At Storage Solutions, we are a leading provider of storage racks and steel shelving. With years of experience and expertise in the industry, we take pride in delivering top-quality products that cater to the diverse needs of our clients. With our dedication to quality, innovation, and customer satisfaction, we have established ourselves as a trusted partner for businesses across various industries. Our commitment to quality, innovation, and customer satisfaction make us a leader in the industry.

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  • Rancho Cucamonga, CA 800-404-RACK

    QMH has a full line of steel shelving, boltless shelving and heavy-duty bulk rack shelving to fit your job. Whether is it heavy automotive parts or hardware, to lighter clothing and apparel we have the right shelving system to fit your businesses need. We have serviced companies in all industries and sizes. Contact one of our reps today!

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Shelving Units Industry Information

Shelving Units


Shelving units maximize both vertical and horizontal space and can be anywhere from several inches to several feet in height and length depending on the specific industrial, commercial or residential application. Though specific designs will vary considerably, shelving units consist of one or more panels or grids that are placed perpendicular to the wall or supporting vertical beams. This forms a surface on which inventory can be stored or displayed. The size and weight capacity each shelf within a unit are the most important considerations as both should exceed the total weight and cubic space of all items to be stored. Overloading a shelf can result in potentially dangerous and costly mechanical failure. As custom and standard shelving offers capacities ranging from one hundred and fifty lbs to thirty five thousand lbs, there are many options to store items as varied as paper and office supplies or material handling equipment and loaded pallets without risk of damage to the unit. Shelving engineers can calculate the static loading, stress and strength of shelving to ensure the most economic and proficient use of space.

The material construction of a unit will have significant influence on its strength and stress bearing capacity. While plastics, wood and glass may be used, steel shelving is common in both industrial and commercial settings as it offers superior strength and durability. Aside from material divisions, there are two main categories under which industrial shelving can be classified. Closed units are those designed with a panel or wire grid along one or more sides of the shelf. These prevent loose items from falling off shelves and may also be locked for added security. The additional material increases structural stability as well. Closed shelves, however, significantly decrease accessibility. When full access is needed open units are preferred as they allow workers to reach items from either side of the shelf. No matter the specific type of shelving, proper installation is essential to the safety and productivity of the work space. Both vertical and horizontal components and the surface to which they are attached should be level to avoid the tipping or shifting of objects or even the entire unit. Properly installed steel shelving can increase process flow and workplace efficiency creating significant space and time savings.