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Wire Shelving Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory is a top industrial directory listing of leading industrial wire shelving manufacturers and suppliers. Access our comprehensive index to review and source wire shelving manufacturers with preview ads and detailed product descriptions. These wire shelving companies can design, engineer and manufacture wire shelving to your specifications and application need. A quick and easy to use request for quote form is provided for you to contact these wire shelving manufacturers and suppliers. Each company has detailed profile information, locations, phone number, website links, product videos and product information defined. Read customer reviews and product specific news articles. We are the right resource for your information requirement whether its for a manufacturer of metal wire shelving, mobile wire shelving, steel wire shelving.

  • North East, PA 866-479-7225

    Whether you are looking for wire shelving or individual shelving units, turn to the experts at Ridg-U-Rak for your next project. With over 65 years of experience, we have the knowledge and expertize to find the perfect solution for your need. Regardless of the size of your project, we are confident that we will be able to find a solution that fits all your specifications. Explore our website or call us today for more information.

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  • Milpitas, CA 877-483-5733

    We manufacture wire shelving that is integrated with high quality resourced. These systems are economical and can be used for libraries, expandable storage and more! We pre-test our products to ensure their durability. We put a focus on your satisfaction and we are confident we can find a product that is perfect for your situation. Visit our website to see full read-outs of our products. Give us a call today!

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  • Marysville, MI 810-364-7421

    Known to others as heavy-duty industrial shelving or storage shelving, we design and manufacture a variety of high-quality products we refer to as racks. Our offering includes cantilever racks (Cantibolt and Cant-I-beam), open shelving, drive-in and drive-thru racks, pallet racks and pushback racks.

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  • Buffalo, NY 716-822-2804

    Since our inception in 2002, Rapistak Corporation has manufactured storage systems for industrial and government clients around the world. Rapistak manufactures the stacker crane product line as well as engineered material handling equipment, industrial roll out shelving and engineered steel fabrication & manufacturing services. Contact Rapistak today to learn more!

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  • Bohemia, NY 631-589-1800

    Our steel shelving is manufactured on site using quality materials in accordance with the highest standards of the material handling industry.Abaco also offers a wide variety of storage & material handling products including pallet racks, wire decks, carts, workbenches, lockers, lifting equipment, plastic bins & totes, cabinets, wire shelving, safety ladders and much more.

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Wire Shelving

Wire shelving is a particular type of shelving unit wherein the base or surface upon which items are placed is composed of several interwoven or latticed metal rods. Like all shelving, these serve to maximize vertical and horizontal spaces for the purpose of increased storage, which allows for faster process flows and increased productivity in a number of industrial and commercial settings.

Wire shelving is also found in residential areas in need of organization or storage and may even be used as presentation shelves. The transparent appearance provided by the porous wire grid is less imposing than alternative paneled shelving systems and also means that units are less prone to dust collection, making them particularly well suited to medical and food processing industries among others. In factories and warehouses that might have expansive storage shelving, wire is often chosen to better comply with building and fire safety codes as emergency sprinkler systems are not impeded by the open surfaces. Air circulation is likewise unhindered by wire grids. Although water and air may freely pass through the shelving, the porous construction does not mean that this type of shelf cannot be closed for better product security. In fact, closed wire shelving provides the security of lockable panels while maintaining visibility for easy monitoring of inventory. For both open and closed designs, however, it is important to consider the slit size of each shelf in comparison to the products it will house. The slit size should be smaller to prevent items from falling through or becoming stuck.


The weight capacity of each shelf should also be considered with regard for inventory and should always exceed the total weight of items it will hold to avoid mechanical failure due to overloading. The weight bearing abilities will depend largely on the materials, size and manufacturing processes used to construct a given shelf. While wire shelves can be made using aluminum, copper and brass; steel and stainless steel are the most common materials used in industrial settings. Though already lauded for rugged durability, finishes such as nickel plating, painting, anodizing and powder coating often serve to enhance the desirable traits of steel components. The wire grids that form the base or platform of the shelves are formed through a series of fabrication processes. First the wire itself must be formed through either rolling, extrusion or stamping. The particular method chosen depends largely on the parameters of a project and CNC machining is often used to ensure the most accurate shelving design. These components are either welded or woven together. Interwoven threads are suitable for light duty units, but welding offers a large improvement in strength for heavy duty shelving. The poles, braces and general support framework are also produced via cold-rolling, stamping and extrusion and then welded or fastened into place. While the materials and construction of wire shelving is important, the dimensions of a shelf and inventory should also be considered to ensure optimization of storage space.