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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

    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 877-483-5733

    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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  • Los Angeles, CA 866-513-1200

    The material handling division at Hannibal Industries manufactures structural pallet racks, cantilever racks, push back systems and so much more. Our cantilever racks (roll formed or structural) with an extra heavy-duty saddle connection or an I Beam option are ideal for storage of long bulky products. We are ISO 9001:2008 certified & take pride in our quality management systems and products.

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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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  • Melrose Park, IL 708-344-9999

    Interlake Mecalux is a leading storage rack manufacturer. Some of our high-quality racks include pallet racks, drive-in racks, push back racks, cantilever racks, bulk storage racks and carton flow racks. Our quality products have been utilized in a variety of industries such as distribution/warehouse.

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  • Rancho Cucamonga, CA 888-557-5705

    Quality Material Handling (QMH) is a leading total solutions provider for boltless shelving, warehouse racking, storage systems, mezzanines, and dock equipment. With over 29 years of experience and an in-house fabrication facility, QMH designs and manufactures innovative custom solutions such as dock platforms and ramps that solve difficult loading and unloading challenges. We are a full-service warehouse solutions provider committed to doing things the right way.

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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.