Stainless Steel
Fabrication Experts

D&R Custom Has You Covered:
Cutting-Edge TechnologyInnovative and Reliable


For Your Stainless Steel Project?

  • Providing Custom Fabrications Since 1971
  • 24,000 sq. Ft. Fabrication Facility
  • 2,000 sq. Ft. Sandblast Facility
  • Full Range of State of the Art Fabrication Equipment
  • Welding Engineers, Engineering Technologist, Draftsmen and QA Personnel on Staff
  • Over 60 Highly Skilled Team Members

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Stainless Steel

We are
Stainless Steel Experts!


We are
Aluminum Experts!

Carbon Steel

We are
Experts in Carbon Steel

8’ X 20’ Messer
MetalMaster Xcel

Angle Rolls

Ermark Brake

Plate Rolls

Facility & Equipment

Full-Service Fabrication

D&R Custom Steel has 24,000 square feet of floor space and a full line of fabrication equipment to handle all aspects of the fabrication process. Our capabilities include plasma cutting, laser cutting, water-jet cutting, shearing, drilling, punching, rolling, forming, welding, fitting, sandblasting, glass bead blasting, painting, finishing, and complete test assembly. We work primarily with stainless steel, aluminum, and alloys to provide a clean shop environment for our fabrications.

Convenient Location

Located just outside the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) in Pickering, Ontario, D&R Custom Steel is within minutes of several major Canadian transportation routes and two hours of the Canada-US border, providing access to all major North American centres by road, rail, or sea. This location also provides easy access to material suppliers, strategic partners, and a highly skilled labour force for a full range of fast, efficient services.

State-of-the-Art Equipment

D&R Custom Steel is a full-service steel fabrication provider with a full range of professional fabrication equipment to create quality custom fabrications.  Our 24,000-square-foot shop includes the latest in fabrication technologies, from laser tables and welding robots to CNC press brakes and state-of-the-art welding machines—everything we need to take your project from design to reality.
D&R Custom Steel operates two shifts for 20 hours per day (90 hours per week) to better serve our customers and fulfill our promise of quality, value, and timely delivery. Our employees are highly skilled and fully trained to use our equipment safely and efficiently.

Quality Management

With a service-driven approach that focuses on the customer’s requirements and timelines, D&R Custom Steel offers quality, value, and timely delivery. To ensure each custom fabrication is exactly what the client ordered and meets all relevant specifications, D&R employs full-time CWB-certified weld inspectors and weld supervisors.  We also have our welders certified every two years by the Canadian Welding Board (CWB) in various materials and techniques.
D&R Custom Steel is certified by the Canadian Welding Board to meet Canadian Safety Association (CSA) standard W47.1 division 2 for carbon steel and stainless steel and CSA standard W47.2 for aluminum.
D&R Custom Steel has developed its quality assurance procedures and has full-time quality assurance inspectors on staff.  Our procedures follow the Canadian Safety Association’s CSA-Z-299.3-85 standards.
About Us
Quality, Value and Commitment to Excellence
D&R Custom Steel specializes in high-quality stainless steel equipment for water treatment, air treatment, mining, and material handling industries. With practical expertise in custom fabrications, we are a trusted provider.
Quality, value, and timely delivery—that’s what D&R Custom Steel is all about. Our goal will always be to provide our clients with superior fabrications made and finished exactly to their specifications and delivered on time and at a fair price.  Our skilled staff, network of suppliers, and wide inventory make for a reliable solution for your custom steel fabrications.
Our complete range of capabilities includes cutting, fabrication, assembly, finishing, detailing, and functional testing so that your equipment leaves fully operable and ready to use. Our 50-plus years of experience in custom fabrications spans several industries, including several customers who have been with us since the beginning—a testament to the quality of our products and customer service.



D&R was established on May 1, 1971, by John DeWit (D) and Yke Reitsma (R).  John DeWit and Yke Reitsma were immigrants from the Netherlands and had gained valuable experience working for steel fabricators in Canada before setting up D&R.  John DeWit retired in...

1996 – 2015

In 1987, Charlie Reitsma (son of Yke) joined D&R as a partner in the company. Yke retired in 1996 but continued working part-time for the company until his full retirement in April 1998.  Fred Engelage joined D&R in 1998 and became a partner to replace Harry...

2023 – Present

D&R continues to grow, employing more than 60 persons.  A strong focus on custom steel fabrication, particularly in the water, air filtration, and sewage treatment markets, has provided D&R with consistent growth.  D&R has partnered strategically with...

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Operating Hours

Monday – Thursday: 7:30am to 4:00am
Friday: 7:30am to 3:00pm

Office Hours

Monday – Thursday: 7:30am to 5:00pm
Friday: 7:30am to 3:00pm


1625 Feldspar Court
Pickering, ON
L1W 3R7