Our Company

Architectural Sheet Metal, Inc. has been in business since 1982, and right from the very beginning, we have strived to provide the best service, products, and value to our customers. In order to do so, we use state-of-the-art equipment, hire competent and qualified staff, and approach every job with the intention of solving problems and providing innovative and cost-effective solutions. We believe the best results are reached through a trusting relationship, partnering with our customers to meet their design and construction needs.

Specializing in high quality fabrication and installation of standard and custom architectural sheet metal products for commercial construction and renovation projects in the St. Louis and surrounding areas, Architectural Sheet Metal, Inc. is a union subcontractor that takes pride in every project. Whenever a design or construction challenge arises, we meet it head on, finding creative and innovative solutions, rather than avoiding the problem. Providing standard metal fabrication, mass production fabrication, custom metal fabrication, and installation services for both manufactured and pre-manufactured products, we are the company local contractors and architects trust for their architectural sheet metal needs.

“We make it our mission to be a consultative-based manufacturer and installer.”

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Our Manufacturing and Installation Team

All of our sheet metal workers are hired from the Local 36 or the Local 268 Sheet Metal Workers Union hall. Each union member has extensive knowledge and experience in this industry and are considered highly skilled craftsmen within their field. All union members have 30hrs of OSHA training, exceeding the 10hr standard requirement. The team is dedicated to quality and efficiency, ensuring each project is completed on time and addressing issues on-site to minimize construction delays. Maintaining an excellent work ethic, our team works well with other on-site construction personnel and management.

LEED Construction

Adhering to and supporting the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards in construction and design, we can procure our products locally, and manufacture locally, thereby supporting local contractors with their LEED construction jobs.

Work With Us

Architectural Sheet Metal, Inc. is not a typical sheet metal fabrication and installation contractor. Our ASM team is dedicated to providing solutions, not just products, to every project we undertake. Find out for yourself why local contractors only choose ASM for their custom metal and manufacturing needs. Partner with us and take advantage of our expert services for your next construction, renovation or installation project.

Meet the Management Team

John C. Hyde – CEO(Architectural Sheet Metal)

John C. Hyde – CEO


First started bending sheet metal with his father at the age of 15. After graduating with a BSBA in Business administration in the Spring of 1982, John and his two brothers founded Architectural Sheet Metal on May 24th of the same year. Over the next few years, John eventually bought out both brothers.

” We believe in being your partner not just your sub-contractor. We have been in business for 31 years and approach all of our projects with a strong focus on quality, personalized service and on time installation.”

Jim Van Becelaere – President(Architectural Sheet Metal)

Jim Van Becelaere – Director of Special Projects


Jim entered into the sheet metal trade in 1970 at a production shop until an apprenticeship position opened up. He worked at A. Zahner Sheet Metal from 1970 – 1990 initially as an apprentice in the shop and eventually became the project/ operations manager. He moved to St. Louis in 1990 and started the architectural division at C&R Mechanical, in the mean time earning his engineering degree. In 1995, he went to work at Fabri-tech Sheet Metal and became president and COO until 2012 when he joined Architectural Sheet Metal as President. He has served as SMACNA President for 3 years and was a senior member of the National SMACNA Architectural Steering Committee.

” We approach our custom projects as consultants, not just manufacturers. I have over 40 years in the industry and in depth engineering and design knowledge which enables me to review design drawings and provide feedback early in the process to ensure there won’t be any manufacturing surprises before work begins. We have also assisted several of our customers with unforeseen challenges that occur during construction allowing them to keep the project on time and on budget.”

Todd Berg – Superintendent(Architectural Sheet Metal)

Todd Berg – Superintendent


Todd completed his sheet metal apprenticeship program at Architectural Sheet Metal, and then became the shop foreman. After a restructuring of the company in 2005, he took on the role of superintendent. Todd creates shop drawings, directs the sheet metal workers, and oversees the projects.

” Quality is our top priority: quality product, quality installation and quality service. We accomplish this with the best sheet metal workers in the area, the best equipment in the industry, and closely monitored project management. The result is satisfied customers that we build lasting relationships with.”

Cheryl Matthews – Office Manager(Architectural Sheet Metal)

Cheryl Matthews – Office Manager


Cheryl began working as the Office Manager of Architectural Sheet Metal in October 2010. She has worked in the construction industry since 2007. She currently handles all of the accounting functions as well as general office duties.

Cheryl completed her studies to obtain an Accounting Technology Certificate through Jefferson College in 2012.