Business Overview

43yr old Structural Steel Detailing Business with 60% net margins avg’g $175K SDE annually. Business owner lives in OK and manages 4 engineers based in Mexico. State of art design software and “My PC” connection allow for daily office interface remotely from anywhere! Extensive training will be included for the right owner/operator! Great opportunity for immediate growth as steel and infrastructure construction market booming! Owners turns down 20% of business annually due to capacity constraints!!!


  • Asking Price: $500,000
  • Cash Flow: $175,000
  • Gross Revenue: $320,000
  • EBITDA: $250,000
  • FF&E: $50,000
  • Inventory: N/A
  • Inventory Included: N/A
  • Established: 1978

Detailed Information

  • Property Owned or Leased:N/A
  • Property Included:N/A
  • Building Square Footage:2,500
  • Lot Size:N/A
  • Total Number of Employees:4
  • Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
About The Facility:

Owner leases his bldg to this business AND would extend lease if required.

Is Support & Training Included:

30 day

Purpose For Selling:


Pros and Cons:

Most competition if overseas in India and Asia

Opportunities and Growth:

Huge growth op to grow as very few reputable steel detailing ops in the US

Additional Info

The company was established in 1978, making the business 44 years old.

The company has 4 employees and is located in a building with estimated square footage of 2,500 sq ft.
The building is leased by the business for $1,000 per Month

Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?

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Existing Debts and Future Obligations

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