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Metal Design Systems, Inc.

Metal Design Systems, Inc. engineers and fabricates exterior wall cladding and architectural features for commercial construction projects. We answer the question, “how?” Our customers are business owners, contractors, and architects who are seeking to achieve a creative aesthetic design. Our work ranges from one-time projects to nationwide facility re-branding for some of the world’s largest brands. We operate with one foot grounded in creativity and the other grounded in the constraints of the real world to figure out how their creative ideas can be practically constructed. Our solutions include manufacturing a wide variety of cladding materials and attachment systems in our shop. Our customers know what they want to construct, but they need to figure out how to fabricate the materials, how to attach them, how to meet code requirements, how to deal with difficult conditions, how to simplify work in the field, and how to replicate the solution for multiple locations…we figure out how.... Read more


To Glorify God in all we do. ... Read more


To be the #1 performance brand in the Architectural and Facility Branding Industry. ... Read more


To improve the lives of those we touch through true servant leadership and mind-blowing performance. ... Read more

Additional Culture Details

The acronym for our core values is the word "SERVANTS." We have an employee care outreach program called MaxCARE which encourages our folks to serve other people and to become actively involved with organizations in the community. MaxCARE also helps employees with an on staff chaplain and employee benevolence. ... Read more


Servant Leadership
Servant Leadership is our model.


Cedar Rapids, IA


83 US Employees


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Metal Design Systems Inc. - Completed Kia project - Rapid City, SD
Custom prototype developed for a project near Chicago with a few of our employees.
One of our completed projects, Toro Headquarters in Bloomington, MN.
Metal Design Systems Employee Christmas Party 2017.
Metal Design Systems Inc. - Corporate Office