Steel Fabricating Company



Herbert C. Neides — Chief Executive Officer

Herb joined Clifton Steel Company in 2001 as Manager of Special Projects and Operational Development. In 2003, he transitioned to Vice President and Director of Operations serving as key strategist in the expansion and relocation of Clifton Steel to its new 140,000-square-foot facility in Maple Heights. Taking the lead as President and CEO in 2007, Herb has refined the management team's qualifications, improved Clifton Steel's quality control systems and expanded manufacturing capabilities to include quenching and tempering of military ballistics armor steel. He continues to guide growth and development, delivering to customer's industry-leading quality, innovation and product performance.


Dave Kolomijez

Dave Kolomijez - Director of Customer Service and Engineering

Dave Kolomijez started with Clifton Steel Company in 2002 as a CAD Drafter/Engineering Technician. He quickly rose through the ranks being promoted to Manager of Engineering in 2007 becoming the youngest Manager in Clifton Steels’ history. Dave is a specialist in the Technical Application, Quotation, Problem Solving & Methods of Manufacturing within the Steel Industry. He also spearheaded the implementation of Clifton Steels’ new ERP/MRP Epicor Enterprise Software in 2014. Showing great focus & determination, Dave’s’ dedication to the continued success of Clifton Steel was recognized in May of 2015 with a promotion to the position of Director of Customer Service and Engineering.


Peter Klein

Peter Klein — Recycling Industry Specialist

Peter has 36 years of steel sales experience in the steel industry, primarily with Clifton Steel, providing a wealth of product and application expertise to our customers. Peter helped spearhead the development of the company's expansive scrap and recycling markets. He is fluent in several languages; from early in Peter's career, this allowed Clifton Steel to cultivate relationships with customers around the world. In addition to expertly managing sales for Central America, South America, and the Caribbean, Peter represents Clifton Steel's scrap and recycling services throughout the U.S. Territory.



Jim Somogyi — Armor Plate Manager

Jim joined Clifton Steel with 24 years of experience working for A.M. Castle & Co., a major steel service center. At Clifton Steel, Jim puts that wealth of experience to work as he manages purchasing and inventory to accommodate sales demand—and meet the express needs of our customers. He oversees development of the customer base and new accounts, maximizing profitability for products sold through increased sales of value-added products. Jim establishes the pricing policy for armor plate, prepares quotations for related jobs and manages integration with other departments to assure customer satisfaction. Jim also spearheads the development and implementation of the marketing effort for short- and long-term armor plates sales.




Clifton Steel Company 16500 Rockside Road
Maple Heights, OH 44137




P: 216-662-6111
F: 216-662-6107
E: info@cliftonsteel.com