Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association


Ernest D. Menold Inc. celebrates 70-year milestone

Dec 11, 2017

Ernest D. Menold Inc.
, Lester, Pa., one of the largest sheet metal contractors in Philadelphia, is celebrating its 70th anniversary. 

The SMACNA-member company, a third-generation family sheet metal contractor, got its start in a one-car garage with six employees by Ernest D. Menold. Some of the earliest customers served by the founder are still customers today, such as: PECO, Glaxo Smith Kline, Merck, and Kimberly Clark. 

Today, son Ernest R. Menold Ph.D. serves as Menold’s chairman of the board, and grandson Ernest J. Menold P.E. serves as the company’s president. Ernest R. Menold served as president of SMACNA national from 1991-1992.

The industrial sheet metal firm is known throughout the Philadelphia area as problem solvers willing to tackle unique and difficult projects. 

“The milestone of 70 years in business could not have occurred without the dedication and skills of our employees,” Ernest J. Menold P.E. said. “Their commitment to serving our customers have been our greatest marketing resource.”