MetalReady Machinery was formed in 2018 when Jeff Fisher and Tim Lake joined forces to provide Metal Fabricators the highest quality machinery available. Both Jeff and Tim have many years of combined equipment sales and fabricating experience. Together we bring many well-known product lines under one company. We are built on Integrity, being Informative and Innovative for our customers. We cover a large portion of the Midwest and not only provide great products we excel at having excellent service. No customer or project is too large or too small.

Our Team

JEFF FISHER JR. President at MetalReady Machinery

Jeff has an Industrial Engineering Degree and has over 20 years of experience in the sheet metal industry. He enjoys the opportunity to use his engineering background to work with his clients to find the best fit for their needs. His experience in the industry has led him to represent the best machinery builders to MetalReady’s Customers. With Jeff, the customer comes first, and he will do whatever he can to support the customer after the sale. Jeff’s hobbies include spending time with his wife and two daughters, fishing, golfing and hunting

TIM LAKE Northern Territory Division Manager

Tim Lake has worked in the fabrication business for over 30 years. He started his career selling welding and steel supplies. He operated his own fabrication business, until he transitioned into selling metal fabrication machinery…which he has been doing for more than 12 years. He brings many years of experience from all sides of the business, his main focus being customer service. Tim enjoys time with his family, woodworking and fishing.

SHAWN SCHULTZ Wisconsin Division Manager at MetalReady Machinery

Shawn started with MetalReady Machinery in November of 2019 but comes to us with over 19 years’ experience in the fabrication industry. The last nine years Shawn had worked as the OEM Manager for a large tooling manufacturer. In this role he worked closely with a wide variety of punching and bending machine builders and because of this he is an excellent resource for his customers. You can count on Shawn to take the time to understand your needs and then recommend the right solution. Shawn enjoys living in Wisconsin and all that entails. You can find him hunting with his new Deutsch Drahthaar puppy, fishing, hunting, golfing and enjoying the outdoors with friends and family.

TED KRUGER Southern Territory Division Manager

Ted joined MetalReady Machinery in the spring of 2021. Prior to Metal Ready, Ted worked extensively in commercial facilities management. With a degree in Business Operations and Supply Chain Management, Ted takes a data driven approach to help his customers find the solutions they need. His multi-industry experience and customer service approach make him a valued resource for his customers. Outside of work, Ted enjoys spending time outdoors with family and friends, hunting and fishing.