About GLCC

Why Us?

GLCC Mission

Great Lakes Contracting, Inc. located in Grand Haven, MI is a custom steel fabricator and industrial piping company founded on hard work and a drive to provide quality, safe projects to our customers.

Raymond Buikema – owner of Great Lakes Contracting, Inc. – began with the company in the early 1980 as a laborer.  Ray continued with the company traveling throughout the Great Lakes states learning the petroleum piping industry working his way up to a certified pipe welder and crew foreman.  In 1996, Ray was offered a piece of the pie and became a partner in the company eventually buying out the retiring partners and is now sole owner.

Great Lakes Contracting, Inc. has a reputation for professionalism, quality and attention-to-detail with both our petroleum customers, industrial manufacturing and commercial customers.

Our Aim is to provide the best quality and competitive construction services.

We Provide industrial process piping, custom structural steel and metal fabrication and millwright work.

We Service petroleum companies and industrial manufacturers and commercial industries.

We Are Known For a results orientated management team, continuously developing jot site objects.  Our focus is on safety, quality, and always customer satisfaction.  We strive to provide quality services on time and on budget.

Our Goal is to provide our employees a safe and enjoyable environment where there is pride, enthusiasm, free expression and genuine good fun. The goal of each employee and crew is to complete each job safely within the required time frame or sooner and to provide an adequate profit for our shareholders.




  • Registered with ISNetworld
  • RAVS Safety Program Review 100%
  • SMAW to API 1104 & B31.3 Certified Welders
  • HAZWOPER Trained
  • Compliant with federally mandated drug and alcohol testing through NCMS

Great Lakes Contracting, Inc.

14370 172nd Avenue, Grand Haven, MI  49417

Phone: (616) 846-8888

Fax: (616) 846-8899

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