A family business founded in 1928 by Peter J. Schap, Sr., the G-S Company has manufactured and installed wire mesh partitions and detention equipment under the continuous ownership and management of the Schap family. Depth of industry experience resulting from more than eight proud decades of owning the G-S Company is only one of the many benefits that customers enjoy.
The G-S Company is a member of the Woven Wire Products Association (WWPA). Company officers have served as members of the WWPA Board of Directors; Michael Schap had served as President between 1981–1983, and Robert Schap serves as the current President of the Board.
Thomas J. Schap, G-S Company vice-president, assisted the AIA editors in both the 1994 and 1997 revisions of Master Spec Section 10605 (or 10 22 13). The G-S Company is listed as an acceptable manufacturer of wire mesh partitions in the current AIA Master Spec directory.
Architects from around the world call the G-S Company daily for design assistance with wire mesh and detention products. G-S Company's specifications and details are in thousands of architects' offices. The ENR (Engineering News Record) has listed The G-S Company as one of the Top 500 Specialty Contractors in the United States. The G-S Company is bondable for all projects and have done single projects worth in excess of $10 million.