Ben Hur and Hammert’s to Merge

Ben Hur Construction Company is pleased to announce the following:

Stupp Bros., Inc. has become an investor in Ben Hur. The Brown and Stupp families have had a relationship for over one hundred years and both entities are enthusiastic about the future.

  • Hammert’s Iron Works, a steel fabrication subsidiary of Stupp Bros., Inc., will become part of Ben Hur Steel Worx, a subsidiary of Ben Hur Holdings. The Hammert’s name will be phased out and the majority of existing Hammert’s office employees will relocate to the Ben Hur offices in Earth City, MO. The Hammert’s plant will continue to operate as a manufacturing facility.
  • Ben Hur Steel Worx fabrication plant, located on Weber Road in south St. Louis, is currently being recommissioned.
  • Ben Hur will maintain its’ offices in St. Louis, Cincinnati, and Indianapolis. The general contracting operation will continue without interruption.

As Ben Hur Construction Company enters its’ 104th year of operations we are excited by the opportunity to have increased capacity in the steel fabrication and erection industry to serve the greater Midwest.

We thank all of our customers for their business and look forward to providing their steel fabrication, erection, and general contracting needs for many years to come.


William W. Brown
Ben Hur