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Our History

A family-run business spanning generations.


For over 70 years, Federal Steel has been trusted with space optimization, industrial material handling, and storage needs for a wide array of industries.


It all started in 1950...

with William Coveny, a visionary who spent most of his career developing space management and material handling solutions for his clients. His original promise continues to be the company’s mission statement to this day; “Take care of our customers and have their satisfaction at heart.”

Today, William’s son Shawn Coveny acts as company president and remains dedicated to carrying on his father’s vision.

Shawn officially joined the management team in 1980 after working several different in-house posts. In 2012, Shawn’s oldest son Jamie joined the fold, becoming the first third-generation family member at Federal Steel. Jamie’s brother Andrew has since joined the team, as well, ensuring Federal Steel remains a genuine family business.


Here for you

Whether it’s food, construction, manufacturing, aviation, or fashion, our expertise in the distribution and integration of industrial storage solutions has benefited over 5000 satisfied customers. Whatever your tailored needs may be, our network of industry professionals have the skills and knowledge necessary to fulfill them.


Our Mission

Your needs are our priority.

The mission of the people that make up Federal Steel is to build industry relationships and encourage inventions that help us deliver precise and personalized services that respond to the uniqueness of each of our clients’ projects. As a project management company with over 70 years of experience in delivering full-service space optimization solutions, we pride ourselves on our ability to execute and deliver on exactly what our clients need.

Our Values

Making the right choices today for a better tomorrow.

The FSE Group builds relationships that create a sustainable and successful future for people, our environment, and our communities. That’s why relationships are at the core of our business; fostering partnerships and connections that encourage innovative new solutions.


Our Culture

We believe that the best results come from putting people first.

Work Environment 

Federal Steel is, first and foremost, a family business and as such, we make sure that everyone is treated like family.

Company Structure

A horizontal corporate structure ensures that everyone is treated equally. In fact, we actively encourage members of the team to challenge the status quo and share their valued input.

Team Building

From our company BBQs to bowling events and our running club, we appreciate the importance of balancing hard work with fun!

Remote Work Option

A hybrid work schedule allows the flexibility to work from home, as well as come into the office.


A healthy team is the backbone of a thriving business, therefore employees are offered extended health care insurance as part of our group insurance.


Downtime is key; that’s why all employees start with 3 weeks of vacation time.


Our Team

Come meet everyone!

Federal Steel was founded in 1950 by William Coveny, an innovator in space management and material handling solutions. Since then, the team has expanded to include a wide array of talents.

Federal Steel was founded in 1950 by William Coveny, an innovator in space management and material handling solutions. Since then, the team has expanded to include a wide array of talents. 

Jamie Coveny officially made Federal Steel a three-generation company when he joined the family business in 2012 as the Sales and Marketing Manager. Jamie is a forward-thinker who plans on taking Federal Steel to new heights. 

Andrew Coveny became Shawn’s second son to join the team nearly four years ago. Andrew’s customer-focused approach has been a huge asset to the business, acting as a sales professional with a passion for delivering the highest possible level of customer satisfaction. 


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Federal Steel HQ
540, 20th avenue
Lachine, Québec
H8S 3T1

General sales: 1 800 361 2242
Local: 514 634 7292





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