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Lawrence Fabric & Metal Structures

For 79 years, architects, designers and contractors throughout North America have trusted Lawrence Fabric & Metal Structures, Inc. for both functional and artistic fabric and metal structures for canopies, exhibits and architectural ornamentation. Our customers rely on our tenured professionals to produce solutions that are on time, on budget and provide lasting value to their displays, building and outdoor areas.

Lawrence Fabric is 100% Employee Owned


Featured Project – Muny Theatre

The outdoor Muny Theatre renovated their venue to celebrate its 101st season. In rebuilding the theatre stage, the client wanted to have the enormous speakers on the stage hidden from the audience view, but not to obstruct the acoustic sound waves. Our custom fabricated mesh panels each 10 ft. 10 in. x 34 ft. 6 in., with…


No Project Is Too Big, No Request Too Unique

We are the premier manufacturer of fabric and all-metal awnings & canopies, fabric and metal exhibit components, fabric banners, tension fabric exhibits, fabric architecture, tensile structures, industrial fabric products, and architectural ornamentation.


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Why Choose Us

In business since 1941, Lawrence Fabric Structures is the premier manufacturer of fabric, standing seam and all-metal awnings & canopies and exhibit components. Lawrence is known for design and engineering excellence, exceptional customer service and the ability to meet extraordinary challenges, earning the reputation Lawrence the “Can Do” company.

  • 79 Years of Experience
  • ISO 9001 Certified
  • An Employee Owned Company
  • Extensive Product Line
  • Flexible, On Time Delivery
  • Custom Design & Fabrication
  • AutoCAD design & on site printing
  • Immediate Manufacturing Available
  • 69,000 Sqft Manufacturing Facility
  • Fully Certified Automotive Paint Booth
  • Experienced & Trained Installation Crews
  • Over 70 awards for work in the past 25 years


We Are An Employee Owned Company

Lawrence Fabric & Metal Structures, Inc. is dedicated to keeping our external and internal customers, as well as its interested parties satisfied while delivering our products and services in a timely manner. Our Goals are clear! Provide a safe work environment for our employees to master their skills. Foster an environment that promotes continual improvement using risk-based strategic planning; thus, producing customer-valued quality products while striving to meet or exceed our customer’s expectations, which leads to future business opportunities.


What Our Clients Say

“Lawrence worked closely with us and the architect to finalize the project. Their support in problem solving helped the whole team save money.”

- Rick Moeckel, Clayco

Lawrence Fabric Awnings & Canopies

What Our Clients Say

“They offer quality workmanship and timeliness. They are easy to work with and (are) talented. They are heads and shoulders above the competition.”

- Richard Meister, Isle of Capri

Lawrence Fabric Awnings & Canopies

What Our Clients Say

“It is the best thing we have ever done for our restaurant! The Lawrence team did an excellent job… their professionalism, product quality and service is outstanding. I would highly recommend adding an enclosure with...”

- John Favazza, Favazza's

Lawrence Fabric Awnings & Canopies

What Our Clients Say

“We consider Lawrence to be our secret weapon and one of our most valuable production partners. They are not afraid to take on the unique shapes and forward thinking design structures that we need to help our clients circumvent...” ...

- Dave Hibel, Motif Events

Lawrence Fabric Exhibits & Experiential Displays

What Our Clients Say

"We absolutely love the product so far! Been a great outdoor addition to the Main Street Abbey, Columbia, IL. It has given us an opportunity to offer an outdoor venue for our clients. Thank you Lawrence Fabrics!"

- Salle Plunkett, Concept Real Estate

Lawrence Fabric Seasonal Enclosures & Vestibules

What Our Clients Say

"Lawrence Fabric & Metal Structures, Inc. has been working with us for over 4 years. We typically work with them on 4-5 important projects per year. We partner with Lawrence Fabric & Metal Structures, Inc. because the purchasing proce...

- Joe Rekowski, Switch

Lawrence Fabric Awnings & Canopies

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Fabric Shade Structures


Exhibits & Experiential Displays


Architectural Elements


Industrial & Aerospace Fabrication

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