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Wehrli Custom Fabrication: SomerCor SBA 504 Feature

Company Profile

Wehrli Custom Fabrication (WCFab) specializes in high-performance diesel upgrades and custom metal fabrication for vehicles. Jason Wehrli started WCFab in 2010 in a two-truck garage. He and his brothers grew up with a passion for motorsports. What began as cost-saving necessity – fixing their own vehicles – turned into a growing business. Today the company has more than 50 employees.

SBA 504 Loan with SomerCor 

WCFab moved from operating out of a residential garage into renting a series of spaces that were quickly outgrown. In 2021, Wehrli teamed up with SomerCor loan officer, Lis Williams, on an SBA 504 loan to finance the ground up construction of a new headquarters. This location in DeKalb is 112,000 square feet and is three times larger than their previous space. This will provide room to grow, not only for custom fabrication, but also for Wehrli Custom Powder Coating and Wehrli Custom Machining, that operate in tandem with WCFab.

“Wehrli Custom Fabrication has grown rapidly over the past 10+ years and through its growth has moved through four different facilities. With the help of SomerCor and the SBA 504 program, we were able to design and build our new state of the art sales, manufacturing, and production facility in DeKalb, Illinois to continue our company’s path of growth and success as well as hiring local talent and giving back to the community,” said Wehrli. “It has been a pleasure working with SomerCor through the whole process and we are thankful for their partnership.”

Learn More about Wehrli Fabrication

Call 630-277-8239 or visit https://www.wcfab.com to learn more about the business and their offerings.

Download the program flyer and connect with a member of SomerCor’s loan origination team to learn more about how the SBA 504 loan program supports improved cash flow for small businesses.

Contact Us

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Margaret Griffin

EVP, Chief Lending Officer
(312) 360-3320

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Eric Bacon

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Darin Gehrke

SVP Market Lead for Central and Southern Illinois
(217) 793-1075

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Elisabeth Williams