Experience. Quality. Results.
Established in 1935 as F. C. Goebel & Son Cabinet Shop, our focus was on quality and service. Today, four generations later, that small shop is 117,500 square feet of manufacturing and warehouse space with 75 employees rooted in a strong Midwestern work ethic continuing to provide superior products and customer service.
Goebel Fixture Company fosters a culture of:
Foundation of all relationships
Earned by our actions every day
Always do what is right
Encouraging employees to achieve their personal best
Achieved through purpose, passion and pride
Goebel Fixture Company: A Timeline
Fred Goebel has a dream…Fred Goebel uses his excellent woodworking skills to do small repairs for the community and starts making custom-built cabinetry.
Humble BeginningsFred Goebel and his sons, Virgil and Harvey, open F.C. Goebel & Son Cabinet Shop – a kitchen cabinet and fix-it shop in Hutchinson, MN.
New name, new focus…The company changes its name to Goebel Fixture Company and sells its kitchen cabinet business to focus on store and bank fixtures.
Passing the torch…Fred Goebel passes away, leaving the business to his sons Virgil & Harvey.
Continuing Tradition…Harvey passes away, leaving Virgil to manage the business.
A period of growth…The company is incorporated and earns a well-established reputation in the department store industry.
Providing employment opportunities…Goebel Fixture Company grows to 63 employees and begins to produce knife blocks for Chicago Cutlery.
Celebrating our 50th Anniversary!The Company celebrates its 50th Anniversary. Employee count is 133 with 300 additional employees working at job sites across the United States.
Reinventing our brand…Through in-depth strategic planning, Goebel Fixture Company reinvents itself – focusing the business on the high-end specialty retail market.
Reaching new heights…The new focus of the Company results in sales topping $25 million. The knife block production line is shut down after 7 million blocks are produced.
Expanded capabilities…The Company expands its capabilities to include vendor shops, in-house metal and international projects.
4th Generation CEO…4th Generation Matthew Field takes on new role as Chief Executive Officer.
Celebrating our 80th Anniversary!The company celebrates its 80th anniversary. Employee count is 150 employees.
SHOP! Hall of Fame Award…After five decades of executive leadership, Virgil Goebel is inducted into the Hall of Fame for his substantial imprint on the industry.
A bright future…Goebel’s strategic focus has expanded to service luxury retail, hospitality and multi-family clients. The company has defined customer service as its mission and differentiation. Goebel will continue to provide superior solutions and remain committed to our clients.