Whether you project is large or small, a beautiful and functional wood design can enhance your restaurant, school, hotel, or office setting, For rich and detailed craftsmanship which meets the needs of your style, choose DLM to design quality, timeless wood products creating just the environment you demand.
We proudly supply custom design wood solutions to establishments such as McDonald's. Culver's, Five Guys Burgers and Fries, and many more. From self-service stations to newspaper racks, let us work with you to design and manufacture unique solutions to help serve your patrons.
Restaurant & Hospitality
We proudly supply custom design wood solutions to establishments such as McDonald's, Culver's, Five Guys Burgers and Fries, and many more. From self-service stations to newspaper racks, let us work with you to design and manufacture unique solutions to help serve your patrons
From restaurant institutional displays to library and school media displays, we will work with you to develop that custom, rich look of wood that creates a warm timeless atmosphere.
Owner Duntai Mathews
"It is our Mission to provide only the highest quality service and products to build and grow with our customers and their needs."
Duntai L Mathews, President of DLM Wood manufacturing was born and raised in Rockford Illinois. Working at McDonald's as a teenager to help out at home with expenses, Duntai learned the corporation’s commitment to help minority owned business and was encouraged by their support. Duntai attended college in Atlanta and upon returning to Rockford found a job at a local wood manufacturing company. Duntai learned various aspects of this business and when an opportunity presented itself to purchase the company he sought to become the owner. Duntai presented his plans to numerous banks, other financial institutions, and government programs but with little money to put into the business no one was willing to assist him. One of the current customers utilizing their wood products was Gressco Limited, a furniture company located in Waunakee Wisconsin. Gressco had a vested interest in keeping their wood source stable. They understood and trusted Duntai and his future plans with the company. With Gressco’s behind the scenes support, Duntai was able to acquire the company, Expressions in Wood, and renamed it DLM Manufacturing. One of Duntai’s first goals was to expand the existing business with McDonald’s and was able to work with them in the development of new designs of counter storage units, magazine racks, and dispensers of all kinds. Minority owned and operated for over six years, DLM Manufacturing is known for its “better than perfect” quality wood products and flexible designs for the restaurant and hospitality markets. With CNC machining capabilities and top notch craftsmanship, they deliver quality wood products that last. Duntai wishes to thank God, and his family, including his Grandmother, who was a great inspiration to him throughout his life. Duntai also wishes to thank the owner and all those at Gressco for believing in his vision.
DLM Manufacturing, Inc.
919 Taylor Street
Rockford, IL 61101
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