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Contract Fabricators Inc.

Founded in 1983 by Boyce DeLashmit, CFI has grown from a single, small building with less than 10 employees to a company with three separate operations in two locations with over 150 employees. The management’s commitment to CFI’s core values have resulted in extraordinary growth. From our two facilities in North Mississippi, CFI has provided products to industrial sites around the world, including the Gulf of Mexico, Columbia, United Kingdom, Japan, Malaysia, and Australia.

Company Overview

Best in Class
In All Aspects of Service and Interface

CFI is a design and build to order pressure equipment fabrication company for a variety of industries


Contract Fabricators has spent the last 30 years building a reputation of quality. Quality is the largest factor and difference between a “good” job and a “bad” job. CFI is dedicated to building the highest quality product possible. To achieve this CFI focuses on their continuous improvement vision by constantly evaluating the need and updating equipment. CFI handles a wide array of in house NDE with highly trained individuals.


CFI is committed to a safe work environment. We strive to create a safe yet productive work environment for our employees, inspectors, visitors, and outside contractors. CFI’s safety committee strives to continuously improve our ongoing safety plan.

CFI believes in a Best-in-Class approach with a focus on Quality and Safety on all projects

The Beginning: 1983

CFI began operations in 1983 in small building referred to as The Barn

Shop & Personnel Expansions

New facilities were added to Holly Springs operations in 1999 and 2011. A second location was also purchased in 2011 on the Tennessee-Tombigbee waterway, with an ultra-high bay added to that facility in 2015.

Meet the Owner

For 30+ years Mike has lead strategic projects that launched CFI into new markets and opportunities. He continues to be directly involved in daily operations, leading innovation in sales & estimating, project engineering, project management and production execution.

Image of Co-owners Boyce and Mike

Mike Clarkson


Management Team

CFI has invested heavily in developing a Management Team of mostly degreed engineers and managers to handle technically challenging projects.

Cody Davidson, BSChmE

Estimating & Operations Manager

Steve Martin

Operations Manager

Dustin Smith, BSCM

Operations Manager

Austin Reeves, BSME

Operations Manager

Matt Riley, MSME

Principal Quality Control Manager / Lead Project Engineer

From Design to Delivery, Contract Fabricators Is Ready When You Are.

Since 1983, CFI designs and fabricates reactors, cyclones, dryers, ASME pressure vessels, heat exchangers, evaporators, distillation, fractionation, and stripping columns. Please contact us for a quote on your current project.