|After decades of experience in ornamental ironwork, Charles Punelli started The Iron Works Ltd. in 1984 in Des Moines, Iowa to meet the demand for miscellaneous metal work throughout Central Iowa. As the company—and its reputation--grew, more clients began asking for wider range of services and products.
Today, Mr. Punelli and sons Cataldo and Albert continue The Iron Works Ltd. tradition of customer commitment, excellent value and unmatched craftsmanship. Clients ranging from municipal governments, to general contractors to broadcast operations rely on The Iron Works Ltd. for work that rivals any in the country.
For the 1979 visit to Des Moines by Pope John Paul II, Mr. Punelli was asked to create the processional cross for the papal entourage