For over four decades, Superior Wall Systems has been a leader in steel-stud framing, drywall installation and prefabricated building components.

What We Do.


Metal Stud Framing.

Metal Stud Framing.


Since 1976 Superior Wall Systems has been installing Metal Framing and Drywall. Whatever size and complexity of the job we have the technical knowledge, experience and manpower to handle it. Whether a tenant build out, high rise residential tower, or a community library & community center, we are the contractor of choice. We are extremely proud of the work we do and the relationships we have built doing it. 

Light Gauge Metal Framing

Superior specializes in cold formed light gauge metal stud framing and engineering, including interior and exterior metal framing, curtain wall applications, and load bearing projects that will meet your specifications.

Gypsum Board Applications

From interior to exterior walls, shaft walls, ceilings soffits, specialty installations, fire and sound rated assemblies, abuse resistant, and finishing to level 5 or custom finished, our installers provide quality work and production that exceeds clients’ expectations.

Project Highlight

Metropolis is a collection of residential towers, skyparks and pools, dining, and an upscale hotel in the heart of downtown Los Angeles. SWS completed the metal-stud framing as a portion of our total scope.

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Drywall Installation & Finishing.

Drywall Installation & Finishing.


We pride ourselves with our superior, lasting results in drywall installation and finishing. Our spray finish textures are consistent and even, including level 4 and level 5 smooth and slick finishes. At Superior Wall Systems, we attribute our unparalleled industry success to our team’s unwavering passion for their craft.

Project Highlight

The W Hollywood and its neighbor the 1600 North Vine Street Apartments are at the corner of Hollywood's most famous intersection.

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Lath & Plaster/EIFS

Lath & Plaster.


Superior can do on all types of plaster projects, from small historical renovations to new high rise construction. Our talented office and field personnel enables us to work with clients from the earliest budget phase through completion of the final punch list item.

Exterior

  • Exterior Framing and Sheathing
  • Lath Systems
  • Standard Stucco Systems
  • Exterior Insulation Finish System (EIFS)

Interior

  • Venetian Plaster
  • Veneer Plaster
  • Decorative Custom Veneer
  • Plaster Restoration

Project Highlight

Eighth & Grand is a mid-rise, luxury apartment building in downtown Los Angeles that encompasses 700 units and 50,000 square feet of retail.

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Tenant Improvements.

Tenant Improvements.


Our project teams are experienced in working in some of the most complex tenant improvement projects on the west coast. We are equipped to manage aggressive schedules, detailed finishes and coordination with general contractors and owners alike. Throughout our long tenure in the industry, we’ve built our portfolio on time-honored relationships.

Prefabrication/Panelization.

Prefabrication/Panelization.


Our SWS Panel shop identifies projects where prefab makes sense. When appropriate, prefab reduces onsite labor and improves the overall construction schedule. With good coordination, prefabrication eliminates waste, saves time, lowers field costs, and increases safety.

Projects take more time when they require significant manual cutting, have repetitive framing or drywall details, or have complex curves. Now even the most challenging assemblies can be completed more efficiently with less finishing, less field labor, and fewer materials.

Benefits of prefabricated and panelization include:

  • Highly engineered panels and connections
  • In-shop quality control
  • Controlled fabrication environment
  • Improved productivity
  • Schedule compression
  • Reduction of onsite clutter and interference (i.e. scaffolding and debris)
  • Predetermined and controlled installation durations
  • Reduces safety risk when compared to stick-built construction
  • Design Flexibility
  • Reduced Finishing
  • Precision Assemblies

Our Fabrication shop includes:

  • Break  Shape Machines
  • CNC Bar Bending Machines
  • Compression Framing Tables
  • Stud Chopper
  • Welders
  • Plasma Cutter
  • Vertical Milling Machine
  • Tool Room Lathe

Project Highlight

South Campus Plaza provides exceptional housing and lifestyle offerings to SDSU students.

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Preconstruction.

Preconstruction.


Design Assist – Design Build

Low bid doesn’t necessarily mean lowest cost, and we can ensure that your project is completed as economically as is feasible. By using Superior as a Design-Assist partner you leverage our significant experience and advanced technologies to ensure the best economies and accelerated schedules. The metal stud framing and drywall package generates a significant number of (if not the most) RFI’s, Change Orders and incremental cost on most projects. Design-Build’s early collaboration means we can explore how to realize significant savings on a project.

Our experience and knowledge enables us to support the design process and reduce the cost on a project. We can offer informed suggestions on metal stud size and gauge, wall construction details, materials, and many other components that can economically translate design concepts into reality. When we work with GCs, designers, and owners early in the design process we uncover innovative ways to add value and reduce cost. This also enhances proactive communication, clarification, and insights, resulting in timely decisions and well-designed systems.  A Design-Build process yields a seamless transition from design to construction, resulting in substantial cost and schedule savings.

The SUPERIOR Design-Assist process is comprehensive, and includes:

  • Assess architectural and client needs
  • Attend design meetings to clarify intent
  • Perform design coordination and issue resolution
  • Produce architectural construction drawings to augment project drawings
  • Produce structural engineering / design drawings to support architecture
  • Define means and methods of construction
  • Review code compliance
  • Participate in drawing review and monitor project design
  • Identify and present potential project savings

Budgeting & Estimating

Our experienced and knowledgeable estimating team is a high-power tool for providing you with accurate budgets and estimates, which help your projects succeed. We understand that estimating is much more than just plugging drawing data into a spreadsheet. We provide you the most accurate information possible, to help you make the best decisions for your projects. And, of course, to be the lowest responsible bidder.

Our estimators have decades of industry experience and an in-depth understanding of their trades. They identify constructibility issues, code requirements, product suitability, and search for product substitutes. Our aim is always to achieve the architect’s vision while meeting the owner’s requirements and budget. Combined with our proprietary systems, databases, and the vast knowledge we’ve developed over our decades of experience, we can help you with virtually any project and project type. It’s an approach that leads to excellent results.

"Gearing up for a construction project is exciting. That’s where we can help — as a partner who listens carefully, brings forward highly tailored, creative, innovative options, and ultimately delivers the best value and an exceptional experience every time. We won't accept anything less."

— Tim O'Connor, Director of Preconstruction

For us, it's simple. We live each day by our six core values, which have become the guiding light to success spanning decades. In the office or in the field, we approach everything we do with these values at our core makes SWS a great place to work and a fantastic company to work alongside.

Integrity
Quality
Safety
Teamwork
Community
Passion