The VCE Sheet Metal Shop is located inside of Dillwyn Correctional Center, Dillwyn, VA. Inmates fabricate metal parts that feed other VCE shops throughout the state of Virginia. Inmates are also employed to provide support roles utilizing current computer software suites like AutoCad 2018, Corel Draw '18, and Microsoft Office.

Metal Shop

48 inmates are employed in the following positions:

  • Machine operators
  • Product cutters
  • Quality control inspectors
  • Leadman facilitators
  • Machine mechanics
  • Safety stewards
  • Custodians

The Metal Shop also performs Vehicle Conversions, to include:

  • Design & installation of security inserts
  • Window tinting
  • Vinyl graphic design & application
  • Mobile communication installation
  • Installations are done on sedans, SUVs, cargo vans, passenger vans, and ADA vans