About NIFCO Mechanical

Your partner in piping and protection since 1975.

Proud, dedicated, experienced.

NIFCO Mechanical Systems, Inc. is a fire sprinkler and industrial piping contractor providing quality service in the Lincoln, NE area since 1975. Our services include design, installation, inspection and maintenance of sprinkler systems. Our office and field personnel are the best in their field – Estimators, Layout Technician, Fire Sprinkler Fitters, Plumbers and Project Managers.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide competent mechanical construction services that result in sound functional systems which protect lives, property and environment.

The Team

Together we have over 500 years of experience under one roof. We are nothing without the talented men and women a part of the team dedicated to delivering the best customer service in the region.

Brian Ritter

Managing Member

Brian came to lead the company after the acquisition in 2016. A perfect fit for a company on the rise!

Mark Long


Mark comes from many years of experience in fire sprinkler design before partnering with NIFCO in 1986.

Jeff Cooper


Jeff Cooper came to NIFCO with over 20 years of Mechanical Experience from the field and project Management.

John Kramer

Inspection Service Manager

John is well versed in all things fire sprinklers & back flows. Since 1999 John has never stopped learning growing his division around the latest in fire sprinkler technology.

Travis Smith

Project Manager - Mechanical Division

Since 2015 Travis has taken on managing projects both in the field and in the office.

Phil Wilhelm

Project Manager - Mechanical Division

Phil has been managing and completing some of NIFCO's toughest Mechanical projects since 1992.

Aaron Kenning


Since 2004 Aaron has been designing some of our best fire sprinkler systems.

Tim Gleisberg


Tim joined us in the fall of 2016 and has proved to have a great knowledge of the fire sprinkler industry.

Kelly Ahrens

Accounts Receivable / HR

Kelly manages both the Accounts Receivable and the Human Resource department

Cory Richards

Accounting / Office Manager

Cory started out in the field learning how its done from the ground up.

Our History

Competent mechanical construction services that result in sound functional systems which protect lives, property and environment.

Locations We Serve

For 40 years, we have been serving the communities of Southeast, Nebraska, Lincoln, NE and its surrounding communities. However, we have slowly been expanding into Iowa, and beyond.