Welcome to the American Fence Company of Minnesota, located in Rochester, Minnesota. Our website is designed to help our customers choose a fence design that they will love for years to come. We have an extensive online photo gallery filled with vinyl, wood, ornamental and chain link fences.

At The American Fence Company we want our fences to last for years, but not all fences are meant to be forever, as we also offer temporary fence.  If you’re looking to rent a Temporary Fence System, you’ve come to the right place, we are proud to announce the American Fence Rental Company w[read more]

White Fir has been successfully used for wood fencing for over a decade.  Without question, Western Red Cedar is the premier choice for wood fencing however it is expensive.  For considerable less, you can select a White Fir fence picket that will last at least eight plus years.  Why eight years?[read more]

Temporary construction rental fence is not so temporary.  American Fence Company uses only top notch quality commercial grade materials in the construction and installation of our temporary fences.  We also use a simple ring design on our panels that makes it easy to modify the system.  No compl[read more]

Ornamental fence for the twenty first century.  Twenty years ago, the majority of residential ornamental fences were stick built.  Stick built is a crude terminology for welding ornamental fence panels in local fabrication shops after attempting to field verify elevations and length of fence runs.[read more]

Custom & Decorative Iron Is Our Specialty

Did you know that American Fence Company provides more decorative custom metals products than any other fabricator in the Midwest?  You can find our custom metals work in some of our most beautiful homes, universities, state capitols and nuclear power plants.  Our work spreads across the United St[read more]

Custom Wood Fences Can Be Tricky

Custom wood fences are tricky.  The tried and true solid, shadow box and picket wood fences use proven installation techniques that guarantee a long lasting installation.  Most qualified fence contractors successfully install hundreds of these fences every year.  Materials, fasteners and techniqu[read more]

The American Ultra Latch

Our customers have been asking for a detailed specification to include in their project plans and specifications to be sure that they get the Ultra Latch and no substitutions.  We are happy to oblige.  Below is a detailed specification to assist your contractors in selecting and installing the Ult[read more]

PalmSHIELD rolls into the Village of Glenview Train Station

PalmSHIELD was selected as the mechanical equipment louvered screen system of choice for the Village of Glenview, Illinois.  The Village selected an eight foot tall PalmSHIELD louver system to protect and hide a compressor unit at the local train station.  The Village staff elected to install the [read more]