Bell Hardware of Salem, as the seventh location, opened its doors in 2000. Manager Jeff Otjen, with 15 years of experience, brings to the Salem market a complete understanding of technical and practical issues of hardware, hollow metal and wood doors. His staff of project managers have learned from Jeff’s experiences and are ready to assist you with your project’s needs.


Manager Jeff Otjen joined  Bell Hardware of Salem in 2006. He began his career working in the warehouse ,learning inventory, product knowledge, and onsite deliveries before being promoted to Project Manager in 2008.  Jeff was named  Assistant Manager in 2018. His 15 plus years of  experience has given him valuable knowledge of all stages of a project, and how to keep things moving in order to meet deadlines. Jeff excels in building trusted relationships with contractors and is known for his ability to get things done the right way.

When Jeff is not at work you can find him spending time in the Oregon Outdoors; bow hunting, fishing, or camping.

Recent Projects

North Salem High School, McNary H.S., W. Albany H.S., McMinnville H.S., Washington Elementary, American Red Cross, Lincoln City Police Department, Queen of Peace Church, Church on the Hill, Oregon State University  Peavy Forest Science Center & AWP Lab, Samaritan Pacific Hospital, Chehalem Aquatic Center, EPA WED Phase 2, Western Oregon University Natural Science Center, St. Benedicts Abby Guest House, Dallas Senior Center, Capitol Manor Expansion, Dr. Bishop Eye Care, Salem Hospital Bldg A Expansion.