Understanding Different Types of Welding

An extremely versatile fabrication process, welding is used in nearly every industry, from agriculture and mining to construction and aerospace. Over the years, specialized welding techniques have been developed to better suit the needs of specific industry challenges, whether they involve fusing dissimilar metals or custom fabricating parts for critical-use applications. To determine which type […]

New Website for G.E. Mathis Company

    G.E. Mathis Company recently launched a new website. This new site is completely redesigned from top to bottom. In addition to easier access and a totally new design, what else can you expect when you visit G.E. Mathis Company’s brand new website? Here’s an overview of the latest updates: 1. Improved accessibility Our […]

Three Large-Scale Metal Components You Didn’t Know We Fabricated

G.E. Mathis Company began as a one-man operation in 1905. Since then, we have grown to occupy a 135,000 square foot facility in Chicago, IL, providing fabrication services using state-of-the-art technology. While we started small, our dedication to providing oversized components is recognized today throughout the industry. Demanding industries rely on our knowledge, expertise, and […]

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How It Works: 3 Key Factors for Metal Forming

What to Consider for Your Next Project Metal forming, or bending, is one of the most common types of metal fabrication. The process manipulates flat sheets of steel, aluminum, and other high performance metals by bending or pressing around a straight axis to obtain a new three-dimensional shape. These shapes can then be deburred, polished, […]

G.E. Mathis Company Blends Cutting Edge Expertise With a Rewarding Customer Experience

Customer satisfaction is the buzzword of the 21st century. The dynamics of power has shifted irreversibly in favor of the buyers and companies can no longer afford to stay aloof and disseminate information or offer support according to their whims and fancies. Customer satisfaction is defined by marketers as ‘how a product/service stacks up against […]

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Trade Education in Schools

By now, you’re probably very familiar with the term “skills gap.” Manufacturers are finding it harder and harder to find employees that are trained with the right skill sets and this is causing problems for those looking to hire as well as those looking to work.  As college is continually pushed as the end-all be-all […]


Welding Capabilities for the Construction Industry

Welding is instrumental to the success of a construction project. Not only is it a handy repair tool for broken and damaged machine parts, it is the mainstay of production supplying any construction endeavor with the required raw materials to progress at the desired pace. It is undertaken by skilled operators and has to be […]

American Manufacturing in 2014 and the Outlook for 2015

Generalizations regarding the state of US Manufacturing are rife! For the first time in almost 50 years, the growth in the GDP was outpaced by actual, tangible growth in the manufacturing sector. The last time the two were at par was before the milestone year of 2000 after which offshoring came into its own and […]

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Our Metal Forming Skills are a Work of Art

Throughout the manufacturing industry, there has been a lot of discussion around what is known as the “skills gap.” The skills gap –essentially the lack of workers with appropriate skills for the industry—is becoming more of a problem as the baby boomer generation is beginning to retire and the younger workforce are finding careers in […]

Making a Case for an American Manufacturing Resurgence

With over 110 years in the precision metal fabrication business, G.E. Mathis Company has seen plenty of ups and downs in the manufacturing sector. As the third annual National Manufacturing Day recently rolled around, we’d like to take a moment to look at the state of manufacturing in America. It’s been well-documented that manufacturing was […]