South Bend’s On Demand program supports local employers in helping build skill sets of their employees. Through GSM’s partnership with the City of South Bend, 13 GSM employees received the opportunity to attend training aimed at expanding lean and manufacturing skill sets.
Three employees participated in the Skills for Success Boot Camp that began in June, 2018 and concluded in December, 2018. These employees learned about 5S, root cause analysis, critical thinking, effective workplace and communication skills, print reading ... Read More
In the fall of 2018, GSM partnered with one of Northern Indiana’s local community colleges to provide high quality weld training. That training led to AWS D1.1 certification for nearly 30 team members. GSM is committed to providing opportunities for their team to enhance job related skills. This is not only an investment in their team, but also an investment in their company and an assurance to their customers. The professionalism and commitment of the GSM welding team is second ... Read More
December – 2018
The Fabricator recently highlighted the strategic partnership between Trumpf and GSM in their article, "A Deep Dive into Laser Cutting". The article focuses on five different organizations with very different business models. Even though these companies vary in scope, how can process, superior equipment, and innovative software tools improve throughput for all of them?
First, General Stamping & Metalworks combines a high degree of software automation with smart inspection processes and long-term capacity planning. In addition, GSM utilizes high-density ... Read More
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Trumpf TruLaser 5030
* Excellent energy balance thanks to the world’s most efficient CO2 laser
* Sheets up to 50 mm thick can be processed
* Mobile operation and monitoring of the machine using the MobileControl App
* High-performance CO2 cutting optics guarantees best-quality sheet metal parts of all thicknesses
* Cut edges of the highest quality throughout the whole machining spectrum
* 3200 x 2200 x 2885mm (L x W x H)
* Lower tool holder for single V-matrices with hydraulic clamping
* Pressing force 85 Ton
* Bending length 2550 mm
* Withdrawal speed 135 mm / s
* Projection 410 mm
* Stroke 365 mm
* Working height 1050 mm
* 51 x 52 x 94in (L x W x H)
* Pressing force of 40 tons
* Bending length of 40 inches
* Precise up to 0.00008 in Y axis
* Precise up to 0.0008 in X and R axis
* Heat-free LED lighting
* Laser projector for exact positioning of bending line
* Variable supports for standing and seated operation
For almost 95 years you’ve known us as General Sheet Metal Works. Today, a new leading edge facility, a new name, buttress our enduring commitment to providing the highest level of service, responsiveness, quality execution, supply chain integration and breadth of fabrication.
To more fully reflect the company we have become and the capabilities we have developed over 95 years of continuous operation, effective September 15, 2016, GENERAL SHEET METAL WORKS, INC., will now be operating as
September 15, 2016
Dear Valued Customers, Suppliers, and Business Partners:
We are excited to announce we have changed our name from General Sheet Metal Works, Inc., to General Stamping & Metalworks, Inc., effective September 15, 2016. This change more accurately expresses the core of our capabilities as a full-service metal fabricator providing parts to OEM’s worldwide.
Our new name reflects the evolution of our operational expertise, which shifted dramatically in 1953, when we left the sheet metal business entirely to pursue the fabrication of metal parts for a diverse range of customers producing products for lawn and garden, agriculture, automotive aftermarket, and other consumer-focused industries. Today, we are a major supplier to the solar infrastructure market as well as serving emerging industries looking to prototype and scale new products.
For your convenience, our Internet address remains www.gsmwinc.com. Company email addresses will also remain the same. Our corporate address remains as follows until December 1, 2016:
General Stamping & Metalworks
1902 South Main Street
South Bend, IN 46613
After December 1, 2016 our address will be:
General Stamping & Metalworks
25101 Cleveland Road
South Bend, IN 46628
Our phone number will remain unchanged: