We’re committed to your ornamental iron needs. 


Our estimating and project management team will work with you on your project from start to finish.  Our staff of highly skilled fabricators will exceed your expectations.

President - Elizabeth Mate-Bias

Project Manager - Charlie Bias

Purchasing Manager - Diane Mate

Detailing department manager - Patrick Wise

Shop foreman - Drake Lundin 

Long-term Business

Tel: +1.2199221994

1036 Reder RdGriffithIN 46319, USA

Our Team

In January of 1989, Elizabeth Mate-Bias started Upright Iron Works in Hammond, IN.  As a woman owned company for over 28 years, Upright Iron Works has provided metal fabrication to the Northwest Indiana and Northern Illinois area.

Upright Iron is a proud member of NOMMA.  In 2016, Upright received a bronze award in the field of non-ferrous, non-forged interior railings.  


We pride ourselves on our honesty and integrity and we firmly believe that you'll see the difference when you choose our company. We've also been family-owned and operated from the start.  We may not be related, but you’ll feel like we’re family.