Tel: +1.219-922-1994

1941 N Woodlawn Griffith IN 46319 US

Our Team

Upright Iron Works, Inc.

In January of 1989, Elizabeth Mate-Bias started Upright Iron Works in Hammond, IN.  As a woman owned company for over 30 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.

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

Vice President of Operations - Charlie Bias

Purchasing Manager - Diane Mate

Project Manager - Stephen Richey

Shop foreman - Drake Lundin 

Long-term Business