Dan, Joe and Phil Herald are the owners and operator of Herald Machine Works, headquartered in Gary, Lake County, Indiana.
When it comes to professional services, such as machinist, there is nothing that takes the place of experience. The Herald brothers have been working as machinist since their high school vocational training 35 years ago. Herald Machine Works specializes in machine repair and fabrication.
Having owner operated experts, like Dan, Joe and Phil, in a machine company is an asset and benefit to the NWI community. Growing up in Northwest Indiana, the brothers are different than nationwide firms as they are part and parcel of the local community and depend on successful relationships to expand and continue their business.
Companies like Herald Machine Works and people like Dan Herald, Joe Herald and Phil Herald are dedicated to ensuring their clients are professionally serviced. They are vital to those business that are dependent on running machines
Business owners take risks and often work long, exhaustive hours to service their clients. There are freedoms in owning a business, but these freedoms come at a cost. Rarely acknowledged are business owners that employ people, accepting the obligations of ensure his staff his paid. Sure people earn their wages through their time, hard work and skills, but let’s take a moment and thank Dan Herald, Phil Herald and Joe Herald for having and continuing the business ownership game that allows people an opportunity to produce and earn those wages.
Herald Machine Works can handle many different projects with its machines:
- CNC Machining Center Leblond Makino-MC 40
- 5″ Giddings and Lewis Horizontal Boring Bar (5 total)
- 5″ Giddings and Lewis Horizontal Boring Bar Planner Type (6’x20x) Table
- Vertical Turret Lathe Bullards up to 68″ Table (3 total)
- Engine Lathes up 60″ Swing 20′ Centers (16 total)
- Vertical and Horizontal Mills (13 total)
- Up to No. 6 Horizontal and No.6 Vertical Cincinnati
- Surface Grinder (12″x48″) Mattison
- Vertical Shaper
- Shapers (2) up to 48″ Stroke
- 100 Ton Arbor Press
- 400 Ton Horizontal Press
- Radial Drills and Drill Presses (12 total)
- Up to 20 Ton Overhead Crane Cap
- 75 Ton Yard Crane
- Machine Rebuilding and Way Scraping Capability
Have a need for a machinist? Give Herald Machine Works a buzz at (219) 718-4170 or check them out online by clicking HERE.
To help their profession, Herald Machine Works offers apprenticeships for those starting in the trade. As many in the industry have job stability concerns so old timers helping out the youth is not as prevalent, companies like theirs really help improve the industry’s expertise.
So from the staff of Local Search Force that runs the County Advisory Board…
Dan, Phil and Joe Herald, you are highly commended for your service to Northwest Indiana, for having and maintaining a business that adds to the financial well-being of the community, and for your willingness to offer social betterment programs.
Well done Dan, Joe and Phil!