Welcome to General Welding Supplies

GWS provide a total welding support service to clients ranging from FT100 corporate companies through to small local business owners.

GWS offering advanced Orbital Welding Solutions

Magnatech was founded in 1946 to serve the aerospace industries’ needs manufacturing components such as circular seals to aerospace standards. The seals were designed to withstand extreme temperature and pressure in the development of the then newly developed gas turbine engine. The company was very successful, and was purchased in 1964 by the current owners, the Emmerson family, and it has remained a family-owned business ever since. At the time of the acquisition, Magnatech was relocated to its current facility adjacent to Bradley Airport in Hartford, Connecticut. This proved to be the ideal location to serve the region’s booming aerospace industry.