History

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Gateway has been apart of Chicago's story for almost 85 years, with long lasting accomplishments still standing today. Gateway was a part the build team for many iconic Chicago buildings. From the Sears Tower to Solider Field, Gateway has helped build and shape this city. 

The Weiland Family

Gateway's story began almost 85 years ago, in 1933, when George Weiland Sr. started a family steel erection and manufacturing company. Over the years Gateway grew and eventually, in 1963, a second office was purchased in Indiana, and became know as Gateway Erectors, which is still in use today. In 1978, under the leadership of George Weiland Jr., Gateway took the leap and became an incorporated company. Now with the third generation of Weiland owners, George Weiland III, at the helm, Gateway continues to grow and prosper.  

As one of Chicago's oldest steel erectors, Gateway is proud to be an employer of union iron workers. While most employees are members of the Iron Workers Local 1 Union, employees come from all around, including local 63, 111, 380, 393, 444, 498, and others! 

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