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About Hornet Manufacturing, Inc

Hornet Manufacturing Inc.'s Headquarters

nameplateHornet Manufacturing Incorporated was established in 2006 and is located in Hudson, Michigan.  Hornet is an ASME Code Shop with H, U, HLW, R, and NB certificates.

Hornets core business is the production welding of fabricated metal products.   Products include automotive weldments, heat exchangers, complete boilers and parts, and tubesheets. Primary welding processes include resistance, projection, GTAW, GMAW, and Robotic MIG.  Other processes include plasma cutting, CNC milling, waterjet cutting, plate beveling and rolling.  Our 48,000 square foot facility is divided into two sections to support both  our carbon steel and stainless steel products.

Hornet's Management Team

biormattPresident, Matt Shalosky

Matt Shalosky has extensive manufacturing experience with focal points revolving around welding, stamping, roll forming, machining, spinning and painting operations.

He has a BS in Welding Engineering from Ohio State and holds a Master of Business Administration Degree from the University of Wisconsin.

Various positions previously held consist of Engineer, Engineering Manager, Plant Manager and President.

Matt is married to Christi and is the proud father of five daughters. He and his family reside in Hillsdale, Michigan.  In his leisure time, he enjoys camping, fishing, hunting, tennis and golf.


biochristyVice President, Christi Shalosky

Christi Shalosky has twenty years of experience revolving around financial management as well as pricing negotiations.

She has a Bachelor of Science-Business Administration Degree as well as Production Operations Management.

Her experience in these fields has been based on being an independent business owner, Buyer and Corporate Purchaser as well as a family coordinator and manager.

In her spare time she enjoys reading, cooking with her daughters, traveling, and water activities.


Executive Assistant, Judy Leedy

Judy Leedy has over 20 years of experience in the retail management and customer service industries.

In Judy’s spare time, she likes to read, garden, and spend time with her husband, David,  and daughter, Michelle.

Rob_McQueen2Rob McQueen, Plant Supervisor – Carbon Steel

Rob has 25 years experience in manufacturing.  In addition to being an ASME certified welder, he also has an extensive maintenance background.  In his spare time, he enjoys flying and still holds his commercial rating.

Rob is the proud father of a son, Justin and daughter, Sarah Rae Ann.





Ralph Blaker, Plant Supervisor – Stainless SteelRalph

Ralph has experience with CNC Milling, Water Jet Cutting, Welding, Shipping, and Quality operations.

He has been promoted to Plant Supervisor responsible for Stainless Steel manufacturing at Hornet.



Hornet's building:

  • Located on 22 acres
  • Building is 48,000 square feet
  • Seven docks (both elevated & ground level)
  • 3 Phase 220/480 VAC Power
  • Air 150 PSI throughout the building



Hornet’s Certifications

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Why Choose Us

When you absolutely, positively have to get it right the first time, on-time, on-budget, choose Hornet:
  • Quality & Customer Service
  • Improve YOUR Profitability
  • Development & Prototyping
  • High & Low Volume Production
  • Degreed Welding Engineer
  • Stainless Steel Capability
  • Boiler Stamps/Approvals
  • Certified Welding Engineers
  • In-house Processes
  • Trouble Shoot & Repair Capability
  • Warranty & Insurance Service
  • Complexity of Parts
  • Code Shop

Welds & Fabrications for:

  • Boilers
  • Oil & Gas
  • Automotive
  • Chemical
  • Acids & Caustic Substances
  • Filtration
  • Military
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