Free Consultations • Our Metals Library Dates Back to the 1940s

South Bay Bronze

(408) 947-0607

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Saturday, 6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

About Us

About Our Casting Work in San Jose, CA, by South Bay Bronze

South Bay Bronze originated from an old and respected foundry in San Francisco, California, which had been in operation since 1846. Called Kingwell Bros. Ltd., it was purchased and reformed by the current owner, Gil Hernandez, in 1983 to meet the needs of industrial, military, and metropolitan communities. Contact us to learn more about our casting work in San Jose, CA.

The Dependable Foundry for Metal Casting in San Jose, CA

Metal is a versatile material that can stand the test of time. Whether as a work of art or as a component of your next great innovation, this material works hard. Hire a company that brings out the full potential of your ideas. At South Bay Bronze, we’re dedicated to helping our clients with all of their metalworking needs. As your source for casting work in San Jose, CA, we work hard to ensure you attain strong and picture-perfect results.

We’re a foundry based in history, and we carry on a legacy of excellence in everything we do. By utilizing the latest technology and quality materials, our team turns your ideas into reality. Whether you are commissioning a custom plaque, work of art, or are designing a prototype, we’re here for you.

About Our Processes

Always be sure to choose an experienced company. We’ve seen the industry change and grow over the years. While we adapt with the times, we understand that a commitment to quality and satisfaction remains constant. To that end, we make a point to prioritize the unique needs of every client--through each project. All metal casting work begins with a free consultation. We listen to your needs and project goals first and then make the appropriate recommendations.

Metal casting is a staple in art and industry, and we’ve worked with many different clients over the years. Our metals library and portfolio date back to the 1940s. View our photo gallery to gain an idea of the wide range of work we have performed. Then, request a consultation with us to begin your casting project.

About the Owner

Gil Hernandez has been at the helm of development in foundry castings for Silicon Valley corporations since the 1960s. His prototypes include: 

  • HP-35 - HP's First Pocket Calculator
  • HP's Waveguides and Related Parts
  • Spectra-Physics Laser Scanner
  • NASA Shuttle Craft - Wind Test Bronze Models
  • Argo Systems - Deep Water Communications
  • IBM Computer Systems
  • Many More


Contact us to request a consultation for our custom casting and metalwork services. We are based in San Jose, CA, and serve Santa Clara, Mountain View, San Francisco, Monterey, and the surrounding area.