After his father’s death, Jose Luis Macias Gonzalez, originally from Aguascalientes, become the support of his family when he was only 22 years old.
With only one objective, helping her mother and siblings, he began with forge works on a garage where he worked alone and fulfilled all welding activities; he had only a welding machine, a polisher, a drill, tweezers and some screwdrivers.
Slowly, the opportunity area increased, since it was a housing subdivision in development and the forge of doors, protectors and handrails and thus he managed to work for three years.
Later, he began collaborating in projects addressed to the automotive industry, and he entered the supply of some companies in the sector, it was then when he decided to undertake big and founded in 1999 his own company, which he called Solma dedicated to metallurgy and intended specially to welding and machining, they are present in the Bajio, they have a capability of 30 to 50 projects per month.
In those years of great struggle, Jose Luis learned that when one undertakes sometimes there is not help from anyone.
“You are alone and everything depends on you, if the business works or not, you only have to seek for alternatives and make things happen to start having stability,” he said.
Currently, he is general director, he makes decisions and fulfills strategies for the company continues developing, and he is in charge of 52 workers, on whom he creates a sense of belonging.
Values through which he rules are respect, service, loyalty, commitment, honesty, confidence and, mainly, solidarity.
Solma was selected among the companies in Aguascalientes that will be certified this 2019 as suppliers inside the aerospace industry, which will benefit them since it is a great opportunity to highlight in different sectors of the industry.
“The growth of the company has much to do with vision, due to us directing, mainly, for the people that encourages and these new generations that try to leave a mark, one of the great promoters for all this to have standardization and a professionalization is my brother, Jesus Macias,” ended the directive.