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GEM Matthews



GEM - CRM 6 TYPEWelcome to GEM Environmental Systems (GEM), a premier European brand of equipment within Matthews Cremation, a division of Matthews International Corporation (Nasdaq: MATW) which was founded in 1850 and incorporated in Pennsylvania U.S.A in 1902.

Our Vision is to unify, grow, and innovate. We will be recognized as a global leader across the industries we serve by focusing on growth and innovation for our customers through a unified One Matthews culture.

Our Mission is "being focused on the success of our clients and environmental responsibility, as a total solutions provider of innovative products and services.

Our Values are to....

  • Demonstrate Integrity
  • Cultivate Employees
  • Be Our Best
  • Innovate
  • Live The Matthews Spirit

We have distinct, yet complementary, groups of products and services:

  • Cremation Systems
  • Waste Incineration Systems
  • Environmental & Energy Systems
  • Service, Parts & Supplies
  • Crematory Management/Operations
  • Cremation Urns and Memorialization products

We meet world standards such as Underwriter Laboratory (UL), and European Conformity (CE). Our leadership extends to "Cremation Green" technology aimed at environmentally-driven solutions. Our primary market area is Europe.

Cremation Equipment includes both Traditional flame-based and water based Biocremation™ systems for cremation of humans and pets, as well as equipment for processing the cremated remains and other related equipment (ventilated work stations, processors, hydraulic lift tables, coolers and high temperature vacuums). The principal markets for these products are funeral homes, cemeteries, municipalities, crematories, pet crematories, animal disposers and veterinarians.

Waste Incineration Systems encompass both batch load and continuous feed, static and rotary designs for incineration of all waste types, as well as equipment for in-loading waste, out-loading ash and energy recovery. The principal markets for these products are medical waste disposal, oil and gas "work camps" wastes, municipalities, industrial waste and bio mass generators.

Environmental and Energy Systems include emissions filtration units, waste heat recovery equipment, waste gas treatment products, as well as energy recovery and renewable power generation. The principle markets are municipalities or public/state agencies, the cremation industry and waste to energy and other industries which utilize incinerators for waste reduction and energy production.

Service, Parts and Supplies consist of operator training, preventative maintenance and "at need" service work performed on various makes and models of equipment. This work can be as simple as replacing defective bulbs or as complex as complete reconstruction and technology upgrades on site. Parts & Supplies are consumable items associated with normal operations.

Crematory Management/Operations represent the actual operation and management of client-owned crematories. Currently the segment provides these services primarily to municipalities in Europe but growing in popularity around the world.

Cremation Urns and Memorialization Products include urns which support various forms of memorialization (burial, niche, scattering and home décor) for both Human and Pet markets. Merchandise includes any other family-related products such as cremation jewelry, mementos, remembrance products and other assorted at-need merchandise.

History: G.E.M. srl was founded in Udine, Italy, in 1982 by the Giust family. The company designs and manufactures plants for the thermal treatment of waste and manufacturing scrap, and also oversees the sale and maintenance of its products. The GEM range of products also includes heat regenerators, cogeneration plants, plants for energy recovery, dry and wet-type plants for the depuration of combustion fumes and plants for the cremation of human & animal remains. GEM joined the team at Matthews in 2008.

As the most comprehensive full-service provider around the world, we offer a wide array of technical & environmental solutions to meet all your business requirements.

Discover why GEM Matthews is the most trusted name in combustion products & services.