Mathewson Corporation, located in Weymouth, Mass., specializes in the manufacture and distribution of sewing machines. The company operates two divisions, known as UNITED Mattress Machinery and FALES Sewing Machinery. Founded in 1885, its FALES Sewing Machinery division manufactures heavy-duty multiple needle stitch sewing machines used to manufacture various products, such as air filtration pockets for large air purification systems, casket liners, and automobile seat covers and upholstery. The company serves the automobile, furniture and other specialty industries in Europe, Australia and South Africa. Founded in 1904, its UNITED Mattress Machinery division specializes in the manufacture and distribution of special sewing machines and automatic tufting machines used by the bedding industry for the production of mattresses.