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Nationwide Adds Security Hardware Firm

Nationwide Industries, a leading supplier of specialty hardware in the fence and gate, railing, and patio market, has acquired security/gate hardware manufacturer LockeyUSA, Mt. Pleasant, Mi. Lockey’s product portfolio includes keyless locks, hydraulic gate closing hardware, and panic hardware.

Nationwide Industries, a leading supplier of specialty hardware in the fence and gate, railing, and patio market, has acquired security/gate hardware manufacturer LockeyUSA, Mt. Pleasant, Mi. Lockey’s product portfolio includes keyless locks, hydraulic gate closing hardware, and panic hardware.

“We are excited about the combination of Lockey with our company,” said Neil Yeargin, CEO and president of Nationwide. “Partnering with Harbour Group’s operational resources, we see the combination with Lockey as a prime opportunity to expand our product offering, supported by a team dedicated to providing quality products with attention to customer service. “

“Nationwide has a profoundly strong reputation in the market, and we are thrilled to partner with both the Nationwide team and Harbour Group,” said Doug Hill, founder of Lockey. “We believe our high-quality product offering and attention to customer security and convenience will be a great complement to Nationwide’s expansion into perimeter security. It also offers Lockey’s traditional customer base Nationwide’s complementary fence and gate hardware products.  I am excited about the opportunity and look forward to helping create the next phase of growth.”

Based in Tampa, Fl., NWI brands include Nationwide Industries, Ultra-Tec, RailFX, and now LockeyUSA.

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