Established in 1877, The Eberhard Manufacturing Company is a global leader in the engineering and manufacturing of access & security hardware. We have a standard product line of rotary latches, compression latches, draw latches, hinges, camlocks, key switches, padlocks, and handles to name a few. We also offer full development and program management services for custom electromechanical and mechanical systems designed for specific OEM’s and customer applications. Our products are found in an expansive range of applications and products globally, virtually unnoticed in our everyday lives. Typically, you are never more than 2 meters (6 feet) from one of our solutions. The Eberhard Manufacturing Company is a registered ISO9001-2015 company with five manufacturing locations in Illinois and Ohio in the United States, Shanghai and Dongguan in China and another location in Taoyuan, Taiwan. Our core manufacturing capabilities are in die-casting, injection molding, stamping, machining and final assembly. Our passion for engineering drives us forward. Developing new products to meet our customer’s design challenges is our main objective. Adding haptics and functionality to our products ultimately supports our customer’s brand equity and increases the value of their end products. Eberhard is a division of The Eastern Company (Nasdaq stock ticker EML).
1859 The Eastern Company, our parent company, is established in Naugatuck, CT. 1877 The Eberhard Manufacturing Company established in Canton, OH by George W. Eberhard and two other partners. The focus is on malleable iron & brass hardware for saddlery & carriages. 8 patents are issued, and our deep-rooted innovation begins. 1880 The Eberhard Manufacturing Company relocates to Cleveland, OH. An accidental fire, caused by a dropped la