| Nasdaq: EML
Eastern Co. engages in the manufacture and sale of industrial hardware, security products, and metal products primarily in North America. The company operates in three reportable business segments: Industrial Hardware, Security products and Metal products. The Industrial Hardware segment offers locks, latches, hinges, handles, lightweight honeycomb, industrial and vehicular hardware, including passenger restraint locks, slam and draw latches, dead bolt and compression latches, cam-type vehicular locks, hinges, tool box locks, light-weight sleeper boxes, and school bus door closure hardware. The Security Products segment manufactures electronic and mechanical locking devices, both keyed and keyless, for the computer, electronics, vending and gaming industries. It also provides security for the access control, municipal parking and vending markets through the use of smart card technology. The Metal Products segment includes mine roof support anchors, couplers for railroad braking systems, adjustable clamps for construction and fittings for electrical installations. Eastern was founded by Eben Tuttle in 1858 and is headquartered in Naugatuck, CT.