| 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 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 specialty malleable and ductile iron castings. The Metal Products segment produces expansion shells for use in supporting the roofs of underground mines; and specialty malleable and ductile iron castings. Eastern was founded by Eben Tuttle in 1858 and is headquartered in Naugatuck, CT.