Southco believes first impressions are critical. From quality and performance to aesthetics and ergonomics, we know small touches make a big difference.
That's why the people of Southco are passionate about connecting with our customers to create innovative engineered access hardware solutions aimed at enhancing the "touch points" of our customers' products. Our talented, committed and globally-connected team of associates collaborate with our clients, and with each other, to understand and respond to our customers' needs. Together, we seek to leverage our global resources and deliver customers proven solutions, while reducing the overall cost and cycle time of the project.
Southco has built an unmatched portfolio of access hardware solutions, through innovation and strategic acquisitions. Our offerings include over 25,000 standard catalog products and more than 50,000 custom products that have been created to meet our customers' design needs. In order to meet the ever-changing needs of our customers, Southco has built and invested in a strong global footprint of technical sales, marketing, engineering and manufacturing operations throughout the world.
Open a world of possibilities. Turn to Southco for proven experience, innovative solutions and world-class global support.
The company was founded in 1899, as a specialty pipe manufacturer for the burgeoning Pennsylvania oil industry. In 1945, Southco, Inc. was created with the entry into the specialty fastener and latch business. Over the past 70 years, we have transformed and grown through innovation, strategic acquisitions and overseas investments into a global leader in Engineered Access Hardware.
Southco solutions are a key part of products you and thousands of others interact with every day. Our engineered access hardware solutions include key "touch points" such as locks, latches, captive fasteners, hinges, handles and other innovative products.
Our application universe is immense and covers industries such as marine, automotive, off-highway/construction, RV/caravan, industrial machinery, enclosures, HVAC, medical equipment and network, telecommunications and computers.
For more than 100 years Southco has helped customers solve and overcome engineering challenges. Our passion, vision and focus today, is to help customers differentiate the engineered "touch points" of their products so they become easier to sell and use by the end users. We strive to realize this vision by investing in a strong technical sales and marketing team backed by engineering and operational excellence.
Southco is an industry leader of today and prepared for the possibilities of tomorrow.