Nationwide Industries Acquires LockeyUSA to Complement its Product Portfolio

February 25, 2021

The fence, gate, and railing hardware and components manufacturer expands its business and product offering as part of its growth strategy.

Nationwide Industries™, a Harbour Group company and leading supplier of specialty hardware in the fence and gate, railing, and patio market, has acquired LockeyUSA (Lockey). The acquisition brings a vital presence in the perimeter security market in multiple important customer channels for Nationwide Industries (Nationwide).

Based in Mt. Pleasant, Mich., Lockey is a specialty supplier of high-quality perimeter security and gate hardware products, providing security and convenience for a wide range of commercial and residential applications. 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.”


About Nationwide Industries
NWI Enterprises, through its subsidiaries, is a leading supplier of specialty hardware to OEMs, distributors, and installers in the fence and gate, railing, and patio markets. The company’s brands include Nationwide Industries, Ultra-Tec, RailFX, and now LockeyUSA. Based in Tampa, Fla., NWI’s products include a broad line of fence and gate hardware, railing component and infill systems, custom building materials components sold on an OEM basis, and hardware for the patio industry.

About LockeyUSA
LockeyUSA is an American owned and operated manufacturer of door and gate security hardware, including mechanical and electronic keyless locks, hydraulic gate closers, and panic hardware. LockeyUSA is committed to innovation, striving to simplify and enhance door and gate security with products that solve challenges and inconveniences associated with traditional door and gate hardware. To learn more about Lockey Door & Gate Security Hardware, visit LockeyUSA.com.

About Harbour Group
Harbour Group is a privately owned, operations-focused company based in St. Louis, Missouri. Harbour Group’s companies are engaged in manufacturing and distribution across diverse industries, including control solutions, remote monitoring solutions, fence and gate hardware systems, interior wallcoverings and fabrics, LED lighting, flow control, scientific products and labware, thermal management solutions, boiler systems, professional diagnostic and repair tools, stainless fittings, and auxiliary plastic processing equipment. Since its founding in 1976, Harbour Group has acquired 215 companies in 47 different industries.

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