Corporate Profile

The Eastern Company, founded in 1858, is a manufacturer of security products, industrial hardware, and metal castings. It operates from locations in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Taiwan and China. The diversity of the Company’s products enables it to respond to the changing requirements of a broad array of markets.

The Eastern Company
Ph: (203) 729-2255
Fax: (203) 723-8653


The Eastern Company • Naugatuck, Connecticut
Leonard F. Leganza • Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer



The Security Products Group meets the need for products that safeguard property and control access – a need that has become universal in today’s global economy. The Greenwald Industries Division is a major manufacturer of coin acceptors and metering systems to secure the cash used in self-service laundry facilities. Greenwald products are distributed throughout North and South America as well as in other areas of the world. Their expanded product line also includes the latest in “Smart Card” payment systems.

The Illinois Lock Company/CCL Security Products Division produces custom-engineered locks for a variety of original equipment manufacturers and is a leading producer of keyless locks sold under well-known brand names such as Sesamee, Presto and Huski. With our Asian Operations, World Lock and World Security, the Company can offer competitive pricing, service and delivery in a global economy.

Greenwald Industries
Chester, Connecticut
Ph: 1-800-221-0982
Fax: 860-526-4205

The Illinois Lock Company/
CCL Security Products Division
Wheeling, Illinois
Ph: 847-537-1800
Fax: 847-537-1881

World Lock Co. Ltd.
World Security Industries Co. Ltd.
Taipei, Taiwan; China



The Industrial Hardware Group manufactures an extensive selection of latches, locks and other security hardware used throughout the transportation and industrial sector of the economy. The Group is headed by the Eberhard Division. For more than 100 years, Eberhard has been an industry leader setting the standard for high-quality hardware for a variety of applications, especially in the transportation industry. The Industrial Hardware Group offers strong engineering and manufacturing capabilities that enable it to address specialty applications and satisfy unique product requirements. With facilities in Canada and Mexico as well as in the U.S., the Group is a reliable source of product throughout North America.

Eberhard Manufacturing Division
Cleveland, Ohio
Ph: 440-238-9720
Fax: 440-572-2732

Eberhard Hardware Manufacturing, Ltd.
Tillsonburg, Ontario, Canada
Ph: 519-688-3443
Fax: 519-688-0575

Canadian Commercial Vehicles Corporation
Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
Ph: 250-766-2282
Fax: 250-766-0902

Eastern Industrial Ltd., Shanghai
Bao Shan, Shanghai, PRC
Ph: 86-21-5684-5833
Fax: 86-21-5667-3748

Sesamee Mexicana, C.V.
Lerma, Mexico



The Company’s Metal Products Group consists of the Frazer & Jones Division.  Frazer & Jones, which manufactures anchoring devices for supporting underground mine roofs, continues to be the recognized leader in the production of these critical safety devices for the United States, Canadian and Australian mining industries.  In addition, they produce a wide variety of malleable and ductile iron parts used in several different markets.

Frazer & Jones Division
Syracuse, New York
Ph: 315-468-6251
Fax: 315-468-3676