Corporate Profile for The Eastern Company, dated Jan. 8
1/11/1999 11:04:00 AM
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Published Date: Jan. 8
Company Name: The Eastern Company
Address: 112 Bridge Street
Naugatuck, CT 06770
Number: (203)729-2255 (ext.241)
Officer: Leonard F. Leganza, ext. 227
Officer: Donald E. Whitmore
Contact: John D. Dibble
Business number: (203)729-2255, ext. 241
Home number: (203)758-9233
Industry: Lock & industrial hardware manufacturer
Company description: Founded in 1858, Eastern Company is a
producer of locks and other specialty industrial hardware with seven
operating locations in the USA, Canada, Mexico, and the Pacific Rim.
Trailing 4 quarter sales and net income are 71.6 and 5.2 million
52 week stock hi/low is 28 1/2 / 16 3/4
Main product lines include lock and other latching devices for
truck bodies and for a large cross section of industrial equipment end
users. Also, locks for computers and other office equipment and
machinery plus contract metal parts for supporting mine roofs as well
as for the electrical, automotive, and construction industries.
Recently announced 3rd quarter results represented the seventh
consecutive quarter of increase earnings.
Company has paid uninterrupted quarterly dividends since 1940.