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Utility Security Products - Locking Devices & HardwareHighfield Manufacturing Company is a leading global producer of high-quality security systems for the electric, gas and water utility industries.  Our complete line of locking devices and hardware meet our customers’ growing need for security, safety and maximum protection against meter tampering and theft of service.

Highfield also produces safety valves, accessories and specialty products for diverse customers in the natural gas, utility, agricultural and industrial OEM markets.  Our technical team can customize solutions to meet specific requirements, providing fast turn-around and support from design to final production.  

The hallmark of Highfield’s leadership in the security products industry is a distinguished tradition of innovation. Founded more than 75 years ago, in Watertown, Massachusetts, Highfield began designing and manufacturing safety valves and security products for the natural gas industry in New England.  In 1933, the company patented the industry’s first barrel lock.  Our barrel lock and lock assemblies are considered the standard for valve security in the water and natural gas industries. 

Since its inception, Highfield has been a leader in the introduction of problem-solving products across many markets and niche applications.  The company holds 30 patents. Our dedication to continuous improvement guarantees that our customers will have the products and strategic services they need to deal with today’s varied and ever-changing challenges to keeping their operations safe, secure and profitable. Highfield’s competitive advantage is further enhanced by a superior knowledge of the industries we serve, our technical expertise and company-wide enthusiasm for customer service.

Highfield is headquartered in Bridgeport, Connecticut, where we consolidated our operations in the 1980s.  The company is a division of Rexnord Industries, LLC, a $1.8-billion worldwide manufacturer of precision motion technology and water management products, with more than 7,000 employees around the globe.

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