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- About Us

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We work diligently to provide high-quality industrial-grade products and innovative solutions so that the companies who place their trust in us can deliver their products to the marketplace as effectively as possible.

Our team is committed to understanding the unique needs of our customers, anticipating market changes, and being an advocate and champion for our partners. We are committed to understanding the unique needs of our customers and helping them achieve their goals.  We believe that as a family-owned and operated business we have an opportunity to invest in our people and our customers for the long term.

- Why Austin Hardware®?

"We believe that as a family-owned and operated business, we have an opportunity to invest in our people and our customers for the long term."

AH VALUES

It is easy to see how we hold these values to be true when working with our team. From our humble beginnings to the success we see today, we could not have made it this far without honoring our values and building relationships with those we serve. We know that our commitment to building one-on-one relationships is an excellent part of our value add as a company.

Greater Versatility

Nobody offers you a greater hardware selection for the widest range of applications across more industry categories than Austin. More in-stock selection means more on-time solutions.

Better Technical Support

Our Sales and Customer Service teams are highly qualified to assist you in choosing the right hardware solution for your application. Austin is also one of the few companies in our business with an in-house staff of professional design engineers.

Fast, Economical and Accurate

With same-day shipping for most orders placed by 5 p.m., we're able to reach over 65% of U.S. customers overnight, and 95% in 2 days by economical ground shipping.

- How We Add Value

 

It is no secret, we help our Supply Partners get their products into the hands of industrial customers who are always working to keep their businesses productive and profitable. With our solutions team, it’s much, much more than simply providing the right parts at the right time.

Not only can Austin Hardware® enhance & support your company’s supply chain, but our solutions consultant team can add value to your business by working to solve your biggest problems.
 
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Our Customers

We are attractive to our customers because we consolidate, distribute, consult, solve, offer new services, new production techniques, and new products.

Our Supply Partners

We provide access, inventory for immediate sale, distribution across our network, financial stability, and a technically competent nationwide sales force.

Our Solutions Consultants

Our team is constantly looking for opportunities to bring new ideas and solutions to our customers, with long-term goals in mind, investing in our people and our business. Contact Our Team!

- Value Added Solutions

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With our Able II™ program, we will provide you with user-friendly software that automated virtually every step of your ordering, purchasing, stocking, and managing processes. Learn More about our vendor-managed inventory program here.

 

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We can help improve design, functionality, and user experience while driving cost reduction through design, intent, assembly time, manufacturing capabilities, and sourcing. Learn More about our engineering services here.

 

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Our streamlined user interface provides a more interactive experience allowing you to easily find the information you're looking for. You can now purchase online, browse products, learn more about our services, and much more. Shop online and view our homepage here.

 

Austin Van LogoSupply Chain Solutions

Are you dealing with supply issues? We can help! Did you know that we stock over 9,000 products and have multiple shipping locations nationwide? Supply chain issues should not be your issues; let us fill the gap. Visit our supply chain solutions page here.
 

- Able II™ Vendor Managed Inventory

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In today's market, you need help managing your inventory and we can help.

Do you want to streamline purchasing and stocking processes, ensure the right hardware inventory is on hand when you need it? Austin’s Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) program is the first of its kind for lock and latch hardware and is designed to improve parts availability and reduce expenses. 

If you find yourself looking for solutions to these common inventory management issues, our ABLE II™ system can help you solve them:

Let Austin Hardware® help you get the right quality and quantity on the shelf at the right time.

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- Austin Engineering

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AUSTIN GUARANTEED ENGINEERED SOLUTIONS™

Our Engineers get it because they've done it. Our goal is to work alongside you, securing solutions for your business and the industries you serve. Austin Hardware and Supply, Inc is ISO 9001:2015 certified for Hardware and Fastener Products. Certificate of Conformance, Material Certifications, Chemical, and Physical Analysis, and PPAP Certification available. Click here for our ISO certification document.

 

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- LifeDefender™

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LifeDefender™ By Austin Hardware®

When it comes to safety, LifeDefender™ not only meets the industry standards, we helped to establish them. From our beginnings, we worked with a select group of emergency vehicle and ambulance manufacturers to set the toughest safety standards as well as design products that meet these standards. Our rigorous safety standards keep occupants inside emergency vehicles safe during transport. Austin Hardware's LifeDefender™ Cabinet Security Frames have been designed to provide a solution to meet the *SAE, CAAS GVS & NFPA safety standards. In addition to meeting strict safety standards, our frames are crash tested to ensure that the vehicle occupants, ems workers, and patients are safe during transport and in case of an accident.  

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- Genesis™

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Why Genesis™ by Austin Hardware®? We believe that we can add value to your company and your products through our engineering, assembly, and sourcing efforts. Our products have Proven Success - From our Genesis™ Gas Springs, Patented Drawer Release Systems, Easy Open Vents, Flexible Cowl Vents, Strut Nut Kits, and Folding Steps to our game-changing LifeDefender Cabinet Security Systems! We guarantee quality parts and products.

 

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- Essential Solutions

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Austin Hardware® is a leading supplier for essential, life-saving industries, including life-saving devices for ambulances, EMS, and other emergency vehicles. Our engineering team works hard to provide top-of-the-line products that save lives. The average EMS response time is less than 20 minutes. Each minute during an emergency response is crucial for patient care. We work hard to provide quicker response times for emergency medical teams, and enhancing patient care is important to providing the best safety solutions. Our complete line of safety solutions is designed for saving lives and supporting essential industries.  

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- The OEM Supplier

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Austin Hardware® has the industry's largest selection of OEM hardware and solutions for various applications. We're supplying the hardware you need when you need it. We work hard to provide the best OEM hardware solutions on the market for multiple industries. Part of our OEM solutions for your business includes our Austin Guaranteed Engineered Solutions™, which guarantees quality and reliability.

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- Industries We Serve

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Industries Served 

At Austin Hardware, we serve a variety of different industries providing excellent solutions for large and small companies, as well as many OEMs. Our key markets include:

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- Our Locations

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We have nine U.S. locations to better serve a wide variety of customers and provide fast, accurate shipping. We reach 95% of our customers in 2 days or less with ground shipping.

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- Our Partnerships

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Who we partner with matters.

At Austin Hardware®, we do business with top-quality industry players. As a family-owned business, who we choose to partner with matters to our team. We only offer great products and consider the brands that we carry to be long-term partnerships in this industry. Check out the brands we carry by clicking below.

 

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Our goal is to provide you with the right parts, at the right time.  Not only can Austin Hardware® serve as your company's supply chain, but our solutions consultant team can add value to your business by working to solve your biggest problems. 

 

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"Since my company entered into a vendor managed inventory program with Austin, our service levels and in-stock position on our parts have never been better.  We consolidated 23 suppliers down to one, Austin. 

Now we only have one invoice to review, one shipment to check in and we are in stock 99% of the time!  Austin has one of the best customer service teams we work with, I would recommend this program to anyone who needs to take control of their inventory and be sure to have the parts you need on the shelves!"

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Gary from Ohio

"I wanted to send along some great news. We have experienced a few problems with shipping over the years, but the solutions that you put in place over the last few weeks have been very positive. On another note, Tom and Emma, the Vendor Managed Inventory team that I have been working with, have done a great job responding to concerns and questions in a timely fashion. That fact is another reason our VMI program is successful and getting stronger every day. Our overall numbers continue to increase and we are looking forward to the growth in 2017."
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Shawn from Texas