Lockwood Factory Tour
Australian design and manufacturing is dear to our hearts here at Share Design so it would come as no surprise that last week’s factory tour of Lockwood here in Melbourne was an absolute highlight. Although we don’t profess to be professional photographers this was an opportunity for us to take a few quick shots and capture the essence of Lockwood.
The story of Lockwood is up there with iconic Australian brands Bonds and Blundstone, the one difference being that Lockwood door hardware is still manufactured in Melbourne.
Our tour took us on a eye opening journey from the noise and grit of the die casting and pressing to the subtle, whirring sounds of the plating and polishing and demonstrated why, in an otherwise declining Australian manufacturing industry, Lockwood continue to thrive.
With a state of the art manufacturing plant, a commitment to promoting Australian design and an unwavering dedication to quality, it is little wonder Lockwood last year celebrated 75 years as a leader in the industry.