With over 95 years of experience, Braun Manufacturing continues to satisfy its customers' needs with the highest quality products and services in our industry. Whether it is one “specialty” hinge or thousands of hinges, we continue to effectively meet and exceed the needs of our customers. Over the years our products have been used in a variety of industrial applications by some of the largest companies in the United States.
Established in 1925, Braun Manufacturing Company, Inc. is a family owned and operated manufacturer of hinges and metal specialties. The Braun family has worked diligently to provide a vast array of hinges for many diverse industries throughout the world, including: transportation, aerospace, heavy construction, food, woodworking, metal fabrication and many others. Braun Manufacturing continues to satisfy its customers’ needs with the highest quality products and services in our industry.
August J. Braun, inventor, visionary, adventurer and philanthropist, founded Braun Mfg. Co., Inc. in 1925 in a small shop in Waukegan, Illinois. In the beginning the business crafted a variety of metal products as well as hinges. Gus carried the business through the trying depression and in 1938 moved the manufacturing company to Chicago where business multiplied. Besides the various types of butt, piano, strap, spring and loose joint hinges, Braun Manufacturing produced latches, keepers, pulls, rakes, and a variety of other stamping, assembly and complete product services. Gus Braun dedicated the company to: "EXTENDING THE BEST
QUALITY AND SERVICE POSSIBLE" and focused on the ideal that: “THE CUSTOMER IS OUR BOSS"
In 1996, the company moved to its present location, in Mt. Prospect, Illinois, expanding to include more than 72,000 square feet of manufacturing space which modernized and improved both plant and office capabilities, including the addition of laser fabrication.