McGard – WORLD’S LEADING

manufacturer of wheel lock systems for over 50 years

For over 50 years, McGard, a global player with about 700 employees, has been committed to the development of locking systems. McGard dominates the market for wheel rim locks and supplies nearly every vehicle manufacturer worldwide. In 1994, McGard Deutschland GmbH was founded to cater to the European market and our customers here.

The hallmark of our employees is their palpable identification with and sense of responsibility for our products.

HISTORY

25-years-McGard-Deutschland-GmbH-Nordheim-Baden-Wuerttemberg-premises
2019

McGard Deutschland GmbH celebrates 25th anniversary.

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2018

McGARD world leading manufacturer of wheel lock systems.

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2016

McGard Singapore inaugurated.

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2014

Expansion of the office space in Nordheim.

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2012

Annex – Extension to the production hall in Nordheim.

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2011

McGard Deutschland GmbH Customer Service online shop went online in April 2011.

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2005

In view of the encouraging trend and with an eye to future expansions, McGard Deutschland GmbH moved into its new building in Nordheim in August 2005.

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1999

In 1999, McGard Japan was inaugurated in Oomiya City

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1994

McGard GmbH was set up in 1994 in Flein (Baden-Württemberg), Germany.

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1990

In 1990 McGard relocated to the new plant covering 17,187 m2 in Orchard Park, New York.

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1980

In 1980 the McGard Special Products Division was set up to develop mechanical safety products for all applications outside the automotive sector.

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1978

Over the years McGard has commenced supplying almost every OEM import and home vehicle manufacturer worldwide, but has still retained an additional strong position on the retrofit market.

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1977

In 1977 McGard LLC entered the OEM  sector by launching a stainless steel lock for Cadillac hub caps.

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1966

In 1966 Lewis McCauley patented the first one-part wheel lock design. In the late sixties and early seventies, the demand for wheel locks continued to grow.

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1964

The year 1964 witnessed the first rough development of a one-part wheel lock.  A local car dealer needed a product to stop theft of his cars’ wheels.   He had since been robbed of the wheels for the new vehicle line.

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1959

In 1959 Lewis D. McCauley took over  a small machine shop  with three employees and installations.

DEVELOPMENT AND TECHNOLOGY

Our high level of consulting expertise and versatility supports the strong position of McGard on the market. Our profile finds its perfect complement in our overall concept extending over development, production, and delivery and in the aftersales support provided by our customer service. Your needs are our challenge.

Backed by the knowhow of our personnel in conjunction with state of the art production processes and plant technologies, we safeguard the highest level of manufacturing quality for our products.

MANUFACTURE AND TESTING OF OUR WHEEL LOCK

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Step 1

Custom steel


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Step 2

Manufacture of wheel locks


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Step 3

Hardening and plating


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Step 4

Press fitting 


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Step 5

Testing and sorting


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Step 6

Storing


MANUFACTURE AND TESTING OF OUR WHEEL LOCK KEYS

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Step 1

Machining of keys


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Step 2

Hardening and plating


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Step 3

Testing and sorting


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Step 4

Press fitting


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Step 5

Labelling and packaging


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Step 6

Storing


QUALITY AND SECURITY

McGard wheel locks provide the greatest possible protection against theft of rims and tyres.

Our customers include the main vehicle manufacturers in Europe, Japan, and North America as well as government institutions, the military, and the oil industry.

McGard Deutschland GmbH has been certified in compliance with ISO/TS 16949 and ISO 14001.

Our products reflect our company philosophy towards quality assurance and environmental management.

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AWARDS FROM THE MOST IMPORTANT VEHICLE MANUFACTURERS

Our customers include the most important vehicle manufacturers in Europe, Japan, and North America. McGard has received many accolades, including the Total Quality Excellence Award from the Ford Motor Company. An award that has been granted to only a few companies throughout the world. This honor underscores our commitment to 100% quality, so we are particularly proud of it. 

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EXCELLENT QUALITY STANDARDS

Our company prioritizes the protection of the environment, consumers, and employees. On an equal footing with our top priority objective to expand our market position is our responsibility towards our employees and our impact on the environment. For this, we integrate environmentally relevant aspects in our processes and products. The management board is committed explicitly to the consistent observance of all laws, regulations, and standards relevant to the environment.

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