Hinge Manufacturer & Supplier Serving Maine

If you have a need for any type of hinges – whether that need is commercial, military, aerospace, industrial, or defense – you want to place your trust in a hinge manufacturer and supplier that is globally-recognized and respected, even by its competitors! At LaDeau Manufacturing that is exactly what you get with a reputation that spans more than 70 years.

So, why trust LaDeau Manufacturing? In a nutshell, there are four principles that guide our mission and philosophy: 1) maintain our impeccable reputation 2) offer the best-possible products at the best-possible prices 3) ensure the efficiency of our services and operations and 4) go that extra mile to make sure each customer is, always, 100% satisfied. That can all be summed up in one, simple statement: Give the people of Maine exactly what they want!

At LaDeau Manufacturing, we offer a wide selection of hinge types to suit any conceivable application: spring-loaded, butt, specialty, precision, industrial and more. From simple to complex, and from heavy-duty to miniature, LaDeau Manufacturing has what you are looking for.

Continuous/Piano Hinges

LaDeau’s heavy-duty, continuous/piano hinges are manufactured utilizing the identical equipment which creates the very-precise MS20257 Mil-Spec hinges. Nationally and globally, Original Equipment Manufacturers rely on the recognized quality of LaDeau’s continuous/piano hinges to meet their demanding requirements. Our steel continuous/piano hinges are American-made of cold-rolled steel in an ISO-Certified environment. Our stainless steel and aluminum piano hinges are also American-made, and one step further- are made from metal melted right here in the USA. Our Maine customers will not find a more substantial, more dependable metal-stamped continuous/piano hinge on the world market!

LaDeau Manufacturing has fabricated millions of feet of continuous/piano hinges from 0.008” (0.2mm) thin to 0.186” (4.72mm) thick in aluminum, stainless steel, steel, brass and other specialty metals. Basic continuous/piano hinges that serve every-day needs and customized continuous/piano hinges that address unique demands are hot items.

Mil-Spec Piano Hinges

LaDeau’s Mil-Spec piano hinges are made to MS20257, MS20001, MS35821 – MS35831 and A-A-55589 through A-A-55596 specifications. Mil-Spec hinge specifications include MS20253, MS27990, and A-A-55486. Stocked hinges of 72” length are always available, with various materials and finishes, from which, to choose. Cut-to-order lengths can be quickly modified to meet any specification. Aircraft manufacturers have trusted LaDeau’s Mil-Spec hinges for decades.

Customization of All Hinge Types

Customization is a big part of what LaDeau Manufacturing is known for – and is it our passion. Solid-barrel hinges, spring-loaded hinges, precision hinges and other hinge types can have their lengths, widths, hole patterns, forms and other detailing modified with absolute ease. Through the utilization of our extensive manufacturing arsenal and the versatility of our proprietary Universal tooling system, we can offer: 1) minimized fabrication and down-time 2) optimized repeatability 3) pin-point accuracy and 4) noticeable savings.

Our Reputation is World-Recognized

LaDeau Manufacturing remains a world-leader known for its availability of every type of hinge, imaginable. Our company will continue to take the lead in this specialized arena due to several important factors:

*** Acclaimed Expertise – It was during the 2nd World War when LaDeau’s founders worked with the Lockheed Corporation. At that time, Lockheed manufactured a variety of military aircraft. Today, Lockheed remains one of the most strategic military facilities on US soil. Our founders proudly contributed their knowledge and skills to help with Lockheed’s vital war efforts.

After the war, the aircraft industry began its rise to eminence. It was during this exciting time in history when our founders embraced the dream of forming their own company – and aircraft hinge assemblies became the focus. LaDeau’s products and services evolved with the times; and today, our company serves the ambitious needs of national and global industries – marine, aerospace, military, industrial, agricultural, commercial, and security venues being among them. Product excellence is the heart of what LaDeau Manufacturing strives for –that goal is more than 70 years old and will continue.

*** Trusted Quality – ISO compliance means our Maine clientele can expect unsurpassed quality in each and every product LaDeau manufactures. Our stringent production standards adhere to our founders’ original commitment to apply stringent MIL-l-45208A standard to all LaDeau parts – military and commercial. As an ISO-9001:2015 certified world-class hinge manufacturer, LaDeau Manufacturing enjoys a 99.8% consumer-acceptance rate. Additionally, we are independently certified by a variety of aerospace entities.

*** Vast Capabilities – If you can dream it, LaDeau can create it! Unique detailing and combinations & configurations of LaDeau’s customized hinges provide the highest caliber of strength, alignment, and even-weight distribution. Various material and finish options are available – steel, stainless steel, stamped aluminum, or extruded aluminum – and our primary and secondary processes range from press brake forming to welding to plating and so much more.

After it’s all said and done, it boils down to LaDeau Manufacturing’s quality-control, coupled with unsurpassed customer care. These components drive our company and allow LaDeau Manufacturing to forge ahead and meet the endless needs of an expansive consumer base that covers every corner of the globe.