JIP Employer – Southco Manufacturing

Southco, Inc. is the leading global designer and manufacturer of engineered access solutions. From quality and performance to aesthetics and ergonomics, we understand that first impressions are lasting impressions in product design. For over 70 years, Southco has helped the world’s most recognized brands create value for their customers with innovative access solutions designed to enhance the touch points of their products in transportation and industrial applications, medical equipment, data centres and more. With unrivalled engineering resources, innovative products and a dedicated global team, Southco delivers the broadest portfolio of premium access solutions available to equipment designers throughout the world. Our products include electronic access, display mounts, compression latches, hinges, quick access fasteners and more. We proudly serve over 100k customers in 83 countries, with sales, engineering and customer support in over 40 countries, and 17 manufacturing and stocking locations in 9 countries.

What makes Southco so special is our employees, they are the heart of our business. We are committed to supporting them and their families, as they strive to improve their overall health and wellness through our global health and wellbeing plan. We are passionate about making a difference in the community that we live and work in. Many of our employees across the world give up their time, provide their expertise and volunteer in the community to make a difference.

Overall, Southco’s 120 year history of growth and innovation has given us a strong foundation of engineering expertise, global operational capabilities, industry knowledge and a team passionate about customer experiences.

Worcester is our European headquarters along with one of our manufacturing locations.

How to get to us by public transport:

We are based just off Junction 6 on the M5, near Sixways Stadium. For public transport routes, we are based a 2 minute walk from a bus stop the “Three Pears”.


Starting Location Route
Worcester City Centre 34 Bus
Droitwich West Midland Train or 144/144A bus to Worcester City Centre, then 34 bus
Kidderminster West Midland Train to Worcester City Centre, then 34 bus
Evesham Great Western Rail train or X50 bus to Worcester City Centre, then 34 bus
Malvern Great Western Rail or West Midland Train or 44 bus to Worcester City Centre, then 34 bus
Bromsgrove West Midlands Train to Worcester City Centre, then 34 bus

Onsite/local facilities:

Onsite we have canteens with free coffee/tea machines, vending machines and fridges. There is a Tesco Express and several food places one mile away, approximately a 15 – 20.

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