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A Detex panic bar is securely closed while blue and green rectangles decorate the image.
We understand that architects and contractors work to fulfill industry best practices while complying with the warranty demands that accompany each individual product. Fence contractors, installers and wholesalers can easily find a diverse selection of fence gate hardware and accessories through our website or catalog. However, choosing the right accessory […]

3 Rules for Painless Installation


Blue and green shapes sit on top of a panic bar attached to a fence.
Our team has been exhibiting at FenceTech for over thirty years now, and we always have a great time. We make FenceTech an annual event because it is the only national trade show focused on fencing and gates. We attended FenceTech 2019 from March 13th-16th in Indianapolis with our expert […]

FenceTech 2019 Recap


Multiple DAC Industry pamphlets and publications are spread out on a wooden desk.
In 1985, the need for a quality manufacturer and supplier for gate hardware was realized; and so, DAC was born. We are so proud of our Michigan roots and the successes we have had here. As we celebrate over 30 years of business, we wanted to share a bit of […]

The History of DAC: 32 Years of Fencing Industry Excellence



Green text on a blue background reads, "FENCETECH 2019: Visit us at booth #2066!"
  FenceTech is a tradeshow put on annually by the American Fence Association. The name, FenceTech, was adopted as the official trade show name in 1990. DAC Industries has been attending for over thirty years and first exhibited in Nashville in 1985. We are excited to attend the 2019 FenceTech […]

FenceTech 2019 Preview


A fence latch is surrounded by geometric shapes in the colors of the DAC Industries brand.
Fences serve many purposes, with the most common being decoration or security. No matter why a fence has been put in place, we know that it is always important to select hardware that is secure and safe; that’s why we are proud to provide our customers with several latch options: […]

Fence Latches for Safety


A gate is closed with a panic bar
Panic bars are an essential piece of hardware that assist with fast, easy, and effective escape routes in case of an emergency. Panic bars also help to secure areas, such as hotel pools or community parks, safely. Quality is a must, especially when it comes to selecting panic hardware. As […]

Choosing the Right Panic Hardware



A bamboo fence with blue and green rectangles superimposed on it
Fencing materials are becoming more and more diverse, and we are always excited to see what new trends hit the market. 2019 looks like it will be marked by environmental and safety innovation; here are the trends that are on our radar as we anticipate the coming year: Fencing Bamboo […]

What’s Big in Materials for 2019