/ABOUT US/

Highlands Diversified Services, Inc. is a privately held, vertically integrated contract manufacturing company specializing in metal stamping, welding, powder coat painting, assembly, warehousing, and distribution. Highlands is a full service manufacturer meeting the needs of a diverse customer base within the telecommunications, automotive, aerospace, appliance, and industrial equipment market segments.



Our History




  • 1994

    Highlands Diversified Services, Inc. founded


  • 1998

    First Automotive Contract as Tier 2 to Nissan and Honda


  • 2000

    QS9000 Automotive certification


  • 2002-2006

    Launched $10M in projects to support automotive sector including safety critical weld and $12M to support appliance (Electrolux)


  • 2008

    Launched KAKU antenna systems with Funai


  • 2009

    Awarded major auto platform for Toyota Highlander & development of armrest assembly for BE Aerospace


  • 2011

    Completed acquisition for mechanical antennae assemblies for DirecTV


  • 2012

    Awarded projects with JCI, Wabco, Johnan America & Grand Rapid Springs


  • 2013

    Awarded projects with Bosch, Pentair/Hoffman, and Toyotomi


  • 2014

    Awarded 760A Lexus projects with Toyota Boshoku and Toyotomi


  • 2015

    Highlands Diversified Services, Inc. is acquired by Bear Diversified, Inc.


  • 2016

    Opened Annville Technology Center in Annville, Kentucky & installed 3 new presses – 690 Servo Aida, 300 Danly, and 400 Minster

Global Reach

As a subsidiary of Bear Diversified, Inc. our region footprint is expanded to offer a global reach, providing our customers with avenues to explore diverse solutions.

London, Kentucky
USA
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Cleveland, Ohio
USA
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Flint, Michigan
USA
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Queretaro
Mexico
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ZheJaing
China
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London, Kentucky

USA

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  • Stamping
  • Warehouse
  • Technical

Main Plant

250 Westinghouse Drive, London, KY 40741

HDS is a Bear subsidiary located in London, Kentucky. HDS primarily serves the automotive, satellite, and aerospace industries with core competencies in metal stamping and fabrication, welding, and electro-mechanical assembly.

Warehouse & Distribution

440 Tobacco Rd London, KY 40741

Satellite location for receiving and shipping activities as well as pack out fulfillment applications.

Annville Technology Center

304 Carpenter Drive Annville, KY 40402

Opened in 2016. | Specializing in a higher level of assembly and testing for complete unit box build


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Cleveland, Ohio

USA

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  • Stamping
  • Welding
  • Bear Diversified

6600 Chapek Parkway Cuyahoga Heights, OH 44125

Headquartered in Cuyahoga Heights, Ohio, Northern Stamping, Inc. has manufacturing locations in Ohio, Michigan and Mexico as well as a strategic partnership in Ningbo, China. NSI is an innovative supplier of complex engineered stampings and welded assemblies primarily for the automotive industry.

Human Resources and Welding Plant

750 Hub Parkway Valley View, OH 44125

6600 Chapek Parkway Cuyahoga Heights, OH 44125

Headquarted in Cleveland, Ohio, Bear Diversified, Inc. is a world class supplier of highly engineered structural products including stamped components, complex welded assemblies, and electro-mechanical assemblies.


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Flint, Michigan

USA

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Flint Satellite Plant

4444 West Maple Avenue Flint, MI 48507

Flint’s satellite operation was established to duplicate advanced robotic welding operations closer to our customer, demonstrating NSI’s dedication to customer service


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Queretaro

Mexico

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  • Welding & Coating
  • Lamtec

Welding & Coating de Mexico

Av. Hercules 200 Nave 1 Poligono Empresarial, Santa Rosa Jauregui, Qro.

Originally launched in 2011 to manufacture and supply trailer hitches to GM’s Silao Assembly Plant | Welding process performed on latest robotic Weld cells in accordance with NSI’s well-established welding and quality processes and procedures. | New TTX E-Coat system, including Acid Pickle Descale, and Zinc Coating line added in 2015. | TS 16949 Certified.

Km. 2+200 Carr. Estal No. 431 Int. 29-1 Hda. La Machorra Parque Tecnologico Innovacion Queretaro Queretaro, Qro Cp. 76246, Mexico

Opened in 2013 | Fully integrated stamping and welding operation | Presses up to 800 Tons TS16949 Certified.


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ZheJaing

China

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CFA Tools Co., Ltd.

Room 1403 No. 99 Taihui Lane Yinzhou District, Ningbo, Shandong, China

Began supplying stamped components and complete welded assemblies to NSI in 2006. | ISO 9001 Certified.


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