Our History

Haggard & Stocking Through the Years

1972

Herb Haggard purchased O’Connor and Associates, a one-man tool representative company, representing Electrotools, H&G Tools and Precision Diamond Tool.

Haggard & Stocking was formed when Herb Haggard, of O’Connor and Associates, merged with R.L. Stocking & Associates. Haggard & Stocking’s early focus was primarily blueprint special tooling. This created the foundation of today’s sales force, whose primary focus is on value-added service through technical sales and engineering.

1975

Haggard & Stocking moved to their first location at 60 Churchman Avenue, Beech Grove, Indiana.

1977

Haggard & Stocking was incorporated in the State of Indiana.

1981

Haggard & Stocking Indianapolis, moved to their current building at 5318 Victory Drive.

Haggard & Stocking opened a branch office in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

1992

Haggard & Stocking establishes a Material Handling Division. This division is created for deeper account penetration, as well as expansion in new markets.

Haggard & Stocking enters into a long-term bin stocking agreement with United Airlines. This is the birth of Haggard & Stocking’s Aerospace Division.

1993

Herb Haggard purchased full ownership of Haggard & Stocking and became CEO.

1994

Haggard & Stocking purchases the second building, on our current campus location, for warehouse and office expansion.

The Fort Wayne branch moves into a bigger facility.

2002

Haggard & Stocking entered the safety supply market.

2003

Haggard & Stocking contracts with TIMCO Aerospace, requiring H&S to establish in-plant facilities in four states.

2004

Haggard & Stocking enters into an agreement with L-3 Communications, requiring H&S to open operations in Central Texas.

2005

Haggard & Stocking purchases the third building, on our current campus location, for Aerospace and Material Handling Division expansion.

2007

Haggard & Stocking completely reconstructs front office in Indianapolis.

2008

Haggard & Stocking opens a brand new Ft Wayne Office building at 3508 Focus Drive

2011

Haggard & Stocking’s Waco, TX division moves into a larger facility.

2012

Haggard & Stocking acquires Tri-State Bolt, expanding our line up of products even further.