Southeastern, Incorporated was originally chartered in September, 1939 as Souheastern Equipment Company to operate as a Manufacturers Rep for a variety of construction related products.

 

G. D. Harrison, Sr. and three other prominent Knoxville business leaders

 

Along came World War II and the company entered the fence business

 

built security fencing for the Manhatten Project in Oak Ridge

 

location on Cooper Street, occupied as of this writing by Fleming Steel and Iron (photo)

 

we built our current facility in 1965, photo

 

Unistrut distributor since 1953

 

Knoxville Wholesale Fence Company 1979

Nashville Wholesale Fence Company

Acquired wholesale operation from Master Halco photo

 

Tennessee Eastman in Kingsport

 

sold most of our wholesale operations to Jamieson Manufacturing

 

Kern Spangler, VP retired after 40 years with the company.  well known in the construction community ordained minister pastors a local congregation

 

many local fence companies spawned by former employees

 

many have gone by the wayside