Inner-Tite Corp. has enjoyed a long standing relationship with the utilities industry. Since our inception in 1932, Inner-Tite has worked closely with our utility partners to engineer and develop products to service the utility companies and support their initiatives. From the invention of the bell clamp to the development of the multiple level high security Agbay Lock and Key System, Inner-Tite has been relied upon for superior quality American made products and services.

Summary of Contributions

1932 - Introduced the first Mechanical Joint with Natural Rubber Gasket for Cast Iron Pipe.

1967 - Introduced the POSI-LOCK® Transition Fitting to join plastic pipe to steel pipe

1974 - Introduced the Side Entry Meter Locking Ring - highest security meter locking ring available

1987 - Introduced the Clearseal Meter Seal

1990 - Introduced the first 100% Stainless Steel Meter Locking Ring

1992 - Introduced the Agbay High Security Barrel Lock and Key System

1993 - Introduced the Twist-Tite Wire Seal

2000 - Introduced the Jiffy Lock high security ringless meter lock - eliminated need to punch holes

2001 - Introduced the Rhino Ring - highest security hinged meter locking ring

2001 - Introduced the patented Preload Groove to provide for keyless lock installation

2005 - Introduced the Multi-Shot Ring - economical and secure for AMI metering deployments

2007 - Introduced Agbay Preload - first Preloadable Rotating Disk Style Lock

2008 - Introduced the Universal Jiffy Lock - side or bottom mount ringless meter lock

2009 - Introduced Agbay Contractor - "install only" key for non-utility contractor lock installs

2010 - Introduced Agbay 6-Level security upgrade

2010 - Introduced Fort Knox Gold Bar - High security assembly for ringless gang meter sockets

2010 - Introduced Plastic Ringless Meter Socket Cover - first high security plastic security cover

2010 - Introduced Fas'N Tite Padlock - economical, preloaded general purpose padlock

2010 - Introduced Water Valve Locking Device - for 1/2" - 3/4" gas and water valve locks

2010 - Introduced the Interlocking Head Protector Assembly for Wingless Gas Valve Locks

2013 - Introduced the Smart Ring - patented preload design for quick, convenient keyless installation

2014 - Introduced Bottom Mount Jiffy Lock - rugged, secures to bottom of most ringless meter sockets

2015 - Introduced the STEALTH Adjustable Wing Valve Lock - for hard-to-fit Gas Wing Valves

Press Releases

U.S. Patent 9,650,811 awarded to INNER-TITE for the Bottom-Mount Jiffy Lock

2017-16-May -Holden, MA - Inner-Tite Corp., manufacturers of security devices for utility companies, announces
that the United States Patent and Trade Office has issued Patent Number 9,650,811 for an innovative high security meter locking device offering unique features that distinguish it from other ringless meter locking devices.
Read the entire Bottom Mount Jiffy Lock Press Release.

Inner-Tite introduces Universal Plastic Meter Socket Cover

Holden, MA - Inner-Tite Corp., manufacturers of security devices for utility companies, introduces the Universal Plastic Meter Socket Cover for use when the electric meter is removed. This innovative cover blank offers improved security over traditional meter blanks currently available. Universal Plastic Meter Cover Press Release.

The Inner-Tite Water Valve Locking Device protects 1/2" to 3/4" water valves against tampering and unauthorized access

2010-13-Aug - Inner-Tite Corp., manufacturer of security devices for electric, gas, water and telecommunications utility companies, introduces the Water Valve Locking Device. This heavy duty steel locking device was developed by Inner-Tite to provide utility companies with a rugged means to secure water shut-off valves and protect them from tampering and damage.
Read the entire Water Valve Locking Device Press Release.

Agbay Contractor Option Receives U.S. Patent 7,703,311

2010-Jun-16 - Inner-Tite Corp. manufacturers of security devices for electric, gas, water and telecommunications utility companies, announces the awarding of U.S. Patent number 7,703,311 for an innovative addition to their Agbay Barrel Lock & Key System. This development, known as the Agbay Contractor Key, allows any Agbay Barrel Lock to be installed in a compatible locking device using a key that will lock, but never unlock the device.
Read the entire Agbay Contractor Press Release.

The New Jiffy Lock for Ringless Meter Socket has more Features and Benefits than Ever!

2007-Nov-08 - Inner-Tite Corp., manufacturers of security devices for Electric, Gas, Water and Telecommunications Utilities, proudly introduces the New Jiffy Lock Ringless Meter Locking Device. Long recognized as the most secure clamp-on ringless meter lock available, the Jiffy Lock now features Inner-Tite's patented preload groove allowing for installation without a key as well as a universal clamp design that can be mounted to the side or bottom of the ringless meter socket.
Read the entire Jiffy Lock Press Release.

Multi-Shot Preloaded Meter Locking Ring

2005-Sep-02 - Inner-Tite Corp., manufacturers of security devices for Electric, Gas, Water and Telecommunications Utilities, introduce the new Preloaded Multi-Shot Meter Locking Ring. Designed to secure ring style electric meter sockets, the Multi-Shot Ring features a one-piece design that provides medium meter security.
Read the entire Multi-Shot Ring Press Release.

U.S. Patent No. 6,763,691 Awarded for Jiffy Lock

2004-Jul-26 - Inner-Tite Corp., manufacturers of security devices for utilities, announces the granting of U.S. Patent 6,673,691 for the Jiffy Lock. The patent applies to the distinctive clamp and the distinctive method by which the assembly secures the locking device to the meter box.
Read the entire Jiffy Lock Press Release.

Rhino Ring Earns U.S. Patent No. 6,684,670 for Unique Preload Design

2004-Feb-03 - Inner-Tite Corp., manufacturers of security devices for utilities, announces the granting of U.S. Patent 6,684,670 for the self retained barrel lock comprising the Preload feature found in the Rhino Ring Meter Locking Ring.
Read the entire Rhino Ring Press Release.

U.S. Patent No. 6,406,074 Granted for OneShot Meter Locking Ring Lock

18-Jun-2002 - Inner-Tite Corp., manufacturers of security devices for utilities, announces the granting of U.S. Patent 6,406,074 for the OneShot Meter Locking Ring. The patent applies to the unique design of the break-pin and end cap that are the means of securing the locking ring around the meter. The patented design of the break pin and end cap allow for establishing a secure union between the two components requiring a special key for removal.
Read the entire OneShot Ring Press Release.

Rhino Preloaded Ring Secures Ring Style Electric Meter Sockets without the need for a key

19-Jun-2002 - Inner-Tite Corp. announces production of the new Rhino Hinged Meter Locking Ring. Designed to secure ring-style electric meter sockets, the Rhino Ring features heavy duty carbon steel construction, a high security hinge and a unique preloaded barrel lock, the Rhino Ring is quickly and easily installed in seconds effectively securing the meter socket against tampering.
Read the entire Preloaded Rhino Ring.