Notice of Upcoming Supplier Surcharge

Notice of Upcoming Supplier Surcharge

Thank you for your continued partnership with H.L. Flake. We value your business and want to ensure we keep you apprised of changes occurring in our industry.

As a result of the dramatic cost increases affecting raw materials used to produce hardware, several of our suppliers have implemented product surcharges. These surcharges range from 3% – 15% and apply to varying products and brands.

Advanced Diagnostics Surcharge –  7.5% (tokens and software excluded) 07/01/21
Corbin Russwin surcharge – Egress 3% 07/12/21
Hager surcharge – 6% 07/12/21
Hettich surcharge – 10% 07/19/21
Ilco surcharge – 7.5% 07/01/21
McKinney Surcharge – 4% 07/12/21
Medeco surcharge – CLIQ/XT/Nexgen 10% 07/12/21
Norton surcharge – Egress 3% 07/12/21
Pemko surcharge – 7% to 15% 07/12/21
Rixson surcharge – Egress 3% 07/12/21
Rockwood surcharge – Accessories 15% 07/12/21
Rockwood surcharge – Architectural 3.5% 07/12/21
Rockwood surcharge – Lites/Louvers 10% 07/12/21
Sargent surcharge – Egress 3% 07/12/21
Yale surcharge – Egress 3% 07/12/21

Our suppliers have noted that they expect this to be short term and hope to rescind all or part of these surcharges as the opportunity arises in this evolving environment.

We understand that these increasing costs impact you and your customers as well. We will keep you informed of any updates from our suppliers regarding these surcharges. If you have any questions regarding these surcharges, please contact our Technical Sales team.

Thank you for your support and continued business.


  • Reply Efrain Guerra August 18, 2021 at 8:07 pm

    I’m agree with you guys I hope I for better service.

  • Reply Josh bradford August 21, 2021 at 3:28 pm

    Is this effecting my order?

    • Reply Ryan August 23, 2021 at 9:01 am

      Hi Josh, these surcharges have all been applied internally on our website pricing. No further changes will be made to your orders because of these.

  • Reply Jack smith September 3, 2021 at 10:30 am

    I have been a faithful partner with H E Mitchell since 1962 when i started my business. They have done a great job providing with the best solutions for so many years. As west coast sales, I will continue to purchase from H. L Flake and company. Thank you again.

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