Palmetto Southern

Fabricating and automating gates since 1979

Our Mission

To provide high quality gate automation products and custom fabricated gates distributed and installed with the utmost professional integrity and attention to detail to exceed client expectations for perimeter security. 

About Us

Since 1979 our family-owned business has specialized in providing a broad variety of electronic gate operators, access controls, and associated perimeter security products.  We also maintain a full fabrication shop at our Lexington, South Carolina facility where our experienced welders custom fabricate world-class aluminum, internal track gates and ornamental swing gates.  We provide our expertise to a wide variety of clients ranging from industrial / commercial locations, power companies, military bases, detention facilities, airports, apartments, gated communities, private businesses and residences, and the self-storage industry.  With offices in North and South Carolina we are well positioned to provide top-notch installations and service to both Carolinas, Southern Virginia, and Eastern Georgia.  Pulling from our hundreds of years of combined experience in the industry and through our direct relationships with the top gate operator manufacturers in the nation, our knowledgeable sales team will be able to help you design and integrate the right products for your unique gate automation application.  From our expert technicians’ seamless installation to future service our clients are in good hands for the life of their system.  This, combined with our relentless attention to detail and friendly customer service, helps us develop long-lasting relationships and sets us apart from others in the industry.  Not only do we stock a wide variety of gate operators and accessories for timely distribution and installation, but our comprehensive line of replacement parts and accessories give our service technicians a competitive advantage to quickly get gate systems back functioning even if we did not perform the installation. 

Affiliations and Certifications

Palmetto Southern is active locally and nationally in both the Carolina’s Fence Association and the American Fence Association.  We work closely with numerous fence companies in both wholesale distribution and installation.  Through that affiliation many of our nearly 20 staff members have achieved higher level certification in automatic gate system design and automatic gate system installation, raising the professional bar. 

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Our Store Location

241 Glassmaster Road
Lexington, SC 29072

Mon - Fri, 8am - 5pm
Saturday & Sunday - Closed

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