Why Lathem

Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Lathem is one of the world's leading designers and manufacturers of timekeeping products for business.

Singular Focus & Commitment

When you purchase a Lathem time clock system you are choosing a product that is designed with ingenuity and expertise grown from over 95 years of experience building time clock solutions. Since 1919, Lathem's singular focus has been to manufacture innovative, durable and affordable time and attendance systems for business and institutions.


Industry Innovation

A leader in the industry in innovation, Lathem was the first to introduce new technologies such as thermal print Tru-Align time card time clocks, Smart Touch Screen time clocks, and FaceIN face recognition biometric employee time clock systems. Today Lathem’s traditional wall clocks, employee time clocks and new automated PayClock time and attendance systems are used by more than a million companies worldwide.


Satisfaction Assurance

In a recent survey more than 95% of businesses that purchased would personally recommend Lathem’s PayClock time clock system to a friend or colleague. The company’s core mission is to maintain high levels of customer satisfaction by supporting our clients with an industry leading 6-Point Purchase Assurance Program. This is one of the many reasons why customers continue to select Lathem products and solution upgrades as their business grows and new product technologies become available.


Family Values

As Lathem now celebrates its 95th anniversary, the company remains a family-owned and operated business through four generations in the USA. Bill Lathem serves as the company's President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Lathem leads Lathem’s management team whose members have a combined experience of 100 years in the employee time clock and workforce time and attendance industry. Lathem employees average an astounding 18 years of service. Many have tenures of more than 30 years. This commitment is evidenced in every package that leaves our facility. Pride of craftsmanship and attention to detail are at the core of Lathem's culture.