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Parts/Cold Headed
Custom Riveting
Machines/Automated Assembly Systems
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Cold headed aluminum
stud terminal for
electronic industry
Cold headed oblong
shoulder rivet for
automotive clutch
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High volume production
custom riveting machine
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High volume production
custom riveting machine
for cutlery industry

About Chicago Rivet & Machine Co.

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Chicago Rivet Headquarters in Naperville, IL
Chicago Rivet Headquarters in Naperville, IL
Chicago Rivet's Albia, IA Location
Chicago Rivet's Albia, IA Location
Chicago Rivet's Tyrone, PA Location
Chicago Rivet's Tyrone, PA Location
First Model 912 riveter Built By Chicago Rivet
First Model 912 riveter built by Chicago Rivet


Our mission is to provide our customers with the highest quality products at a competitive price. We attain this standard through complying with all customer requirements and continually striving to improve our quality management system. We've been supporting industry since 1920 - let us help you with your assembly needs.

Manufacturing Facilities

Chicago Rivet & Machine Co. corporate headquarters are in Naperville, Illinois, approximately 35 miles west of downtown Chicago. Our manufacturing facilities are located in Tyrone, Pennsylvania and Albia, Iowa. Our Automated Assembly Systems design and sales office is located in Pembroke, Massachusetts and we have a network of manufacturers' representatives throughout North America.

Chicago Rivet & Machine is the parent company of H & L Tool Company, Inc., which is located in Madison Heights, Michigan. H & L Tool is an ISO/TS 16949:2009 registered leading manufacturer of products manufactured through precision turning and cold forming technology.


Chicago Rivet & Machine Co. has a proud history and tradition that began with its founding as a manufacturer of brake lining and harness rivets in 1920. We built our first rivet setting machine in 1925. Our most popular line of automatic riveters, the Model 912 was first developed in 1946. In fact, our first Model 912 that we built (pictured lower left) is still in operating condition today! We became a public company in 1930, with shares currently trading on the NYSE American. We have been a pivotal supplier to industry for more than 80 years. During the Second World War, Chicago Rivet received commendations from the United States government for its efforts as a vital governmental supplier for fasteners used in US aircraft wings as well as other various munitions. Today, numerous Fortune 500 organizations in the automotive, appliance and electrical industries continue to confer awards and recognitions for our products and services. Chicago Rivet & Machine Co. operates in the industrial fastener industry through the production and sale of the industry's most complete selection of fasteners, assembly equipment and automated assembly systems. Chicago Rivet's fastener division is proud to be ISO/IATF 16949:2016 certified and has been a global name known for excellence and dependability since 1920. Rely on our engineering expertise to fulfill and exceed your most challenging fastener requirements!

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