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’ sales representatives throughout North America.

Chicago Rivet & Machine is the parent company of H & L Tool Company, Inc.. H & L is located in Madison Heights, Michigan and is ISO/IATF 16949:2016 certified. H & L Tool is a 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 riveter in our automatic equipment line, the Model 912, was first developed in 1946. Our first Model 912 that we built (pictured below) is still operational today. We became a public company in 1930, with shares currently trading on the New York Stock Exchange. We have a proud history of having been a pivotal supplier during the Second World War, as we were honored by the United States government for our production of fasteners used in aircraft wings, as well as other various munitions. Today, we are a critical supplier to numerous Fortune 500 organizations in the automotive, appliance and electrical industies, to name a few. Chicago Rivet & Machine Co. operates in the industrial fastener industry through the production and sale of the industry’s most complete line of cold formed parts, assembly equipment, tools and machine parts for riveting equipment, as well as automated assembly systems. Chicago Rivet’s fastener division is proud to be ISO 9001 and IATF 16949 certified. Rely on our engineering expertise to fulfill and exceed your most challenging fastening requirements.