Who We Are

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Our Company

ITW Shakeproof Automotive division of ITW serves major automotive OEMs and their tier Suppliers with metal, cold-headed fasteners. In addition to ITW’s industry leading research and development capabilities, ITW Shakeproof enhances our customers’ competitive advantage by:

  • Maintaining advanced engineering and manufacturing facilities in North America.
  • Exchanging product, process and bench-marking information with sister units worldwide.
  • Continually improving processes, material and designs to ensure every product exceeds customer specifications while providing unparalleled value.

ITW Shakeproof division is consists of facilities in Elgin, Illinois, Machesney Park, Illinois, Elk Grove Village, Illinois, Darlington, Wisconsin, Bedford Heights, Ohio, and our sales office in Troy, Michigan. Each facility ranges from 50,000 to 200,000 square feet and we are a high volume producer. ITW Shakeproof shipped over 3 billion fasteners in 2019.

Our History

For nearly 100 years, ITW Shakeproof has been providing innovative solutions to a broad portfolio of customers around the globe. Through experience, technological innovations, and customer-backed focus, ITW Shakeproof has become the renowned manufacturer and supplier of standard and advanced fastener solutions.

ITW Shakeproof, a division of the ITW Automotive segment operates under the Illinois Tool Works, Inc. banner.  Our organization is alive with spirit and consistently producing innovative, new solutions, while retaining a decentralized, highly focused management style to most effectively serve our market.

Founded in 1912, ITW (NYSE: ITW), a fortune 200 company, is a global industrial company built around a differentiated and proprietary business model. The company’s seven industry-leading segments leverage the ITW Business Model to generate solid growth with best-in-class margins and returns in markets where highly innovative, customer-focused solutions are required. ITW’s approximately 45,000 dedicated colleagues around the world thrive in the company’s decentralized, entrepreneurial culture. In 2019, the company achieved revenues of $14.1 billion, with roughly half coming from outside North America. To learn more, please visit www.itw.com.