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cold headed special fasteners

Valley Fastener Group utilizes over one hundred and fifty state of the art production machines.  As the industry leaders in cold headed specials and rivet manufacturing, we offer cold headed specials, screws, rivets, global sourcing/blending, rubber parts, weld-nuts, industry specific paint, springs, engineering and technical assistance, assembly equipment and outsourced fastener assembly of your products. 

We have three centrally located manufacturing facilities.  Valley Fastener Group Corporate and Valley Rivet Division are located in Aurora, Illinois.  Our Cold Headed Specials and Screws are produced at Forgo Fastener Division in Naperville, Illinois.  Our recently expanded North Coast Rivet Division is located in Elyria, Ohio.

The companies making up the Valley Fastener Group are committed to a
common set of objectives: 

What does Valley Fastener Group manufacture?

Cold-headed rivets and fasteners from .045 diameters up to 3/8 inch diameter.

Some of the rivets we make include:

Special fasteners include, among others:

  • Knurled screws
  • Special shoulder screws
  • Terminal screws
  • Grooved screws and blanks
  • Screw and washer assemblies
  • Thread forming screws
  • Thread cutting
  • Weld Studs and other screws


  • Hex
  • Hex socket
  • 6-lobe
  • Type 1A
  • Phillips
  • Phillips Special
  • Slotted
  • Square
  • One-way

Manufacturing Capabilities

Forgo Fastener Division - Naperville, Illinois

Valley Rivet - Aurora, Illinois

North Coast Rivet - Elyria, Ohio

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