One man, Maurice Hill, started the tool & die shop that would come to be known as Hill Engineering. Since then, Hill Engineering has expanded to 90 employees in two locations with a more focused approach on roll forming and stamping dies. From the very beginning Hill Engineering has designed and built standard stamping dies as well as flying dies and systems for the roll forming industry.
Moved into the present location in Villa Park, Illinois.
Opened a tool & die facility in Danville, Kentucky, which is 6,000 square feet in size.
Doubled the size of the Villa Park, IL facility to the present 30,000 square feet.
From humble 1950 beginnings, Hill Engineering has grown into a leader in tool & die making and special machine building, especially relating to the stamping, roll forming and tubing industries. Throughout our growth we have added pneumatics, hydraulics and electronics expertise to our tool & die making skills.
Hill Engineering's reputation throughout the years has been built on an unwavering belief that the customer deserves a vendor who continues to provide innovative and unique solutions to their problems, as well as standard-setting quality and unprecedented service.
Mestek, Inc., a diversified manufacturer of innovative, high quality heating, ventilating and air-conditioning (HVAC) equipment, louvers, dampers & sunshades, metal-forming & fabricating machinery and vertically integrated software systems purchased 90% of Hill Engineering, Inc. Hill Engineering is a subsidiary of Formtek, Inc., which consists of the metal-forming & fabricating machinery group of Mestek.
Danville, KY tool & die facility expanded to 14,000 square feet.
Hill Tool and Die in Danville, KY closed its doors for the final time with all operations moved to Hill Engineering Villa Park, IL
Mestek, Inc and Hill Engineering decided to spin off its gasket product line and associated equipment to refocus on its core business product line of roll forming. In fall Hill Engineering moved to a new facility dedicated to provide high quality, competitive price dies and equipment for the roll forming industry.
Hill Engineering continues to provide quality solutions for:
To this day, Hill Engineering continues to strive to maintain a reputation for being one of the top Tool & Die making and Special Machine Builders.