About Us

Rocknel Fastener, Inc. was founded in 1989 as a 50/50 joint venture of an American and a Japanese company. In 1998, Meira, Inc. (formerly Nagoya Screw Manufacturing Company, Ltd.), bought the outstanding shares, making Rocknel its wholly owned subsidiary. With its head office in Nagoya, Japan, Meira, Inc. is a world class innovator in the development and production of automotive and aerospace fasteners. In addition to Rocknel, Meira, Inc. has plants in Japan and Thailand.

Major customers for Rocknel Fastener include all Honda of America automotive assembly plants, their Tier suppliers, and Detroit 3 Tier component manufacturers in the United States, Japan, Canada, Mexico, and the United Kingdom.

Rocknel Fastener consists of a 2-Building Facility in Rockford, IL with over 860,000 ft² and employing115 associates. A sales office is conveniently located in Dublin, OH to better serve our customers.




  • Advanced CAD Capability

    Advanced CAD Capability

    Rocknel Fastener utilizes the latest 3D CAD design software needed for your custom fastener needs.

  • ISO 9001:2008 Certification

    ISO 9001:2008 Certified

    Quality is paramount at Rocknel Fastener. We have achieved ISO 9001:2008 certification.

  • Complete In-House Capability

    Complete In-House Capability

    Rocknel controls the complete fastener production process from heading to plating.