More than 130 countries worldwide use high-speed metal parts forming machinery from National Machinery. The company designs, develops and manufactures high-speed forming machines that use cold, warm and hot processes to produce a variety of metal parts, including rivets, bolts, nuts, sparkplug shells, gears, wrist pins, shock absorber components, fittings, retainers, precision balls and rollers. The company also offers services such as machine repair, parts analysis and replacement, remanufacturing, tool design assistance and operator and maintenance training. Many of National Machinery s products are manufactured via its own FORMAX line of equipment, which was introduced in 1989 to simplify cold-forming processes. National Machinery was founded in 1874 and has headquarters in Tiffin, Ohio. It also operates service centers in Japan and Germany. The company s acquisitions have included the E.J. Manville Company and J.G. Kayser Company.