The name of Lisi Aerospace Hi-Shear Corporation comes from its first product, the Hi-Shear Rivet. The Hi-Shear Rivet was one of the first modern high-strength fasteners for aircraft structures and was first used in the famed North American Aviation P51C Mustang Fighter. Established in 1943, Hi-Shear moved to its Torrance, Calif., facility in 1958. Hi-Shear Corporation is a part of the aerospace branch of Lisi Group (LInk Solutions for Industry), a publicly-traded French company. The Lisi group includes aerospace, automotive and cosmetics operations worldwide. Hi-Shear s products, both proprietary and non-proprietary, are sophisticated, high-technology interpretations of the founder s original rivet. Today, the company is a leading designer and manufacturer of advanced aerospace fasteners and installation tools used in commercial, military and space vehicles. Hi-Shear also manufactures a wide variety of recess fasteners, in a wide range of recess geometries and materials.