Industries Served

Versatility Tool Works is a custom manufacturer of complex fabricated precision sheet metal components, metal parts, and assemblies located in Alsip, Illinois. We fabricate components, assemblies and complete products used in architecture, industrial manufacturing, institutional and high-security lighting, electronics, computers, office products, educational aids, building and construction, medical and health care, metal cabinet and tool boxes, material handling, military and defense; and point of purchase displays.

Architectural, Institutional and
High-Security Lighting

Versatility Tool Works produces a diverse lineup of fixtures, housings, reflectors, enclosures, and other complex fabricated components for the architectural, institutional, and high-security lighting industries.

Versatility Tool Works and Metal Fabricating manufactures the highest quality lighting fixture components, outdoor utility, as well as, other sheet metal housings in a variety of shapes and sizes. We help control and direct light through design elements and finishes. These components may also assist with thermal management. Each component is designed and built to exacting standards and may be customized to meet each customer's unique design specifications and finishing.

Institutional fixtures are built to be durable and tamperproof. The seams are robotically welded and ground to produce a flawless yet impenetrable corner. The housing cover features several PEM fasteners which are used to hold a polycarbonate lens in place.

We manufacture various size lightbox enclosures for commercial, industrial, and consumer applications. We offer riveted or robotically welded construction, including sealed housings.

Stud welding or PEM®; fastener insertion are also available to accommodate component installation and assembly requirements.

Decorative, architectural lighting More than a dozen different faceplate combinations are possible – all mounting on a common back plate assembly.

Commercial lighting fixtures are fabricated from aluminum and designed for both indoor and outdoor applications.

Institutional Lighting

Security Lighting

Materials include cold rolled and stainless steel in 16 - 12 Gauge (.048" - .105").

Institutional Lighting Components: Enclosure, diffuser, and cover

Building, Construction, and Utility

Standard and custom enclosures for building and construction needs meet various weather, electrical enclosure, airflow, and temperature requirements. Versatility Tool Works and manufacturing simplifies manufacturing by minimizing secondary operations and by stud welding or automatic fastener insertion to accommodate component installation and assembly requirements.

Versatility manufactures a custom line of NEMA rated electrical enclosures used by lighting and utility box manufacturers. Because each enclosure is designed to the customer’s specific needs, there is no need for rework or modification. Knockouts, holes, and fasteners such as standoffs, nuts, and grounding studs are included per customer specifications. Multiple material types, gauges, and paint colors are available.

Electronic Project Enclosure | Versatility Tool Works
NEMA rated electrical enclosures

Electronic Enclosure Box | Versatility Tool Works
Enclosures with covers installed

Utility Enclosure  | Versatility Tool Works
Complete Utility Enclosure

Metal Enclosure for Electronics  | Versatility Tool Works
Electrical and Utility Enclosures

Sheet Metal Assembly  | Versatility Tool Works
Industrial Smoke Detector fabricated, assembled and tested

Precision Stamping  | Versatility Tool Works
Stair Construction Bracket

Heavy Duty Cabinets, Tool Box and
Material Handling

Versatility Tool Works is committed to creating high-quality heavy duty metal storage cabinets built to your design specifications. Our flexibility, experience, and innovation set us apart. We take satisfaction in our ability to provide custom metal storage cabinets precisely built to customer design specifications.

VTW is also the manufacturer of a broad line of industrial tool cabinets and change-over carts, high-performance mechanic workstations and cabinets, and heavy-duty general storage cabinets, as well as premium branded OEM storage cabinets and carts for both tool and machinery distributors.
We serve various industries, such as sheet metal fabricators, aftermarket automotive, high-performance motorsports, pharmaceutical companies, and any industry requiring heavy duty custom storage with lean manufacturing or security options. Versatility Professional Tool Storage products are made to order from a variety of metal gauges with fully welded construction.
Professional Tool Storage  | Versatility Tool Works

Metal Enclosures  | Versatility Tool Works
Metal Control Cabinet and Storage

Cabinets Enclosures  | Versatility Tool Works

OEM Storage Cabinets

Change Over Carts  | Versatility Tool Works

Customized Material Handling and Tool Carts

Mobile Tool Storage  | Versatility Tool Works

Roller Cabinets

Metal Stamping  | Versatility Tool Works
Conveyor Clamps zinc plated after stamping

Rolling Mobile Cabinet for Equipment Storage  | Versatility Tool Works
Rolling Workstation

Electronics, Controls, and Computer

Versatility's experience with complex mechanical and electro-mechanical assembly provides a cost advantage to our customers. Our capabilities allow us to deliver finished assemblies and subassemblies ready to use on the customer's production line.

  • Any size metal enclosure - aluminum, stainless steel, galvanized steel and more
  • Pem nuts, pem studs, pem stand-offs can be installed or incorporated into the advanced turret press and laser programming
  • Additional knock-outs added
  • Lock opening of any configuration
  • Lock Installation
  • Machined components fabricated and assembled
  • Electronic components installed, wired and tested
  • Powder Coating / Color
  • Lexan window opening 
  • Gasketing
  • Louvers or holes for venting
  • NEMA type boxes/enclosures

Electronics Enclosure Box | Versatility Tool Works
Electrical Enclosures

Metal Enclosure for Electronic  | Versatility Tool Works
Mobile Video Control Module

Sheet Metal Fabrication Chicago | Versatility Tool Works
Bracket and Circuit Board Assemblies

Custom Sheet Metal Fabrication | Versatility Tool Works
Network Display Products

Medical Electronic Enclosure | Versatility Tool Works
Industrial Alert Device Fabricated, Assembled and Tested

Electro Mechanical Assembly | Versatility Tool WorksScoreboard Clock fabricated, assembled, tested and delivered complete to the customer.

Educational Aids and Office Products

From clips to enclosures, brackets, hinges and more, Versatility Tool Works and Manufacturing delivers precise form, functionality, and esthetic requirements specified in all types of products used in education and the workplace. 

Complex machining, high speed precision stamping or complete metal fabrication, assembly and finishing, VTW saves time, while improving product part quality. Most importantly, our engineering and production team can save customers money.

Custom Fabrication | Versatility Tool Works
Globe hardware and stand fabrication and finishing

High Precision Components | Versatility Tool Works
Hardware for Office Products, Luggage, high precision components

High Speed Stamping Fastener | Versatility Tool Works
Folder and Notebook Fastener

Following Block High Speed Stamping | Versatility Tool Works
Follower Block: Stamping with A60 Coating Weight

Medical and Healthcare

For the medical and healthcare industry, Versatility Tool Works is producing medical cabinets and storage devices, such as controlled access cabinets for dispensing equipment or medications. These cabinets have complex locking and traceability systems. Many of the products are done in stainless steel and carbon steel and come with accessories for monitors and different diagnostic equipment that could be mounted onto the cabinets.

Medical Enclosure | Versatility Tool Works
Medical Enclosure

Electronic Project Enclosure | Versatility Tool Works
Wall Mounted Intercom and Paging System Enclosures, Cover Plates, and Electronics assembled and tested

Professional Tool Storage 

VTW has developed a number of products that support  5S and lean manufacturing initiatives.  Built heavy duty to endure tough manufacturing tool storage needs.  Products include Press Brake and Turret Cabinets, Change Over Carts, Workstations and Modular Heavy Duty Storage Cabinets.  Custom products can be designed for OEM manufacturers. See full line at

Versatility's iTool® Shelf Press Brake | Versatility Tool Works
Versatility's iTool® Shelf Press Brake Visual Storage System minimizes floor space and allows tool type to be viewed from all sides. More efficient than traditional press brake tooling die rack storage systems.

Change Over Carts for Press Brake and Turret Press.| Versatility Tool Works
Change Over Carts for Press Brake and Turret Press. The patented design shortens setups thereby increasing the user’s green light machine