Founded in 1966, Locator Industries Ltd. is Canada’s oldest distributor of POP® brand rivets.

POP® is the global leader in blind rivets and various threaded fasteners such as POPNUTS, JACKNUTS and WELLNUTS®. POP® is a subsidiary of Emhart Teknologies, which is part of the industrial conglomerate Stanley Black & Decker, merged in March 2010. Stanley Engineered Fastening, a division of Stanley Black & Decker is the company that brings you such names as POP, Dodge, Gripco, NPR, Tucker, Spiralock and HeliCoil. In 2013, Stanley Black & Decker completes the acquisition of Infastech. The depth of our product portfolio has been enhanced with the addition of Infastech’s Avdel®, ELCO® and iForm® brands. With the addition of the globally respected Avdel product range, Stanley Engineered Fastening becomes the largest blind fastener company in the world.

Locator Industries Ltd. focus is rivets. Our customers rely on us to assist with their fastening needs from the original design and prototype samples to rivets and tools. We can also reduce your inventory and delivery issues by keeping parts in stock at all times and by making shipments to meet your production requirements.

All this, while maintaining that “old fashioned” service that is so hard to find these days.

Whether your requirement is for the standard blind rivets, multi-grip rivets, structural rivets or threaded inserts, our Toronto warehouse stocks millions of popular POP/Avdel® numbers and our friendly, knowledgeable sales staff are prepared to help you with your fastener selection and get you the best price possible. Our shipping department is fast, dependable and accurate and we make sure you get what you want when you need it.

Locator Industries Ltd. is also your source for POP/Avdel® tools. The best rivets on the market as well as the premier line of tools. The complete line of rivet setting tools are sold and serviced at Locator Industries Ltd.


Our founder, George Jack, evolved from humble beginnings repairing eyelet machines, to eventually gathering an army of equipment, allowing his new company, Locator Industries Ltd., to become involved in the eyeleting branch of the print industry.

Now in our second generation of family ownership, we have installed literally hundreds of millions of eyelets, grommets, duotangs and are widely known in the industry as ‘the only place’ for eyeleting.

Since 1966, we have worked closely with firms at all levels within the print industry. Marketers, designers, binderies, printers big and small and everyone in between call on us for this unique service. Word of mouth referral continues to be our best advertising and once you’ve tried us, we’ll keep you coming back!