About Us

The Universal Group of Companies, Inc. was originally founded in 1975. The Machine Tool Division of Universal was created in 1980 to specialize in servicing the nut manufacturing industry.

Our Company offers expertise in high speed bent shank tapping applications and we also carry the largest inventory in North America  of special  taps used by the nut manufacturing industry.

Many of the present nib tap designs being used in the nut manufacturing industry today have been engineered and developed by Sakai Threading Tool Co., Ltd. and The Universal Group’s Machine Tool Division.

Mission Statement:
The Machine Tool Division is dedicated to providing the highest quality products and services to the nut manufacturers of North America.








Specialists in High Speed Bent Shank Tapping Applications

• Advanced Tapping Technology
• Tap Engineering
• Technical Support
• Largest Inventory in North America


The Universal Group
of Companies, Inc.

Machine Tool Division
26413 Northline 
Taylor, MI 48180
Fax: (734) 629-0660


© Universal Group of Companies, Inc.