Information about PROFIL

Numerous major European automakers and their suppliers are among our clientele.

PROFIL manufactures support fasteners such as self-piercing rivet nuts and self-piercing rivet studs as well as rivet fasteners and press-in fasteners that are attached to formed sheet metal parts. As a systems´ supplier, we also offer the appropriate automated processing technology that is tailored to meet the individual production requirements of the customer.

PROFIL has pioneered this technology and further advanced it over the years. For this reason, we are able to offer one of the widest product ranges in this field.

The cost-effective use of system ideas from PROFIL for industrial manufacturing processes is evidenced by numerous applications in the automotive sector as well as the household appliance and building hardware industries.

Your threaded fitting challenge – our product development task
State-of-the-art processes relevant to the development, manufacture and quality assurance of products ensure both standardised and customised systems with the aid of a full range of support fasteners, tools and feeding devices, all from a single source.

We work out solutions to solve customer-specific problems through the provision of consultancy services, product development and manufacture.

PROFIL´s subsidiaries around the world and the collaboration with business partners ensure that PROFIL is represented on the global stage. Benefit from expert consultancy services from product development right up to customer service for all global markets.


  • ISO 14001:2004
  • BS OHSAS 18001:2007
  • ISO/TS 16949:2009
  • DIN EN ISO 50001:2011

PROFIL - your business partner capable of innovation
Our capacity for innovation is reflected by well over 450 national and international patents. Custom solutions are no problem for PROFIL´s research and development department.

PROFIL - your contact for all your specialist departments
Optimum solutions to problems are found through an in-depth and early exchange of information involving the department of research and development, the test department as well as other departments including:

  • Quality assurance
  • Standardisation
  • Production planning and scheduling
  • Toolmaking, manufacture, maintenance
  • Purchasing

while ensuring effective integration of the system from PROFIL in your production process.

After the system that is tailored to your requirements has been put into operation, PROFIL´s reliable Customer Support Service Team ensures that the anticipated system availability is maintained.

Benefit from our expertise
From fasteners and pierce heads to dies and feeding devices ? technical parameters and specifications along with numerous diagrams, drawings and tables are detailed in the extensive volumes of standards from PROFIL, which we make available to you. There are numerous automakers who have included fasteners from PROFIL in their company standards.

Special service from PROFIL
PROFIL will fit customer components with PROFIL fasteners as samples for visual review or as functional prototypes on short notice, and will also perform suitability tests and make the results available to the customer for assessment of in-service product performance.