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wheel nuts and boltsAetna was established over 50 years ago in 1963 in Chicago, IL and is a premier source of standard and special fasteners, bearing products, and related services. We have established a very strong following in the industry, shipping our products worldwide on a daily basis to some of the largest OEM's and Distributors. We are very proud of our accomplishments since our modest beginnings. Aetna began its life out of a small building approximately 800 square feet that included the office area. We have come a long way since those early days. We have grown and changed locations four times in our history seeking more square footage and better locations. We are now headquartered and own a 30,000 square foot building in Niles, IL. Throughout our history Aetna has established a strong presence in many locations around the world including Mexico, South America, China, Canada, Europe and the Caribbean. 

This new website is the next step in our growth and commitment to our customers. This website presents Aetna's line of Spherical Rod Ends, Ball Joints, Spherical Bearings, Custom Linkage Assembly Products, Wheel Bolts, Wheel Nuts, Self Locking Six Slot Hex Head Place Bolts Grade GM* Type "AA", Lubrication Fittings, and Special Logistics Management Services in partnership with HNA. Aetna will continually add specialty items and expand our lines as we continue to form strong relationships with our American and worldwide customers and manufacturers. All of the products listed are available along with our complete lines of standard and special inch and metric fasteners at competitive pricing.

Rod ends, ball joints, custom linkage assemblies and more!

Aetna can provide factory direct prices combined with outstanding Logistics Management Services. Aetna's Linkage Products include an entire line of top quality Spherical Rod Ends, Ball Joints, Racing Rod Ends, Spherical Bearings, HVAC Damper Control Swivels, Control Rods, Ball Studs, High Misalignment Rod Ends, Connecting Rods, Fractured Race Bearings and Custom Linkage Assemblies. These products are made from a wide range of materials for a wide range of applications. Aetna has established very strong partnerships with all of the top names in the industry. This provides Aetna with the unique ability to provide our customers many quality choices to suit their needs all from a single source.

Wheel & hub bolts, studs & wheel nuts

Aetna stocks and supplies a large variety of Wheel and Hub Assembly Fasteners, manufactured for maximum durability in the U.S.A. for the Automotive, Heavy Truck (including Class 8 Trucks), Material Handling, Lawn and Garden, Heavy Construction, Leisure Craft, ATV, and Agricultural Equipment industries.


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