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Specializing in general equipment repair, as well as serving customers in the manufacturing, aggregate, and construction industries to name a few, our services include:

Machine Repair & Rebuilding

Repair all types of heavy equipment & machinery including gearboxes, pumps, blowers, etc.

Portable Welding & Line Boring

With the use of Climax portable welding & machining equipment, our capabilities include repairing equipment, on site, such as mechanical presses, construction equipment, crushing & screening equipment, etc.

Fabrication & 

Capabilities to fabricate shafts, bushings, equipment components, etc.  Our fabrication services include manufacturing steel structures such as chutes, hoppers, etc.

Construction Equipment Repair

Repair & rebuild components for Front End Loaders, Excavators, Buckets, etc.

Mechanical Stamping Press Repairs

Perform press inspection & stack up of clearances on presses; repair & rebuild press components, including ram assembly, connecting rods, crankshaft, etc.


Perform all types of welding including MIG, TIG, Arc & Brazing.  We also offer mobile welding services that can be performed on site.

Crushing & Screening Equipment Repair

Crushing: Repair & rebuild Jaw Crushers, Impact Crushers, Hammer Mills, VSI, etc.

Screening: Repair & rebuild all types of vibrating screens

Hydraulic Cylinder Repair & Rebuilding

Repair, rebuild & test hydraulic cylinders

Services include fabricating & repairing cylinder rods, repairing cylinder rod eyes & honing cylinder tubes



Industrial Machine & Tool Company began operations in 1914 under its founder, Robert H. Chilton, Sr. What was then a small machine shop on 4th Avenue in downtown Nashville, today has grown into a large operation and a fourth generation business providing a wide variety of services.


For years, our focus has been providing general equipment repair and prompt service to the manufacturing, aggregate, and construction industries, just to name a few. We are always on call, seven days a week, twenty four hours a day, including holidays. We have the right machinist / welder and the right equipment to accommodate any kind of situation, on or off site.


Our facility provides approximately 30,000 square feet devoted to machine shop space. In addition, we also have a 7,000 square foot welding shop and a 3,000 square foot building for the purposes of housing steel and other materials. This facility gives Industrial Machine over 40,000 square feet of space to accommodate the specific needs of our customers.



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For any inquiries, questions or commendations, please call: 615-242-2596 or fill out the following form

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Head Office

88 Polk Avenue

Nashville, TN 37210

Tel: 615-242-2596

Fax: 615-242-2598


To apply for a job with Industrial Machine & Tool, please send a cover letter together with your C.V. to:

Get a quote: 615-242-2596
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