Richards-Wilcox, Inc., located in Aurora, Illinois, is a privately owned manufacturer of overhead power and free conveyor systems, door hardware. and office storage and filing systems.  The company, founded in 1880, has been in continuous operation at the same location.

Richards-Wilcox overhead conveyor systems are available as manual or powered models. Safe-Rail®, Zig-Zag®, Twin-Trak® and OveR-Way™ are industry standards for moving material efficiently and safely.

Richards-Wilcox Door Hardware products are used in a variety of markets including zoos, aquariums, barns, stables and commercial and residential historic applications.

Our office products, branded under the Aurora name, include Quik-Lok® Shelving; high density manual and electric Mobile Systems; Times-2 Speed Files®, a double-sided rotating file cabinet; and Wood-Tek™, a line of premium wood-clad case goods.

Contact Information:


Richards-Wilcox, Inc.
600 South Lake Street
Aurora, Illinois 60506

Toll Free Number:


Directions to Aurora From O-hare Airport:


  • Take I-90 East when leaving the rental car area.
  • Follow I-90 East to I-294 South (towards Indiana right lane exit).
  • Take I-294 approximately 11 miles South to I-88 West (East-West Tollway) towards Aurora.
  • Take I-88 West approximately 24 miles to Route 31 Exit.
  • Take Route 31 Exit (Aurora) and go Right (South) at the stop light.
  • Head South on Route 31 (Lake Street) for approximately 4 miles.
  • Richards-Wilcox is on the Left (West) side of the road past Prairie Street

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