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Meet The Team

Here at Hill Tool we believe that our customers are part of our team. We work with you to get your job done on time, within budget and right the first time! You are the most important part of our team. 

Charles O Hill



As the founder of Hill Tool Charles (Chuck) started the business in his garage at 60 years young after 35+ years with Moody Tool & Die in his hometown of Elgin,IL while farming on the family farm. His years of experience and his warm personality have helped the family carry on his values and commitment to the tool and die industry.

In 1976 Chuck bought a Charmilles D10 EDM and started Hill Tool in the back of his garage on the family farm. From that simple beginning and his expert tutolage, Hill Tool currently enjoys having 3 Wire EDM with 4 axis capability, Conventional EDM, Lathe, Surface and Jig Grinding, Jig Bore and Mill services to offer our customers.

O: 815-923-TOOL (8665) 

F: 815-526-8665

Robert Hill

Owner / Operator


As the owner of Hill Tool, Robert (Bob) Hill has enjoyed working in the manufacturing industry and has been the leader of making sure the exciting world of technology applies to the manufacturing processes at Hill Tool. Customer satisfaction is of utmost priority to Bob. Our customers rely on Hill Tool for the speed of service and accuracy.

Robert Hill

Head of Operations​

O: 815-923-TOOL (8665) 

Rob Hill, third generation tool maker, brings fresh ideas and newfound ideas and procedures that keep Hill Tool current and competetive. Dinamic and energetic, Rob enables Hill Tool to meet our customer satisfaction goals that make our business second to none in the industry.

O: 815-923-8665

F: 815-526-8665

Renee Hill

Office Manager

Renee supports the manufacturing team by adding her assistance in the office, delivery services, accounts payable and receivable. Renee allows the business to operate in the most efficient way possible through accurate, high quality work.

Christopher Hill

Tool and Die Maker 2

O: 815-923-8665

Christopher Hill brings to Hill Tool his 10+ years of IT experience and a degree in Computer Science with an emphasis on Enterprise Software. Christopher is the lead on software evaluation and integration. With the recent purchase of a new Southwestern Industries ProtoTrak 2OP CNC Mill, Christopher is taking our time tested manual techniques into the 21st century. 

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