The EEOICPA was passed in 2000. It provides compensation to workers who became ill as a result of their employment manufacturing nuclear weapons in the USA, as well as their spouses, children, and grandchildren. Quality Hardware and Machine Co. EEOICPA coverage is available for qualified former Workers and their families.

Are you eligible for compensation? If you or a family member worked at this or another AWE facility and became ill, you may be entitled to compensation of up to $150K plus medical benefits. Call EEOICPA Counsel Hugh Stephens at 1-855-548-4494 or fill out our free claim evaluation, We can help even if you’ve already filed, even if your claim was denied!

Here, we have compiled publicly available information and documentation about the facilities covered by the Act to clarify how their activities relate to the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act.

Quality Hardware and Machine Co.

Also Known As: Ravenswood Venture, Marden Manufacturing
State: Illinois
Location: Chicago
Time Period: 1944-1945
Facility Type: Atomic Weapons Employer

Facility Description: In 1944, Quality Hardware had a contract to support the University of Chicago. The company canned experimental unbonded uranium slugs for Hanford and may have canned all of the slugs used in the Hanford production reactors during World War II.

Quality Hardware and Machine Co. is listed as an Atomic Weapons Employer (AWE) site under the EEOICPA.

As of 03/15/2015, the total compensation paid under Part B of the EEOICPA, including medical compensation, for workers suffering from the effects of having worked at Quality Hardware and Machine Co. is $152,100.