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Fastener News Now October 2017
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Dave Kahle Seminar for Sales Managers

Dave Kahle will be hosting a two-day seminar for sales managers in Dallas, Texas, on November 30 and December 1, 2017.

Perfection Chain Offers Custom Wire Form Capabilities for the Industrial Market

Perfection Chain Products is pleased to offer their impressive technology and state-of-the-art machinery to those industrial customers in need of custom wire forms.

Inaugural Fastener Fair USA Receives Strong Association Support

Fastener Fair USA is receiving strong support from industry associations helping to create awareness and anticipation for the inaugural show. The show will take place April 11-12, 2018, at the Huntington Convention Center in Cleveland, Ohio.

PEMSERT® Self-Clinching Stainless Steel Flush Nuts for Thin Metal Sheets Provide Strong

Threads without Protruding or Marring Assemblies

PEMSERT® self-clinching flush nuts from PennEngineering® ideally suit attachment applications where a thin metal sheet requires load-bearing threads stronger than tapped holes but must remain flat without any protrusions on either side of the sheet.

DIMAC at Las Vegas: A WINDOW ON THE FUTURE

Italian company turns the spotlight on the inspection of tomorrow. The National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo is a “must attend” event. All in one place and within three days, attendees will be invited to discover the latest Fastener World Novelty.

News from Brighton Best International

Training Seminars Held: Brighton Best International hosted Fastener 102 training seminars throughout the nation from June 21- October 5. Sphere1 members were invited to attend this free educational seminar at local regional locations.

New Fascia-Fastening Solution from Simpson Strong-Tie Delivers Superior Corrosion

Resistance

Simpson Strong-Tie, the industry leader in engineered structural connectors and fasteners, has launched the Fascia-Fastening Solution™ that is designed to securely fasten composite and PVC fascia while providing superior corrosion resistance.

Genstar Capital Announces Sale of MW Industries

Twelve Add-On Transactions, Implementation of the OneMW Operating System, and Strategic Investments in Technology and Capacity Combine to Deliver Increased Sales and Profitability 

Earnest Machine Earns Smart Culture Award

Earnest Machine has been awarded a 2017 Business Longevity Award from Smart Business News. The award recognized 44 Northeast Ohio companies with at least 50 years in business that have demonstrated their ability to adapt and evolve with the changing times. 

Mobile, Alabama-Based Threaded Fasteners, Inc. Expands its Reach with Acquisition of

Stateline Fasteners in Rossville, Georgia

Threaded Fasteners, Inc. (TFI), an employee owned business specializing in the manufacturing, custom packaging and distribution of steel fasteners recently welcomed Stateline Fasteners of Rossville, Ga., to its growing family of businesses.

Metric Size, Tapped Type Steel Vibration Dampening Leveling Mounts Offered by

JW Winco

JW Winco, Inc., A Ganter Company, a leading supplier of standard industrial machine components, announced it now offers GN 342.1/342.2 Metric Size, Tapped and Threaded Stud Type Steel Vibration Dampening Leveling Mounts.

Auto-Leveling Attachment Imroves Ergonomics of Order Picking

The PalletPal Order Picker Load Leveler from Southworth Products attaches to any standard order picking lift to make the job of order picking or stock replenishing faster, safer and easier.

Fastener Distributor Index – September 2017

Written by R.W. Baird analyst David J. Manthey, CFA 10/16/17 Key Takeaway:  The seasonally adjusted FDI for September 2017 was 61.5 – down just slightly vs. August’s 62.7 reading and remaining well in expansionary territory overall.

PennEngineering® Expands Operations in Ireland with New 80,000-Square-Foot Facility

PennEngineering®, a global leader in fastening technologies, has expanded operations in Galway, Ireland, with a new 80,000-square-foot manufacturing and research facility.

Fastener Industry Veterans Issued US Patent for eCommerce Technology

Product Genius Technology Founders and Fastener Industry veterans Lisa J. Kleinhandler, CEO, and Cris A. Young, EVP, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued Patent 9,760,944 for Systems, Methods, Servers and clients for inventory exchange.

Fastener Fair Mexico Moves to Guadalajara, Mexico’s Manufacturing Hub

Market opportunities in the State of Jalisco are key industries like Aerospace, Automotive and IT, among many others Early bird rate for 2018 show ends October 31

News from Head Set Sockets

Head Set Sockets, Inc., CAGE Code 6LSZY, is proud to announce their approval as of January 24, 2017, by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), as a QSL Manufacturer for Class 2 Fasteners.

Dimac Servicing 4.0: Transforming Customer Interactions

Customers increasingly expect their service interactions to be simple, intuitive and highly personalized. They also want real-time access to services and seamless interactions across multiple channels.

Akro-Mils Names Dana Rafferty Executive Director of Sales and Marketing

Akro-Mils, a North American leader in storage, organization and transport products, announced that Dana Rafferty has been named Executive Director of Sales and Marketing

NFDA: Attend Free Tech Talk Webinar Nov. 2, Apply for Scholarships by Dec. 1

The webinar “Productivity and Collaboration - How to Leverage Technology to Help Grow Your Business” will be held Thursday, November 2, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern.

Greenslade & Company is Now Offering TesT Equipment

Greenslade & Company has now forged a strategic business alliance with TesT Gmbh, adding a new dimension to Greenslade’s fastener inspection equipment.

American Belleville Challenges the Status Quo in the Belleville Washer/Disc Spring/Flange

Washer Industry

ZSI Manufacturing Inc., Concord Ohio, announced the launch of its American Belleville brand, of Belleville Washers, Disc Springs, and Flange Washers designed for applications that require the highest quality, reliability, performance; that is manufactured in the United States with globally competitive pricing.

New PEM® S-RT™ Self-Clinching Free-Running Locknuts with Modified Threads

Enable Easier Tightening of Mating Screws and Vibration-Resistant Locking Performance

New PEM® S-RT™ self-clinching free-running locknuts from PennEngineering® feature a modified thread angle enabling easier tightening of mating screws and superior vibration-resistant locking performance in thin metal assemblies.
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PennEngineering® Expands Operations in Ireland with New

80,000-Square-Foot Facility

PennEngineering®, a global leader in fastening technologies, has expanded operations in Galway, Ireland, with a new 80,000- square-foot manufacturing and research facility.

Fastener Industry Veterans Issued US Patent for eCommerce

Technology

Product Genius Technology Founders and Fastener Industry veterans Lisa J. Kleinhandler, CEO, and Cris A. Young, EVP, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued Patent 9,760,944 for Systems, Methods, Servers and clients for inventory exchange.