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Fastener News Now September 2022
Training Opportunity: Fundamentals of Threaded Fastener and Joint Design
From December 6 – 8, 2022, Matrix Engineering Consultants and NNi Training and Consulting Inc.
will conduct the inaugural training session Fundamentals of Threaded Fastener and Joint Design.
Smalley Wins GM Supplier Quality Excellence Award for 10th Consecutive Year
Smalley received the 2021 General Motors Supplier Quality Excellence Award for the 10th
Brighton-Best International Provides Safety Gear to Community Crossing Guards Across
Brighton-Best International (BBI) announced immediate availability of Hi-Visibility gloves to
crossing guards across America for the 2022-2023 school season, while supplies last.
Registration is now open for the Fall Dinner Meeting and Vendor Showcase. They will be held
Thursday, October 6, 2022, in La Mirada, California.
News from North East Fasteners
North East Fasteners is very excited to welcome David Stoeke to its team as Director of Quality.
Hans Fuller Elected Pac-West President
Hans Fuller of Fuller Metric (Surrey, British Columbia) was elected to serve as president of the
Pacific-West Fastener Association at a recent meeting of the Pac-West Board of Directors.
NFDA/YFP Mentorship Program
AIM will serve the needs of young fastener professionals by pairing them with willing
mentors focused on advancing the mentee’s personal career goals.
DLP Coatings Redesigns Website
DLP Coatings, specializing in fastener and hardware painting, has launched a newly redesigned
website. Visit www.dlpcoatings.com.
WIFI Announces Scholarship Winners
Women in the Fastener Industry (WIFI) has announced the following scholarship winners:
Michelle Richards, Original Engineered Products, is the winner of the Edith Cameron (IFE)
A New Generation with Incoming Quickscrews President Jared Wiener
Quickscrews has named Jared Wiener president, effective September 1, 2022. This marks
an exciting era for the 35-year-old business, and Jared views his new role as a bridge
between two generations.