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Certification News from Beacon Fasteners and Components

Beacon Fasteners and Components is excited to announce they have successfully completed the transition from the ISO 9001:2008 to the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System.

AZ Lifting Hardware Teams with Toal and Associates

AZ Lifting Hardware (AZLH) is proud to announce the sales team of Toal and Associates will represent them in Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and southern Illinois.

Pac-West Moves, Issues New Contact Info

The Pacific-West Fastener Association has moved. Their new contact information is: 3020 Old Ranch Parkway #300 Seal Beach, California 90740

PEMHEX® Self-Clinching Prevailing Torque Locknuts Integrate Nylon Hexagonal Insert to

Prevent Mating Screws from Loosening

PEMHEX® self-clinching prevailing torque locknuts from PennEngineering® integrate a trademarked blue nylon hexagonal insert designed to prevent mating screws from loosening in service due to vibration, thermal cycling, or other application-related factors.

Rotor Clip Among First to be IATF 16949:2016 Certified

Rotor Clip USA and Rotor Clip Ltd. are now formally certified to IATF 16949:2016, the new automotive standard replacing the previous one known as TS16949.

Threaded Fasteners Inc. Expands Again in Florida Market, Adds Tampa-based Bolt & Nut Inc.

Threaded Fasteners Inc. (TFI), an employee owned business specializing in the manufacturing, custom packaging and distribution of steel fasteners, has acquired Bolt & Nut Inc., a Florida-based manufacturer and distributor of fasteners founded in 1977 in Tampa, FL.

JW Winco Announces Availability of Steel and Stainless Steel Flat Knurled Thumb Screws

JW Winco, Inc., A Ganter Company, a leading supplier of standard industrial machine components, announced the offering of GN 653.2 Steel & Stainless Steel Flat Knurled Thumb Screws with Recessed Stud for Loss Protection.

FCH Sourcing Network Releases Fastener Distributor Index for December 2017

New Rep for Wyandotte Industries

M.J. Callahan will now rep the six New England states for Wyandotte Industries.

SPIROL Introduces the Mark VI Controller for the Series 2000 High Performance Feed


SPIROL is pleased to announce the redesigned Mark VI controller for their Series 2000 High Performance Feed Systems. The Mark VI Controller introduces a 7” touchscreen display with 50 recipe storage capacity and Ethernet interface for remote access and control.

Earnest Machine looks to “What’s Next” to Celebrate its 70th Anniversary

Earnest Machine will focus on “What’s Next” in 2018 to celebrate the company’s 70th year in business.

New from Ruland: Mountable Shaft Collars

Ruland has released a new line of mountable shaft collars with flats and tapped holes or tapped holes only in the outer diameter, allowing for easy mounting of shaft collars to each other or adjacent assemblies.

Lindstrom LLC Welcomes Bruce Quittenton

Lindstrom LLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Bruce Quittenton as Regional Sales Manager for the Ohio/Kentucky territory.

Metal Forming Systems, Inc. Offers Three-Day Educational Course in Canton, Michigan

“The Fundamentals of Cold Forging” will be offered March 21-23, 2018, in Canton, Michigan.

New MicroPEM® Flaring Standoffs for Compact Electronic Assemblies Provide Ideal

Miniature Fastener Solutions to Attach and/or Space Components

New microPEM® MSOFS™ flaring standoffs from PennEngineering® provide ideal miniature fastener solutions to attach and/or space components in compact electronic assemblies.

Würth Industry North America Announces Senior Leadership Appointments

Würth Industry North America (WINA) today announced the appointments of Mike Buchanan and Miseal Mena.

Register Now for the Pac-West Spring Conference

Join the Pacific-West Fastener Association for their 2018 Spring Conference, April 18-21, 2018. The event will be held at The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch in Scottsdale, Arizona.

JW Winco Announces Availability of Hygienic Design Cabinet “U” Handles

JW Winco, Inc., A Ganter Company, a leading supplier of standard industrial machine components, announced the availability of GN 429 Hygienic Design Stainless Steel Cabinet "U" Handles.

Save the Date for the NFDA Annual Meeting and Executive Sales Planning Sessions

National Fastener Distributors Association will hold its 2018 Annual Meeting and ESPS June 5-6 at the Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile.

Wrought Washer Introduces Spring Pins

In late 2017, Wrought Washer acquired the complete line of manufacturing equipment from ITW Shakeproof for Spring Pins and will be in full production by the end of January 2018.

Solon Manufacturing Company Realizes ISO 9001:2015 Certification

Solon Manufacturing Company announced they have been certified under ISO 9001:2015 effective January 27, 2018.

Intercorp Earns Miami-Dade Product Control Notice of Acceptance for Strongcon®


Intercorp, an importer and master distributor of high-quality construction fasteners under the Strong-Point® and Strongcon® brands, has received a Product Control Notice of Acceptance (No. 15-0930.14) from the Miami-Dade Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources, certifying that their Strongcon® products meet Miami-Dade requirements.
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Customers and Vendors: It is with deepest regret that we announce the loss of former Earnest Machine President John Zehnder. John succumbed to his fight against cancer on April 6, 2015. Earnest Machine was started by John’s father, Paul, in 1948. It did not take long for John to become a part of the family business. John started working at Earnest in his teens. He attended Concordia Teachers College in River Forest, Illinois, and taught high school in Chicago for several years, returning to Cleveland in 1967 to work for Earnest.