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Fastener News Now January 2017

ASTM International Committee on Fasteners Honors Charles J. Wilson with Frank W.

Reinhart Award

Charles J. Wilson, independent consultant in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, USA, has received the Frank W. Reinhart Award from ASTM International Committee on Fasteners (F16).

Women in the Fastener Industry Elects New Leadership

Rosa E. Hearn of Brighton Best International as been appointed President of Women in the Fastener Industry (WIFI), a nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing opportunities for women working in the fastener industry.

Mid-West Fastener Association Elects 2017 Board

Congratulations to the newly elected MWFA Board. President: Bob Baer/Abbott-Interfast Vice President: David Gawlik/ All-Tech Hardware-Autocraft USA Treasurer: Bob O’Brien/Certified Products Secretary: Paula Evitts/KDS Imports

ATLAS® Products Division of PennEngineering® Wins a First-Place Supplier Award for 2016

from Fastenal®

The ATLAS® Products division of PennEngineering® has won a first-place Supplier Award for 2016 from Fastenal®, the largest distributor of threaded fasteners in North America.

FCH Sourcing Network Releases Fastener Distributor Index for December 2016

Würth Industry North America: Long-Time Employees Take on New Positions

On December 31, 2016, Gary Huck retired from his position of CEO/Managing Director of Würth Adams and Rick Frank, former Director of Sales, has taken over the role of Managing Director for the Brooklyn Park, Minn. facility.

Bay Supply Introduces BayFast Brand, New Website

Bay Supply, a division of Bay Fastening Systems, has introduced its own brand of engineered fastening products called BayFast.

Semblex Launches New Website

Semblex Corporation, a cold heading fastener manufacturer with 49 years of experience, is pleased to announce the launch of its new company website, www.semblex.com.

Vibration/Shock Absorption Mounts, Conical Type, with Stainless Steel Components

Available from J.W. Winco

J.W. Winco, Inc., a leading supplier of standard industrial machine components, announced it now offers GN 254 Inch and Metric Size Stainless Steel Vibration/Shock Absorption Mounts, Conical Type.
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Fastener News Now April 2015  
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.