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PennEngineering® Successfully Completes Acquisition of Heyco® Products Inc.

PennEngineering® (Danboro, PA, USA) announced today that it has successfully completed the previously announced acquisition of Heyco® Products Inc. (Toms River, NJ, USA). Terms were undisclosed and no changes are anticipated regarding Heyco’s operations, facilities, and employees.

Gilchrist Foundation Awards Scholarships

The Gilchrist Foundation has awarded the final scholarship for 2015. Afreen Papa was awarded the scholarship via the Mid-West Fastener Association. Afreen will join the three previous scholarships from the 2016 applicants.  Congratulations to the recipients. We wish them well and are pleased to assist them with their education.  

Become an Exhibitor at the 2017 Pac-West/NFDA Joint Tabletop Show

The Tabletop Show will take place March 16, 2017, during the Pac-West/NFDA Joint Conference at the Westin Long Beach in Long Beach, CA.

Morgan Wilson Joins National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo as the New Business

Development Manager

National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo (NIFMSE), the largest fastener show in North America, announced that Morgan Wilson will join NIFMSE as the new Business Development Manager as of October 10, 2016.

S&W Manufacturing Company, Inc. Partners with NGI to Expand Product Line

S&W Manufacturing announced its joint venture with Denmark-based company NGI. The partnership expands upon existing channels to introduce new products to meet its customers growing needs.

FCH Sourcing Network Releases Fastener Distributor Index for September 2016

New NIST Test Bed Makes the ‘Digital Thread’ Accessible: Model Factory Provides All-in-

One Toolbox for Exploring Digital Manufacturing

Researchers at the U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) celebrated Manufacturing Day on October 7, 2016, by launching the Smart Manufacturing Systems (SMS) Test Bed.

J.W. Winco Now Offers Technopolymer Plastic Hollow Knurled Knobs with Stainless Steel

Threaded Stud

J.W. Winco, Inc., a leading supplier of standard industrial machine components, announced it now offers GN 421.12 Metric Size, Technopolymer Plastic Hollow Knurled Knobs with a Stainless Steel Threaded Stud and Swivel Thrust Pad.

News from Brighton-Best International

It gives BBI great pleasure to announce the promotion of Miguel Serrano as the new Quality Assurance Specialist located in our A2LA lab in Los Angeles.

General Fasteners Company Announces the Addition of Key Personnel

General Fasteners Company, a full-service distributor of fasteners and assembly components for manufacturers, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jill Baron as President of General Fasteners Company and General Fasteners de Mexico.

Groov-Pin Corporation Celebrates 90th Anniversary 

The company marks 90 years of service to the manufacturing industry Groov-Pin Corporation, a leading U.S. manufacturer of Grooved Pins, Threaded Inserts, and Precision Turned Components, celebrated 90 years of business this year. 

Remembering Jim Clardy: 1971-2016

Fastener professional Jim Clardy, age 45, tragically lost his life in a motorcycle accident on Friday, July 29, 2016. He was born April 5, 1971, in Cleveland, Ohio.

Las Vegas NIFMSE: What You Can’t Miss!

NIFMSE has stepped it up this year; it is set to be the biggest NIFMSE show to date! Get ready for a packed show schedule, a busy show floor and lots of networking opportunities. See you in Vegas! Follow this link for all the details:

Lindstrom Opens New Branch in Canada

Lindstrom, a master distributor of specialty metric and inch fasteners, is pleased to announce the opening of a Canadian distribution center in Mississauga, Ontario. Bill Akerfeldt joins the Lindstrom team as General Manager of the new facility.

Kent Carter to Join Wrought Washer as National Sales Manager

Wrought Washer, the leader in the domestic washer industry, is pleased to announce and welcome Kent Carter as National Sales Manager. Kent will be a valuable contributor in the areas of marketing and business strategy, all while driving revenue.

Apply Now for a Fastener Training Week Scholarship

NFDA is proud to offer two scholarships for Fastener Training Week (valued at $2,500 each).

Channel Solutions Provider AgoNow to Launch in November 2016

Industry veterans Larry Davis and John Allenbach lead new business AgoNow LLC, a pure industrial wholesaler and channel solutions provider based in Tulsa, Okla., will open for business in November 2016. The new company facilitates profitable relationships between distributors and manufacturers through services that allow manufacturers to sell more deeply into their portfolios and industrial distributors to identify new opportunities and grow their market share.

DPA Buying Group Welcomes Mahar Tool Supply Co.

The DPA Buying Group is pleased to welcome Mahar Tool Supply Co., Inc. as a new distributor member. Mahar Tool Supply is a $125 million distributor headquartered in Saginaw, MI, with three additional locations in Sterling Heights, MI, Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, and Coahuila, Mexico.
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Lindstrom Opens New Branch in Canada

Lindstrom, a master distributor of specialty metric and inch fasteners, is pleased to announce the opening of a Canadian distribution center in Mississauga, Ontario. Bill Akerfeldt joins the Lindstrom team as General Manager of the new facility.

Kent Carter to Join Wrought Washer as National Sales Manager

Wrought Washer, the leader in the domestic washer industry, is pleased to announce and welcome Kent Carter as National Sales Manager. Kent will be a valuable contributor in the areas of marketing and business strategy, all while driving revenue.