Japanese Fastener Industry in Urgent Need of Tackling the Decrease of Electroplating Plants | Fastener World Inc.

Dec 14, 2017

Japanese electroplating plants are decreasing in numbers. This is a nerve-cracking problem for local fastener makers who need to outsource fastener electroplating. The shutdown of some electroplating plants in the Greater Tokyo Area forces fastener makers to select new partnering electroplating plants. However, the status quo is that even with multiple electroplating partners at hand, […]

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FIJ Reports 2016 Results of Japan Fastener Industry | Fastener World Inc.

Dec 14, 2017

The Int’l Committee Director of Fastener Institute of Japan (FIJ) Mr. Ookawa, on behalf of FIJ, reported the production and fastener trade statistics of Japan fastener industry in 2016. In 2016, Japan produced 3,010,056 tons of fasteners (up 104.2% from year 2015) and the total production value amounted to JPY 851 billion and 90 million […]

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KFFIC Reports 2016 Results of Korean Fastener Industry | Fastener World Inc.

Dec 14, 2017

The Int’l Committee Director of Korea Federation of Fasteners Industry Cooperatives (KFFIC) recently reported the production and fastener trade statistics of Korea fastener industry in 2016. The domestic Korean fastener production in 2016 was 1.03 million tons and more than 80% of the production were for the automotive application. In 2016, Korea imported USD 0.493 […]

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Specialty Screw Corporation is Honored with 2017 Bronze Supplier Performance Award | Specialty Screw Corporation

Dec 14, 2017

Detroit, Michigan – Nov. 28, 2017 – Adient, who is the world’s largest automotive seating supplier, honored their 2017 Supplier Performance Award Winners. Award winners were recognized for their leadership, commitment to excellence, and exceptional performance in quality, cost, logistics, development, technology and service. In total, 53 suppliers from around the world were awarded at […]

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Essentra Acquires US Nylon Fasteners Distributor Micro Plastics | interactive investor

Dec 14, 2017

LONDON (Alliance News) – Plastics and fiber supplier Essentra PLC said on Wednesday it has acquired Micro Plastics, a US manufacturer and distributor of nylon fasteners and other plastic components. The company was acquired on a cash and debt-free basis and will be funded from existing facilities. The price Essentra will pay was not disclosed.(…) […]

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Wiha takes home German Brand Award 2018 & Focus Open Silver Award 2017 | Fastener + Fixing Technology

Dec 14, 2017

The Wiha magazine bit holder LiftUp 26one® has now garnered four design awards. In October 2017, both the German Brand Award 2018 and the Focus Open Silver 2017 went to the Black Forest hand tool manufacturer for this product innovation. Combining 26 different screw fastening types in a single tool, it conveniently provides the user […]

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The Rosett rocks! | Fastener + Fixing Magazine

Dec 14, 2017

SENCO EMEA states that with its EXPANDET Rosett nylon anchor the installation of kitchen cabinets, radiators and shelve systems on drywall is both easy and safe – utilising the principle of deforming by creating a knot on the back of the board or drywall in order to achieve high load capacities of up to 85kg […]

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fischer’s DUOPOWER secures German Design Award Gold | Torque Expo

Dec 14, 2017

fischer’s DUOPOWER has won a gold German Design Award 2018 in the Workshop and Tools category, putting it in first place in the segment.(…) via fischer’s DUOPOWER secures German Design Award Gold.

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Japanese Fastener Industry Sees Rise in Revenues | Fastener World Inc.

Dec 13, 2017

The Japanese media surveyed 13 local public fastener companies for their performance in the first half of 2017 financial year, finding that the majority reported rise in revenues with concerning profit issues. In revenue performance, all 13 companies reported growth. In the previous survey the majority reported revenue decrease, but this time in contrast the absolute majority reported revenue […]

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SFS Fasteners for Birmingham tallest residential building – Buildingtalk

Dec 13, 2017

Case Study looks at the key reasons why building envelope contractor Longworth chose to use self-drilling fasteners from SFS instead of the usual rivet fixed option. SFS and the new iconic Birmingham towers Leading building envelope contractor Longworth is working with SFS in the construction of two iconic towers in the heart of Birmingham, one […]

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