PEM® FHL™ and FHLS™ Self-Clinching Flush-Head Studs for Thin Metal Sheets Feature Low-Displacement Head Design Enabling Close-to-Edge Installation | Penn Engineering

Aug 18, 2017
Pemnet

PEM® FHL™ and FHLS™ self-clinching flush-head studs from PennEngineering® feature a unique low-displacement head design enabling close-to-edge installation of the fasteners in thin metal sheets. The studs provide ideal attachment solutions compared with weld studs and other conventional hardware by promoting easier and cleaner installation with fewer production steps and more reliable performance in service. […]

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Watermill Group Acquires Cooper & Turner in Significant Cross-Border Deal | Business Wire

Aug 18, 2017

LEXINGTON, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Watermill Group, a strategy-driven private investment firm, has completed the cross-border acquisition of Andaray (Holdings) Limited and its direct and indirect subsidiaries (“Cooper & Turner”), a UK-based global manufacturer and distributor of high-strength, large diameter industrial fastener systems. Market leading organizations in wind energy, construction, OEM, rail and tunnelling turn to Cooper […]

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Hague Fasteners back on TV, this time with BBC Breakfast | Torque Expo

Aug 18, 2017

Hague Fasteners is fast becoming a media favourite, making its second appearance on UK national TV in six months. The British manufacturer starred on this morning’s (16 August 2017) BBC Breakfast as part of a series of reports focusing on family businesses.(…) via Hague Fasteners back on TV, this time with BBC Breakfast.

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WAFIOS to hold US Technology Symposium | Fastener + Fixing

Aug 18, 2017
WAFIOS

WAFIOS has issued invitations to an Annual Fastener Open House & Technology Symposium from 12th – 13th September 2017 in the USA.(…) via WAFIOS to hold US Technology Symposium.

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GESIPA® Bird Pro series – fast, powerful and independent | Fastener + Fixing

Aug 18, 2017

The battery-powered riveting tools from the Bird Pro series can be used wherever cables or compressed air hoses are not wanted – on building sites, in industry and in workshops.(…) via GESIPA® Bird Pro series – fast, powerful and independent.

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ARaymond adds largest production site to global network | Fastener + Fixing

Aug 18, 2017

With its 150 years of experience and its recognised technical expertise, the ARaymond network is known for its fastening and assembly solutions (metal and plastic pieces) for the automotive industry. To meet the sector’s exacting demands, ARaymond has recently invested in several factories, including a new German production site.(…) via ARaymond adds largest production site […]

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New expanded Rivit Catalogues | Fastener + Fixing Technology

Aug 18, 2017
RIVIT

Rivit Srl has introduced two new technical catalogues dedicated to its Industry Division – the 8/1 Blind Rivets Catalogue and the 4/2 Rivet Nuts Catalogue.(…) via New expanded Rivit Catalogues | Fastener + Fixing Technology.

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An insight into DIN 7500 standard | Fastener + Fixing Technology

Aug 18, 2017

First published: 1st July 2014 By Peter Witzke, vice president engineering/quality, Bossard AG Ref: FFT141407/38 The DIN 7500 standard was first published in the late seventies and has been updated a number of times since. Simultaneously with the publication of DIN 7500-2 “guideline values for hole diameters” the standard for screws was named DIN 7500-1. […]

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Wrentham Tool Names New Sales Manager | Global Fastener News

Aug 16, 2017

Wrentham Tool Group promoted Jessica Smith to sales manager. Smith has been with WTG for three years and in sales and customer service for 30 years. She will continue her marketing and advertising administrator duties.(…) via Wrentham Tool Names New Sales Manager | Global Fastener News

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Tameside firm opens new sales partnerships in Dubai and the US – BQLive

Aug 16, 2017

Denton-based engineering and fastening business Francis Kirk Group has expanded its international distribution network with key deals in Dubai and the US. The group, which already has a distribution partnership in Iran, hopes that the Dubai appointment of Integrated Auto Supplies will accelerate growth in the Middle East.(…) via Tameside firm opens new sales partnerships […]

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