Focus on security screws | Fastener + Fixing Magazine

May 22, 2018
Focus on security screws | Fastener + Fixing Magazine

21 May 2018 Hafren Security Fasteners is committed to stamping out the impact of theft globally and is working to achieve this through the wholesale supply of security fasteners, specialist tamper resistant screws, nuts and bolts. (…) via Focus on security screws | Fastener + Fixing Magazine.

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Hilti continues to boost sales | Fastener + Fixing Magazine

May 22, 2018
Hilti continues to boost sales | Fastener + Fixing Magazine

In the first four months of 2018, the Hilti Group grew sales by 16% to CHF 1.818 billion. In local currencies, the company’s sales increased 13% over the same period last year. The successful start into the current financial year is based on continued investments in the product portfolio and direct sales combined with a […]

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A celebration of the Taiwanese industry | Fastener + Fixing Magazine

May 22, 2018

22 May 2018 The 5th Taiwan International Fastener Show Fastener Taiwan marked another record high, featuring 415 exhibitors, and more than 1,107 booths, across an exhibition floor of almost 20,000m2 – showcasing the machinery and products that underline why Taiwan has a reputation as the ‘Kingdom of Screws’. (…) via A celebration of the Taiwanese […]

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2000 FIN – Book Review: Historical Search for The Father of the Screw | Global Fastener News

May 18, 2018

November 10, 2000 FIN – The New York Times asked author Witold Rybczynski to write an essay on “the best tool of the millennium.” Rybczynski was less than thrilled with the freelance opportunity. “I am a bit let down. The best tool is hardly as weighty a subject as the best architect or the best […]

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Optimas streamlines component supply for Generator design project | Fastener + Fixing Technology

May 18, 2018

Hundreds of commonly used components like fasteners, fittings, and gaskets are often required when manufacturing large complex products like an industrial generator. To keep production costs low, engineering teams are challenged to not only minimise the total number of parts needed but also maximise the reuse of existing components from their extensive part libraries to […]

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Tackling the fastener manufacturing skills gap | Fastener + Fixing Magazine

May 18, 2018

The Confederation of British Metalforming (CBM) is the only UK specialist manufacturers’ organisation for experts in metalforming – including fastener manufacturing. With the sector facing a skills gap, which could hamper its ability to take best advantage of a post-BREXIT world, the CBM is working to coalesce commitment, support and funding to address this critical […]

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Bulten – Bulten receives Jaguar Land Rover Global Supplier Excellence Award

May 18, 2018

At an awards ceremony that took place in the UK on Tuesday May 15 Bulten received a Global Supplier Excellence Award from Jaguar Land Rover which recognises extraordinary contribution and performance to Jaguar Land Rover’s business over the course of the last year. Fifteen suppliers were recognised with awards.(…) via Bulten -.

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Bufab Group: Interim report January – March 2018 | Press Release

May 17, 2018

First quarter 2018 -Net sales rose by 16 percent to SEK 945 million (815). Organic growth was 9 percent. -Order intake was in line with net sales. -Operating profit (EBITA) rose to SEK 106 million (91) and the operating margin was 11.2 percent (11.1). -Earnings per share rose to SEK 1.98 (1.63). (…) via Bufab […]

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New Enerpac hydraulic bolt tensioners for offshore wind fastenings | Fastener + Fixing Technology

May 17, 2018

Hydraulic bolting tools specialist, Enerpac, has introduced a new portfolio of hydraulic bolt tensioners for critical Offshore Wind power generation fastening applications. The three new bolt tensioner series are designed for maximum durability in harsh environments, ease of use and improved speed of operation.(…) via New Enerpac hydraulic bolt tensioners for offshore wind fastenings | […]

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Issue: #111 May 2018 | Fastener + Fixing Magazine

May 16, 2018

The UK has a proud history of fastener manufacturing with a core group of companies still ‘flying the flag’ as experts in delivering niche products and services to a global customer base. With the impact of a post BREXIT world to consider, we decided it was the perfect time for a trip around the UK […]

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