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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Fastener World Inc. | Ramco Continues Growth with Recent Acquisition

May 16, 2018

After building and moving into a 185,000-square-foot headquarters and main plant a little over two years ago, Ramco Specialties has increased its size with the acquisition of Michigan-based Copa Tool earlier this month.(…) via Fastener World Inc. (Fastener Magazine) – Overseas Sales Net.

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Powerful expansion for a safer world | Fastener + Fixing Magazine

May 16, 2018
Nord-Lock

Nord-Lock Group is a pioneer in innovative bolting solutions, with advanced technologies spanning bolt securing, bolt tensioning, expansion bolts and expanding pivot pins. The Group’s ability and willingness to adapt to market changes ensures strong growth across all its technologies and markets in the future.(…) via Powerful expansion for a safer world | Fastener + […]

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Würth, de la quincaillerie paternelle à la multinationale de collection – Liberation

May 15, 2018

Le musée Würth, ouvert en janvier 2018, a ceci de particulier qu’il se situe à côté du siège social de Würth sur la zone industrielle d’Erstein, à vingt-cinq kilomètres au sud de Strasbourg. C’est le treizième musée d’art ouvert par Reinhold Würth, le patron de cet empire dédié au matériel de fixation et d’assemblage. (…) […]

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