LONDON - A British attempt to set a new world record for the longest chain of brassieres was called off after volunteers got the lingerie in a twist [...] via Dave Barry's Blog: GUYS HAVE BEEN COMPLAINING ABOUT THOSE FASTENERS FOR DECADES. [Read More]

Ford Recalls 1.1 Million Pickup Trucks | Business | Epoch Times | faulty #fasteners

Ford Motor Company, one of the “Big Three” automakers, announced this week that it would recall 1.1 million pickup trucks over faulty fuel tank fasteners. The massive recall, which includes the best-selling Ford F-150 pickup trucks, will fix ... [Read More]

Entire washer range 
TÜV approved | Fastener+Fixing | #fasteners | #nord-lock

Last year the Nord-Lock wheel nut was certified for safety and quality by TÜV. Now Nord-Lock can announce that its entire washer range has obtained TÜV approval, including stainless steel and special materials. via Entire washer range 
TÜV ... [Read More]

ECAP elects new board | Fastener+Fixing | #fasteners

The annual meeting of the European Consortium of Anchor Producers, held in Bergamo in June, elected a new chairman and board members. The general assembly elected a new board comprising: Mr Gianluca Bertamino (Italy), managing director Tecfi SpA ... [Read More]

The Business of Energy | | #fasteners

Posted by Traveling Salesman at 8/1/2011 9:58 PM On the fasteners news site, Global Fastener News, I read today that Cardinal Fastener is operating again but, for now, with a much smaller crew. Additional funding is being sought to increase ... [Read More]

Worldwide Fastener Weekly News July 25-31, 2011 | Bazibaza

Material Prices – Costs – Market CISA awaits OK for its iron ore index | Material Prices index from several Official Sources : Dowjones, Wire price DSV (july), Kitco, Yieh corp… New Products and Services No ... [Read More]

Russia-Belarus-Kazakhstan Customs Union Imposes AD Duties on Certain Imports | | #fasteners

On July 21, 2011, the Committee of Customs Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan has passed a decision to impose protective tariffs on some import goods, which are released on its official website. Details as follows: 1. Levying anti-dumping ... [Read More]

Metric Fasteners | American Fastener Journal May-June 2011 | #fasteners

The U.S. is the last country in the world to not be exclusive users of the metric system in erverything. We have been using the metric system for decades in pharmaceuticals, photography, the chemical industry, optics and even spark plugs. [...] ... [Read More]

Review the Accidents or Potential Accidents Caused by Fasteners in the First Half Year of 2011 | American Fastener Journal | #fasteners

In February, more than 26,000 Sniglar cribs in the United States and 6,000 in Canada were recalled by IKEA due to not long enough four bolts which secure the mattress support. A misfitting may cause the mattress support to detach and collapse and ... [Read More]

Update: Cardinal Fastener Bankruptcy | American Fastener Journal | #fasteners

There is no doubt that since news of the Cardinal Fastener Chapter 11 filing came out that everyone in the fastener industry has been anxiously watching and listening for news about the company and a resolution to the situation. In an industry as ... [Read More]