Defense Department buys a quarter billion dollars worth of fasteners in 2009 | American Fastener Journal

Posted Date: 12/3/2010 The U.S. Defense Department has been steadily increasing its purchases of fasteners and hardware. At BidLink, we have studied government buying activity for screws, bolts, studs, nuts, washers, nails & rivets over the ... [Read More]
2010/12/10 Note on Midwest Fastener Association Christmas Party

The following note was submitted to me by Rob Lucas of Fidelis Fasteners.  I enjoyed his commentary on the Midwest Fastener Association Christmas Party and thought his assessment of fastener industry people was on target and worth sharing. ... [Read More]

World fastener demand
 to expand 8.5% per year | Fastener+Fixing

In a recently released report Freedonia forecasts world demand for industrial fasteners to expand 8.5% per year through to 2014. The Asia Pacific region is expected to post strongest sales growth. The major driver worldwide will be the recovery of ... [Read More]
2010/12/10 Fully Threaded #16 Available Today

I have been told by a reliable source that the 16th episode of Fully Threaded Radio will be up and available later today (12/9/10) and among the guests will be Leo Coar from LINK magazine. Leo is an industry veteran who has reported fastener news ... [Read More]

2010-12-06 | Guest Blog: All American Fastener Show

Hello T.S., I read your recent post about “Fastener Shows” and was going to respond but I thought it might be a little bit early to start talking about the 2011 All American Fastener Show. Then I read your next post about now being the time to ... [Read More]

Fastener Exports – And Imports – Between U.S. & Taiwan Hit Double Digits | Global Fastener News

Both the value of fastener imports to Taiwan and the island county's domestic fastener demand grew in 2010 Thursday, December 09, 2010 Source : Globalfastenernews – Read the full Article with paid subscripion only here Global Fastener News - USA [Read More]

Alcoa Re-Aligns Engineered Products and Solutions Business to Accelerate Growth Initiatives | American Fastener Journal

Posted Date: 12/9/2010 Two New Chief Operating Officer Posts Created Led by Chris Ayers and Olivier Jarrault Alcoa announced today a re-alignment of its Engineered Products and Solutions (EPS) business to accelerate its growth. The EPS business is ... [Read More]

KATO Apps for Mobile | American Fastener Journal

Posted Date: 12/9/2010 KATO revolutionized the wire insert market with the introduction of Tangless® CoilThread Inserts. Now KATO introduces the world's most powerful mobile Product Search App for helical coil screw thread inserts and tools. With ... [Read More]

Acklands-Grainger acquires Nova Scotia and New Brunswick distributors | American Fastener Journal

Posted Date: 12/9/2010 Acklands-Grainger Inc. has agreed to acquire the Nova Scotia and New Brunswick business of Wolseley Industrial Products Inc., a distributor of industrial, construction, MRO and safety products. Acklands-Grainger expects ... [Read More]

American Fastener Journal featured in the Niche Magazine newsletter | American Fastener Journal

Posted Date: 12/9/2010 Ad Sales Mania! Value Added - Niche it Out! To be successful in the American magazine business one must establish a niche, or better yet a niche within that niche. At American Fastener Journal (AFJ), "The Leading Source of ... [Read More]