Interview with CMCA Fastener Subdivision President Mr. Xue Kang Sheng | Fastener World Inc.

Nov 17, 2017

1. As innovation and business transition continue to catch on in the market, what new features will the fastener industry present? The fastener industry, which is in the process of structural adjustment and business transition driven by innovation, will present some new features: (1) Innovation will drive and promote the strategic transition, upgrade and development […]

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NME open day huge success | Fastener + Fixing Magazine

Nov 17, 2017
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NME National Machinery Europe GmbH recently opened its doors for an Open House show on 13th – 14th September, with the event attracting many customers to the new demonstration centre and repair and rebuild assembly shop.(…) via NME open day huge success | Fastener + Fixing Magazine.

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Sumeeko acquiring Max Mothes | Fastener + Fixing Magazine

Nov 17, 2017
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Alex Chen, managing director of Taiwanese automotive parts and fastener manufacturer – Sumeeko Industries Co Ltd, revealed to Fastener + Fixing Magazine, during a visit to Taiwan, that the company is in the process of acquiring Max Mothes GmbH, based in Neuss, Germany, and with it, Italian hot and cold forger VSP Fasteners SpA.(…) via […]

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IRONCLAD Performance Wear announces today that it has been acquired by Brighton Best International, Inc. through an Asset purchase | PRNewswire

Nov 17, 2017

FARMERS BRANCH, Texas, Nov. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — IRONCLAD Performance Wear Corporation, the recognized leader in performance hand safety solutions announced today that it has been acquired by Brighton Best International, Inc. through an asset purchase. Eric Jaeger, one of the original Ironclad employees commented, “The entire Ironclad team is excited to work with our […]

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Aluminium: Endless benefits, versatile use | Fastener + Fixing Magazine

Nov 17, 2017

Aluminium is lightweight, strong, recyclable and the most abundant metal on Earth – but there’s a lot to keep in mind when you use it. Here Nord-Lock Group gives us its best advice on how to join aluminium parts with bolted joints.(…) via Aluminium: Endless benefits, versatile use | Fastener + Fixing Magazine.

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Smart in-process monitoring with the Brankamp X-series | Fastener + Fixing Magazine

Nov 16, 2017

The Brankamp X-series from Marposs SpA presents a range of devices for in-process monitoring of cold and hot forming, thread rolling and stamping operations. Process monitoring has come a long way from mere overload detection with maximum force limits, to much more refined monitoring algorithms with ever improving performance. Increasing complexity and the trend towards […]

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BIAFD: ‘Women in the Industry’ | Fastener + Fixing Magazine

Nov 16, 2017

As part of the BIAFD initiative to focus on ‘Women in the Industry’, Fastener + Fixing Magazine invited attendees to describe their experience of working within the fastener and fixing sector.(…) via BIAFD: ‘Women in the Industry’ | Fastener + Fixing Magazine.

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NORMA Group recognized as Supplier of the Year by Ahlsell | Fastener + Fixing Technology

Nov 16, 2017

NORMA Group has been named Supplier of the Year by Ahlsell Norway AS Ahlsell Norway, a leading distributor of water management solutions. The award recognised NORMA Group’s distribution services in Sweden for its outstanding customer support and marketing activities within the Norwegian market.(…) via NORMA Group recognized as Supplier of the Year by Ahlsell | […]

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Simplifying product testing and validation with fastener torque auditing | Medical Design and Outsourcing

Nov 15, 2017

Capturing data during a product’s manufacturing process can help ensure the quality and consistency of that product. Here’s how that process plays out with fastener torque. Futek fastener torque auditingOne of the scariest phases of product design is testing & validation. That’s when any unknown flaws or manufacturing defects will see the light of day. […]

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TIFI Chairman Anchor T.H. Chang: Taiwan’s Fastener Export to EU Appears Reduced Volume and Higher Avg. Price | Fastener World Inc.

Nov 15, 2017

In the first 8 months of 2017, Taiwan exported around 1.058 million tons of fasteners to the world, up 2.65% from the same period of 2016 and the avg. price increased by 7.03% to 2.632 USD/kg. However, Taiwan’s fastener export to the EU dropped by 1.22% to around 356 thousand tons and the avg. price […]

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