What is a locking nut and in what circumstances would you require one? | Fastener + Fixing

Jul 17, 2017
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Typically when using fasteners they would not be expected to come loose, explains Staytite Ltd. But in some applications this is exactly what will occur unless a locking nut is employed. So why is it then, that in some situations a standard nut just will not suffice?(…) via What is a locking nut and in […]

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Shanghai Prime Machinery : Agrees to Take over 90% of CP Tech | Chinafastener .info

Jul 17, 2017

Shanghai Prime Machinery announces that the board of directors has agreed Nedscheroef Altena GmbH, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, to spend EUR 5.3 million taking over 90% equities in and providing shareholder loans to CP Tech GmbH.(…) via Shanghai Prime Machinery : Agrees to Take over 90% of CP Tech.

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Bolts & Nuts Acquires Industrial Fastening of Macon | Modern Distribution Management

Jul 17, 2017

Industrial distributor Bolts & Nuts Corp., Chattanooga, TN, has acquired Industrial Fastening of Macon, Macon, GA. Terms were not disclosed.(…) via Bolts & Nuts Acquires Industrial Fastening of Macon | 2017-07-14 | Modern Distribution Management.

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Carmen Würth: Die Schraubenkönigin | Handelsblatt

Jul 17, 2017

Carmen Würth ist seit 60 Jahren mit dem erfolgreichen Schraubenhersteller Reinhold Würth verheiratet. Zu ihrem 80. Geburtstag widmet der „Schraubenkönig“ seiner Königin nun ein ganzes Konzerthaus samt Orchester.(…) via Carmen Würth: Die Schraubenkönigin.

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New UNIFIX Trade bags | Fastener + Fixing

Jul 17, 2017

The UNIFIX brand has a rich history in the fastener and fixing industry, servicing a wide variety of trades, and spanning more than 50 years. Now, in an exciting move, the comprehensive range has been extended, with the launch of new Trade bag packaging.(…) via New UNIFIX Trade bags.

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In conversation with…Mike Mowins, president, The Phillips Screw Company (PART ONE) | Fastener + Fixing Technology

Jul 17, 2017

An in-depth conversation on lightweighting and fastener development with Mike Mowins, is never to be missed. Executive Editor Phil Matten caught up with him at Barton Coldform (UK) Ltd, an Optimas Company, and the most recent licensee for Phillips MORTORQ® SUPER spiral drive system.(…) via In conversation with…Mike Mowins, president, The Phillips Screw Company (PART […]

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Press-fit terminal insertion machines for automotive sector | Fastener + Fixing Technology

Jul 17, 2017

Lazpiur has delivered two press-fit terminal insertion machines to the German multinational Daimler. The company, which works for pivotal manufacturers and tier-1 companies in the automotive sector, has manufactured two high end machines with a wide range of operating options and functions.(…) via Press-fit terminal insertion machines for automotive sector | Fastener + Fixing Technology.

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Automotive Plastic Fastener Market Size Worth $3.67 Billion by 2021: Grand View Research, Inc. | PRNewswire

Jul 14, 2017

NEWS PROVIDED BY Grand View Research, Inc. Jul 13, 2017, 05:00 ET SHARE THIS ARTICLE SAN FRANCISCO, July 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – The global automotive plastic fasteners market is expected to reach USD 3.67 billion by 2021, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. Increasing substitution of metal fasteners in automotive interiors owing to […]

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Bulten’s Q2 Report 2017 | Bulten

Jul 14, 2017

2017-07-12PRESS RELEASE Strong order intake and new significant contracts signed. SECOND QUARTER Net sales reached SEK 708 million (686), an increase of 3.0% on the same period last year. Operating earnings (EBIT) were SEK 57 million (54), which corresponds to an operating margin of 7.9% (7.8). Earnings after tax were SEK 39 million (39). Order […]

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Production oriented fasteners from Challenge Europe – openPR

Jul 13, 2017

The needs of manufacturing industry can generally be listed under the headings “reliability, speed, quality and cost” in varying order – but whatever the exact balance, design is always at the heart of achieving a successful outcome – as professed by specialist fastener suppliers Challenge Europe. Explained Kevin Moorcroft, M.D. at Challenge Europe – “Automation […]

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