Growth in Capital Spending Mean More Fastener Sales? | Fastenerblog.net | #fasteners

Oct 11, 2011

Bazibaza comments : Again a nice post of Traveling Salesman regarding trends and indicators that would seem to mean that market is going in the right direction despite what we read and watch in the news On October 6, I received via e-mail my subscription to ThomasNet’s “The Industrial Marketer”. It is a pretty good […]

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Ruia Global Fastener: Breaking the cost and cultural barriers | The Hindu Business Line | #fasteners

Oct 10, 2011

Bazibaza comments : Eventhough the article is from this spring and the reporter’s trip was financed by Ruia, the story is interesting and gives insight on some details of the purchase of ex-Acument plants in Germany   Heidelberg, April 9: For Mr Jorg Bosch and his colleagues, the Beckingen plant of Ruia Global Fastener AG […]

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KOLB builds China JV plant for auto fasteners | automotive news

Oct 10, 2011

German fastener manufacturer KOLB, together with its two Chinese partners, has begun construction of a new plant in Handan, Hebei province, a local Chinese newspaper reported. The three parties, including Handan Tongda Machinery Co and Beijing Golden Five-Star Trade Group Co, plan to inject a total of 400 million yuan ($58 mln) into the project […]

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Reorganisation of Total worries | #coating Atotech french

Oct 10, 2011

Le groupe présente ce lundi son plan de rapprochement du raffinage et de la pétrochimie. Coup d’envoi officiel du chantier de réorganisation de Total sur ses activités industrielles en Europe. Le groupe pétrolier présente ce lundi devant les instances représentatives du personnel un plan qui touche 70.000 salariés. L’objectif est de réunir en une seule […]

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Field Fastener ranked on magazine’s annual Inc 5000 list | Rockford Register Star | #fasteners

Oct 10, 2011

Field Fastener, a global fastener distributor, was ranked on Inc magazine’s annual Inc 5000 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest growing private companies. The Machesney Park-based company has seen a 34 percent growth in revenue over a three-year span. It was ranked No. 3944 [...] via Field Fastener ranked on magazine’s annual Inc […]

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3M Brings Solutions Directly to Industry at Transportation Manufacturers Summit – MarketWatch | #fasteners

Oct 10, 2011

[...] Highlights of the day included keynote speeches from Joe Thompson, President of Roush CleanTech, and John Waters, President of Waters & Associates. Additionally, four Tech Talks were presented, highlighting solutions for engineers, designers and manufacturers of specialty vehicles on topics including “Replacing Mechanical Fasteners in Transportation Applications,” “Advances in Composite Materials,” “Advancements in Lighting […]

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The Pulse of Korea’s Fastener Industry—Korea Metal Week 2011 Review | chinafastener.com

Oct 10, 2011

International Metal Industry Technology Exhibition (KOREA METAL WEEK 2011) was held on 28th, Sep to 1st Oct, 2011 in Korea International Exhibition Center (KINTEX) organized by Korea Trade Fairs Ltd. and Korea Fastener Industry Association. KMW integrating all metal production technologies, comprises five well established events namely Tube•Pipe & Cable, Faster & Wire, Machine parts […]

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Anixter International Significantly Expands Presence in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia | MarketWatch

Oct 9, 2011

GLENVIEW, Ill., Oct. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Anixter International Inc., AXE +2.75% , a leading global distributor of communication and security products, electrical and electronic wire and cable, fasteners and other small parts, announced today that it is establishing a strategic partnership in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with Mohawarean Trading Company MTC, […]

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Worldwide Fastener Weekly News, Oct 3-9, 2011 Bazibaza | #fasteners

Oct 9, 2011
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Material Prices – Costs – Market  no specific info this week Material Prices index from several Official Sources : Dowjones, Wire price DSV (September), Kitco, Yieh corp… New Products and Services Implant Relies On Unique Fastener – TMD – Today’s Medical Developments | #fasteners Une Vis Spécialement Adaptée Aux Maisons à Ossature Bois | Batiweb.com […]

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Aptino® Thread-forming Fasteners, an innovative threaded product & fastening system for thermoplastics is introduced by Infastech | American Fastener Journal | #fasteners

Oct 9, 2011

Posted Date: 10/09/2011 Infastech has introduced a new thread-forming fastener for thermoplastic materials: Aptino® (Advanced plastic threadform innovation) is the latest new product from Infastech’s iForm™ brand. The steep pitch of Aptino® trailing flank is designed to reduce radial thread-forming stress in thermoplastic molded bosses / nut member applications. [...] via American Fastener Journal.

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