Fastenerblog.net: Note on Midwest Fastener Association Christmas Party

Dec 10, 2010

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. TS, I went to the MWFA Christmas party last night and had a few thoughts to share with you […]

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

Dec 10, 2010

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 automotive demand. Freedonia also expects world fixed investment levels will continue to rise and that […]

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Fastenerblog.net: Fully Threaded #16 Available Today

Dec 10, 2010

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 and promoted almost every fastener company in his magazine and […]

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

Dec 9, 2010

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 start working on 2011 goals and I decided […]

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

Dec 9, 2010

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

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

Dec 9, 2010

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 composed of Alcoa units that serve the aerospace, automotive, commercial transportation, building and construction, and oil and […]

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KATO Apps for Mobile | American Fastener Journal

Dec 9, 2010

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 three search options (Style & Size, MS/MA Number or NAS/NA Number), the KATO App makes it extremely simple to […]

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

Dec 9, 2010

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 an incremental sales contribution of approximately $14 million from this acquisition over the next 12 months. Terms were not disclosed…. Source : American […]

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

Dec 9, 2010

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 Information for Fastener Professionals,” they have added features to differentiate their magazine from […]

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Southwest manufacturing benefits from fasteners and adhesives at FAST Exhibition | Industry Today

Dec 9, 2010

Southwest manufacturing benefits from fasteners and adhesives at FAST Exhibition FAST (Fastening & Assembly Solutions and Technology) and sister exhibition IASE (Industrial Adhesives, Sealants & Encapsulants) to be held in the southwest in May 2011 Posted via Industry Today. Are you into it? Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday Manufacturing engineers need to get up early […]

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