North America

NFDA opens registration for virtual speaker summit | Torque-Expo

Registration has opened for the National Fastener Distributors Association’s (NFDA) virtual speaker summit, NFDA Live. NFDA Live is a series of four virtual educational programmes spanning 22-25th June delivered by a line-up of speakers and ... [Read More]

Crescent Manufacturing producing much-needed fasteners for ventilators | Fastener Engineering

Crescent Manufacturing, a supplier of miniature fasteners to distributors throughout North America and a growing international market, is currently supporting the fight against COVID-19. The U.S.-based manufacturer is producing 800,000 brass ... [Read More]

Local design, global supply | Fastener + Fixing Magazine

SPIROL® Industries Ltd has been a major force within the specialised fastener industry since its foundation in 1961 as SPIROL Pins Ltd. Originally based in Sunbury-on-Thames, Middlesex, the company was the first subsidiary of its US parent company, ... [Read More]

New Patented AT Drive from YOW CHERN – Fastener World Inc.

After receiving the patents in the EU, USA, and Canada for its Aster Screws®, Yow Chern has recently released another innovative “AT Drive” patented in Taiwan, China, Europe, and USA.(...) via New Patented AT Drive from YOW CHERN-Fastener ... [Read More]

Fastener Fair USA shunts to March 2021, looks to virtual platforms | Torque-Expo

Fastener Fair USA has been postponed until next year; rescheduling to 23-25 March 2021 due to the escalation of Covid-19 in the United States.(...) via Fastener Fair USA shunts to March 2021, looks to virtual platforms. [Read More]

Fastener Fair USA introduces digital platform, Connector365 | Fastener Engineering

Fastener Fair USA, North America’s fastest-growing expo for the fastener industry, just announced the launch of Connector365 Powered. The year-round online platform is a repository of thought leadership and industry expertise from across the ... [Read More]

China Stops Imposing Extra Tariff on U.S. Fasteners with Tensile Strength Over 800MPa – Fastener World Inc.

The Tariffs & Regulations Committee of PR China’s State Council has recently announced the second wave of “exemption” list of products imported from the U.S. subject to extra tariffs.(...) via China Stops Imposing Extra Tariff on U.S. ... [Read More]

US DIY giant Lowe’s expands pro offering with Simpson Strong-Tie | Torque-Expo

Lowe’s Companies, Inc is taking on what is reportedly one of the widest selections of Simpson Strong-Tie hardware products in the marketplace.(...) via US DIY giant Lowe's expands pro offering with Simpson Strong-Tie. [Read More]

How women-owned company, Advance Components, has changed the culture of fastener manufacturing | Fastener Engineering

In 2006, Doug Berry sat down with his two daughters, Suzy Cravens and Pam Berry, and shared some unhappy news. His health was failing, and he was ready to turn over control of the company he founded, Advance Components, to his family. Advance has ... [Read More]

Fastener Fair USA Postponed Until 2021 | Global Fastener News

The 3rd Fastener Fair USA is now slated for March 23-25, 2021, at the Huntington Convention Center in Cleveland, OH, returning to the city where the inaugural event was held in 2018.(...) via Fastener Fair USA Postponed Until 2021 | Global Fastener ... [Read More]