North America

U.S. 232 Tariff Exclusion Process Still Vexing | Global Fastener News

“It’s caused us major, major chaos,” Dexter Fastener Technologies VP Jim Cremering told The Detroit News. “We got exemptions for some, but not others. It doesn’t make sense.”(...) via U.S. 232 Tariff Exclusion Process Still Vexing | ... [Read More]

For want of a screw: Why U.S. manufacturing jobs matter | Design World

The N.Y. Times grabbed a lot of attention recently when it published an article about Apple’s travails trying to source a tiny screw in the U.S. for its Mac computer. According to the report Apple could get vast quantities of custom screws in ... [Read More]

A fastener aims for the heart of Texas | HBS Dealer

The Texas Nail is described by its creator as a novelty item. A pack of 24 one-inch nails with the state of Texas emblazoned on the head carries an MSRP of $9.99 a box.(...) via A fastener aims for the heart of Texas. [Read More]

One Seafaring Legend Lends a Hand to Others | STANLEY

Rejuvenating a 100-plus-year-old, 27,000-ton cornerstone of seafaring history back to her former glory is no small job, and neither is restoring the tight spaces of a 1,500-ton World War II submarine to mint 1945 condition. But Stanley® Engineered ... [Read More]

USMCA to Indirectly Benefit Taiwan Fastener Industry | Fastener World Inc.

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement was already signed by USA, Canada and Mexico on November 30, 2018 in Argentina.(...) via USMCA to Indirectly Benefit Taiwan Fastener Industry | Fastener World Inc. [Read More]

Former Fasteners executive pleads guilty to tax evasion | The Spokesman-Review

A former executive of Fasteners Inc. pleaded guilty last week to tax evasion for not reporting $244,000 in income to the Internal Revenue Service over a four-year span. William Keith Jones also agreed to pay restitution for the money, which he ... [Read More]

Hilco Industrial to Auction Equipment from Fastener Manufacturer in Canada | Press Release

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Jan. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Hilco Industrial has announced today that it will conduct a live onsite and webcast auction on March 7 (10:00 am ET) of equipment from Capital Metal Industries, a Toronto-based manufacturer of specia... [Read More]

WATCH: Korean metal plan officially opens in Franklin | WBKO

Taeyang Metals officially opened in Franklin Friday morning. The comapny manufactures critical fasteners that go into automobiles -- specifically into the engine transmissions.(...) via WATCH: Korean metal plan officially opens in Franklin. [Read More]

Onshape Partners With PennEngineering® for Sheet Metal Design | Press Release

Cambridge, Massachusetts (PRWEB) January 28, 2019 Onshape, the next-generation cloud CAD and data management platform that speeds up product development, has partnered with PennEngineering, a global leader in the fastening industry, to include ... [Read More]

Stanley Black & Decker Reports Full Year And 4Q 2018 Results | Press Release

NEW BRITAIN, Conn., Jan. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) today announced full year and fourth quarter 2018 financial results. -Full Year Revenues Totaled $14.0 Billion, Up 8% Versus Prior Year, With 5% Organic ... [Read More]