American Fastener Journal

DPA Buying Group Welcomes New Indu strial Distributors & Suppliers | American Fastener Journal

The DPA Buying Group is pleased to welcome 14new distributor members to its industrial products division: 1st Choice Fasteners & Tools, Inc.Odessa, FL; Carbide Processors, Inc. Tacoma, WA; Discount Steel Minneapolis, MN headquarters; Fastener ... [Read More]

Bay Fastening Systems and Sherex Fastening Solutions Form Strategic Partnership to Expand Market Penetration | American Fastener Journal

Bay Fastening Systems and Sherex Fastening Solutions, Tonawanda, New York, announced today they have formed a strategic partnership to expand their mutual product offerings. The new alliance will initiate with Bay providing shelf stock inventory of ... [Read More]

News from North East Fasteners Corporation | American Fastener Journal

North East Fasteners (NEF) is very proud to announce that Smith Associates will now handle all representation in the New England and the Mid-Atlantic Regions. Smith Associates territories will be representing NEF in all or parts of Maine, New ... [Read More]

Fastener Distributor Index – November 2016 | American Fastener Journal

Written by R.W. Baird analyst David Manthey, 12/5/16 Key Takeaway: The seasonally adjusted FDI for November of 50.6 ticked up sequentially from the October reading of 47.1—returning once again to expansionary territory. YTD results have seen a ... [Read More]

Gene Simpson Joins Fastener Training Institute Board of Directors | American Fastener Journal

The Fastener Training Institute is pleased to announce the addition of Gene Simpson to our Board of Directors. Gene is vice president of quality & engineering at Semblex Corporation, a premier domestic manufacturer of engineered fasteners. Gene ... [Read More]

Kevin Chavis Re-Elected as Pacific-West Fastener Association President | American Fastener Journal

Kevin Chavis of Star Stainless Screw (Commerce, California) was elected to serve a second term as president of the Pacific-West Fastener Association at a recent meeting of the Pac-West Board of Directors. Chris McCaffrey of R&D Fasteners (Rancho ... [Read More]

DPA Buying Group Welcomes New Distributors & Suppliers | American Fastener Journal

The DPA Buying Group is pleased to welcome twelve new distributor members to its industrial products division: 1. BMB Fasteners & Supply, Inc. (Wilmington, NC); 2. Central Maine Paper, LLC, dba CMP & Supply Co. (Pittsfield, ME); 3. ... [Read More]

Auto Bolt is Up and Running with Expanded Capabilities | American Fastener Journal

Auto Bolt’s latest investment, an M24 National 4 die Bolt Maker, is now up and running. We are accepting opportunities to fill customer requirements for larger diameter long length product. With the expanded capabilities, Auto Bolt can manufac... [Read More]

Waxed Nuts | American Fastener Journal – SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2016

Anthony Porreco ASK THE TECHNICAL EXPERT Why are some hex nuts blue in color? It is often asked why some high strength hex nuts that are supplied with high strength bolts appear to be blue or some other color. This is normally the case with ... [Read More]