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A bricks & mortar revival: How has the online boom impacted tools & fixings? | Torque-Expo

Online boomed in the lockdown, but how does that impact on the tools & fixings markets in the short to medium term? Will Jones, Chief Operating Officer of theBritish Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA), provides his view… via A bricks ... [Read More]

REPORT: Taiwan Fastener Exports Jump 30.9% in 2021 | Global Fastener News

The U.S. was the main market for Taiwanese bolts and nuts, with US$1.23 billion in shipments, or 42% of total exports, according to the Taipei Times(...) via REPORT: Taiwan Fastener Exports Jump 30.9% in 2021 | Global Fastener News. [Read More]

Focusing on Taiwan | Fastener + Fixing Magazine

For our special Made in Taiwan feature we invited our Taiwanese media partner Fastener World to provide an update regarding the current situation within Taiwan regarding Covid-19, as well as how fastener companies have been impacted.(...) via ... [Read More]

Manufacturing PMI® at 60.6%; June 2021 Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business® | Fastener News Desk

TEMPE, Ariz., July 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Economic activity in the manufacturing sector grew in June, with the overall economy notching a 13th consecutive month of growth, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM® ... [Read More]

The view on Taiwan fasteners: Trade wars, raw materials & automotive recovery | Torque-Expo

In the April edition of Torque Magazine, we asked eight Taiwan fastener companies for their views on the fastener market and gleaned insights on trends, challenges and opportunities that impact on the global market… via The view on Taiwan ... [Read More]

FINdex Growth Slows Amid Continued Supply Disruptions and Rising Demand | Global Fastener News

Continued supply chain disruptions and spiking demand muted the FIN Fastener Stock Index in the second quarter of 2021 even as the U.S. economy made strides to fully reopen.(...) via FINdex Growth Slows Amid Continued Supply Disruptions and Rising ... [Read More]

EFDA: EU Economy Threatened by Fastener Shortage – Fastener World Inc.

The European Commission (“EC”) received a complaint on Nov/06/2020 lodged by European Industrial Fasteners Institute (“EIFI”) on behalf of the Union’s certain iron or steel fastener producers and relevant interested parties, pursuant to ... [Read More]


The FDI tracked upward during the month, coming in at 61.8 after its 58.7 reading in April, seasonally adjusted.(...) via FASTENER DISTRIBUTOR INDEX (FDI) | MAY 2021 | Fastener News Desk. [Read More]

UK’s new plastic packaging tax: What businesses and importers need to know | Torque-Expo

Set to come into force from April of 2022, the UK’s new Plastic Packaging Tax is likely to weigh on importers of any goods that contain or are concealed in plastic packaging.(...) via UK's new plastic packaging tax: What businesses and importers ... [Read More]

Fastener sector facing the Perfect Storm | Fastener + Fixing Magazine

The dictionary definition of the Perfect Storm is ‘a rare combination of individual circumstances that together produce a potentially catastrophic outcome’. The expression crops up daily across the fastener industry right now, so at Fastener + ... [Read More]