Fastener manufacturing and the fourth industrial revolution | Fastener + Fixing Magazine

As fastener consumers under the influence of the ‘Amazon effect’ demand faster and more customised products, fastener manufacturers are racing to adjust to this new generation of customers by building tighter, more efficient supply chains and ... [Read More]
2019/06/04

Reducing design and costs for manufacturers is key | Fastener + Fixing Technology

Global standard components specialists norelem is aiming to help manufacturers reduce lead times on design at this year’s Subcon expo, taking place this week from 4th – 6th June at NEC Birmingham, UK.(...) via Reducing design and costs for ... [Read More]
2019/06/04

The 6-Lobes Punch Featuring 5X Durability Amazed Visitors at FF Stuttgart 2019. Sheng Long Industry Again Set up a New Level for Punches | Fastener World Inc.

The newly released “6-Lobes Punch” of Sheng Long was processed with “milling & engraving technology” instead of the conventional grinding-wheel processing to achieve perfect dimensions and profiles.(...) via The 6-Lobes Punch Featuring ... [Read More]
2019/06/03

Bolts Shortage in Japan Benefits the Korean Fastener Maker KPF | Fastener World Inc.

Despite a few Osaka fastener manufacturers reaching a monthly capacity of 10,000 tons of bolts, 83% of Japanese construction companies are still in a shortage of high-strength bolts which is rendering capital city development difficult.(...) via ... [Read More]
2019/06/03

Shoulder Bolts: Why They’re Too Important to Ignore (Part 1) | Plastics Technology

I especially enjoy writing articles on subjects that are important to our industry but are rarely given the attention they deserve. Maybe it’s because these topics are not often, if ever, discussed in schools, training seminars, or SPE functions. ... [Read More]
2019/06/03

MiTek introduces new ProSeries fastener | HBS Dealer

MiTek USA has released a new ProSeries fastener .The new ProSeries WSTS Truss/Stud Screw provides uplift resistance and lateral load resistance for truss-to-top-plate; rafter-to-top-plate; top-plate-to-stud; and stud-to-bottom-plate connections... [Read More]
2019/06/03

10 Minutes with Nancy Rich – Fastenerblog.net

TS: You help manage several of the industry Fastener associations. In a couple weeks the Midwest Fastener Association is holding its semi-annual Fastener Tech Show. How are things shaping up for Fastener Tech ‘19? NR: We have a very nice list ... [Read More]
2019/06/03

Finishes for retaining rings and wave springs | Fastener + Fixing Technology

Whether you need added corrosion resistance or simply want to change the appearance of your part, TFC Ltd offers a wide range of finishing processes to ensure retaining rings and springs perform the way that they need to in specific applications. ... [Read More]
2019/06/03

Bufab acquires Nordic HT BENDIX A/S | Fastener + Fixing Magazine

Bufab has entered into an agreement to acquire all outstanding shares in HT BENDIX A/S, with annual sales of approximately DKK 345 million (around €46.5 million) and an operating margin of approximately 10%.(...) via Bufab acquires Nordic HT ... [Read More]
2019/06/03

wire Southeast Asia showcases Thailand’s potential | Fastener + Fixing Magazine

‘Fast and innovation driven’ describes Thailand’s economic development in a nutshell. The country continues to sharpen its profile as the business hub of the ASEAN states; with the aim of expanding existing industries such as the automotive, ... [Read More]
2019/06/03