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FASTENER HISTORY 1980

1980 FIN – After Strong Opening Quarter, Fastener Profits Decline for Year

July 08
00:00 2015
  1980 FIN – After Strong Opening Quarter, Fastener Profits Decline for Year

+ click to enlarge + click to enlarge April 25, 1980 FIN – Fastener manufacturers after a good first quarter

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1980 FIN – Microdot Reorganizes; Changes Name

December 31
00:00 2014

Microdot Fastener Group has changed its name to Microdot Fastening Systems. The name change for the Troy, Michigan-based company reflects

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1980 FIN – Albany, Pawtucket Merge Non-Ferrous Manufacturing

May 02
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May 15, 1980 FIN – Albany, Pawtucket Fasteners Division is the new name for Albany Fasteners Inc. of South Norwalk,

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1980 FIN – ITC Rules Steel Wire Nail Producers Not Harmed by Korean Product

April 06
00:00 2014

August 26, 1980 FIN – The International Trade Commission just ruled that domestic steel wire nail producers have not been

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1980 FIN – Andrews Wire Adding Nail Plant

March 18
00:00 2014

August 26, 1980 FIN – Andrews Wire is adding a nail producing plant to its existing wire drawing facilities at

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1980 FIN – 3M Shows New Mechanical Galvanizing Process

November 18
00:00 2013

August 4, 1980 FIN –The process, designed to impart uniform coating and to eliminate many of the problems associated with

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1980 FIN – Ingersoll Opening Cold Heading School

September 16
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June 30, 1980 FIN – Douglas Ingersoll is opening a cold header training school.  The California School of Cold Heading

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1980 FIN – Cleveland Firms Become Flexalloy

July 26
00:00 2013

January 16, 1980 FIN – Flexalloy Inc., is the name of a new corporation which joins together Flexalloy Fasteners Inc.

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1981 FIN – Shanks Honored at White House as "Small Business Person of the Year"

April 23
00:00 2013

June 10, 1981 FIN – Richard E. Shanks, president of Fasteners Inc., Spokane, Washington, was recently named “Small Business Person

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1980 FIN – Lamson & Sessions Closing Alabama Plant

December 29
00:00 2012

FASTENER HISTORY September 17, 1980 FIN – Lamson & Sessions Co., Cleveland, Ohio, has made a number of moves intended

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1980 FIN – Two Fastener Companies to Produce Their Own Wire

September 18
00:00 2012

  March 4, 1980 FIN – Two California manufacturers of aircraft fasteners who have been faced with a shortage of

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1980 FIN – Importer’s Wife Solves Jewel Theft Ring

August 18
00:00 2012

August 4, 1980 FIN – The current issue of New York magazine (August 4, 1980 pages 16-22) has a cover story which

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1980 FIN – Fastener Outlook for 1981 After the Presidential Election

May 05
00:00 2012
  1980 FIN – Fastener Outlook for 1981 After the Presidential Election

  + click to enlarge December 21, 1980 FIN – Editor’s Note: Following are some forecasts for 1981 provided by

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1980 FIN – Can You List 3 Similarities Shared by Donuts and Washers?

November 08
00:00 2011

April 25, 1980 FIN – Can you list three similarities shared by donuts and washers? If you can, you can

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1980 FIN – U.S. Emphasizing Corrosion Resistant Fastener Coatings

November 29
00:00 2010

  By Dick Callahan March 15, 1980 FIN – There is increasingly strong emphasis in the U.S. on corrosion resistant

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1980 FIN – Corrosion Resistant Fastener Coatings

July 28
00:00 2010

By Dick Callahan March 15, 1980 FIN – There is increasingly strong emphasis in the U.S. on corrosion resistant coatings

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1980 FIN – World’s Largest Hardware Store?

July 08
00:00 2010

October 15, 1980 FIN – If someone were to ask you to name the largest hardware store in the world

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1980 FIN – Carter Administration Sets Tariffs on Fasteners from India

June 26
00:00 2010

August 4, 1980 FIN – A special 18% countervailing duty was imposed July 21, 1980, on nine industrial fastener tariff

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1980 FIN – Fastener Industry to Have New Showcase Next Year

June 17
00:00 2009
  1980 FIN – Fastener Industry to Have New Showcase Next Year

FASTENER HISTORY Attendees registering for the first National Industrial Fastener Show in Columbus, Ohio, in 1981 (photo courtesy of NIFS).

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1980 FIN – IFI Plus 7 Trade Associations Meet to Discuss Future of Wire Rod Supply

May 23
00:00 2009

FASTENER HISTORY May 15, 1980 FIN – Representatives of eight trade associations, including the Industrial Fasteners Institute and one Ad

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