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FASTENER HISTORY 1985

1985 FIN – Imported Fasteners Top 60%?

June 29
00:00 2015

June 27, 1985 FIN  – It’s not exactly a secret that imports are affecting the fastener industry. Some industry analysts

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1985 FIN – SPS Introducing Comp-Fast Fasteners

June 01
00:00 2015

March 15, 1985 FIN  – SPS Technologies, Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, has introduced Comp-Fast fasteners, which, according to product line manager David

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1985 FIN – Interdrive Introduces Air-Driven Tool for Installing Screws

February 26
00:00 2015

March 15, 1985 – Interdrive Incorporated, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, has introduced the Interdrive, a patented, air-driven tool for installing screws and

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1985 FIN – Allen Cold-Drawing Process Began With 1910 Patent

January 30
00:00 2015

June 10, 1985 FIN – It all began in 1910. That’s when William G. Allen obtained a patent for a

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1985 FIN – Rexnord Selling Rockford Products to 8 Employees

May 15
00:00 2014

September 17, 1985 FIN – Rockford Products Corp., Rockford, Illinois, will have a new owner (actually owners) as the result

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1985 FIN – Fairchild Selling VSI Fasteners Company

November 02
00:00 2012

June 10, 1985 FIN – Fairchild Industries, Germantown, Maryland, has signed a letter of intent to sell its VSI Hardware

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1985 FIN – Emhart Corporation Announces Restructuring

July 25
00:00 2012

  June 27, 1985 FIN – Emhart Corporation, Farmington, Connecticut, which agreed in April to purchase MITE Corporation for some

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1985 FIN – Bethlehem Fastener Division Wins $500,000 Contract to Supply Bridge Deck Reconstruction

December 14
00:00 2011

1985 FIN – The Lebanon, Pennsylvania-based Industrial Fastener Division of Bethlehem Steel Corporation, has been awarded a $500,000 contract to

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1985 FIN – 49-Year-Old Co-Founder Tyson Retiring From House of Threads

June 08
00:00 2011

May 25, 1985 FIN – House of Threads announced the retirement of president and co-founder Paul Tyson. Tyson, 49, is

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1985 FIN – Steel & Wire Division Adds 4 Annealing Furnaces

April 27
00:00 2011

  January 14, 1985 FIN – MNP Corporation added four new controlled atmosphere-annealing furnaces to provide increased capacity for its

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1985 FIN – Emhart to Acquire Mite Corp.

March 06
00:00 2011

1989 FIN  Emhart Joins Black & Decker July 10, 1989 FIN – Emhart Corp., now a part of Black &

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1985 FIN – Sheffield Acquires Armco’s Kansas City Fastener Operations

December 09
00:00 2010

April 30, 1985 FIN – Sheffield, Incorporated, headed by William O. Bradley, Steven Forsythe and John Jagiela, completed the purchase

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1985 FIN – Allied Products Sells Pheoll Division

October 29
00:00 2010

  February 28, 1985 FIN  – Chicago-based Allied Products Corporation has sold its Pheoll Manufacturing Division to the employees of

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1985 FIN – Japan’s O&K Acquires Wire Sales of Chicago

September 09
00:00 2010

By Dick Callahan October 8, 1985 FIN – Wire Sales Co. of Chicago, Illinois, has been acquired by O&K Co.

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1985 FIN – Ivaco Adds AHL Group to List of Acquisitions

March 04
00:00 2010

FASTENER HISTORY 1985 FIN – Ivaco Adds AHL Group to List of Acquisitions By Dick Callahan Montreal-based Ivaco Incorporated has

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1985 & 1998 FIN – Joel Hammer & Distributor Sales History

December 11
00:00 2009

1/1/1900 FASTENER HISTORY 1998 FIN – Ifastgroupe Acquires Hammer and Distributor Sales February 13, 1998 FIN – Ifastgroupe & Company

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Gilchrist Opened Capital Fasteners in 1985

July 10
00:00 2009

FASTENER HISTORY Gilchrist Opened Capital Fasteners in 1985 Editor’s Note: The following Capital Fastener Inc. history was provided by Robbie

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1985 FIN – IFI Adds Associate Membership Category

July 02
00:00 2009

FASTENER HISTORY April 15, 1985 – The Industrial Fasteners Institute announced a “Associate Member” category for companies that design and

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1985 FIN – Nucor to Build $25 Million Fastener Plant in Indiana

May 22
00:00 2009

FASTENER HISTORY 1985 FIN – Nucor to Build $25 Million Fastener Plant in Indiana September 17, 1985 FIN – Nucor

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