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FASTENER HISTORY 2002

2002 FIN – How the Fastener Industry Discovered Columbus

March 21
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  2002 FIN – How the Fastener Industry Discovered Columbus

October 8, 2002 FIN – Officially, it was the “National Industrial Fastener Show & Conference” through most of its 22-year

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2002 FIN – World Trade Center Collapse Not Result of Bolt Failure, Despite Reports

September 09
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  2002 FIN – World Trade Center Collapse Not Result of Bolt Failure, Despite Reports

+ click to enlarge October 29, 2002 FIN – Media reports that an upcoming Massachusetts Institute of Technology study blames

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2002 FIN – WAFD & LAFA Boards Propose Merger

August 19
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September 10, 2002 FIN – The boards of the Western Association of Fastener Distributors and the Los Angeles Fastener Association

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2002 FIN – Fairchild, Huck Become Alcoa Fastening Systems

March 24
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December 12, 2002 FIN – Alcoa Inc. completed the acquisition of the assets of Fairchild Fasteners from the Fairchild Corporation.

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2002 FIN – Golden’s Rules: First, Make a Profit

December 21
00:00 2014

  + click to enlarge December 12, 2002 FIN – Editor’s Note: NIFS Hall of Fame acceptance speeches tend to

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2002 FIN – China Rapidly Approaching Taiwan’s Fastener Exports

November 26
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November 12, 2002 FIN – In the 1960s the fastener industry felt a shift toward production in Japan. In the

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2002 FIN – Heinrich Bossard: Customer, Not Competition, Drives Business

April 16
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2002 FIN  Perspective: McIlhon: Metrics Led to IIP/Bossard Relationship June 11, 2002 FIN – Ed McIlhon of Iowa Industrial Products

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2003 FIN – Distress Sales and a Few Strategic Acquisitions Dominate Hagan’s 2002 Top 10 List

April 15
00:00 2014

May 30, 2003 FIN – Fastener company mergers and acquisitions slowed to a crawl during 2002, Richard Hagan announced in

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2002 FIN – Hagan: Recession Slows Fastener M&A’s in 2001

April 11
00:00 2014

June 28, 2002 FIN – The economic recession in the U.S. and much of the rest of the world slowed

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2002 FIN – Taylor & Darling: China Production Growing

December 11
00:00 2013

December 12, 2002 FIN – China will be the center of the $35 billion global fastener manufacturing market by 2010,

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2002 FIN – SPS’ Thompson: Aircraft Rollouts Down 19%

October 21
00:00 2013

Increases in military spending and orders from Europe’s Airbus are offsetting some of the aerospace decline for SPS Technologies Inc.,

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2002 FIN – Alcoa Acquires Fairchild Fasteners

June 06
00:00 2013

July 25, 2002 FIN – Aluminum giant Alcoa is expanding in the fastener industry by acquiring the Fairchild Fasteners division

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2002 FIN – Why Does the Internet Scare Distributors?

May 12
00:00 2013

July 25, 2002 FIN – The Internet worries distributors because they are leery of manufacturers selling direct online, customers can

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2002 FIN – Textron Fastening Announces Global Reorganization

February 16
00:00 2013

FASTENER HISTORY 2002 FIN – Textron Fastening Announces Global Reorganization 2002 FIN ? New Textron Fastening Management Team • Threaded

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2002 FIN – LAFA Promotes Training by Testing Members

December 29
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FASTENER HISTORY 2002 FIN – LAFA Promotes Training by Testing Members January 29, 2002 FIN – The Los Angeles Fastener

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2002 FIN – Dudenhoeffer Adds Fasteners to Guitars

December 05
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  2002 FIN – Dudenhoeffer Adds Fasteners to Guitars

FASTENER HISTORY 2002 FIN – Dudenhoeffer Adds Fasteners to Guitars + click to enlarge 2012 FIN ? EFC Promotes Dudenhoeffer

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2002 FIN – Perspective: NFDA Panel Fosters Supplier, Distributor Dialogue

November 16
00:00 2012

October 29, 2002 FIN – “I never thought inventory would become a dirty word.” That commentary, made by Safety Socket

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2002 FIN – Perspective: Using Handwriting to Select Employees

October 21
00:00 2012

February 21, 2002 FIN – Since a friend “dragged” her to an adult education class 20 years ago, Kathryn K. Sackheim has

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2002 FIN – Oberton Succeeds Kierlin as Fastenal CEO

October 01
00:00 2012

  December 12, 2002 FIN – “I had a friend who worked at Fastenal, and I needed a job. It’s

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1998 to 2002 FIN – History of Pentacon Inc.

September 10
00:00 2012

  2002 FIN Anixter Acquires Pentacon September 20, 2002 FIN – Pentacon Inc. emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy following the

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