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FASTENER HISTORY 2012

2012 FIN – Dokka Fasteners Installing Quench Furnace at New U.S. Plan

August 28
00:00 2015

April 20, 2012 FIN – Norwegian manufacturer Dokka Fasteners has acquired an Ipsen ATLAS quench furnace to be installed at

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2012 FIN – Hein New Fastenal President; Oberton Continues as CEO

July 16
00:00 2015

August 6, 2012 FIN – Fastenal Co. named a new president and three vice presidents. Leland J. Hein Jr., 51, was

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2012 FIN – Sakhuja, Bialas & Owens: How to Buy Fasteners

February 25
00:00 2015

FASTENER HISTORY 2012 FIN – Sakhuja, Bialas & Owens: How to Buy Fasteners April 25, 2012 FIN – Give your

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2012 FIN – Counterfeit Fastener Case Part of ‘Growing’ Military Supply Fraud

November 18
00:00 2014

2014 FIN  Geyer Commits Suicide to Avoid Prison June 2014 FIN – Martin Geyer died from a self-inflicted gunshot to

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2012 FIN – Media Spotlight: Military & Commercial Fasteners Marks 40th Year

July 01
00:00 2014

MEDIA SPOTLIGHT – The fasteners in the Military & Commercial Fasteners Corp. warehouse in Pennsylvania do more than hold stuff

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2012 FIN – NFDA Changes Management; Sets New Direction

June 09
00:00 2014

After 44 years, the National Fastener Distributors Association has “reached a fork in the road,” according to incoming president Jay

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2012 FIN – 2011 Fastener Acquisitions Near 2010 Level

May 13
00:00 2014

May 25, 2012 FIN – Deal-making activity in the global fastener industry continued at a strong pace during 2011, Richard

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2012 FIN – Scientist Lends Voice to Titanic ‘Faulty Rivets’ Research

March 26
00:00 2014

A hundred years after the Titanic sank, a new article in Physics World titled “The Perfect Storm” lends credence to

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2012 FIN – The Changing Face of Taiwan’s Fastener History

March 21
00:00 2014

November 19, 2012 FIN – What issues do Taiwan fastener manufacturers face? During FIN interviews, four manufacturers in Kaohsiung mentioned

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2012 FIN – Fastener Companies Back to Work After Super Storm Sandy

February 28
00:00 2014

MFDA Sets Up Disaster Fund November 19, 2012 FIN – In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the Metropolitan Fastener Distributors

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2012 FIN – Herndon Acquires Intercoastal Inc.

January 27
00:00 2014

Deccmber 12, 2012 FIN – Aerospace and defense fastener and assembly hardware supplier Herndon Products Inc. made its first corporate

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2012 FIN – Domestic Fastener Demand Boosting Birmingham Sales; ‘Buy America Act’ Has "Altered the Market"

January 03
00:00 2014

September 24, 2012 FIN – Sales for early 2012 rose 20% for Birmingham Fastener’s manufacturing and distribution operations, and a

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2012 FIN – NFDA Seeks to Assemble Industry Wide Organization

September 23
00:00 2013

November 19, 2012 FIN – The National Fastener Distributors Association wants to bring the industry together with one national organization

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2012 FIN – The ‘Shakeproof’ Success of ITW at 100 Years

December 21
00:00 2012
  2012 FIN – The ‘Shakeproof’ Success of ITW at 100 Years

FASTENER HISTORY 2012 FIN – The ‘Shakeproof’ Success of ITW at 100 Years + click to enlarge December 12, 2012

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2012 FIN – Industrial Rivet Marking 100th Anniversary

October 05
00:00 2012
  2012 FIN – Industrial Rivet Marking 100th Anniversary

  + click to enlarge August 27, 2012 FIN – Industrial Rivet & Fastener Company’s expertise in rivets was the

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2012 FIN – Chicago Hardware Started 100 Years Ago as Downtown Factory Supplying Agriculture

August 06
00:00 2012
  2012 FIN – Chicago Hardware Started 100 Years Ago as Downtown Factory Supplying Agriculture

  + click to enlarge One hundred years ago there was a market for producing malleable wire rope clips for

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2012 FIN – At Age 100, Portland Bolt is Delivering Fasteners to 32 Countries

April 02
00:00 2012
  2012 FIN – At Age 100, Portland Bolt is Delivering Fasteners to 32 Countries

+ click to enlarge Todd (left) and Sonnenberg pictured in 2005 Sonnenberg: Stewardship Vital Brian Sonnenberg’s strategy for Portland Bolt’s future

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2012 FIN – Orbitform’s Shirkey Reflects on 1st Year in State Legislature

May 06
00:00 2011

FASTENER HISTORY February 20, 2012 FIN – Even as a freshman among 110 state representatives, Orbitform Group owner Mike Shirkey finds he has made a

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2012 FIN – Fastener Manufacturer Tapping Temp Workers

May 06
00:00 2010

June 12, 2012 FIN – MEDIA SPOTLIGHT — Fastener manufacturer Termax Corp. and other U.S. companies increasingly are tapping temporary laborers to

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