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FASTENER HISTORY 2013

2013 FIN – CEO Fastener Summit in China: Brand Values, Technology, Global QA and Online Sales

July 20
00:00 2015

By Phil Matten, Fastener+Fixing Europe July 16, 2013 FIN – Fastener companies need to continue advancement in technology, keynote speakers

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2014 FIN – Hagan: Fastener Company Acquisitions
 Were at Strong Pace During 2013

April 02
00:00 2015

May 19, 2014 FIN – Deal-making activity in the global fastener industry continued at a strong pace during 2013, consultant

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2013 FIN – Fastener Fair Stuttgart: Different From North American Trade Shows

March 03
00:00 2015

  March 19, 2013 FIN – There are walls – not just drapes – between booths. Fastener Fair Stuttgart exhibitors

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2013 FIN – Werner, Swain & Wilson: How to Buy Fasteners

February 25
00:00 2015

June 21, 2013 FIN – Have a company purchasing philosophy, don’t be wooed by small price differentials and learn the

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2013 FIN – The Next Big Thing in the Fastener Industry

February 25
00:00 2015

Tinnerman History of Innovation Tinnerman was founded in Ohio in 1870 by George Tinnerman as the Tinnerman Stove Company. In

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2013 FIN – Cold Heading Co. Expanding Indiana Fastener Plant

November 12
00:00 2014

  September 10, 2013 FIN – An Indiana fastener manufacturing plant will be expanded by 20,000 sq ft in a

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2013 FIN – NEF Strategies Credited for Beating the Survival Odds

September 05
00:00 2014

2013 FIN  NEF Adding Cold Headers to Increase Production February 20, 2013 FIN – North East Fasteners Corp. is adding

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2013 FIN – Hillman Completes Acquisition of H. Paulin & Co.

May 19
00:00 2014

  Salesman’s Trouble Finding Fasteners Led to 1920 Founding of Paulin January 5, 2013 FIN – Third generation president Richard

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2013 FIN – Brighton-Best International Acquires Porteous Fastener

April 09
00:00 2014

October 11, 2013 FIN – Brighton-Best International acquired the assets of Porteous Fastener Company. BBI CEO Robert Shieh pointed to “the opportunities

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2013 FIN – Perspective – Lederer: Distributors Seek More Influence in EU Policy

April 02
00:00 2014

January 30, 2013 FIN – The European Fastener Distributors Association will be making major changes, including seeking a broader role

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2013 FIN – Elgin Companies to Remain Separate But Share Sales & Billing

March 18
00:00 2014

July 16, 2013 FIN – After two high-profile company acquisitions this spring, Elgin Fastener Group LLC’s CEO Jeff Liter has

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2013 FIN – Porteous Relocating to New Headquarters

March 14
00:00 2014

January 30, 2013 FIN – Porteous Fastener Co. is consolidating its two Southern California locations into one new 204,000 sq

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2013 FIN – Sutherland to Retire as Manufacturer’s Rep After 53 Years

March 14
00:00 2014

May 8, 2013 FIN – John Sutherland will retire and close his New England-based rep agency, Sutherland Industrial Sales, at the end

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2013 FIN – Westby Sells Wisconsin Distributorship to Schmitting

March 12
00:00 2014

January 30, 2013 FIN – Don Westby sold his Wisconsin fastener distributorship to Dave Schmitting. Westby hired Schmitting as general

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2013 FIN – One-Time Washer Manufacturer Marks ‘Double Nickel’ Anniversary

March 12
00:00 2014

January 7, 2013 FIN – MEDIA SPOTLIGHT – AlphaUSA marked its 55th anniversary in its suburban Detroit manufacturing plant. The

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2013 FIN – NFDA Panelists: More Than Just Manufacturers and Distributors Need to Be Involved

February 26
00:00 2014

Distributor Russ Doran of Timberline Fasteners noted, “You can’t just take 5% out of costs year after year. Eventually it

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2013 FIN – Metric & Multistandard Components Turns 50

January 31
00:00 2014

December 9, 2013 FIN – As three emigrants from Czechoslovakia sailed toward the Statute of Liberty in New York Harbor

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2013 FIN – Jay-Cee Marking 65th Anniversary

January 13
00:00 2014

May 8, 2013 FIN – Jay-Cee Sales & Rivet Inc. is marking its 65th year in business, manager Allan Weitzman announced. Jay-Cee Sales

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2013 FIN – Aztech ISO Energy Saving Total 8% of Payroll

January 06
00:00 2014
  2013 FIN – Aztech ISO Energy Saving Total 8% of Payroll

  + click to enlarge February 20, 2013 FIN – Aztech Locknut Company is probably the first fastener manufacturer to

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2013 FIN – Randall Credits Machinery & People for Allfast’s Aerospace Fastener Success

May 08
00:00 2013
  2013 FIN – Randall Credits Machinery & People for Allfast’s Aerospace Fastener Success

  + click to enlarge + click to enlarge “Allfast has the best machines in the industry,” Jim Randall declared

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