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FASTENER HISTORY 2014

2014 FIN – Field Fastener Merges with Texas-Based HRS Logistics

August 26
00:00 2015

2014 FIN  Robinson Retires From HRS Logistics September 2, 2014 FIN – Ray Robinson retired after 50 years in the fastener

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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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2014 FIN – Hillman Buyout Deal Completed

April 02
00:00 2015
  2014 FIN – Hillman Buyout Deal Completed

  + click to enlarge September 9, 2014 FIN – Hillman Companies’ management team and CCMP Capital Advisors LLC closed

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2014 FIN – TriMas Completes $360m Allfast Acquisition

March 15
00:00 2015
  2014 FIN – TriMas Completes $360m Allfast Acquisition

+ click to enlarge Jim Randall Hagan: Allfast Price TriMas paid a high price for Allfast. “From a revenue and

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2014 FIN – McIlhon To Be 5th Family Leader of NFDA

February 20
00:00 2015
  2014 FIN – McIlhon To Be 5th Family Leader of NFDA

  + click to enlarge Matt Ulrich, Ed McIlhon and Casey McIlhon (courtesy Assembled Products) 2014 FIN – At its

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2014 FIN – Fasteners Key to Shipwreck Identification

November 18
00:00 2014
  2014 FIN – Fasteners Key to Shipwreck Identification

  + click to enlarge November 17, 2014 FIN – In May 2014, an underwater archaeologist announced that he had

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2014 FIN – FTI & IFI Declare First Training Webinar a Success

November 12
00:00 2014

The Fastener Training Institute and Industrial Fasteners Institute co-produced their first interactive training webinar, “Thread Fit Matters,” in August, and more

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2014 FIN – Rockford Honors Rockford Fastener

October 14
00:00 2014

Rockford Fastener Inc. was honored at the 2014 Manufacturer of the Year by the Rockford Chamber of Commerce. Founded in

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2014 FIN – 4th Generation Planning Industrial Nut’s Future

September 23
00:00 2014

2014 FIN – MEDIA SPOTLIGHT – The Sandusky Register featured local fastener manufacturer Industrial Nut Corp. as part of the Erie County

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2014 FIN – Ferrari Selling Legacy Fasteners 1 At A Time

May 30
00:00 2014
  2014 FIN – Ferrari Selling Legacy Fasteners 1 At A Time

  + click to enlarge While other car manufacturers are struggling with fastener-related issues, Ferrari of Italy has figured out

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2014 FIN – Fastenal’s Kierlin Retiring: Stock Grew From $9k to $5 Million

April 28
00:00 2014
  2014 FIN – Fastenal’s Kierlin Retiring: Stock Grew From $9k to $5 Million

+ click to enlarge Fastenal founders Bob Kierlin, Jack Remick and Van McConnon stand outside the first Fastenal store. Courtesy

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2014 FIN – IFI to Publish 9th Edition of Fastener Standards

April 28
00:00 2014

It started with a phone call to the director of engineering technology at the Industrial Fasteners Institute. “I can find

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2014 FIN – Metropolitan Names Rich as Executive Director

April 14
00:00 2014

January 21, 2014 FIN – The Metropolitan Fastener Distributors Association named Nancy Rich as executive director. Rich now directs three

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2014 FIN – Schools & Flights Cancelled, But Fastener Companies Brave Record Low Temps

April 03
00:00 2014
  2014 FIN – Schools & Flights Cancelled, But Fastener Companies Brave Record Low Temps

  + click to enlarge Delta Secondary’s “tough employees” pictured midweek in Bensenville, IL. + click to enlarge Southeastern Companies

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2014 FIN – Perspective: Fastener Distributor Quoted Globally on Minimum Wage

January 26
00:00 2014
  2014 FIN – Perspective: Fastener Distributor Quoted Globally on Minimum Wage

  + click to enlarge February 18, 2014 FIN – In her role as president of the American Small Business

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2001 – 2014 IFI’s Soaring Eagle Awards

May 07
00:00 2010

  The Industrial Fasteners Institute initiated the Soaring Eagle Awards in 2001 to recognize “those persons who have ascended far

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