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FASTENER HISTORY 2015

2015 FIN – NFDA Sees Würth’s Logistics in Action

February 06
14:29 2017

In 1999, there was a 302-acre wooded property on the edge of Bad Mergentheim, Germany. By 2014, Würth Industrie Service GmbH & Co. KG was operating 551,650 sq ft of logistics space and 8.1 miles of conveyor belts on the property, processing 7,800 tons of product per month there.

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2015 FIN – Lindstrom: Metric Intrigue Led to Founding Company

November 11
14:00 2016
  2015 FIN – Lindstrom: Metric Intrigue Led to Founding Company

The start of Virgil W. Lindstrom’s career didn’t involve fasteners. He got interested in fasteners because he was a young American intrigued by the metric system.

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2015 FIN – Bannister & McGuire Sell NIFMSE

September 12
20:31 2016
  2015 FIN – Bannister & McGuire Sell NIFMSE

They first met in 1980 when then 33-year-old McGuire called 44-year-old Bannister to suggest a national fastener trade show.

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2015 FIN – West Coast Port Slowdown May Become Lockout

May 13
20:21 2016
  2015 FIN – West Coast Port Slowdown May Become Lockout

Average length of time from Asian ports to stateside warehouses “is running anywhere from six to seven-plus weeks,” Bill Giddins told FIN.

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2015 FIN – U.S. Supreme Court Rules in Fastener Trademark Case

May 13
20:10 2016

In B&B Hardware vs. Hargis Industries, the high court took up the issue of preclusion.

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2015 FIN – Brighton-Best Acquiring EZ Sockets

May 06
20:26 2016

March 10, 2015 FIN – Brighton-Best International acquired EZ Sockets Inc. in an asset sale. EZ Socket owners Ed Werner

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2015 FIN – Anixter Selling Fasteners Division

May 06
20:13 2016

February 17, 2015 FIN – Anixter International has put its fasteners division up for sale, according to the Financial Times

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Lindstrom: Metric Intrigue Led to Founding Company

July 28
00:00 2015

7/28/2015 8:43:00 PM HEADLINES Lindstrom: Metric Intrigue Led to Founding Company + click to enlarge + click to enlarge The start

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1931 to 2015 – Industrial Fastener Institute Chairs

May 19
00:00 2009

FASTENER HISTORY George S. Case Sr. 1931-1933 The Lamson & Sessions Co. Rod J. Whelan 1933 – 1936 Ohio Nut

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