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

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

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1996 FIN – ISO Adds Standard for Environment

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May 8, 1996 FIN – The Switzerland-based International Organization for Standardization has added ISO 14000 as a new international environmental

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1996 FIN – MRO Distributor Lawson Acquires Fastener Manufacturer

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May 8, 1996 FIN – Lawson Products Inc., announced it has agreed to acquire substantially all the assets of Automatic

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2002 FIN – WAFD & LAFA Boards Propose Merger

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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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1986 FIN – Nucor Anticipating National’s Machinery Will Yield 32 Times the Productivity

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By Dick Callahan, Editor Fastener Industry News April 10, 1986 FIN – Nucor Fastener Division general manager Keith Busse has

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2011 FIN – Atlantic Fasteners Celebrates 30 Years As Chairman Retires

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Feburary 14, 2011 FIN – Massachusetts-based commercial and aerospace supplier Atlantic Fasteners turns 30 this year, marking not only a

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1991 FIN – Elco Industries to Consolidate 3 Divisions Into 2 New Groups

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September 1, 1991 FIN – Elco Industries, Inc., Rockford, Illinois has announced plans (“in order to pursue a more market-oriented

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2001 FIN – Acquisitions Change Fastener Industry Names

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April 30, 2001 FIN – The third annual FIN Review of Fastener Stocks finds new corporate names during 2000 and

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Lindstrom: Metric Intrigue Led to Founding Company

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1989 FIN – Guardian Rivet Resumes Fastener Production

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April 28, 1989 FIN – Guardian Rivet & Fasteners, Ronkonkoma (Long Island), New York, has reactivated the production of certain

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

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

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1987 FIN – Monogram Completes Expansion

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September 9, 1987 FIN – Monogram Aerospace Fasteners, Los Angeles, California has recently completed a major expansion. FIN was informed

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1987 FIN – Infasco to Expand 2 Plants

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June 10, 1987 FIN – Infasco Division, Montreal, Quebec, Canada will make some changes in its fastener division during 1987.

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

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

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1993 FIN – A New IFI Standard for Fastener Raw Material

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May 24, 1993 FIN – A cooperative effort between fastener manufacturers and raw material suppliers has provided the basis for

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1980 FIN – After Strong Opening Quarter, Fastener Profits Decline for Year

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+ click to enlarge + click to enlarge April 25, 1980 FIN – Fastener manufacturers after a good first quarter

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1987 FIN – Japanese Contribute New Slant to U.S. Auto Parts Market

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September 25, 1987 FIN – The Industrial Fastener Institute, Cleveland, Ohio, will sponsor a seminar on Tuesday, October 13, 1987

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2011 FIN – Automakers Emphasizing Supplier Consolidation, Location

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SPOTLIGHT – Automakers are pressuring suppliers to consolidate. Automotive News reported fastener manufacturer Alpha Group of Cos., of suburban Detroit

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1999 FIN – Gilchrist: Questron Acquisition Provides Opportunity for Growth

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May 22, 1999 FIN – Questron Technology Inc. announced an agreement to acquire Capital Fasteners Inc. of High Point, NC.

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1985 FIN – Imported Fasteners Top 60%?

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June 27, 1985 FIN  – It’s not exactly a secret that imports are affecting the fastener industry. Some industry analysts

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