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Nine Former Presidents Return to Mark 35th Anniversary of "The Fastener Association"

March 19
00:00 2010

FEATURE Nine Former Presidents Return to Mark 35th Anniversary of “The Fastener Association” Past SEFA presidents (left to right): Michey Matheny, Mark Klosek, Bill McIntyre, Brian Crouch, Rene Fernandez, Robbie

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New Biodegradable Screws Won’t Necessarily Replace Titanium in Surgery

March 11
00:00 2010

FEATURE The new composite screw (center) with titanium screw (right) and older polylactic acid screw (left) (courtesy the Fraunhofer Institute) The Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering & Applied Materials Research

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Starting With Farm Equipment Fasteners, African Company Grows to $9.1 Million

March 08
00:00 2010

FEATURE A Zimbabwe company founded in 1939 to import fasteners and supplies for animal-drawn implements used by small-scale farmers reported 2009 sales of US$9.1 million, including exports of $3.4 million.

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Heco Woodscrew Wins Fastener Innovation Prize at International Hardware Fair

March 01
00:00 2010
    Heco Woodscrew Wins Fastener Innovation Prize at International Hardware Fair

FEATURE Heco salesman at the 2010 International Hardware Fair in Cologne, Germany (courtesy Fastener + Fixing) A new Heco woodscrew won the Fastener Innovation Prize at the 2010 International Hardware

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Author’s Search for The Father of the Screw

February 22
00:00 2010

FEATURE Screw-cutting lathe, from The Medieval Housebook of Wolfegg Castle, c. 1475-90 In his book, One Good Turn – A Natural History of the Screwdriver & the Screw, author Witold

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City Buys Fastener Warehouse for a New Jail

February 11
00:00 2010

FEATURE Marion County Jail September 26, 1996 FIN – The City of Indianapolis, Indiana, purchased two downtown Service Supply Co. Inc. warehouses for a new 670-bed city/county jail and the

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FIN Roundup of Fastener and Wire Tariffs

February 07
00:00 2010
    FIN Roundup of Fastener and Wire Tariffs

FEATURE Tariffs on fasteners and wire rod have grown in the global economic downturn, and not just among major importer and exporter countries. India, Malaysia, Turkey and South Africa have

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European Leaders Take a Look at the Economy & Suggest Lessons for Future

February 01
00:00 2010

FEATURE Editor’s Note: UK-based Fastener + Fixing magazine invited European leaders to reflect on 2009 and look ahead to 2010. Following are excerpts: Anders Karlsson, president, European Industrial Fastener Institute:

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1994 FIN – Northwest Distributor Johnson Wins Small Business Battle in Congress

January 21
00:00 2010

FEATURE Doris Johnson and her husband Rennie Johnson at a 1994 WAFD meeting in Rancho Mirage, CA (courtesy Pac-West) From

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2009 FINdex Shows Fastener Stocks Recover Most of 2008 Losses

January 11
00:00 2010

FEATURE The FIN Fastener Stock Index rose 33.4% during 2009, gaining back most of the value it lost during the

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China Puts Tariffs on EU Fastener Imports

December 24
00:00 2009

China will impose antidumping tariffs on certain types of carbon steel fasteners from the European Union after determining EU imports

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Nucor Fastener Appeals ITC Vote on Standard Fastener Imports

December 17
00:00 2009
  Nucor Fastener Appeals ITC Vote on Standard Fastener Imports

FEATURE (Courtesy Nucor Fastener) Pressing its case for tariffs, Nucor Fastener has appealed the unanimous decision by the U.S. International

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Fasteners Part of Boeing Dreamliner 787’s Storied Delays

December 14
00:00 2009

FEATURE Boeing’s Dreamliner (courtesy Boeing.com) Boeing made its first test flight of the fuel-efficient 787 Dreamliner, almost two and a

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2009 NIFS/West: Numbers Drop But Exhibitors Still Report Business Activity

December 11
00:00 2009
  2009 NIFS/West: Numbers Drop But Exhibitors Still Report Business Activity

FEATURE INxSQL booth at 2009 NIFS/West EZ Sockets booth at 2009 NIFS/West The recession took its toll on the 13th

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Stanley Works Started As Boltmaker in 1843

November 05
00:00 2009
  Stanley Works Started As Boltmaker in 1843

FEATURE New Merger with Emhart Parent Black & Decker Highlights Fastener History The Stanley Works Tack Shop circa 1880s (courtesy

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Fastener Stocks Outperform Stock Market in Q3

October 29
00:00 2009

FEATURE Fastener stocks were good to investors during the third quarter of 2009. The FIN Fastener Stock Index increased 19.5%

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Proposed Antidumping Scope Finalized in Nucor Fastener Case

October 22
00:00 2009
  Proposed Antidumping Scope Finalized in Nucor Fastener Case

FEATURE (Courtesy Nucor Fastener) The U.S. Commerce Department finalized the scope of the antidumping and countervailing petitions filed by Nucor

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U.S. Commerce Dept. Initiates Investigation on Standard Fastener Imports from China and Taiwan

October 15
00:00 2009

10/15/2009 FEATURE The U.S. Department of Commerce officially initiated antidumping (AD) and countervailing (CVD) investigations on imports of certain standard

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Nucor Fastener Files Antidumping Case Against China and Taiwan

September 27
00:00 2009
  Nucor Fastener Files Antidumping Case Against China and Taiwan

FEATURE Fastener worker at Nucor Fastener facility in St. Joe, IN (courtesy Nucor Fastener). Nucor Fastener filed antidumping and countervailing

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New Fastener Distribution Show Announced for May 2010 in Missouri

September 23
00:00 2009
  New Fastener Distribution Show Announced for May 2010 in Missouri

FEATURE Photo courtesy of Hilton Branson Convention Center Hotel The first All American Fastener Show has been announced for May

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