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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% during Q3, beating a 16% gain by a composite index

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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 Fastener against standard fastener imports from China and Taiwan. The

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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 steel fasteners from China and Taiwan. The petitions, filed by

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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 duty petitions alleging that Chinese exports of standard fasteners, including

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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 6-7, 2010, in the southwestern Missouri tourist-oriented city of Branson.

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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

1/1/1900 FEATURE Photo courtesy of Hilton Branson Convention Center Hotel The first All American Fastener Show has been announced for May 6-7, 2010, in the southwestern Missouri tourist-oriented city of

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Steel "Velcro" Takes 35 Ton Load

September 18
00:00 2009

9/18/2009 FEATURE Steel “Velcro” Takes 35 Ton Load Metaklett developed at the Institute of Metal Forming and Casting of the Technische Universitaet Muenchen, Germany (courtesy Munich Technical University). Hook and

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1997 FIN – Computer Simulator Changed How Header Operators Are Trained

September 15
00:00 2009

FEATURE October 6, 1997 – Once again the computer is changing the workplace. This time in addition to pleasing management with practical, cost-cutting changes, the computer is even threatening a

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Academia Discovers Fastener Industry

September 09
00:00 2009
  Academia Discovers Fastener Industry

FEATURE Ohio States Department of Mechanical Engineering is housed in the Peter L. and Clara M. Scott Laboratory. Researchers conduct

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The Ubiquitous A325

September 01
00:00 2009

9/1/2009 FEATURE A325 (photo courtesy of Industrial Fasteners Institute). October 29, 1998 FIN – Editor’s Note: From our FASTENER HISTORY

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Pacific-West Fastener Association Officially Formed

August 26
00:00 2009

8/26/2009 FEATURE Board members of the new Pacific-West Fastener Association sign the document creating the association. Front row: Dee Silver,

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Anchors in Concrete Subject to New International Code

August 13
00:00 2009

8/13/2009 FEATURE New “Strength Design” concrete anchors (photo courtesy of Powers Fasteners) Distributors selling anchors which will be installed in

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After Sluggish Start, FINdex Rebounds in Second Quarter

August 09
00:00 2009

8/9/2009 FEATURE Following two quarters of declines, the FIN Fastener Stock Index rebounded in the second quarter of 2009, gaining

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Fastener Company Acquisitions Remain Strong

July 29
00:00 2009

7/29/2009 FEATURE Pace of deals comparable with 2007 Richard Hagan Fastener sales may be down but the number of fastener

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Obama Tours Cardinal Fastener Plant Enroute to Inauguration

March 01
00:00 2009

3/3/2009 FEATURE Obama: This is a good-looking bolt. As production manager Brandon “Smokey” Delafosse introduced U.S. President-elect Barack Obama to

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