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Where Do Fasteners Come From?

March 13
00:00 2001

John Wolz What percent of your fasteners were manufactured in North America, South America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Taiwan, China, Japan, other Asian countries or other continents? A 51.3% majority...

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Zadow New Questron Executive VP

February 08
00:00 2001

John Wolz Questron Technology Inc. named Douglas Zadow executive vice president of the corporation. Zadow has been a director and president of the Questron logistics unit.\ Questron CEO Dominic Polimeni...

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Vidinsky Heads NAW; Bush Visits Delegation

February 08
00:00 2001

John Wolz Alan Vidinsky was elected chair of the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors at the annual meeting in January in Washington, D.C. Vidinsky is founder and CEO of Valin Corp....

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STAFDA State of the Industry

December 08
00:00 2000

– Beerman: Keep Ahead of the Competition John Wolz Competition continues to grow, and members of the Specialty Tools & Fasteners Distributors Association need to develop niches to stay ahead,...

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IFI & NFDA: Small Lot Exemption Unlikely to Change Practices

December 08
00:00 2000

John Wolz The Industrial Fasteners Institute and National Fastener Distributors Association reported no significant changes in industry practice due to the small lot exemption of the 1999 amendments to the...

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IFI, NFDA Say Small Lot Exemption Unlikely to Change Practices

December 05
00:00 2000

John Wolz The Industrial Fasteners Institute and National Fastener Distributors Association reported no significant changes in industry practice due to the small lot exemption of the 1999 amendments to the...

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NYF Licenses Fastener Database to i2 Technologies

December 05
00:00 2000

John Wolz NYF Corp. is licensing its database of more than 100,000 part records for fasteners from 80 manufacturers to the Infinite Content division of i2 Technologies Inc. i2 will...

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Brighton-Best Expands in Australia With Bremick

November 19
00:00 2000

John Wolz Brighton-Best Socket Screw Mfg. Inc. purchased the socket screw inventory of Bremick Fastener Pty. Ltd. and Bremick will distribute Brighton-Best socket screws, president Perry Rosenstein announced.\ Bremick has...

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GAO Comment Deadline November 30

November 14
00:00 2000

John Wolz The General Accounting Office is seeking public comment on the small lot exemption to the U.S. Fastener Quality Act to determine if the industry would use it as...

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Wire Producers Object to Trade Report

September 29
00:00 2000

John Wolz The American Wire Producers Association registered objections to a recent federal government report because it focused on flat-rolled products and presented an unbalanced and incomplete view of the...

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Wolpert New AVK President

September 07
00:00 2000

John Wolz Jim Wolpert is the new president of AVK Industrial Products.\ Wolpert joined AVK in 1965 and became vice president of Avibank Mfg. and in charge of AVK in...

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NFDA Sets Australia Trip

September 07
00:00 2000

John Wolz The National Fastener Distributors Association is sponsoring a 2001 sourcing trip and factory tour to Australia.\ The two-week trip for 16 people in mid-September 2001 will include tours...

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Worthington: Internet Can Assist Rather Than Eliminate Salespeople

July 05
00:00 2000

John Wolz Instead of eliminating salespeople, the Internet can assist the sales effort, an e-commerce expert told the New England Fastener Distributors Association. �You really aren�t losing the personal contact,�...

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Lepore: Marmon Companies Really Are Autonomous

July 05
00:00 2000

Lepore: Marmon Companies Really Are Autonomous John Wolz W�rth, Pentacon, Questron, Distribution Dynamics, Alleghany, Bossard, Industrial Holdings, MascoTech, Park-Ohio, Citicorp and other companies have become recognized fastener industry names in...

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WAI Calls for Papers

July 05
00:00 2000

John Wolz The Wire Association International issued a Call for Papers to be presented at Wire & Cable Technical Symposium next year. The symposium is part of the biennial Interwire:...

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Fastener Show Planned in Argentina

June 29
00:00 2000

John Wolz Leder Denegri Exposiciones announced the first International Fixing Systems & Fasteners Show in South America. The trade show is slated for November 3-5, 2000, at Predio Retiro in...

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Cardinal Acquires Dukane

June 14
00:00 2000

John Wolz Cardinal Fastener & Specialty Company acquired Dukane Fasteners. Cleveland, OH-based Cardinal manufactures large diameter, long length and specialty fasteners. Pittsburgh, PA-based Dukane manufactures specialty hot forged fasteners. Dukane,...

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Couch Starts Rep Agency

June 02
00:00 2000

John Wolz Cecil Couch, a veteran of 35 years in the fastener industry, opened Couch & Associates Inc., a manufacturers representative agency in the states of Indiana, Michigan and Ohio....

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Hill, Fischer to Lead IFI

April 03
00:00 2000

John Wolz Robert Hill became chairman and Steve Fischer vice chairman of the Industrial Fasteners Institute at the annual meeting this month in Santa Barbara, CA. Hill, CEO of Hill...

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Wire Rod Prices Headed Up

April 03
00:00 2000

John Wolz U.S. wire rod producers are welcoming increased demand and a ruling by President Clinton providing �safeguard options� and raising prices accordingly. Prices are going up at least $20...

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