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Simpson, Curtis Lead IFI for 2023-24

Simpson, Curtis Lead IFI for 2023-24
March 13
15:32 2023

Simpson and Curtis

Gene Simpson of Semblex Corp. is the new chairman of the Industrial Fasteners Institute and Dan Curtis of MacLean-Fogg Co. is vice chair for the 2023-24 term.

Jeff Liter of Wrought Washer Mfg. is ex-officio chair.

Board representatives and division chairs are:

Division I Industrial Products: Rob Kocian, Auto Bolt, chair; and Attsie Hashimoto, Unytite Inc., vice chair. Board representatives are Brian Prodoehl, Valley Fastener Group LLC; Steve Sherman, Industrial Rivet & Nut; and Michele Clarke, Valley Forge & Bolt Mfg. Co.

Division II Aerospace Products: Jim Erbs, Safety Socket, chair; Doug Carlton, Click-Bond Inc., vice chair; Mike Mowins, IFI, tech chair; and David Roberto, Bristol Industries, ALMA tech chair. Board representatives: Devin Wilson, Parker Fasteners; Bob Gurrola, Howmet Fastening Systems; and Wayne Drysol, CAM Aerospace.

Division III Automotive Products: Steve Dixon, Camera Innovations, chair; John Medcalf,  Agrati, vice chair. Board representatives: Kevin Vollmert, ITW Shakeproof Automotive; Greg Rawlings, Nylok; and Ryan Surber, ATF Inc.

Associate Suppliers Division: Jerry Bupp, National Machinery LLC, chair; Herb Gottelt, Metal Resource Solutions, vice chair.

Founded in 1931, the IFI represents North American manufacturers of mechanical fasteners and formed parts and key suppliers to customers, government and the public to advance the competitiveness, products, and innovative technology of member companies in the global marketplace. Web:

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