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What Will be the Trend for Future Global Fastener Industry?
EFDA: More professional and concentrated.
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News

News
Fastenal's Lower-Than-Expected H1 Revenues as the Negative Outcome of Tariff Battle
 
 
Fastenal's Lower-Than-Expected H1 Revenues as the Negative Outcome of Tariff Battle
Fastenal, an industrial and construction materials distributor valued at USD 17 billion, reported lower-than-expected revenues and profits for the second quarter which underscores the impact of tariff costs and inflation caused by the U.S./China trade war. Fastenal is the largest industrial fastener distributor in North America. In a press release,... more
2019-07-16
News
MFCS & RIBE Announce Joint Venture
 
 
MFCS & RIBE Announce Joint Venture
Duncan MacLean, President and CEO of MacLean-Fogg announced the joint venture formation of Aluform USA between Richard Bergner Verbindungstechnik GmbH & Co. KG (RIBE®) of Schwabach, Germany and MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions (MFCS) of Mundelein, Illinois USA. The RIBE-Aluform® product is the market leader in the automotive industry for high str... more
2019-07-10
News
TR Fastenings Passes HM Government’s Cyber Essentials Audit
 
 
TR Fastenings Passes HM Government’s Cyber Essentials Audit
TR Fastenings (TR), the global specialist in the design, engineering, manufacture and distribution of industrial fasteners, has passed an audit by HM Government’s Cyber Essentials scheme. The certification means that TR is now qualified to bid for Government and other sensitive contracts, given its high standard of base controls in cybersecurity. &nbs... more
2019-07-08
News
Back Story of Japanese Osaka Forming's Business Revival in the 2008 Great Recession
 
 
Back Story of Japanese Osaka Forming's Business Revival in the 2008 Great Recession
The Japanese industrial newspaper, NIKKAN KOGYO SHIMBUN, posted a story in June of Osaka Forming's business revival. The company started off with pressed stainless steel parts. In 2008 its revenues took a heavy blow from the Great Recession. The founder a.k.a president at the time signaled its oldest son to scale down the business but was met with ... more
2019-07-08
Exhibitions
Fastener Trade Show Suzhou
 
 
Fastener Trade Show Suzhou
2019-10-23 ~ 2019-10-25
Suzhou International Expo Center
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China's leading one-stop purchasing platform for fasteners, machinery and supporting products Highlights of the Show: •Highlight 1: Large Scale 12,000 sqm exhibition area at 2 exhibition halls, expected 400 exhibitors & 12,000 professional visitors •Highlight 2: International 50% of the exhibitors are export-oriented companies, visitors cover over 30 countries and regions •Highlight 3: One-stop Platform for Purchasing Full range of exhibits, including fasteners, equipment, molds & tools, surface treatment and raw materials, will be found onsite

10-23 ~ 10-25 , 2019
Exhibitions
MACTECH
 
 
MACTECH
2019-11-14 ~ 2019-11-17
Egypt International Exhibition Center
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MACTECH 2019 will take place this version in a new venue, the Egypt International Exhibition Centre (EIEC). The venue is widely considered to be one of the best venues in the Middle East and Africa. Visitor profile includes: Academic Institutions, Automation Specialists, Businessmen and Investors, Engineering Groups, Financial Institutions, Government Bodies, Importers and Exporters, Industrial Associations, Machinery and Equipment Distributors, Maintenance and Repair Specialists, Manufacturers and Industrialists, Plant Managers, Procurement Managers, Technical Service Providers, Wholesalers and Retailers, Workshop Owners and Staff. Exhibits include machinery, industrial tools &equipment, machine parts & suppliers, welding & cutting equipment.

11-14 ~ 11-17 , 2019
Exhibitions
Fastener Fair Mexico 2019
 
 
Fastener Fair Mexico 2019
2019-06-19 ~ 2019-06-20

American, European and Taiwanese Major Companies Attend the Mexican Fastener Event Fastener Fair Mexico by Dean Tseng, Fastener World   The 5th edition of Fastener Fair Mexico opened at World Trade Center Mexico City during June 19 to 20. The show had 104 local and overseas exhibitors from Mexico, the U.S., Taiwan, China, etc. The visitors to this s... more

06-19 ~ 06-20 , 2019
Exhibitions
IFS China 2019, a Successful Ending on June 13
 
 
IFS China 2019, a Successful Ending on June 13
2019-06-11 ~ 2019-06-13

International Fastener Show China (IFS China) brought to a successful close in Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center on June 13th this year. With an exhibition area of 42,000 square meters, there were breakthroughs of the scale and level for International Fastener Show China 2019 whose exhibition area was increased by 24% compared with that in... more

06-11 ~ 06-13 , 2019
Exhibitions
Fastener World’s Exhibitions Footprints in 2018
 
 
2018滙達參展實績

Fasteners World Middle East,One of the world’s leading events in the metal working and steel fabrication industry, Fasteners World Middle East 2018, opened on the 15th of January at Expo Centre Sharjah in Sharjah, the third largest and most populous city in the UAE, and continued until the 18th of January....Automotive World,Fastener Fair Turkey,International Hardware Fair Cologne,Taiwan International Fastener Show,Fastener Fair USA, ......more
2018~2019

Industry Activities

Industry Activities
MKT Fastening Releases the Improved Anchor Design Software V2.1.2
 
 
MKT Fastening Releases the Improved Anchor Design Software V2.1.2
The most easy to use anchor design software has been improved to also be the most powerful. The MKT Anchor Design software V2.1.2 has just been released and allows the designer to calculate seismic loads, including applying the Ω0 factor for your application. All seismic calculations are according to ACI 318-14 and allow the designer to evaluate every ... more
2019-07-23
Industry Activities
Romania Reports Around 0.22 Million Units of Sedan Production in First 5 Months 2019
 
 
Romania Reports Around 0.22 Million Units of Sedan Production in First 5 Months 2019
In the first 5 months of 2019, around 0.22 million units of sedans were manufactured in Romania. This figure is also very likely to reach a new high this year Romanian car manufacturer Dacia is under control by French Renault Group. In the first 5 months of 2019, the production of Dacia at its Mioveni plant increased by 10.5% from the same period in 2018 to... more
2019-07-16
Industry Activities
LISI Announces the Transfer of Its Activities Sheet Metal Primary Parts and Assembly
 
 
LISI Announces the Transfer of Its Activities Sheet Metal Primary Parts and Assembly
In line with the press release dated March 28, 2019, LISI AEROSPACE announces that it has definitively completed the sale of all the shares of its two subsidiaries, INDRAERO SIREN and LISI AEROSPACE CREUZET MAROC, whose main activities are sheet metal primary parts and assembly of aerostructures to a fund managed by QUANTUM CAPITAL PARTNERS.   QUANTUM... more
2019-07-10
Industry Activities
Australian ICCONS Introduces “The Better Bit”
 
 
Australian ICCONS Introduces “The Better Bit”
The dynamic Australian owned and operated construction supplies wholesaler dedicated to supporting the independent distribution channel with an extensive range of products, ICCONS, has recently introduced a new product called” The Better Bit.” This is a decking bit that can cover 8, 10, and 12 gauge decking screws and whose control collet can be ... more
2019-07-08

Technology

Technology
A New Method for Improvement of the Fatigue Strength of Bolts ... Shin-ichi Nishida
 
 
A New Method for Improvement of the Fatigue Strength of Bolts ... Shin-ichi Nishida
A New Method for Improvement of the Fatigue Strength of Bolts ... Shin-ichi Nishida
[FW176] p.310,311,312,313,314
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Technology
Failure of Propeller Shaft Couplings - Fatigue Failure of Reamer Bolts ... Toshimichi Fukuoka
 
 
Failure of Propeller Shaft Couplings - Fatigue Failure of Reamer Bolts ... Toshimichi Fukuoka
Failure of Propeller Shaft Couplings - Fatigue Failure of Reamer Bolts ... Toshimichi Fukuoka
[FW176] p.315,316,317
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Technology
Dangerous Plagiarism Under Fasteners ... Jozef Dominik
 
 
Dangerous Plagiarism Under Fasteners ... Jozef Dominik
Dangerous Plagiarism Under Fasteners ... Jozef Dominik
[FW176] p.318,319,320
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Technology
Automotive Cold Headed Brake Components ... Laurence Claus
 
 
Automotive Cold Headed Brake Components ... Laurence Claus
Automotive Cold Headed Brake Components ... Laurence Claus
[FW176] p.305,306,307
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GOVERNMENTS / ASSOCIATIONS / FASTENER GROUPS

GOVERNMENTS / ASSOCIATIONS / FASTENER GROUPS
U.S. Department of Commerce Announces Three Affirmative Preliminary Circumvention Rulings on Exports of Steel Products from Vietnam
 
 
U.S. Department of Commerce Announces Three Affirmative Preliminary Circumvention Rulings on Exports of Steel Products from Vietnam
The U.S. Department of Commerce announced three preliminary affirmative circumvention rulings involving exports of steel products from Vietnam. The circumvention rulings cover certain steel products that are first produced in Korea and Taiwan, which are then shipped to Vietnam for minor processing, and finally exported to the United States as corrosion-resis... more
2019-07-10
GOVERNMENTS / ASSOCIATIONS / FASTENER GROUPS
What Will be the Trend for Future Global Fastener Industry? EFDA: More professional and concentrated.
 
 
What Will be the Trend for Future Global Fastener Industry? EFDA: More professional and concentrated.
by Nai-Wen Chang, Fastener World   On the opening day of Fastener Expo Shanghai 2019, EFDA Vice President Gian Marco Dalpane was invited to give a speech on the global economic development trend and its influence on fastener production, application and trade. According to Mr. Dalpane, future fastener manufacturing will definitely be automated, so manu... more
2019-07-10
GOVERNMENTS / ASSOCIATIONS / FASTENER GROUPS
Taiwan Cheng Shiu University Introduces Ching Chan Equipment for High Value Added Fastener Research This July
 
 
Taiwan Cheng Shiu University Introduces Ching Chan Equipment for High Value Added Fastener Research This July
Ching Chan Optical Technology Co., Ltd. (Ching Chan) has recently helped Taiwan Cheng Shiu University (CSU) establish a smart production line for high value added fasteners with an educational purpose. This educational production line incorporates unmanned delivery, high-speed threading, precision optical sorting and real-time monitoring systems, effectively... more
2019-07-01
GOVERNMENTS / ASSOCIATIONS / FASTENER GROUPS
Doug Ruggles Elected NFDA President for 2019-2020
 
 
Doug Ruggles Elected NFDA President for 2019-2020
Doug Ruggles of Martin Fastening Solutions (Florence, Alabama) has been elected as the 2019-2020 president of the National Fastener Distributors Association. Adam Derry of Field (Machesney Park, Illinois) will serve as vice president, Kelly Charles of Sems & Specials (Rockford, Illinois) as associate chair, and Kelly Cole of Hayes Bolt & Supply (San ... more
2019-06-28