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Chun Zu expands factory - Fastener and Fixing
26 Jun 17 - In 2018 Chun Zu will celebrate its 45th anniversary. It has been a registered company on the emerging stock
market since 2012, providing it with financial transparency, more complete management and higher operating efficiency...
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Vampire Tools Expands Line Of Revolutionary Tools With New Recessed Screw
Extractor - Tooling Online

24 Jun 17 - Vampire Tools, creators of the powerful VamPLIERSTM screw extracting pliers have tightened their grip on
the fastener extraction market with a brand-new offering the RSE-60, or recessed screw extractor Complementing the...
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Calling suppliers of special fasteners, torque tools & DIY consumables and European
manufacturers - Torque Expo

23 Jun 17 - Ever wanted to get your product in front of thousands of potential new trade customers but weren’t sure how
to go about it Special fasteners, torque tools, self-drilling and self-tapping fasteners, DIY consumables, architectural...
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Self-clinching fasteners - Engineer Live
21 Jun 17 - The PEM VariMount fastening system, from PennEngineering, enables the use of PEM self-clinching
fasteners for attachment applications in composites, plastics, metal, and any rigid material or panel The system...
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Hague Fasteners wins multiple contracts - Engineering Capacity
20 Jun 17 - Hague Fasteners, which has recently been awarded ISO9001:2015, has won £300,000 of work to supply
specialist products to the oil and gas, petrochemical and growing construction sectors.The 25% surge in orders comes...
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Rising to the challenge - Fastener + Fixing
19 Jun 17 - As a distributor in today’s market it is not enough to simply supply a product, you need to be able to offer
something unique Thanks to its technical knowledge and flexibility, Star Fasteners can suggest exclusive solutions for...
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Sales boost for Midlands fastening manufacturer - Works Management
17 Jun 17 - A leading UK manufacturer of non-standard fasteners is on course for a record-breaking year following
£300,000of work to supply specialist products to the oil and gas, petrochemical and construction sectors Family-owned...
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PEM® VariMount® Fastening System Enables Use of Self-Clinching Fasteners for Attachment
Applications in Composites, Plastics, and Other Rigid Materials -

16 Jun 17 - The PEM® VariMount® fastening system from PennEngineering® enables the use of PEM® self-clinching
fasteners for attachment applications in composites, plastics, metal, and any rigid material or panel The system integrates...
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New, patented tool developed to help prevent dropped fasteners - Dry Bulk
15 Jun 17 - There are more than 50 000 OSHA recordable incidents involving "struck by falling object" every year in the
US, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics That's one injury caused by a dropped object roughly every 10 min...
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Manufacturing/Assembly Capability at fastener supplier Challenge Europe - Open PR
14 Jun 17 - As specialist fastener suppliers Challenge Europe often meet customers with low volume, low tech
problem jobs that have come along at inconvenient times and which would take up disproportionate resources in house...
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From small local beginnings, Threaded Fasteners grows to national renown -
13 Jun 17 - When it opened in 1979, Threaded Fasteners had a half-dozen employees led by a pair of brothers-in-law
who were primarily salesmen Frank Martin and Steve Sholtis were married to sisters, and knew that no matter how big...
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Bufab first quarter sales up 13% - Fastener and fixing
12 Jun 17 - Net sales in Q1 2017 increased to SEK 815 million (€84.6 million), primarily due to strong organic growth
from a combination of strong demand and increased market share, aided by additional working days in the quarter...
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Phosphor Bronze Alloy – Strong, Tough and Corrosion Resistant - AZO Material
10 Jun 17 - Phosphor bronzes, a main group of engineering alloys, are known for their toughness and strength along
with high corrosion resistance and exceptional plating and spring properties They are alloys of copper with 3.5-10% tin...
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Nuts and Bolts: Keeping it Tight - Hackaday
09 Jun 17 - It’s not much of a stretch to say that without nuts and bolts, the world would fall apart Bolted connections
are everywhere, from the frame of your DIY 3D printer to the lug nuts holding the wheels on your car Though the penalty...
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Dimac presents best sellers at seventh Fastener Fair Stuttgart - Fastener and fixing
08 Jun 17 - For three very successful show days, the Dimac team presented best sellers MCV1 and SPC-LAB at
the recent Fastener Fair Stuttgart Massimo Agrati, general manager at Dimac Srl, says We’re proud that our...
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Manufacturing Expo 2017: Gear Up Industrial Capacity towards Success - China
Fasteners Info

07 Jun 17 - We are living in an age of another industrial revolution—industrial 4.0—where advanced manufacturing
techniques are closely linked with information technology, data, and analytics This has encouraged manufacturers...
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Automotive fasteners & tools, wipes, wood screws & more in Torque’s new digital
magazine - Torque Expo

06 Jun 17 - Catch up with the latest issue of Torque’s enhanced digital magazine covering the fastener, tool and
related industries – online today The new issue features  Automotive special tools & fasteners for the sector, plus...
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One-Layer Zinc Flake Base Coat for Fastener Protection - PF Online
05 Jun 17 - The demand for economic and reliable finishing products especially with fastener coatings is on the
rise, and the same can be said about the growing need for corrosion protection systems Several markets requiring...
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Sherex Fastening Solutions Introduces TEC Series Wedge Locking
Washers  -

03 Jun 17 - Sherex Fastening Solutions a global leader in engineered fasteners, tooling, and automation is
pleased to announce the launch of a new wedge locking washer product line The TEC Series product line adds...
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KATO Fastening Systems, Announces the All New KATO LockOne® Fastener 
A Superior Locking Force -

02 Jun 17 - KATO Fastening Systems, the original inventor and manufacturer of the bi-directional Tangless®
CoilThread® insert, announces the all new KATO LockOne® fastener - A Superior Locking Force KATO LockOne...
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Mack Brooks launches Fastener Fair USA 2018 - Fastener Fixing
1 Jun 17 - Mack Brooks Exhibitions Group, organisers of the Fastener Fair exhibitions taking place globally, has
announced the launch of Fastener Fair USA. The first edition of this unique industrial fastener and fixing show...
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Pennengineering® Announces Expanded Lead-Free Initiative Promoting Environmental,
Sustainability, And Marketplace Objectives - Pemnet.Com

31 May 17 - PennEngineering®, a global pioneer for 75 years in the development and manufacture of precision
fasteners and systems, announces that it now uses lead-free material for the manufacture of its entire cataloged...
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UK Hafren Fasteners Rolls out New PowerSIX Security Screw - China Fastener
30 May 17 - PowerSIX is a versatile tamper resistant self-threading security screw Ideal for all types of fencing
applications, the tri-Lobular self-threading screw eliminates the need for nuts, reducing labour costs & installation...
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Challenge Europe Support Growing UK Manufacturing Industry Demand for
Threaded Fasteners -

29 May 17 - As UK manufacturing industry once again uses all its ingenuity and determination to grow itself out of
externally derived problems, Challenge Europe are geared up to help with design and production support in supply...
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GESIPA® continues to strengthen its capabilities - Fast Fix Technology
27 May 17 - Growth of GESIPA® has been very evident in terms of bespoke blind rivets nuts and rivet nut studs
manufacturing Today, around 430 special types of blind rivets nuts and 30 different varieties of rivet nut studs are...
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Sundram Fasteners posts Rs 87 crore net for Q4 - New Indian Express
25 May 17 - Chennai-based Sundram Fasteners, part of the $6.5-billion TVS group, on Wednesday posted robust
financial numbers for the fourth quarter of FY17, on the back of better sales. Total revenue (net of excise duty) for the...
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Do you know these Eight Well-known Foreign Companies? All of Them will Exhibit
at Fastener Expo Shanghai 2017 - China Fastener

24 May 17 - As the annual event in fastener industry, Fastener Expo Shanghai 2017 is going to take place on
June 22-24th at Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center The exhibition in 2017 will cover an...
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Fastener Expo Shanghai on the horizon - Fastener Fixing.Com
23 May 17 - Fastener Expo Shanghai 2017, taking place on 22nd – 24th June at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition
& Convention Center, continues to grow with a total exhibition area of 50,000m2 – covering three halls for the first time...
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The Art of Riveting Knowledge - Fastener Fixing.Com
22 May 17 - It’s seven years since Steve Auld exchanged corporate life for ownership of a SME specialist fastener distributor
They’ve been eventful, successful and quick to pass years, which included a key acquisition and the establishment of a new...
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The wild, weird science of automobile fasteners and how to select and use them
for your street rod project - Super Chevy

20 May 17 - Ever been strolling through a hardware store or perhaps an auto parts establishment and wondered of the
meaning behind the markings on the hundreds of thousands of bolt heads on the shelf? Whether you’re building a modified...
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India's attractive auto aftermarket draws new players -
19 May 17 - A growing new vehicle parc and an ageing fleet are drawing a number of new players into the Indian aftermarket
Amit Panday met a few at the ACMA Automechanika New Delhi 2017 trade fair The Indian automotive component industry...
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Countdown to Torque-Expo Singapore: Malaysia focus - Torque-Expo.Com
18 May 17 - Penang-based Chin Well Holdings produces over 3,000 types of fasteners and is one of the most significant
fastener players in Malaysia, with 600 employees and fastener revenues of RM101.46 million (approximately £18m) in...
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VTM Debuts Stema Lockdowel CNC Insertion Machine at AWFS in Las Vegas July
19-22 - Furniture Today

17 May 17 - Stema has built the ultimate CNC machine for the glue-less, tool-less, Lockdowel assembly system just
in time for VTM, the exclusive provider of Stema in the United States, to launch it at the 2017 Association of Woodworking...
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TR Fastenings to host Fastener Surgery at Automechanika Birmingham - Torque-Expo.Com
16 May 17 - TR Fastenings (TR) is returning to Automechanika Birmingham next month, with a ‘Fastener Surgery’
where visitors can bring design or application issues to the firm’s team of engineers TR, part of Trifast plc, is a full...
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Self-Drilling Screws from Challenge Europe -  Open PR
15 May 17 - The concept of self-drilling screws came out of the need for speed and the realisation that by putting a cutting
face on the end of a power driven screw it could cut its own hole and immediately generate a female thread, so saving a...
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Thermal Zinc Diffusion Now Protects Fasteners Against Corrosion -  Machine Design
13 May 17 - Engineers at Spirol International Corp., Danielson, Conn., are now applying an anti-corrosion process called
thermal diffused zinc to the company’s fasteners The process was invented and patented by a British metallurgist, Sherard...
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The importance of specifying correct fasteners - Engineer Live
12 May 17 - Ian Carvell explores the benefits a fastener expert can deliver to OEMs and tier suppliers When designing
a new project, manufacturers in many cases will focus on the ‘high value’ components that embody their innovation as...
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Bolted by trust, transparency and communication - The Hindu Business Line
11 May 17 - At 80 years of age, Suresh Krishna has earned the right to put his feet up and enjoy the pleasures of life But
the Chairman and Managing Director of Sundram Fasteners Ltd is in his office a little after 8 a.m. most days, and keeps...
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New ultra-thin throughbolt coating - Fastener + Fixing
10 May 17 - Using the latest technology from the automotive and electronics industry, Mungo Fastening Technology has
developed new methods for coating throughbolts with the introduction of the new ultra-thin 100% chrome-free GreenTec®...
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First Skill Training Centre inaugurated in Bhubaneswar - Web India
09 May 17 - Fasteners Association of India (FAI), an umbrella organisation for Indian fastener industries partnered with
Eva Positive, has set up a training centre here with an objective to promote excellence in growth and quality in automotive...
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Sundram Fasteners reaps benefits of branching out - Smart Investor
08 May 17 - TVS group’s auto components arm, Sundram Fasteners, has set an ambitious target to invest Rs 200 core
annually till it reaches a turnover of $1 billion from around $470 million today The investments will be made to bolster...
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Würth expands in Asia with new China distribution centre - Torque-Expo.Com
06 May 17 - The Würth Group has bolstered its infrastructure in Asia with the expansion of its central distribution
centre in Haiyan, China the 36,000 m2 distribution centre will replace a number of warehouse scattered across China...
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Swedish ties, American fasteners - Rtands.Com
05 May 17 - Pandrol's FASTCLIP FE fastening system has been chosen as the preferred fastening for a Trafikverket (TRV,
Swedish Transport Administration) 20-year framework agreement with Swedish producers of concrete crossties Pandrol...
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The Fate of U.S. Steel and Other Industrial Stocks - Barron's
04 May 17 - Industrial stocks were red-hot back in November, riding the new administration’s promises to bring back jobs
and rebuild the nation’s infrastructure. The entire sector rallied, and the Industrial Select Sector SPDR exchange-traded fund...
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More than 60 Chinese companies took part in Fastener Fair India, Mumbai 2017 - China Fastener
03 May 17 - Fastener Fair India, Mumbai took place at the city’s Bombay Exhibition Centre from 28-29 April 2017 Based on
the organizer, the exhibition attracted 188 exhibitors, most of which were Indian local companies, and more than 60 were...
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Stainless steel fasteners, Troy preview, adhesives & more in Torque’s April
magazine -

02 May 17 - Haven’t had your copy of Torque’s April magazine – for the fastener, tool and related industries through the post
Help is at hand with our Magazine Archive, where you can read the new April magazine, which is full of news, views, industry...
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Aviation and Aerospace Fasteners: Why it Pays to Buy Legit
27 Apr 17 - The little unsung heroes They’re tough, durable, and can stand up to extreme environments They have to, otherwise,
who will What will keep together all we hold dear Those reasons are why aviation and aerospace fasteners are made to rigid...
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Phillips Screw Company’s new logo plays on brand heritage - Torque Expo
26 Apr 17 - One of the best-known fastener brands in the world, the Phillips Screw Company, has updated its corporate
image with the launch of a new logo The updated logo plays on Phillips’ original innovation The firm said that the updated...
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Schotte Automotive Fasteners passes TS 16949 audit - Torque Expo
25 Apr 17 - Schotte Automotive Fasteners has started the transition phase of its Integrated Management System for the new
IATF (International Automotive Task Force) standard and ISO 9001/2015 In mid-February, TÜV Saar performed a second...
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Challenge Europe Announce Ex-Stock and Custom Sealing Washers for Manufacturers -
24 Apr 17 - Challenge Europe are delighted to announce they have large stocks of sealing washers such as Dubo rings and
Dowty washers, also those manufactured from rubber, EPDM, neoprene, silicone, nylon and fibre are available for immediate...
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Key Bellevilles Inc. of Allegheny Township celebrates 50 successful years - Trib Live
22 Apr 17 - Key Bellevilles Inc. has built its 50-year history on one product used in many things — from the mechanical shark
in “Jaws” to space shuttles “I saw that there was a potential for it,” founder and President Robert J. Key, 83, said of the belleville...
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E3 Vise Action Compression Latch come with polished finish  - Thomasnet.Com
21 Apr 17 - Made from stainless steel, E3 VISE ACTION Compression Latch meets EN61373, NEMA 4 and IP65 standards
suitable for railway applications unit delivers vibration-free fastening of heavily gasketed enclosures Featuring T-handle...
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Send us your editorial for Torque Magazine’s May features: Wood screws,
automotive and more  - Torque-Expo

20 Apr 17 - Do you stock wood screws, automotive tools & fasteners, brass fasteners or janitorial supplies? Then you
will be pleased to hear that all of those will be featured in Torque Magazine’s May Magazine, for the fastener, tool and related...
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Adjuster screw for shelving  - Fastener-Fixing
19 Apr 17 - Italian manufacturer of steel screws Mecavit will be introducing its specialist adjuster screw for metal shelving
as part of this year’s Route to Fastener Innovation Competition at Fastener Fair Stuttgart Mecavit’s adjuster screw...
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