Advance Components is celebrating 45 years of distributing excellence by offering customers free shipping when purchasing from the Advance online store. All products online are in-stock and ready for same day shipping.

“We invite all of our customers to celebrate our anniversary with extra savings at the Advance online store,” says Advance president Gary Cravens. “This is a fast and easy way to buy in-stock products with the click of a button.”

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A Message From SPIROL International

I wanted to let you know about a new coating that we are introducing for our products that is poised to be one of the most revolutionary changes of the year for the fastener industry.  The coating, called “ArmorGalv®”, surpasses 1,000 hours of corrosion protection and unlike other platings or coatings, the vapor process coats all surfaces of the product uniformly – even recessed surfaces!  This means that hollow parts receive full coverage within the ID of the part which is a major advantage over other finish options.  Furthermore, ArmorGalv will not flake or peel as the coating is diffused into the surface of the part, and there is no risk of hydrogen embrittlement. There are many more features and benefits included in the White Paper attached below:

http://www.spirol.com/library/whitepapers/Features_and_Benefits_of_ArmorGalv_Thermal_Zinc_Diffusion_us.pdf

While we will eventually offer this coating for all of our product lines, we are initially rolling this out for our Tubular Products (roll-formed Spacers, Compression Limiters, Dowels and Bushings).

If you are interested in learning more about ArmorGalv, or if you are currently working on a project requiring joining and assembly and would like my assistance, please feel free to give me a call!

Regards,

Michael S. Lentini | National Distribution Sales Manager | SPIROL International
30 Rock Ave. | Danielson | CT | 06238
Phone: 860.774.8571 Ext. 4457 | Fax: 860.774.2048 | Email: Michael.lentini@spirol.com

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A Message From Jade West, Senior Vice President-Government Relations
National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors

After years of reporting on the aggressive anti-business regulatory agenda coming out of Washington, D.C., we are happy to be reporting on the roll-back of regulations that has been undertaken by Congress and the Trump Administration, and what remains to be done.

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A Message From Leo Coar, LINK Magazine's Editor/Publisher

Well here we are 40 years later and LINK Magazine is still going strong and growing. Just a bit different then when we started. LINK’S print and digital editions are now an equally important part of our industry, as well as our LINK App, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn social media pages, all ways to reach the industry which did not exist 40 years ago. Face to face with our readers is still the most important part of our job and Tracey Lumia will continue to cover all the meetings and Trade Shows. We do this to better inform the Fastener Distributor and Suppliers on what is going on in their industry.

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New President, COO, and National Sales & Marketing Manager Reflect Recent Growth and Position CTE for Continued Success

Cable Tie Express, a Master Distributor of cable ties, heat shrink tubing, wire connectors, mounting bases, and associated wire management products since 1995, recently announced several organizational promotions which support the Company's growth and commitment to superior quality products, solutions, and services.

Cable Tie Express Founder Char Cooper announced these changes and promotions effective January 2017:
  • Ty Whitacre promoted to President: Ty has served with Cable Tie Express for one year as Director of Business Development. His background is customer-focused with long-term executive positions in the medical, HVAC, and industrial marketplaces.
  • Doug Andrews promoted to Chief Operations Officer (COO): Doug is a long-term employee at Cable Tie Express, leading the day-to-day operations and supporting the continued growth of sales in North America.
  • Jason Burton promoted to National Sales & Marketing Manager: Jason has been with Cable Tie Express for five years, with responsibility as Inside Sales Manager prior to his recent promotion. Jason leads the Company's National Sales force of Independent Representatives and the Inside Sales and Customer Service Representatives.
Founder Char Cooper commented, "With the continuing goal of providing our customers the highest quality products and unparalleled service levels nationwide, the recent promotions enhance our position as a leading supplier in the marketplace. Ty's broad-based and successful background, Doug's continued dedication to the growth of Cable Tie Express for nearly two decades, and Jason's proven talents from the sales perspective are the perfect combination to lead Cable Tie Express to an enduring, strong, and successful future."
 

Cable Tie Express is located in Noblesville, IN with additional warehouse locations in Crestview, FL; Dallas, TX; Brea, CA; Seattle, WA; and Danbury, CT. Be a part of the Cable Tie Express experience by contacting the new leadership team or a customer service representative at 1-888-603-1233,  sales@cabletieexpress.com, or  www.cabletieexpress.com.

Beacon Fasteners and Components is thrilled to announce Tony Van Hoozer of Applied Design & Fastening Solutions as a manufacturers’ representative for Indiana, Michigan, Kentucky, and Southern Illinois.

“With 44 years of industry knowledge and expertise, Tony will be a great liaison to our Midwest customer base and a valuable asset to our team,” said Kameron Dorsey, National Sales Manager at Beacon.  “He shares our customer-driven principles and focus on servicing our customers, and we look forward to growing and strengthening these partnerships together.”

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A Message from Intercorp

ORANGE, CALIFORNIA -- Intercorp., an importer and master distributor of high-performance construction fasteners under the Strong-Point® brand, is pleased to announce the release of their new product and submittal catalogs. Featuring more than 500 items, these catalogs are complete resource guides for Strong-Point® construction fasteners.

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A Message From Jade West, Senior Vice President-Government Relations, National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors

Since my last update to you on this topic there have been a number of procedural developments of significance to our legal challenge to the Obama Administration’s new overtime regulation scheduled to take effect on December 1st:

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Kevin Chavis of Star Stainless Screw (Commerce, California) was elected to serve a second term as president of the Pacific-West Fastener Association at a recent meeting of the Pac-West Board of Directors.

Chris McCaffrey of R&D Fasteners (Rancho Cucamonga, California) was elected as the association’s vice president, and Ron Stanley of Empire Bolt & Screw (Spokane, Washington) was elected secretary/treasurer. Rick Peterson of All-West Components & Fasteners (Seattle, Washington) stays on the Board as immediate past president.

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Washington, DC (September 26, 2016) — The NAW Institute for Distribution Excellence announces Facing the Forces of Change®: Navigating the Seas of Disruption, the 11th edition in the landmark Facing the Forces of Change® series.  Since its inception in 1982, this acclaimed series continues to provide insights about the overall future of wholesale distribution and the role of wholesaler-distributors.

Quantity discounts apply when ordering two or more copies. Pricing and order information are available at http://www.naw.org/ftf16.

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Check out this blog post from Pac-West member Hans Fuller, with Fuller Metric. Read more.

From LinkedIn

Imagine for a moment that each day when you arrived at work your team would gather for a few minutes and your boss would single each of you out, one at a time, and explain specifically how your skills make the team better, how she and your co-workers respect and appreciate you, and how you are going to do amazing things that day. Read more.

A Message From Advance Components

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A Press Release From the National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo

The National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo expands programs to create better connections for exhibitors and attendees; launches “Rising Star” program. 

Los Angeles, CA (7/27/16) – The National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo (NIFMSE) is the largest industrial fastener show in North America. After the recent acquisition by the new parent company, Emerald Expositions, the show is pleased to announce the development of three new programs.

Program 1: Partnership Program - Invite Your Buyers
Leveraging a partnership with Feathr, a B2B trade marketing platform, each participating exhibitor will receive their own landing page to invite their customers to the show. Through this landing page, exhibitors will be able to offer their customers a promotion of half off on their registration fee to attend the show. This program is designed specifically for exhibitors to invite their customers to visit their booth with their own “sponsored by” registration page.

Program 2: BYOD "Bring Your Own Distributor" Hosted Program
The BYOD hosted program is designed for exhibitors to nominate distributors they want to see at the show that have never before attended. Exhibitors can nominate as many distribution companies as they want; if the individual company qualifies and is selected, NIFMSE then will host them on their behalf. Distributors will receive free admission to the expo, as well as a complementary two-night hotel stay at the Venetian hotel.

Program 3: Part 1: Rising Star Hosted Program
The “Rising Star” hosted program allows any distributor attending the current show to nominate an additional colleague within the same company to accompany them to the show. To qualify, the nominee must: have never attended or have not attended since 2012, and is not currently registered for the show.  A lucky few will receive a two-night hotel accommodation at the Harrah’s hotel and free admission to attend the expo. 

Program 3, Part 2: Rising Star Hosted Program
Fastener has also partnered with 
Young Fastener Professionals (YFP) to introduce the next generation of fastener professionals to NIFMSE. The show launched the ‘Young Fastener Professional of the Year’ award this year to recognize and honor a young professional under the age of forty who’s made significant contributions to the betterment of the fastener industry.  In addition to the award recognition, NIFMSE will also be hosting ten new, young fastener professionals to the show that have never before attended. YFP is very excited about the collaboration and has already begun promoting the “Rising Star” program to their community. YFP will be hand-selecting the ten young fastener professionals.

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About National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo 
Held annually in Las Vegas, NV, the National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo is the largest fastener expo in North America. Since 1981, the event continues to bring together the manufacturers and master distributors of industrial fasteners, precision formed parts, fastener machinery & tooling and other related products and services with distributors and sales agents in the distribution chain. The event consists of an all-day conference program presented by endorsing fastener associations and a show floor with more than 600 exhibiting companies from around the world. 

National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo is owned and operated by Emerald Expositions, a leading operator of large business-to-business trade shows in the United States, producing more than 50 trade shows and over 100 face-to-face events in total, including conferences, summits and other events. Emerald Expositions connects more than 335,000 sellers and buyers each year and operates within the U.S. in 10 end markets (Gift, Home, General Merchandise and Manufacturing; Sports & Apparel; Design; Jewelry, Luxury & Antiques; E-Commerce; Creative Services; Licensing; Healthcare; Military; and Food). 

More information about the National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo can be found at fastenershows.com. 

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Linh Vu, Marketing Director
National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo
(323) 817-2229
linh.vu@emeraldexpo.com
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Pac-West launched a new series of regional events on January 14 in Seattle, Washington, called Pac-West After Hours. Similar programs took place in the San Francisco Bay Area and Denver this year. 

You can network just about anywhere: a trade show, a sales call, even where you work. The catch is that while all of these locations may be chock full of people who would make a great addition to your professional network, these are not times and places that are optimized for networking.  

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A Message From the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors 

As you may know, the House Republicans have been working for several months on a series of six issue “blueprints” to set forth a policy agenda.  Their final blueprint, their tax proposal, is being publicly released at a press conference at 10:00 AM this morning.  While the official document was embargoed until 11:00 AM this morning, we saw a draft of it last evening, and it is very good news for us on LIFO.

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