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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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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A Message From Advance Components 

Contact: Pam Berry                  
pberry@advancecomponents.com 

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A Message From EFC International 

ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI – June 22, 2016. In a continued drive for growth, commitment to customers and supply partnership excellence, EFC International announces the addition of Teresa Amman, Supply Chain Director. Teresa will be responsible for successfully developing procurement and logistic strategies collaborating with suppliers and EFC’s Purchasing, Sourcing, Logistics, Warehouse and Quality departments who will also report to her.  

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A Press Release From the National Industrial Fastener and Mill Supply Expo (NIFMSE)

Los Angeles, CA (June 13, 2016) – Today, the National Industrial Fastener and Mill Supply Expo (NIFMSE) announced the arrival of its new, user-friendly web site, www.fastenershows.com.

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Contact: Ruth Stadius
NAW Communications 
rstadius@naw.org 
202.872.0885

 


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A Press Release From Intercorp

DMG Productions educates on the latest breakthroughs in fastening solutions.

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A Press Release From EFC International

ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI – May 26, 2016. In a continued drive for growth, commitment to customers and supply partnership excellence, EFC International announces the addition of Mike Massengill as Plastics Design/Application Engineer.  Reporting directly to Dave Pfeifer, Director of New Business Development, Mike will be responsible for collaborating with EFC’s sales engineers, customers, and suppliers to drive growth with innovative key products. 

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