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EFC International Appoints New Strategic Position

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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Rotor Clip receives NTN President's Award

Rotor Clip was recently awarded the 2015 President's Award from NTN Driveshaft, Columbus, Indiana.

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Rotor Clip Announces Ring-A-Majig Contest Winners

Last month Rotor Clip picked 5 finalists for the Ring-A-Majig contest. On May 1st, after presenting their inventions, the winners were announced.

Three teams from East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, were crowned the winners of the 2016 Rotor Clip "Ring-A-Majig" contest, which challenged students pursuing technical courses of study to use retaining rings in original product designs.

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Fastener Industry Leader Inducted Into Hall of Fame; Young Fastener Professional Gets Industry Recognition

A Message From the National Industrial Fastener & Mill Expo


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Beacon Fasteners and Components is Stocking High Salt Spray Full Trilobe Thread Forming Screws

A Press Release From Beacon Fasteners and Components 

Beacon Fasteners and Components is expanding their thread forming line again by stocking High Salt Spray Full Trilobe Thread Forming Screws! Parts are steel-zinc RoHS with a high salt spray plating of 96 hours to white rust and 120 hours to red rust. Beacon is excited to offer a variety of drives, head styles, and sizes complete off the shelf in bulk and small volume quantities.

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Rotor Clip 2016 Ring-A-Majig Contest News

A Press Release From Rotor Clip


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Advance Components Welcomes McCormick Associates as Advance’s Manufactures’ Representative

A Press Release from Advance Components

Carrollton, TX – April 6, 2016 - Advance Components, a master stocking distributor of specialty fasteners, welcomes McCormick Associates as Advance’s manufactures’ representative for sales in New York, New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania.

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Sherex Fastening Solutions Acquires DISC-LOCK, Inc.

Tonawanda, NY, March 8, 2016  Sherex Fastening Solutions, a global leader of engineered fasteners, tooling and automation is pleased to announce the acquisition of DISC-LOCK, Inc. effective March 1, 2016. DISC-LOCK is an originator of wedge-lock technology and a pioneer in the design and manufacturing of secure and durable vibration proof fastening systems.

"With over 35 years of successful applications history and highly patented technology, DISC-LOCK innovations solve one of the world’s most challenging fastening problems of vibrational loosening. The combination of each company’s strengths will deliver a broader range of engineered solutions while providing the lowest total installed cost to our customers," said James Pickren, CEO of Sherex.

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Sherex Fastening Solutions Celebrates 10 Years of Continuous Operations at Sherex Taiwan


Contact: Renee Fisher
[email protected]

Tonawanda, NY,  February 29, 2016  – Sherex Fastening Solutions, a global leader of engineered fasteners, tooling and automation recently celebrated the 10 year anniversary of its Sherex Taiwan manufacturing, research and development, and sales facility. Sherex commemorated the occasion last October with an impressive turnout of customers, suppliers, and employees. The multiday celebration included an employee appreciation day, a well-attended supplier event, and a customer golf outing.


Since its inception in 2004, Sherex Taiwan, led by Dr. Alex Hsaio, has provided high quality products, industry leading new product development, as well as full manufacturing capabilities for Sherex’s key product lines of standard rivet nut inserts, custom engineered rivet nut and stud inserts, and clinch nuts. 

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