A Press Release from the Fastener Training Institute

Officer elections were held at our most recent Board of Directors meeting. We’re pleased to announce the following:

President – Tim Roberto, Jr – Star Stainless Screw
Vice President – Gene Simpson – Semblex Corporation
Secretary/Treasurer – Dallas Puckett – Valley Nut & Bolt
Managing Director – John Wachman – Desert Distribution Sales, LLC

We also welcomed our new BOD member Chris McCaffrey, R & D Fasteners. He will join Andy Cohn, Duncan Bolt, to fill our BOD.

Jennifer Sturm, Empire Bolt, leaves our BOD with our deepest thanks and appreciation for her years of service to FTI. Jennifer was instrumental in the creation of FTI and served on our inaugural BOD until this year. 

The Fastener Training Institute is a registered 501(c)6 non-profit. We rely on the support of the fastener community to continue to operate and grow. Please support us by attending our classes and webinars or by sponsoring an event. Tax deductible donations are accepted through the Fastener Education Foundation, www.FastenerEducationFoundation.com.

Please visit www.FastenerTraining.org for a complete listing of our events.

The Fastener Training Institute’s core purpose is to enhance fastener use, reliability and safety by providing fastener product and technical training at all levels. Through this, FTI can achieve its goal of strengthening the industry and its personnel in all segments.

The objective of the Fastener Training Institute is to elevate the level of technical understanding and expertise of individuals in the fastener industry by providing a variety of training programs presented by recognized industry experts. FTI provides beginning and advanced training on fastener products, standards and specifications.