May 2016


WIFI Goes to Mexico!

Make plans to join WIFI at the Fastener Fair Mexico in Mexico City on June 1-2, 2016. WIFI board member Rosa Hearn of Brighton Best, will be on hand at booth L39.















WIFI Board &


Interested in making a difference in the fastener industry? WIFI is now accepting applications for the WIFI Board and Committees. 2016 will be another great year of connections with our members, so get involved in planning our events today. 


Committes and chairs are: Membership - Nancy Rich, Rosa Hearn; Scholarship - Cris Young; 

Mentoring - Mary Lou Aderman; Communications/Events - Pam Berry.

Contact WIFI if you would like to volunteer on any of our committees or are interested in serving on the board.





WIFI is happy to feature member  Jen Kushnir, a sales manager at DLP Coatings.

Read about Jen and see how she is making a difference in the fastener industry.


Would you like to be featured in WIFI@Work, or know someone who would be a good candidate? Please contact Lou for information or to send in a nomination.



Industry Events Spring 2016


5/11/2016 - National Manufacturing Week

5/12/2016 - Mid-West Fastener Association Dinner Meeting

5/12/2016 - North Coast Fastener Association Distributor Social

5/13/2016 - Pac-West Mel Kirshner Memorial Golf Outing

5/19/2016 - Fastener Fair India

5/20/2016 - Fastener Training Institute, Corrosion Resistant and Stainless Steel Specs Webinar

5/23/2016 - Fastener Training Institute & Industrial Fasteners Institute, Fastener Training Week

5/23/2016 - Hardware + Tools Middle East

6/1/2016 - Fastener Fair Mexico

6/7/2016 - New England Fastener Distributors Association, Golf Outing

6/7/2016 - Pac-West Summer Dinner Meeting

6/8/2016 - WAI Operations Summit & Wire Expo

6/8/2016 - STAFDA Congressional Fly-In

6/12/2016 - 17th China International Metal & Metallurgy Exhibition




Job Postings

Become a WIFI member and join the conversation. Receive  scholarship and mentoring opportunities, our quarterly newsletter, and reduced rates at WIFI and other industry events. Individual membership: $50 a year; Corporate memberships: $200 for 5-9 members, $350 for 10+