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Publications, blogs, etc.

 

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Global Fastener News



Fastener Talk: Fastener Blog



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Fastener Technology International



Fastener+Fixing Magazine

 

 







2014
 
April 26, 2014

Southwestern Fastener Expo
Westin/DFW Airport, Texas
The Southwestern Fastener Expo is sponsored by the Southwestern Fastener Association and held in even numbered years. The trade show alternates between the Houston and Dallas areas. 
The annual spring conference runs April 24-27 at the DFW Westin Hotel near DFW Airport.
Contact: John Elsner, SFA, 292 Sugarberry Circle, Houston, TX 77024 USA. Tel: 713 952-5472 Fax 713 952-7488 E-mail: swfa@swbell.net Web: sfa-fastener.org

 

May 6-7, 2014
Wire Expo / WAI Operations & Summit
Indianapolis, IN
Wire Expo and the WAI Operations & Summit will be at the Indiana Convention Center. 
The next Interwire will be April 28-30, 2015, in Atlanta. Introduced in 1981, the international wire and cable trade show will include Wire Association International's 85th annual convention. 
The biennial Interwire alternates with WAI's Operations Summit & Wire Expo in even numbered years. 
Contact: WAI, 1570 Boston Post Rd., Guilford, CT 06437 USA. Tel: 203 453-2777 Fax: 203 453-8384 Email: sales@wirenet.org Web: wirenet.org


June 23-24, 2014
Mid-West Table Top Show
Chicago
The Midwest Fastener Association will hold its 33rd annual trade show on Tuesday at Belvedere Banquets, in Elk Grove Village, IL, followed by its 62nd annual golf outing on Tuesday at Eaglewood Resort, Itasca, IL. The biennial tabletop show alternates with Fastener Tech in odd-number years..
Contact: MWFA executive director Nancy Rich. P.O. Box 5, Lake Zurich, IL 60047 USA. Tel: 847 438-8338 Fax 847 438-7580 Email: mwfa@Ameritech.net Web: mwfa.net


September 22, 2014
16th Metropolitan Fastener Distributors Association
New Jersey
Contact: Nancy Montesano, administrator, P.O. Box 1477, Wayne, NJ 07047 USA. Tel: 201 644-7424 Fa 201 644-7427 Email: admin@mfda.us Web: mfda.net


 

October 22-24, 2014
National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo
Las Vegas, Nevada
This will be the 34th year of NIFMSE trade shows and the 18th annual West show. Conferences and an opening reception are on Wednesday; and the trade show is open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the Sands Expo. Contact: Susan Hurley, show manager, 34 N. High St., New Albany, OH 43054 USA. Tel: 614 895-1279 Fax 614 895-3466 E-mail:  E-mail: info@fastenershows.com Web: fastenershows.com



November 9-11, 2014
Specialty Tools & Fasteners Distributors Association
Charlotte
The 38th annual convention is for STAFDA manufacturer, distributor and rep members. Exhibits include light construction, industrial and related products, including fasteners. The convention also includes a variety of educational sessions, networking events and a tech fair. Contact: Georgia Foley, STAFDA, P.O. Box 44, Elm Grove, WI 53122-0044 USA. Tel: 262 784-4774 or 800 352-2981 Fax 262 784-5059 E-mail: info@stafda.org Web: stafda.org

Associations, Institutes, etc.

Fastener Industry Coalition

 

Fastener Industry Education Group FIEG

 

Industrial Fasteners Institute

 

Metropolitan Fastener Distributors Association

 

Mid-Atlantic Fasteners Distributors Association

 

Mid-West Fastener Association

 

National Fastener Distributors Association

 

New England Fastener Distributors Association

 

North Coast Fastener Association

 

Pacific-West Fastener Association

 

Southeastern Fastener Association - SEFA

 

Southwestern Fastener Association - SFA

 

Specialty Tools & Fasteners Distributors

 

Western Assn. of Fastener Distributors - WAFD

 

International Fastener Machinery & Suppliers Association

 

European Fastener Distributors Association

 

European Industrial Fasteners Institute

 

Confederation of British Metalforming

 

Canadian Fasteners Institute

 

British Association of Fastener Distributors

 

International Fastener Machinery & Suppliers Association

 

Spring Manufacturers Institute

 

Wire and Cable Industry Suppliers Association

 

Industrial Supply Association

 

National Association of Manufacturers

 

Association of Women in the Metal Industries

 

ASM International

 

American Society for Quality

 

American Hardware Manufacturers Association

 

American Galvanizers Association

 

Wire Association International

 

National Association of Surface Finishers / Surface Engineering Coating Association

 

Precision Metalforming Association

 

National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors

 

Metal Powder Industries Federation

 

International Staple, Nail & Tool Association

 

Forging Industry Association

 

Fastening Technology & Bolted Joint Design Seminars

 

Concrete Anchor Manufacturers Association

 

American Wire Producers Association

 

Aircraft Locknut Manufacturers Association

 

American Society for Nondestructive Testing - ASNT

 

SAE International (The Society of Automotive Engineers Inc.)

 

Society of Manufacturing Engineers

 

International Organization for Standardization

 

Deutsches Institut für Normung

 

American Society of Mechanical Engineers B1

 

American Society of Mechanical Engineers B18

 

ASTM International

 

American National Standards Institute

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