Publications, journals, blogs
Trade shows, events & conventions 2015


American Fastener Journal


The Distributor's Link, National Magazine for Fastener Distributors​

Global Fastener News​

Fastener Talk: Fastener Blog​

Fully Threaded Radio: Voice of the FCH

Sourcing Network​

Fasteners & Fixings​

​Industrial Distribution

Modern Distribution Management​​


Fastener Technology International​

Fastener+Fixing Magazine




5/17- ASTM International Committee F16 on Fasteners


5/19- Fastener Training Institute-Structural Bolting Technology


5/20- ASME B18 Committee on Fasteners


5/26- National Manufacturing Week


5/27- Fastener Trade Show Chengdu


6/2- Hardware & Tools Middle East


6/4 - New England Fastener Distributors Association Golf Outing


6/8 Fastener Tech


6/8- Fastener Training Institute-Technology Workshop


6/10- National Fastener Distributors Association


6/11- Fastener Industry Coalition


6/16- Fastener Training Institute-Specifications & Terminology


6/16- The 16th Guangzhou International Fastener & Equipment Exhibition


6/19 - North Coast Fastener Association Night at the Casino


6/23- Fastener Training Institute-Aerospace Fasteners


6/24- Mechanical Components & Materials Technology Expo


6/25- Metropolitan Fastener Distributors Association Scholarship Awards Dinner


6/25- Fastener Expo Shanghai


7/7- Fastener Training Institute - Understanding the Bolted Joint


7/14- Fastener Training Institute-Product Training Part #1


7/20 - Fastener Training Institute-Fastener Training Week


8/11- Fastener Training Institute-Product Training Part #2


8/18- Fastener Training Institute - Dimensional & Material Specifications


9/1 - Fastener Training Institute-Quality Assurance/Print Reading & Inspection


9/8 - Fastener Training Institute-Product Training Part #3


9/9- All American Fastener Show


Industry associations
& organizations

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


Young Fastener Pros


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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