SANTA CLARITA, CA (Oct. 3, 2019) – Fastener Training Week, an advanced technical training program, is scheduled Dec. 2-6 in La Miranda, CA. This LA area training is for fastener distributors and manufacturers, end users and original equipment manufacturers. The course is offered by The Fastener Training Institute, a leading non-profit organization that provides training on fastener products and standards, in partnership with the Industrial Fasteners Institute.

Instead of seven separate one-day classes, Fastener Training Week offers five intensive days of education and plant tours as part of the acclaimed FTI Certified Fastener Specialist™ (CFS) advanced technical training program. After completing this invaluable industry training in a small group environment and passing a final exam, attendees are eligible for the Certified Fastener Specialist™ (CFS) designation.

This year’s Fastener Training Week will feature learning labs, interactive exercises and quizzes to reinforce learning taught by leading industry experts Salim Brahimi, IFI Director of Engineering Technology, Laurence Claus, NNi Training and Consulting, and Carmen Vertullo, AIM Testing Laboratory. Timely topics include manufacturing processes, consensus standards, quality control and a day of plant tours of manufacturing, secondary processes and testing facilities. Participants will tour B & B Specialties, The Lab, R & D Fasteners and ND Industries.

Given the advanced technical nature of this program, it is highly recommended that participants have at least two years’ experience in fastener sales, purchasing, manufacturing or quality assurance. Registration includes three full days and two half days of training, educational materials, continental breakfast and lunch, transportation for plant tours, certification of completion and Eligibility for the Certified Fastener Specialist™ designation.

Class registration is available at, with early-bird fees available until November 10. In addition, $500 discounts are available for Pac-West, NFDA, IFI, MWFA, NCFA SFA, AIM Prime members. Interested participants can register and learn more at


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The Fastener Training Institute is a non-profit organization that provides beginning and advanced training on fastener products, standards and specifications. Our core purpose is to enhance fastener use, reliability and safety. Our mission is to make you more knowledgeable about the fastening products you buy, sell, specify or use. For more information, please visit


Register by November 10th to receive early-bird pricing! 




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