I’m Lisa Kleinhandler, Editor-in-Chief at FastenerNewsDesk.com

It’s IN THE NEWS Week of October 4th, 2021

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Manufacturing Day 2021 was a great success this year. The buzz on social media last Friday was off the charts. Even if you didn’t participate in an event on MFG Day, no worries there are many virtual events scheduled throughout October, Manufacturing Month! Find events at CreatorsWanted.org

The National Association of Manufactures and The MFG Institute hit the road today with their Creators Wanted #workforce campaign. The mobile experience, along with other programming events and new online resources, will bring the story of modern manufacturing to communities across the country.

Get more info today at CreatorsWanted.org

In Fastener Industry Acquisition news:

M& A has continued at a steady pace in 2021 and shows no signs of slowing down with recent industry acquisitions:

LindFast Solutions Group which owns Lindstrom, Mega Metric and Stelfast Announced the Acquisition of Solution Industries. https://fastenernewsdesk.com/29823/lindfast-group-announces-acquisition-of-solution-industries/ #fastenernews #fasteners #InTheNews #acquisition

Rock Capital Partners, LP announced its industrial #fastener and industrial packaging #distribution platform, LINC Systems, LLC, has acquired Air-O #Fasteners, in a transaction that expands LINC’s presence in the Western U.S. https://fastenernewsdesk.com/29753/linc-systems-acquires-air-o-fasteners/

If you couldn’t attend the 2021 International Fastener Expo, you won’t want to miss the acceptance speeches from this years inductees. DYK: That this year marked the first time in 24 years that a woman has been nominated and selected for the IFE Fastener Hall of Fame. Congratulations go out to Nancy Rich, Executive Director for the MWFA, NEFDA and SEFA fastener associations. Nancy’s career spans almost 40 years. Her dedication to the industry makes her so deserving of this prestigious industry recognition. 

The IFE also recognized Melissa Patel of Field Fastener as the Young Fastener Professional of the Year. Congratulations industry leaders!

The Fastener Training Institute announced its next Fastener Training Week in-person training class is scheduled November 29-December 3 in Los Angeles. This advanced technical training program is offered in partnership with the Industrial Fasteners Institute and is for fastener distributors, manufacturers, and end users. Fastener Training Week will be hosted by the Pacific-West Fastener Association, offers five intensive days of education and plant tours as part of the acclaimed FTI Certified Fastener Specialist™ (CFS) advanced technical training program. https://www.fastenernewsdesk.com/29724/fastener-training-week-in-los-angeles/

These stories featured in this week’s episode of IN THE NEWS can be found at FastenerNewsDesk.com

In Expo News:

The International Fastener Expo Announces their 2022 expo dates! Mark your calendars to SAVE THE DATE for #IFE2022, happening October 17 – 19, 2022 at Mandalay Bay, in sunny Las Vegas, NV. Go to Fastenershows.com for more info! @FastenerShow #fastenernews #fasteners #IFE2021

Registration is Open for FastenerFairUSA Happening: Nov. 8-10, 2021. Cleveland, OH. For the full #supplychain #distributors, mechanical and design engineers, purchasers, wholesalers and OEMs.  Register now: http://fastenerfairusa.com #FastenerNews #Fasteners #FFUSA21

Happening This Week in the fastener industry:

The Pac-West Golf Outing in the Bay Area. How about a round of golf with fastener friends prior to the Bay Area After Hours? At the Callippe Preserve Golf Course in Pleasanton, CA Thursday, October 7, 2021

Followed by The Pac-West After Hours will happen 5:00 – 8:00 pm PT Get more info about these excellent networking events at: https://www.pac-west.org/ @PacWestFastener #fastenernews #fasteners

Coming up on Friday, October 8th is the Fastener Basics Like Never Before series from Fastener Training Institute | From heavy duty structural anchors to light duty drywall anchors, this course will cover them all. Sponsored by Brighton Best International. Get details & register: http://fastenertrainingstore.com/product185.html @FastenerSchool

This week’s episode of in the news was sponsored by Product Genius Technology “Makes buying products easier”.

Register for the Fastener Industry Digital Landscape 2021 Report at ProductGeniusTechnology.com

If you would like to share your company’s events or news, or sponsor an upcoming episode of IN THE NEWS, contact me lisa@fastenernewsdesk.com for more info.

Thanks for tuning in to this week’s episode IN THE NEWS with Fastener News Desk. Keep shining out there!

Until next week, be well and Keep it Fastenating

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