Fastener Training Institute (FTI) Announces New Board President and Members

GLENDALE, CA (SEPTEMBER 8, 2022) – The Fastener Training Institute (FTI), the leading nonprofit provider of fastener training opportunities, announced the appointment of a new board president and members. FTI appointed Chris McCaffrey, Business Development Manager, Atlanta Rod and Manufacturing, as president of the board. Chris has served on the FTI Board since 2018 as a director and vice president. He has worked in the industry for nearly 20 years and strongly supports fastener industry training.


FTI Board Members as of September 2022:
President: Chris McCaffrey, Business Development Manager, Atlanta Rod and Manufacturing
Vice President: Greg Rawlings, President, Nylok
Treasurer: Dallas Puckett, Valley Nut and Bolt
Director: Bob Baer, President, Abbott Interfast
Director: Gene Simpson, President, Semblex
Director: Jennifer Sturm, Empire Bolt & Screw

About Fastener Training Institute
The Fastener Training Institute is a nonprofit 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 about Fastener Training Institute, visit

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