National Fastener Distributors Association






Jim Degnan of S. W.  Anderson has been elected as the 2023-2024 president of the National Fastener Distributors Association. Scott McDaniel of TR Fastenings will serve as vice president, Mike Robinson will serve as associate chair, and Nick Ruetz of AIS will remain on the Board as immediate past president.

Steve Andrasik of Brighton Best International, Alex Goldberg of AMPG, Scott Longfellow of Huyett, and Ed Smith of Wurth Revcar have been elected to serve on the Board of Directors effective June 13, 2023. 

Continuing on the NFDA Board are Gigi Calfee of Copper State Bolt & Nut, Jake Glaser of Sherex Fastening Solutions, and Melissa Patel of Field.

Recognition was paid during the meeting to retiring Board members Kelly Charles of Sems & Specials, Jon Queenin of Specialty Bolt & Screw, and Kevin Godin of AFC Industries. A special tribute was made in memory of Marc Somers of Mid-States Bolt & Screw.

About NFDA

NFDA is a non-profit trade association serving the North American fastener industry. Professionals throughout the fastener industry, both distributors and manufacturers, whose businesses range in size from small family firms to large multinational corporations, have each found that NFDA’s services and benefits provide them with opportunities that are unequaled and unavailable anywhere else.

Since 1968, NFDA has worked to enhance, improve and solidify your profitability. Our members regularly participate in and receive current compensation, employee benefit analysis, and individualized profit planning reports, each designed so you can compare your firm with others, locally and nationally. NFDA also provides a variety of opportunities to train and educate both the leaders of fastener companies as well as their employees. Networking and industry discussions play a crucial role in the association and opportunities to meet with industry peers and network are routinely available. 

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