GLENDALE, CA (September 5, 2023) – Fastener Training Institute (FTI) is excited to announce upcoming Fastener Basics classes in three separate locations in Colorado and California. 

September 22: Denver, CO

September 27: Los Angeles, CA

November 16: Union City, CA

Fastener Basics provides extensive fastener parts knowledge to those new to the fastener industry and to those looking to better understand fastener products. These day-long classes will be presented by industry experts and completion serves as a pre-requisite to attend FTI’s Fastener Training Week for anyone with less than two years of fastener experience.

“Our Fastener Basics class is the perfect training for new fastener professionals. In the complicated world of fastener parts, including varying colors, sizes and finishes, this class provides the jump start needed to be successful,” shared Jo Morris, Marketing Director for Fastener Training Institute.



Learn more and register at The cost is $354 per person and association members (Pac-West, NFDA, IFI, MWFA, NCFA, and SFA members) receive a discount. Prices increase by $100 two weeks prior to each class. Registration includes educational materials, continental breakfast, refreshments, lunch and free parking.

Support from Würth Industry North America, FTI’s 2023 Sustaining Sponsor, is key to the successful presentation of Fastener Basics classes as well as all training offerings from FTI.

About Fastener Training Institute (

The Fastener Training Institute is a nonprofit organization that provides beginning and advanced training on fastener products, standards and specifications. Its core purpose is to enhance fastener use, reliability and safety with a mission to make industry professionals more knowledgeable about the fastening products they buy, sell, specify or use.



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