Author: Fastener News Desk

Upcoming Show: IBS Vegas 2016

The International Builders’s Show (IBS) will be taking place January 19-21, 2016 in Las Vegas, NV. The show “is the largest annual light construction show in the world, every year attracting 50,000 visitors from more than 100 countries.” In more than 500,000 square feet of exhibits and suppliers, the show brings together industry influencers, manufacturers and builders from all over the globe to showcase the latest and most in-demand construction products, tools and technologies for all variations of building materials including wood, concrete, stone and brick.

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Las Vegas Fastener & Mill Supply Expo’s 2016 Exhibit Space Sales are Booming!

National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo is the Largest B2B of Industrial Fasteners and Tooling & Machinery in North America.

Since 1981, the event continues to bring together the manufacturers and master distributors of fasteners, precision formed parts, fastener machinery & tooling and other related products and services with distributors and sales agents in the distribution chain. Held annually in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, the event consists of an all-day conference program presented by endorsing fastener associations and a show floor with more than 600 exhibiting companies from around the world.

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Fabtech Wrap-up by Techgen Media Group

This year’s Fabtech in Chicago boasted some impressive numbers: more than 1,700 exhibitors, a total of 43,836 attendees representing more than 90 countries and 730,000 sq. ft. of exhibits. And although the event has come to a close, the results of attending will be palpable for weeks and months to come.

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New Washer Uses Electricity to Measure a Bolt’s Clamping Force

Piezoelectric materials can generate a voltage when they are under mechanical stress. The piezoelectric filaments of the washer will be connected to a handheld device that registers the amount of preload, or bolt clamping force, by reading the intensity of electrical outputs. This breakthrough will be beneficial to areas where the right preload is crucial such as construction, automobile assembly, nuclear power, racing, aviation and space.

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The City of Youngstown Celebrates Manufacturing Day, October 2nd, 2015

Manufacturing Day is dedicated to addressing current perceptions about the manufacturing industry, to remedy any misconceptions and educate those within and outside of the industry. On the first Friday of every October, manufacturing professionals open their doors to students, parents, teachers, government officials, friends, and anyone willing to learn and share with them why they are proud to be manufacturers.

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