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Photo Gallery: 2017 International Fastener Expo | Fastener News Desk

International Fastener Expo | 2017 Show Wrap-Up https://www.fastenernewsdesk.com/20254/international-fastener-expo-2017-show-wrap/           Fastener News Desk Announces The 2017 Best Booth Awards Winners! https://www.fastenernewsdesk.com/20060/fastener-news-desk-announces-2017-best-booth-awards-winners/           Best Booth Award Winner AMPG Gives the Nuts and Bolts of Their Booth Design https://www.fastenernewsdesk.com/20227/best-booth-award-winner-ampg-gives-nuts-bolts-booth-design/         Rotor Clip Hits It Out of the Ballpark with Diamond Anniversary Theme Booth...

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Rotor Clip Hits It Out of the Ballpark with Diamond Anniversary Theme Booth

INTERVIEW SERIES: ROTOR-CLIP The 2017 International Fastener Expo Best Booth award winners were recently revealed! The awards winners all deserve a virtual round of applause! Marketing a company, its products, team players and booth presentation at a trade show is an important task that takes creativity, thoughtfulness, marketing skills, and choosing the right team players to execute. This years Most Creative Booth winner was Rotor Clip. We caught up with Jürgen Wenzel to learn more about his incredible creativity year after year! Please give us your name, title, job function and how many years you are with Rotor Clip....

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International Fastener Expo | 2017 Show Wrap-Up

From October 17th through the 19th, North America’s largest and most well-known gathering of fastener industry professionals returned to Las Vegas for the 37th consecutive International Fastener Expo. We want to thank all of our amazing media partners, corporate sponsors, exhibitors and attendees for making 2017 the expo’s greatest year yet. Record-breaking Attendance and Increase in Executive Presence  It was a packed floor with a record-breaking 5,000+ in attendance, 2,500+ qualified decision makers and over 750 exhibitors. A 26% increase in attendance over the past two years. Since 53% of attendees were executive management, it made for invaluable introductions...

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Best Booth Award Winner AMPG Gives the Nuts and Bolts of Their Booth Design

Interview Series: AMPG The 2017 International Fastener Expo Best Booth award winners were recently revealed! The awards winners all deserve a virtual round of applause! Marketing a company, its products, team players and booth presentation at a trade show is an important task that takes creativity, thoughtfulness, marketing skills, and choosing the right team players to execute. This years Best Booth Award winner was chosen because of the unique usage and display of their products in their booth design. We were very curious to find out what had inspired this very creative booth.  We spoke with Matt Goldberg, CEO...

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Fastener News Desk Announces The 2017 Best Booth Awards Winners!

FASTENER NEWS DESK PRESENTS THE WINNERS OF THE 2017 BEST BOOTH AWARDS   The International Fastener Expo (formerly the National Industrial Fastener and 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...

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Speakers at STAFDA, International Fastener Expo

I was looking over information on the upcoming STAFDA show and saw their list of “Session Speakers”.  These speakers will be speaking on Sunday, November 12 which I think is the first day of the show. David Avrin – “Blink and they’re gone” – author of It’s Not Who You Know, It’s Who Knows You! Eric Chester – author of On Fire At Work: How Great Companies Ignite Passion in Their People without Burning Them Out Jill Geisler – author of Work Happy: What Great Bosses Know and also has a podcast Q&A:  Leadership and Integrity in the Digital Age Jason Young –...

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Source Global Interviews: Jennifer Jung of ShinJin Fastener of South Korea

Can you please give us your Name, Company Name and where you are located? My name is Jennifer Jung, and now working for SHINJIN FASTENERS CO., LTD. in Republic of Korea. Can you tell us about the products you manufacture? We produce bolts, screws and studs with both stainless steel and carbon alloy steel, and we are specialized in the cold forming production for big diameter screws such as 1-1/2” and small diameter with long length screws such as 1/2”x 14” long. We also have a special division for the power generation industry to serve customer’s crucial and critical requirements, and...

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Source Global Interviews: KH Jeong Sales Manager | Korea Parts & Fasteners

  Can you please give us your Name, Company Name and where you are located? KH Jeong – Sales Manager KPF – Korea Parts & Fasteners Corporate is located in South Korea. Our 54 yrs old Factory is in Korea and 6yrs old factory in Vietnam   Can you tell us about the products you manufacture? Structural, special OEM fasteners, heavy hex nuts, Hex cap screws, Socket cap screws, Flange screws   How important is the US market to your overall business strategy? About 30% of our fastener sales for US. So, it is very important region. We have...

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Source Global Interviews: Anthony Wijaya of PT. Garuda Metalindo Tbk

Company: Garuda Metalindo | International Fastener Expo 2017 | Booth#1616 Contact: Anthony Wijaya PT Garuda Metalindo Tbk manufactures and sells industrial components and sub components in Indonesia. It primarily offers nuts and bolts for use in motorcycle parts, auto parts, and other industries. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in North Jakarta, Indonesia. PT Garuda Metalindo Tbk is a subsidiary of PT Garuda Multi Investama. Address: Jl. Kapuk Kamal Raya No. 23 North Jakarta,  14470 Indonesia Founded in 1982 1,598 Employees www.garudametalindo.com   Can you please give us your Name, Company Name and where you are...

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Source Global Interviews: Lenny Damberg of Hardlock Industry Company from Japan

Fastener News Desk spoke with HARDLOCK Industry at the 2017 International Fastener Expo in Las Vegas! Can you please give us your Name, Company Name and where your company is located? My name is Lenny Damberg and I work for HARDLOCK Industry Co., Ltd. in Japan. Can you tell us about the products you manufacture? We manufacture unique self-locking fasteners with one of the strongest locking effects in the industry. Our HARDLOCK products are maintenance-free due to the strong locking effect and they are re-usable with hardly any change in performance. This means increase in productivity wherever adopted and immense reduction...

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Fastener News Desk Speaks with Joe Stephens | CEO of Motor City Industrial | IFE 2017 Series

Fastener News Desk Speaks with Joe Stephens | CEO  Motor City Industrial    Where is Motor City Industrial located? Hazel Park, MI Can you tell us about the products and services your company offers? At MCI we offer a variety of products and services to our customers throughout the Midwest and Southeast. We have a comprehensive suite of supply chain technologies, from an online portal to weight based scales, industrial vending machines and lockers to ensure that our customers get what they need when they need it. We also provide our customers with smart inventory management systems, a wide range...

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10 Must Do’s At The International Fastener Expo 2017 In Las Vegas

Are you ready to participate in the largest fastener industry event in No. America! The International Fastener Expos brings together… 850 + Distributors, Manufacturers, and Suppliers of Fasteners, Specialty Tooling and Machinery — All in One Place. All within three days. 2,500+ attendees from 30+ countries visit the International Fastener Expo each year in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA to network and find new products and suppliers. 77% of attendees agree that the International Fastener Expo is a “must attend” event. Why? Because the International Fastener Expo is the most comprehensive B2B trade show that draws together large and small...

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International Fastener Expo & METALCON | 1 BADGE = 2 SHOWS!

International Fastener Expo and METALCON – 1 BADGE = 2 SHOWS! Your IFE show badge will have double the value! While at IFE – attendees and exhibitors can also visit METALCON. METALCON has the widest cross-section of metal professionals in the industry at one event – to better your application of metal. Whether you work in roofing or construction, METALCON will raise your standard. METALCON will be located in North Hall at the Las Vegas Convention Center on October 18-20, 2017. Exhibit Hall Hours: Wed. 12:00pm-6:00pm, Thurs. 12:00pm-6:00pm, and Fri. 10:00am-1:00pm. Click here to register for METALCON at no...

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Go Digital with the International Fastener Expo Mobile App!

MOBILE APP   Description: Held annually in Las Vegas, NV, the National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo is the largest fastener expo in North America. Since 1981, the event continues to bring together the manufacturers and master distributors of industrial fasteners, precision formed parts, fastener machinery & tooling and other related products and services with distributors and sales agents in the distribution chain. 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.  Go Digital Download the International Fastener Expo app...

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International Fastener Expo | New Name -New Look -New Direction

Fastener News Desk spoke with Courtney Harold | Marketing Consultant with Emerald Expositions, with only 21 days before the largest Fastener Expo in North America, we wanted to find out more about the recent name change and what attendees can expect at this years exposition. This year’s Fastener Expo will take place at the Las Vegas Convention Center on October 17 – 19th. Industry Leaders and Procurement professionals from throughout the supply chain with converge for three days of educational sessions, industry association events, and exhibits.  Was it an easy decision for Emerald Expositions to change the (very long)...

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Fastener News Desks’ Best Booth Awards Return to the 2017 International Fastener Expo

Exhibitors are you ready for the 2017 International Fastener Expo in Vegas? The Fastener News Desk Best Booth Awards want you! Best Booth Awards recognize International Fastener Expo exhibitors for their booth design, creativity and branding. The awards are a way to honor and reward those exhibitors whose time, energy and effort went into creating their displays, that inspire and wow the attendees. We are very excited about the upcoming exposition, the new venue and seeing the creativity from this year’s exhibitors. There certainly will be plenty to choose from for the awardees, with over 850 exhibitors!  Be on the lookout for Fastener...

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Attend the Largest Fastener Show in No. America!

Expand your network by adding The Fastener Show to your schedule. Start planning for a great event to network with fellow peers and find new products from 850+ manufacturers across North America and the world. Reasons to Attend: The show has been endorsed by more than 30 reputable publications and long-standing fastener associations Our comprehensive conference program will help grow and strengthen your business Opportunity to build new relationships, network with your peers, industry leaders, and business partners Meet with your current suppliers and meet new ones Find new products Learn the latest technologies being used in the fastener industry View...

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Adam Pratt Named 2017 Young Fastener Professional of the Year by The Fastener Show

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE           Los Angeles, CA (August 21, 2017) – The Fastener Show has partnered with the Fastener Industry Coalition to choose Adam Pratt, President of Sherex Fastening Solutions, to be honored as the newest recipient of the Young Fastener Professional Award at its annual event in Las Vegas. The Young Fastener Professional of the Year Award recognizes and honors a young professional under the age of forty who has made significant contributions to the fastener industry. A special recognition award ceremony will take place on the show floor in the Session Area...

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The Fastener Show Inducts Field Fastener CEO into Fastener Hall of Fame

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Fastener Show Inducts Field Fastener CEO into Fastener Hall of Fame                                                                                                           Los Angeles, CA (March 21, 2017) – The Fastener Show has partnered with The Fastener Industry Coalition to choose Bill Derry, Chairman and CEO of Field Fastener to be honored...

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Fastener Show Introduces New DEMO ZONE for Vegas 2017!

Released by FastenerShows.com: August 17th, 2017 As the most established fastener show in the United States, we are continuously introducing new top of the line, cutting-edge technology trends to serve as the best educational vehicle to the industry for you. This year, we are introducing our brand new Demo Zone section showcasing some of the best and latest products in the industry. Industry leaders and top exhibitors will demonstrate their product lines including captive, proprietary, standard commodity fasteners, fastening methods and various unique applications. Sample of our DEMO ZONE exhibitors this year will include: Perfect Lock Bolt America Inc....

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It’s a Numbers Game

Interview with Mike McGuire by Lisa Kleinhandler The latest buzz around the fastener industry is about letting OEM fastener buyers into the fastener shows.  There are pros and cons, pluses and minuses, there are some who favor it and some that absolutely do not want it to happen at all.  So I went deep to the source, the guy who started it all, Mike McGuire the founder of the National Industrial Fastener Show and the one who set the policy that stood for the whole time he owned and was involved in the fastener show for 35 years.  Distributors...

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Promote Your Company Before Heading to the 2017 Fastener Show

At the the IndustryWeek Manufacturing & Technology Show, Steve Blue, the President and CEO of Miller Ingenuity spoke to a room of attendees about how his “rust belt” company transformed its business model into something modern. In addition to discussing idea generation and product innovation, Blue discussed marketing at trade shows. One of his best marketing tips was being approachable. Going to trade shows, it is not uncommon for representatives to be standing behind a table with their arms crossed. In front of them is a table covered in their products. Blue made note of this and discussed the importance of being sociable...

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‘Young Fastener Professional of the Year’ Nominations Open

The National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo (NIFMSE) will host its second annual Young Fastener Professional of the Year Award this year. Nominations are now open and being accepted through June 30, 2017.  This is an important time to highlight the young professionals in the industry who are working towards bettering the fastener industry. They are the bright future of the industry so please consider submitting nominations. To nominate a Professional, Click HERE. Information DEADLINE June 30, 2017 QUESTIONS Direct any questions to NIFMSE at (614) 895-1279 from 9 am to 5 pm Eastern Time or by email...

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How Jack Nicklaus and Woody Hayes Influenced the Fastener Hall of Fame

The following piece was written by Mike McGuire I’ve known Jack Nicklaus since I was a little kid when he was a “Golden Bear” on his high school golf team at Upper Arlington (“Golden Bears”) in Columbus, Ohio. This is where he got his nickname, the “Golden Bear”. Often after I finished a loop as a caddie at Scioto Country Club and was waiting for my mom to come and pick me up, I would watch Jack practice and sometimes even shag some balls.  He was a machine, I have never seen any other golfer hit the ball time and again...

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All About the Fastener Expo’s New Location: The Las Vegas Convention Center

The National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo (NIFMSE) is North America’s largest expo in the fastener and fixing industry. In 2016, attendance at the NIFMSE increased by 18% from the previous year. This year, the Fastener Expo is moving to the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC). Some of the largest conventions and trade shows in the world come to Las Vegas and choose the LVCC. The center can handle the size and flow of traffic to shows at its location. LVCC can accommodate millions of square feet of floor space, outdoor exhibit space, meeting rooms, training rooms and plenty of parking. Its...

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Fastener Expo Young Fastener Professional Award Nominations Coming Soon

The ‘Young Fastener Professional of the Year’ recognizes and honors a young professional under the age of forty who made significant contributions to the betterment of the fastener industry. Do have a young professional amongst your company or know of a young professional within the industry that you feel deserves to be recognized and honored at the next event?  Here is your chance!  The recipient will be recognized at a special event during the National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo and receive a commemorative plaque. Last year, Ryan Kertis of Stelfast Inc. was honored with the first ever Young Fastener...

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National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo Hall of Fame Nominations are Open

Nominations for the National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo (NIFMSE) Hall of Fame are now OPEN! The NIFMSE ‘Hall of Fame’ was established in 1982 to recognize and honor those individuals who have made significant contributions to the betterment of the fastener industry. Individuals are not selected based solely upon their personal achievements, tenure, or the financial success of their respective businesses but, rather, what they did to further the industry as a whole. Nominees will be considered based upon contributions to their business, to industry education, to industry associations, patents, government involvement, and community service among others.  Last year’s...

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NIFMSE Hotel Registration is Now Open

Hotel registration for the National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo (NIFMSE) is now open! Stay within walking distance of the show. Harrah’s Las Vegas Hotel $65/night* Treasure Island Hotel & Casino $124/night* Venetian & Palazzo Resorts $289/night* Wynn Encore $209/night* NIFMSE Show registration will be open at the end of May  *Hotel rates subject to change based on requested dates and availability. Special rates listed are for hotel booking starting Sunday, October 15 through Thursday, October 19, 2017. Beware of Housing Poachers NIFMSE does not endorse booking hotel reservations through any source other than EventSphere, our official housing partner. Other...

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National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo Brand Overview

Take a look at the overview of the 2016 National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo (NIFMSE) 2016 show. See where attendees visited from, why they attended, what they sought, and what they had to say about North America’s largest fastener show.  Click the image above to access the NIFMSE Brand Overview!   Related Links Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino is the Official Hotel for This Year’s National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo Receives TSNN’s Top 250 and TSE’s Fastest 50 Shows...

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Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino is the Official Hotel for This Year’s National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo

NIFMSE moves Welcome Reception party to the pool area at the Westgate, locks down lowest hotel rates, and added amenities for attendees, exhibitors and their guests during stay. National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo (NIFMSE) has announced the official hotel of this year’s expo is the Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino (Westgate). Located right next door to the Las Vegas Convention Center, the Westgate invested more than a $100 million in renovations, including the newly remodeled pool deck area where the official Welcome Reception party will be held this year. In addition, NIFMSE has worked closely with the...

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National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo Receives TSNN’s Top 250 and TSE’s Fastest 50 Shows Award

Record breaking numbers for the National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo show in all 3 categories—exhibit space, exhibitors, and total number of attendees in 2016. The National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo (NIFMSE) has been named on the list of Trade Show News Network’s Trade (TSNN) Top 250 Trade Shows and Trade Show Executive’s (TSE) Fastest 50 Winners. This is the first time in the show’s history that it has received this honor. Looking at square footage, at just under 100,000 square feet, NIFMSE is recognized and awarded amongst 250 other top winners. NIFMSE was also named...

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Vegas Fastener Show: Expo Shows Growth in 2016 and New Opportunities for 2017

This year’s National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo (NIFMSE) took place October 25-27, 2016 at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, NV. This year’s event was the very first since being acquired last year by Emerald Expositions. As early as December 2015, Emerald Expos reported booming sales for the 2016 show.  According to the National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Show Director, Susan Hurley, the show’s buyer attendance increased 18% since 2015. Over 750 exhibitors were on display at the show with a total of 5,133 attendees overall.  Several improvements also experienced a positive reaction from show attendees. Source Global,...

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Morgan Wilson: A Fastener Professional on the Fastener Show Team

In early October of this year, Morgan Wilson was announced as the new Business Development Manager for the National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo (NIFMSE). We had the pleasure of meeting Morgan at this year’s Fastener Show.  Taking on his new position with Emerald Expositions, Wilson brings with him over 10 years of experience in the fastener industry. He also has been a Certified Fastener Specialist (CFS) from the Los Angeles Fastener Association (LAFA) since 2008. When Emerald Expositions brought Wilson onto the team, they not only brought on a successful businessman, they also recruited someone who knows the fastener industry and has previously attended the Fastener Show. Fastener...

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Best Booth Awards: An Interview with Rotor Clip

Once upon a 1957, in Farmingdale, NY, Rotor Clip Company was founded by Robert Slass. After moving around several times in 1972, Jonathan Slass and Craig Slass took over the family business. Today, Rotor Clip performs its retaining ring and hose clamp manufacturing in a 238,000 square foot facility in Somerset, NJ. Rotor Clip also has worldwide operations and service to its customers. The company is certified to ISO 9001, ISO/TS 16949, AS 9100 and ISO 14001. Rotor Clip offers quality product and value-added services, technical assistance, product training, and cost-reduction programs, along with competitive pricing, JIT delivery. As a globally recognized company, Rotor Clip has received quality...

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Best Booth Awards: An Interview with Brighton Best International

Brighton Screw Co. was a spark that began in 1925 as a Cincinnati storefront factory. Best Socket Screw started in business in New York, N.Y. in 1965. Its founders, Mr. Stan Sevell and Mr. Perry Rosenstein, both had extensive experience in the distribution of fastener products. In 1971, the two entrepreneurs purchased Brighton Socket Screw Manufacturing, a quality manufacturer of Socket Screw products in Cincinnati, Ohio. As the two companies merged, Mr. Sevell and Mr. Rosenstein created Brighton-Best Socket Mfg. Inc., a powerhouse supplier of socket screw products in the United States. Throughout the following years, Brighton Best opened locations in...

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Best Booth Awards: An Interview with Apex Supply Chain Technologies

When founder Kent Savage began a series of groundbreaking inventions in automated dispensing, Apex Supply Chain Technologies started a long and successful career in the traditional vending industry. There’s nothing “off-the-shelf” about it. He began Apex in 2006 to bring robust, revolutionary point-of-work automation systems and cloud-based, Connect n’ Go Technology to the market. Today, more than 17,000 organizations have deployed Apex systems, helping them to run leaner and smarter powered by Apex Connect n’ GoTM Technology. And that means better control, less waste, lower costs and an efficient, productive environment. Hundreds have deployed them at five or more sites – many...

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Best Booth Awards: An Interview with G.L. Huyett

G.L. Huyett is a low overhead manufacturer and distributor located in Minneapolis. Founded in 1899, G.L. Huyett is one of the oldest continuously operating businesses in North America. Throughout its long, rich history, G.L. Huyett has inspired a company culture of excellence, employing hardworking and friendly team members with a “Can Do” attitude to deliver quality services to customers when they need it. Placing value on making communities better both within and around the organization, G.L. Huyett’s mission is, ” To profitably exceed expectations using three principles: be honest, work hard, and live by the golden rule.” This outstanding level of care...

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Best Booth Awards: An Interview with Lindstrom

Lindstrom Metric, Inc. was founded in 1983 by Virg Lindstrom. Born and raised in Minnesota, Virg studied business and economics in college before joining the army. After six years of service, Virg joined a Minnesota company as a buyer of non-fastener components which led to an interest in the metric system. His curiosity sparked Lindstrom. In the 1990s, the company had left its mark across the country. As it continued to expand, the company had to decide whether to continue to sell to OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) or focus exclusively on distributors. It selected distributors, resulting in lasting relationships over the years. Today, Lindstrom’s...

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Fastener News Desk: 2016 Fastener Show Best Booth Awards

Fastener News Desk is excited to reveal the winners of its 2016 Best Booth Awards. The companies who stood out on the National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo (NIFMSE) show floor are: Since 1981, the National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo (NIFMSE) has brought together manufacturers and master distributors of fasteners, precision formed parts, fastener machinery & tooling with distributors and sales agents in the distribution chain. From industrial to construction, electronic to automotive and aerospace, NIFMSE is the trade show where all varieties of distributors come to expand knowledge, see customers, build new relationships, and find new products.  Acquired...

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Fastener News Desk Best Booth Awards Return for a Third Year

Since 1981, the National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo (NIFMSE) has brought together manufacturers and master distributors of fasteners, precision formed parts, fastener machinery & tooling with distributors and sales agents in the distribution chain. From industrial to construction, electronic to automotive and aerospace, NIFMSE is the trade show where all varieties of distributors come to expand knowledge, see customers, build new relationships, and find new products.  Acquired by Emerald Expositions shortly after last year’s show, NIFMSE this year is shaping up to be an amazing show. This year there are a variety of informative sessions and networking opportunities. As always we...

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Will You Be at the Largest Fastener Show in North America?

The Fastener Show has stepped it up this year!   This year’s Fastener Show in Las Vegas is the ULTIMATE place to be if you are buying, selling, or seeking to learn more about fasteners. Visit 735 fastener, specialty tooling & machinery vendors, network with fellow industry professionals anywhere and everywhere, learn valuable business practices, and stop by SourceGlobal, a newly created international area for Importers, Distributors, and Sourcing Professional to connect and source directly with manufacturers from around the world. If you want to know and grow your business, the National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo is where you will want to be.  Register...

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Plan Your Show Experience: Fastener Show Event Schedule

Partnering with fastener associations, the National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo (NIFMSE) presents a 2 ½ day conference track with a full day of educational sessions on Day 1 as well as various mini 30-minutes sessions, sponsored by the Fastener Training Institute and Pacific-West Fastener Association, on the show floor during the exhibit dates. The mini 30-minutes sessions are free for registered attendees and exhibitors. No matter if your business is fasteners, technology, machinery, tooling, or other related industry products, the show’s educational program offers many diverse topics to help your business grow and succeed. Download the show app to track your favorite...

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Morgan Wilson Joins National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo as the New Business Development Manager

Los Angeles, CA (10/04/16) – National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo (NIFMSE), the largest fastener show in North America, announced that Morgan Wilson will join NIFMSE as the new Business Development Manager as of October 10, 2016. With the recent Emerald Expositions’ acquisition of NIFMSE we knew it was important to find more ways to connect our customers with theirs, adding more resources was at the top of the list. Wilson will join the team to continue to develop and maintain relationships with the show’s long standing clients as well as lead the development of new product categories on the...

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10 Must-Haves to Make the Most of Your NIFMSE Trade Show Experience

The National Fastener & Mill Supply Expo (NIFMSE) is approaching next month. Since 1981, NIFMSE has been connecting professionals within the fastener industry. This year marks a special show as it is the first exposition since NIFMSE was acquired by Emerald Expositions last year. Bringing a lot of excellent new ventures to the table, this year’s fastener expo has a lot to offer. One of the preparations we highly recommend is both looking over the website yourself and discussing everything with your team. When you’re there and you’re busy, it is always a good idea to have a game plan in mind. Outside...

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[VIDEO] A Walk Through the Fastener Expo’s Mobile App

Since the National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo was acquired by Emerald Expositions at the end of last year, the show has experienced a whole new evolution, staying on top of industry trends as well as ahead of the curve. This year, the NIFMSE 2016 show app has everything you need to know regarding what is going on at the show including referencing the event schedule, tracking the booths you want to visit, viewing special show offers, easily accessing important social media, keeping track of meetings, taking notes, and more. You can download the app on your smartphone or mobile device for Apple or Android....

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NIFMSE Mobile App is Available for Download

  The National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo‘s mobile app is now available for download. Quickly find products and add exhibitors you want to visit to your “favorites”. The app features an interactive floor map, exhibitor list, product gallery, sessions schedule, etc. Download the Fastener Show mobile app today!   How to Download the FREE Mobile App:  iPhone users: Click HERE or search NIFMSE 2016 in the App Store and click “Get” Android users: Click HERE or search NIFMSE 2016 in Google Play and click “Install”   More on NIFMSE 2016: Our quick guide to the National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo Register for the...

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Register for the NIFMSE Speed Networking Event

Speed network at this year’s National Industrial Mill & Supply Expo in Las Vegas! The event will be hosted by Young Fastener Professionals and conducted Round Robin format to enable quick, focused opportunities for enhancing your business and professional relationships. The event is also sponsored by  The Olander Company, Lindstrom & Star Stainless Screw Company. It is expected to reach capacity so jump on the chance to pre-register for the event here. ...

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Rising Star (up and coming) Program

Rising Star (up and coming) Program HEY DISTRIBUTORS! Emerald Exposition | The National Industrial Fasteners & Mill Supply Expo is looking to host your rising star to attend the show for the very first time! The “Rising Star” program is an exciting new program that allows any distributor, large or small, to nominate an additional colleague employed within the same company or within the fastener industry to accompany the distributor at the next show. How does it work? First come, first serve basis. Limited supply. We are currently accepting your rising star nominations to accompany you to the show for...

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National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo Expands Programs in 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  The National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo Expands Programs in 2016 The National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo expands programs to create better connections for exhibitors and attendees; launches “Rising Star” program. Los Angeles, CA (7/13/16) – The National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo (NIFMSE) is the largest industrial fastener show in North America. After the recent acquisition by the new parent company, Emerald Expositions, the show is pleased to announce the development of three new programs. Program 1: Partnership Program – Invite Your Buyers Leveraging a partnership with Feathr, a B2B trade marketing platform, each...

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6 Questions with Emerald Expositions on the Fastener Show “Rising Star Program”

Emerald Expositions recently appointed the Young Fastener Professionals to select ten (10) outstanding young professionals within the fastener industry to attend this year’s fastener show, the National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo (NIFMSE) in Las Vegas, Nevada. This opportunity, titled the Rising Star Program, gives an opportunity for up-and-coming professionals within the fastener industry to experience North America’s largest fastener show for the very first time. We had an opportunity to speak with Emerald Expositions about the Rising Star Program. 1.    What about this year propelled you to reach out to the Young Fastener Professionals to create and launch the “Rising Star Program”? The Rising...

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Emerald Expositions’ “Rising Star Program” Gives 10 Young Pros the Chance to Attend the Fastener Show in Las Vegas!

As part of Emerald Expositions “Rising Star Program,” the Young Fastener Professionals has been selected to choose ten (10) young professionals to attend this year’s National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo in Las Vegas. The ten (10) individuals selected will receive a complimentary 2-night stay in Harrah’s Las Vegas Hotel in addition to a free admission ticket to the exhibit hall where the show is hosted. The selected individuals must have not attended the show before and must also be able to commit to the Young Fastener Professionals networking event on Tuesday October 25, 2016 at 4:30pm in the Sands Expo...

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National Industrial Fastener and Mill Supply Expo Launches New Website

Los Angeles, CA (June 13, 2016) – Today, the National Industrial Fastener and Mill Supply Expo (NIFMSE) announced the arrival of its new, user-friendly web site, www.fastenershows.com. The new site provides extensive content and round-the-clock access to industry professionals who want to either sign up to exhibit at the show or attend as a buyer. The site will also serve as a hub for industry professionals who seek the latest news and happenings in the fastener industry. Acquired by Emerald Expositions last year, NIFMSE is now backed by a powerhouse in the trade show world and with its resources...

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Emerald Expositions Discusses the Future of Fastener Show at NCFA Social

Emerald Expositions acquired the National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo (Fastener Show) in late 2015. The North Coast Fastener Association (NCFA) extended an invitation to Karalynn Sprouse, the Executive Vice President of the General Merchandise, Sourcing and Manufacturing Group for Emerald Expositions, to speak with event attendees. Also in attendance was Susan Hurley, who stayed on board after the acquisition and continues to serve as the Show Director. Fastener News Desk attended the North Coast Fastener Association Distributor Social on May 12th. Ms. Sprouse presented an overview of last year’s Fastener Show in addition to discussing the show’s future with Emerald Expositions. Below are...

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Fastener Industry Leader Inducted Into Hall of Fame; Young Fastener Professional Get Industry Recognition in First-Ever Award

    Los Angeles, CA (May 5, 2016) – The National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo is excited to recognize and award Mr. Bruce Wheeler, Chairman of Star Stainless Screw Company as the 2016 inductee to its time-honored Hall of Fame. The show is also recognizing its first ever Young Fastener Professional award given to Mr. Ryan Kertis of Stelfast Inc. For 35 years, the National Industrial Fastener show has recognized and honored those individuals who have made significant contributions to the betterment of the fastener industry and for the first time ever the show will give a special...

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Fastener Industry Leader Inducted Into Hall of Fame; Young Fastener Professional Gets Industry Recognition in First-Ever Award

  Los Angeles, CA (May 5, 2016) – The National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo is excited to recognize and award Mr. Bruce Wheeler, Chairman of Star Stainless Screw Company as the 2016 inductee to its time-honored Hall of Fame. The show is also recognizing its first ever Young Fastener Professional award given to Mr. Ryan Kertis of Stelfast Inc. For 35 years, the National Industrial Fastener show has recognized and honored those individuals who have made significant contributions to the betterment of the fastener industry and for the first time ever the show will give a special shout...

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NIFMSE taps Fastener Industry Coalition to Select Future Inductees to ‘Hall of Fame’

Hall of Fame Award recognizes those professionals who have made a significant and enduring contribution to the industrial fastener industry on a national or global scale. Individuals selected for induction will join other honored industry members, including but not limited to inventors, business leaders, and educators.

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NIFMSE Now Accepting Applications for 2016 Hall of Fame Awards

The National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo (NIFMSE) ‘Hall of Fame’ was established in 1982 to recognize and honor those individuals who have made significant contributions to the betterment of the fastener industry. Individuals are not selected based solely upon their personal achievements, tenure, or the financial success of their respective businesses but, rather, what they did to further the industry as a whole. Inductees are recognized at a special event during the National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo, the nation’s largest industry gathering, receive a commemorative plaque as well as a $500 donation to the Fastener...

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World’s Largest Fastener & Mill Supply Expo Getting Larger

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ‘World’s Largest’ Fastener & Mill Supply Expo Getting Larger— Exhibit Space Projected to Sell Out San Juan Capistrano, CA (January 21, 2016) – The 36th Annual National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo (NIFMSE) scheduled for October 25-27, 2016 at the Sands Expo Center, Las Vegas, Nevada USA is getting better with age. With the expansion and move from Hall A to Hall C & D, NIFMSE Show Director, Susan A. Hurley projects a complete sell-out in exhibit space. “We already reserved 70,000 net sq. ft. of exhibit space for 500 companies worldwide, putting us well...

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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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The National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo is Acquired by Emerald Expositions

Emerald Expositions, LLC is a leading owner and operator of business-to-business and consumer trade shows in the United States. Today Emerald announced that it has acquired the National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo (NIFMSE) from the show’s co-owners and fastener industry leaders, Jim Bannister and Mike McGuire. Spanning several decades, the show has brought together global manufacturers and distributors of industrial fasteners, precision formed parts, machinery tooling, and other related services with distributors and sales representatives along the distribution chain. The event’s most recent expo, which took place at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas in late October, featured 600 exhibiting companies from almost a dozen countries and buyers from 38 nations worldwide. David Loechner, Chief Executive Officer of Emerald Expositions believes that NIFMSE aligns with Emerald’s most sought-after events, showing displays of strong underlying market fundamentals,  attendance appeal, experienced leadership,...

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Fastener News Desk | #NIFMSE Best Booth Awards 2015

Fastener News Desk had a great time attending the National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo in Las Vegas. We’d like to give special thanks to the staff and production team of #NIFMSE for their hard work, and for making the show a great success! We had the opportunity to meet a variety of people from our industry. There were 830 booths to visit, and people from all around the globe displaying their products, offering attendees a chance to learn more about their products and services. We were very impressed with the creativity of some of the booths, and we are super excited to be presenting our “Fastenating” 2015 #NIFMSE Best Booth Awards! Best Booth Award #1...

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Gearing up for The National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo (NIFMSE) 2015

With less than a week until the fastener industry’s biggest trade show, The National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo (NIFMSE), there is a lot of excitement in the air. Every October, NIFMSE brings together distributors and manufacturers of industrial fasteners, machinery, tools, pieces and parts, and all related avenues to network and mingle with fellow industry experts and professionals. This year the show is taking place October 21-23 at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, NV. Fastener News will be attending NIFMSE providing social media coverage, show updates, tweets, giveaway goodies, and more.We are very excited to be presenting the Best Booth Awards...

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Vegas Fastener Expo Nearing Sell-Out: Features Many New Exhibitors and Latest Product Lines from Around the World

Overview – The 35th National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo scheduled for October 21-23, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada continues to grow both vertically and horizontally as it adds many new core products and services as well as offering more variety in an ever changing global marketplace. The Expo – A complete sell-out of exhibit space is predicted. “We have already sold 815 exhibit booths to 623 companies from throughout the U.S. and 19 other nations around the world including Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan, Turkey,...

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#NIFMSE is here!

The time has arrived! The National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo kicks off this Wednesday, October 22nd, and the exhibit doors open Thursday, October 23rd. Fastener News Desk will be at the show to provide you with all the important information you need – follow us on Twitter at @FastenerNews for updates and news on booth numbers, scheduling, events, and more. Please let us know your booth number or any other updates you’d like us to share with our network. Don’t forget to tweet with #NIFMSE to follow everything going on, and we’ll see you in Vegas! Hashtags: #NIFMSE #fasteners...

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National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo 2014

The biggest trade show in the fastener industry is only three months away. The National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo happens every October in Las Vegas, and this year for the first time Fastener News will be there to cover the event. Live tweeting, pictures, updates, giveaways, contests – we’re going to do it all! Stay tuned to Fastener News leading up to the show, and please let us know if you’re going to be there! Don’t forget to post your updates with the hashtags #fasteners and #NIFMSE   Hashtags: #fasteners #NIFMSE #LasVegas...

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