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National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo 2017

600+ manufacturers of fasteners, specialty tooling and machinery

All in One Place. All within three days.


2,000+ attendees from 30+ countries visit the National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo (NIFMSE) each year in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA to network and find new products and supppliers. 77% of attendees agree that NIFMSE is a “must attend” event. Why? Because NIFMSE is the most comprehensive B2B trade show that draws together large and small distributors, master distributors, and independent sales reps with fastener manufacturers, tooling and machinery manufacturers from around the world. It is the largest industrial fastener and specialty fastener tooling show in North America where attendees and suppliers connect to network, build new relationships, nurture current relationships, and ultimately do business. All in one easy place; all within three days. 


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

Who Should Attend:

  • Fastener Distributors
  • Fastener Importers
  • Master Distributors of Fasteners
  • Distributors and Master Distributors of Related Industry Products (specialty tooling, machinery tooling, software, packaging, safety, production, aerospace, MRO, construction, precision formed parts, VMI, military, installation tools)
  • Independent Sales Rep of Fasteners and Related Industry Products

Product Categories:

  • Abrasives
  • Adhesives, Tapes & Sealants
  • Aerospace & Aerospace Dies
  • Air Tools
  • Anchors & Anchor Devices
  • Automotive
  • Bolts
  • Cable Ties
  • Chains
  • Clamps
  • CNC Machining
  • Coating/Finishes
  • Cold Heading/Forming “Specials”
  • Collars & Couplings
  • Cutting Tools
  • Drills & Drill Bits
  • Drop Forged Industrial Hardware
  • Electronic Fasteners
  • Electronic Hardware
  • Eye Bolts
  • Fastener Assortments
  • Fastener Education Training
  • Fastener Vending Machine
  • Fittings, Pipe & Hose
  • Grease Fittings
  • Hand Tools
  • Heat Treating
  • Hex Head Cap Screws
  • Hinges
  • Induction Heating Equipment
  • Inserts
  • Inspection-Testing
  • Knobs & Handles
  • Labeling & Packaging Equipment
  • Lubricants
  • Machinery
  • Material Handling
  • Materials
  • Metal Working
  • Metrics Fasteners
  • Nuts & Locknuts
  • Paint & Chemicals
  • Pins & Keys
  • Power Tools
  • Retaining Rings
  • Rivet Nuts
  • Rivets
  • Safety Products
  • Screws
  • Socket Screws
  • Software
  • Spacers & Standoffs
  • Specials
  • Springs
  • Steel Bar
  • Storage Equipment
  • Strut & Strut Fittings
  • Studs & Threaded Rod
  • Taps & Dies
  • Thread Rolling
  • Threaded Fasteners
  • Threaded Inserts
  • Tool & Die
  • Transportation
  • Vendor Managed Inventory Solutions (VMI)
  • Washers & Stampings
  • Welding Supplies
  • Wire / Wire Forms


Click an image below to see the schedule of events for Tuesday, October 17th; Wednesday, October 18th; or Thursday, October 19th.

NIFMSE Welcome Reception party

Tuesday, October 17
NEW LOCATION: Westgate hotel: pool & cabanas area
Doors Open at 6:00 p.m.

Welcome to NIFMSE! Join your fellow attendees on opening night alongside the Westgate pool for some drinks. Mix and mingle with old friends and meet new ones.

Hall of Fame, Young Fastener Professional Award, and FTI Scholarship Award Ceremony

Wednesday, October 18
Location: Show Floor – Sessions Corner
Time: 2:30-3:00 p.m.

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Every year Fastener News Desk highlights the most impressive booths and representatives at NIFMSE. The Best Booth Awards will be returning to Vegas in 2017! Start considering how you want to differentiate yourself on the show floor.

Click HERE to see last year’s winners.

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