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News

News
Zhejiang Mingtai Standard Component (China) Plans to Go Public
 
 
Zhejiang Mingtai Standard Component (China) Plans to Go Public
Zhejiang Mingtai Standard Component Co., Ltd. has had 30 years of history since its inception. It is the top fastener company in Wenzhou City of China, awarded as "one of top ten quality fastener brands" and "an exemplary fastener enterprise recognized for specialty and precision". It went from the manufacture of standard bike parts to scooter part... more
2019-07-17
News
Fastenal's Lower-Than-Expected H1 Revenues as the Negative Outcome of Tariff Battle
 
 
Fastenal's Lower-Than-Expected H1 Revenues as the Negative Outcome of Tariff Battle
Fastenal, an industrial and construction materials distributor valued at USD 17 billion, reported lower-than-expected revenues and profits for the second quarter which underscores the impact of tariff costs and inflation caused by the U.S./China trade war. Fastenal is the largest industrial fastener distributor in North America. In a press release,... more
2019-07-16
News
MFCS & RIBE Announce Joint Venture
 
 
MFCS & RIBE Announce Joint Venture
Duncan MacLean, President and CEO of MacLean-Fogg announced the joint venture formation of Aluform USA between Richard Bergner Verbindungstechnik GmbH & Co. KG (RIBE®) of Schwabach, Germany and MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions (MFCS) of Mundelein, Illinois USA. The RIBE-Aluform® product is the market leader in the automotive industry for high str... more
2019-07-10
News
TR Fastenings Passes HM Government’s Cyber Essentials Audit
 
 
TR Fastenings Passes HM Government’s Cyber Essentials Audit
TR Fastenings (TR), the global specialist in the design, engineering, manufacture and distribution of industrial fasteners, has passed an audit by HM Government’s Cyber Essentials scheme. The certification means that TR is now qualified to bid for Government and other sensitive contracts, given its high standard of base controls in cybersecurity. &nbs... more
2019-07-08
Exhibitions
NEPCON ASIA
 
 
NEPCON ASIA
2019-08-28 ~ 2019-08-30
Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center
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NEPCON ASIA will be held at the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center from August 28 to August 30, 2019. The exhibition is expected to span 60,000 sqm, making it the largest NEPCON exhibition ever. A combination of six exhibitions in one, NEPCON ASIA serves as a channel via which the entire electronics manufacturing industry can connect. The event is an international-standard electronics manufacturing industry show. A total of 800 exhibitors and brands from 38 countries and regions, together with 60,000 buyers, are expected to participate. The show will be themed around 5G. The exhibition floor will feature new technologies and products from across the field of electronics manufacturing. These will include printed circuit boards, circuit board assembly machinery, automatic assembly solutions and testing devices. In 2019, NEPCON Asia will focus on the core needs of the electronics manufacturing industry. Digital manufacturing, lean production, product reliability and other topics, as well as communication, automotive, new energy and intelligent cities, will give visitors a first-hand look into the diverse array of available industry solutions. The exhibition will provide personalized recommendations to each visitor, to empower them to achieve purchasing and partnership goals during the three-day exhibition. Through the recommendations, attendees can better connect with electronics manufacturing industry suppliers face-to-face, negotiate orders, join on-site activities, attend concurrently running conferences, learn about the industry and enhance their own knowledge.

08-28 ~ 08-30 , 2019
Exhibitions
The Fastener Exhibition & Conference
 
 
The Fastener Exhibition & Conference
2019-09-11 ~ 2019-09-12
The NEC
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The exhibition provides fastener companies with a dedicated platform to showcase their innovations, exchange expertise and develop business partnerships. It also acts as a trading forum and networking environment, offering valuable insights into future technologies and market trends. The Fastener Exhibition and Conference is the one place in the UK for design engineers, production professionals, senior manufacturing industry bosses and fastener buyers to gather under one roof and celebrate everything within the fastening, bonding and assembly space. Demand for fasteners is constantly increasing, Europe is projected to witness steady revenue growth of 4% from 2016 to 2025 owing to the stable increase in production of aircraft and performance vehicles. The broad and versatile scope of application for fasteners and fixings continues to create opportunities for manufacturers and suppliers of these technologies. The Fastener Exhibition and Conference will bring fastener purchaser and provider communities together to find solutions to their challenges. As an exhibitor you can meet your existing and prospective customers, exchange knowledge, network and keep up to date with the very latest industry trends. The Fastener Exhibition and Conference is the must attend event and conference for every company across the fastener and fixing industry.

09-11 ~ 09-12 , 2019
Exhibitions
Taipei AMPA 2019- Visitors Showing High Interest in Taiwanese Automotive Fastene...
 
 
Taipei AMPA 2019- Visitors Showing High Interest in Taiwanese Automotive Fasteners
2019-04-24 ~ 2019-04-27

Taipei AMPA co-located with other tradeshows (AUTOTRONICS, TAIWAN ITS, TAIWAN EVS) is now taking place at Hall 1 and Hall 2 of Nangang Exhibition Center from April 24 through 27. The show this year welcomes 1,340 exhibitors and the organizer expects that the number of oversea buyers may reach over 7,000 during the event. As the industry leading fastener... more

04-24 ~ 04-27 , 2019
Exhibitions
Review of Fastener Fair India 2019- the Largest and Most Dedicated Trade Fair fo...
 
 
Review of Fastener Fair India 2019- the Largest and Most Dedicated Trade Fair for Fasteners and Fixings in the Region
2019-04-25 ~ 2019-04-26

Fastener Fair India 2019 was held on April 25 to 26 at Bombay Exhibition Centre (Mumbai). This year most of the visitors were local Indian manufacturers and distributors and the Fair was also concurrently held with the other fairs for building materials and sheet metal with a deluge of incoming visitors. On the opening day lots of visitors came to Fastener W... more

04-25 ~ 04-26 , 2019
Exhibitions
Fastener World’s Exhibitions Footprints in 2018
 
 
2018滙達參展實績

Fasteners World Middle East,One of the world’s leading events in the metal working and steel fabrication industry, Fasteners World Middle East 2018, opened on the 15th of January at Expo Centre Sharjah in Sharjah, the third largest and most populous city in the UAE, and continued until the 18th of January....Automotive World,Fastener Fair Turkey,International Hardware Fair Cologne,Taiwan International Fastener Show,Fastener Fair USA, ......more
2018~2019

Industry Activities

Industry Activities
Bossard Opens New Facility and Design Center in Boston
 
 
Bossard Opens New Facility and Design Center in Boston
After an extensive construction and remodeling project, Bossard in the United States has opened a new office and Design Center in the Boston area. The move to the new location, located at 2 Kay Way in Stoughton, Massachusetts, took place in February.   The space was designed with education, hands-on experience with fastening solutions, Industry 4.0 dr... more
2019-07-19
Industry Activities
TENZ Revolutionary Wood Screw Awarded in German Reddot 2019
 
 
TENZ Revolutionary Wood Screw Awarded in German Reddot 2019
The Austria-headquartered TENZ International Ltd. has recently released a revolutionary wood screw, which features unique “Stairs of the Peak (SP)”and “Stairs of the Valve (SV)”located along the threads, making it possible to displace wood fibers in a gentle way. Moreover, its low screwing resistance also allows faster screwing. Using... more
2019-07-17
Industry Activities
MKT Fastening Releases the Improved Anchor Design Software V2.1.2
 
 
MKT Fastening Releases the Improved Anchor Design Software V2.1.2
The most easy to use anchor design software has been improved to also be the most powerful. The MKT Anchor Design software V2.1.2 has just been released and allows the designer to calculate seismic loads, including applying the Ω0 factor for your application. All seismic calculations are according to ACI 318-14 and allow the designer to evaluate every ... more
2019-07-17
Industry Activities
Romania Reports Around 0.22 Million Units of Sedan Production in First 5 Months 2019
 
 
Romania Reports Around 0.22 Million Units of Sedan Production in First 5 Months 2019
In the first 5 months of 2019, around 0.22 million units of sedans were manufactured in Romania. This figure is also very likely to reach a new high this year Romanian car manufacturer Dacia is under control by French Renault Group. In the first 5 months of 2019, the production of Dacia at its Mioveni plant increased by 10.5% from the same period in 2018 to... more
2019-07-16

Technology

Technology
Damage to Propeller Joints- Axle Alignment & Fatigue Failure ... Toshimichi Fukuoka
 
 
Damage to Propeller Joints- Axle Alignment & Fatigue Failure ... Toshimichi Fukuoka
Damage to Propeller Joints- Axle Alignment & Fatigue Failure ... Toshimichi Fukuoka
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Torque vs. Torsion and Tension ... Guy Avellon
 
 
Torque vs. Torsion and Tension ... Guy Avellon
Torque vs. Torsion and Tension ... Guy Avellon
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Technology
Troubleshooting Common Quality Issues in Wire Raw Material ... Laurence Claus
 
 
Troubleshooting Common Quality Issues in Wire Raw Material ... Laurence Claus
Troubleshooting Common Quality Issues in Wire Raw Material ... Laurence Claus
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Technology
A New Method for Improvement of the Fatigue Strength of Bolts (the Last Half) ... Shin-ichi Nishida
 
 
A New Method for Improvement of the Fatigue Strength of Bolts (the Last Half) ... Shin-ichi Nishida
A New Method for Improvement of the Fatigue Strength of Bolts (the Last Half) ... Shin-ichi Nishida
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GOVERNMENTS / ASSOCIATIONS / FASTENER GROUPS

GOVERNMENTS / ASSOCIATIONS / FASTENER GROUPS
Trump: The US$ 325 bn Worth of Goods Originating in China May Still be Imposed with Extra Tariffs
 
 
Trump: The US$ 325 bn Worth of Goods Originating in China May Still be Imposed with Extra Tariffs
According to foreign news, on the G20 Summit held in Osaka (Japan), U.S. President Donald Trump once agreed to suspend the imposition of possible extra tariffs against the US$ 325 bn worth of Chinese goods imported into the U.S. and China agreed to make a large amount of purchase of U.S. agricultural products in return.   However, the seemingly smo... more
2019-07-18
GOVERNMENTS / ASSOCIATIONS / FASTENER GROUPS
U.S. Department of Commerce Announces Three Affirmative Preliminary Circumvention Rulings on Exports of Steel Products from Vietnam
 
 
U.S. Department of Commerce Announces Three Affirmative Preliminary Circumvention Rulings on Exports of Steel Products from Vietnam
The U.S. Department of Commerce announced three preliminary affirmative circumvention rulings involving exports of steel products from Vietnam. The circumvention rulings cover certain steel products that are first produced in Korea and Taiwan, which are then shipped to Vietnam for minor processing, and finally exported to the United States as corrosion-resis... more
2019-07-10
GOVERNMENTS / ASSOCIATIONS / FASTENER GROUPS
What Will be the Trend for Future Global Fastener Industry? EFDA: More professional and concentrated.
 
 
What Will be the Trend for Future Global Fastener Industry? EFDA: More professional and concentrated.
by Nai-Wen Chang, Fastener World   On the opening day of Fastener Expo Shanghai 2019, EFDA Vice President Gian Marco Dalpane was invited to give a speech on the global economic development trend and its influence on fastener production, application and trade. According to Mr. Dalpane, future fastener manufacturing will definitely be automated, so manu... more
2019-07-10
GOVERNMENTS / ASSOCIATIONS / FASTENER GROUPS
Taiwan Cheng Shiu University Introduces Ching Chan Equipment for High Value Added Fastener Research This July
 
 
Taiwan Cheng Shiu University Introduces Ching Chan Equipment for High Value Added Fastener Research This July
Ching Chan Optical Technology Co., Ltd. (Ching Chan) has recently helped Taiwan Cheng Shiu University (CSU) establish a smart production line for high value added fasteners with an educational purpose. This educational production line incorporates unmanned delivery, high-speed threading, precision optical sorting and real-time monitoring systems, effectively... more
2019-07-01