The Industrial Fasteners Institute (IFI), held its Annual Meeting in San Antonio, TX on March 9-12, 2019. The newly elected Chairman for the period 2019-2020 is Mr. Manny DeSantis of Valley Fastener Group, LLC; and the newly elected Vice Chairman is Mr. Kevin Johnson of Birmingham Fastener, Inc.
In addition to Mr. DeSantis and Mr. Johnson, the Board of Directors also includes:
• Preston Boyd, TRAMEC Hill Fastener
• Wayne Drysol, 3V Fastening Systems (CAM)
• Don Kubkowski, Sems and Specials, Inc.
• Chris Rink, Prestige Stamping, LLC
• Jeff Liter, Wrought Washer Mfg., Inc.
• Paula Tognetti, MNP Corporation
• Michele Clarke, Valley Forge & Bolt Mfg. Co.
• David Hebert, Freeway Corporation
• Pat Wells, The Young Engineers, Inc.
• Brian Bonebrake, Johnstown Wire Technologies Inc.
• Owe Carlsson, Arconic Fastening Systems
Division Chairs for IFI are:
Div. I – Industrial Products: Brian Stark, Rockford Fastener, Inc.
Div. II – Aerospace Fastener Products: Pat Wells, The Young Engineers, Inc.
Div. III – Automotive Industry Fastener Group: Dan Curtis, MacLean-Fogg Company
Associate Suppliers’ Division: Brian Bonebrake, Johnstown Wire Technologies, Inc