by Gang Hao Chang, Vice Editor-in-Chief of Fastener World
On April 11-12, the first edition of Fastener Fair USA took place at the Huntington Convention Center in Cleveland, OH and successfully drew the attendance of more than 2,000 fastener related buyers and professionals, exceeding the expectation of the show organizer.
250 exhibitors from 20 countries came to exhibit at the 2018 fair located in the heart of the Midwest manufacturing region of the U.S. and established face-to-face contact with local buyers from the distribution, automotive, aerospace, energy, civil engineering and construction industries. Taiwanese exhibitors attending the fair this year included Wingtone Industrial Co. Ltd, All Gain Industry Co. Ltd., Cornwall, Easylink Industrial Co. Ltd, Konfu Enterprise Co. Ltd, Shin Guang Yin Enterprise Co. Ltd., United Master United Corp, Canatex Industrial Co. Ltd., Channg Chin Industry Corp., Chun Yu Works & Co, Dunfa International Co. Ltd, Home Soon Enterprise Co. Ltd., Jet Fast Company Limited, Liang Ying Fasteners Industry Co., Ltd., Mols Corporation, Multiform Fasteners Co Ltd, Ray Fu Enterprise Co. Ltd, Sato Fastener Co.,Ltd., Sheh Kai Precision Co., Ltd. and Yung Ming Fastener Industrial Co . Ltd.
For exhibitors, this fair is the best platform to establish contact with new buyers from the entire supply chain and maintain good relationship with existing customers. For visitors, this fair is the best event to get a first-hand look at the latest fastening solutions and technologies as well as a very good opportunity to exchange information with industry professionals and attend educational programs developed and delivered by industry experts.
The next edition of Fastener Fair USA is scheduled to take place at the Cobo Center in Detroit, MI on May 22-23, 2019.