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Stainless Steel Fasteners (Screws, nuts, bolts, washers)

Stainless Steel’s resistance to staining and corrosion, its low maintenance, low cost, brilliant shine and strength make it the perfect material for a variety of fasteners and applications. What is Stainless Steel: The magic ingredient in stainless steel is chromium. … Continue reading

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Square Drive Screws

The square drive recess was the first recess-type drive developed for large scale screw production. Today, a century later, square drive screws and the driver bits are now widely available, economical and offer many advantages over other drive systems:   … Continue reading

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Wood Screws

Our featured product for this month is the wood screw – an economical and commonly available screw used to join two pieces of wood together or thin non-wood products to wood (eg hardware, hinges etc). Thread and Point: Specialized thread … Continue reading

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Japanese Nuclear Meltdown Causing Backlash, But is it Warranted?

As a result of a massive earth quake and subsequent problems at one of their largest nuclear power plants, Japan is undergoing it worst crisis since the atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasake in 1945. As a result … Continue reading

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Fastener News: Is Buffet Looking to Acquire ITW?

Word is circulating that Warren Buffet might be eying an acquisition of industrial giant ITW. Is this true or is it a little misinformation? Continue reading

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Maersk Orders New Ships, But Does This Mean An Economic Recovery?

International ocean freight giant, Maersk, has signed a deal to substantially increase the size of their fleet. Is this a sign of a turn around in the economy or a desire to reduce costs? Continue reading

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Cool New Technology – The CubeSat

In this new segment on FastenerExperts.com, we will be exploring different cool technologies, inventions, gadgets and other devices that we find interesting. Most of these posts will be based on either customers we work with or suggestions for you all … Continue reading

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Home Construction is Down, But Will It Affect The Fastener Industry?

According to an article on Yahoo Finance yesterday afternoon, the new home constructions market is taking a beating and will slow any potential economic recovery. Here is a link to the full article: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Dim-view-of-housing-market-apf-1095830168.html A decline in the number of … Continue reading

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Shanghai Rebar Futures Soar

So – since our post yesterday about whether the price of industrial fasteners is or will be going up in the near future, we read emails and commentary from other sources with stories about price increases. To a person, each told a story … Continue reading

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Are Fastener Prices Going Up In The Near Future?

With the world still struggling with shake off the effects of the global recession, it seems that prices of everyday items keeps going up.

Food, gas and any other non-discretionary items continue to increase in price with no end in sight.

So what about fasteners? Continue reading

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