Tamper-proof Screws

Tamper-proof Screws

Virtually every industry has some kind of product or assembly that requires fasteners that are difficult to remove. There is a wide range of sizes and materials, but only two basic types: tamper-proof and tamper resistant. While they sound the same, they are slightly...
What is Kitting? A Look at the Order Fulfillment Strategy

What is Kitting? A Look at the Order Fulfillment Strategy

What is Kitting? A Look at the Order Fulfillment Strategy If you are not familiar with the term “kitting” it is the process of filling orders by pre-assembling individual items into ready-to-ship kits instead of picking and packing those individual items as orders are...
Using Positive Language

Using Positive Language

While we normally use our blog to provide useful information on a wide variety of commercial and industrial fasteners, tools and other products, we thought it appropriate to switch gears briefly in response to the current social, political and economic environment and...
Why fasteners are so important in these tough times

Why fasteners are so important in these tough times

Fasteners might not come quickly to mind when discussing essential products during this ongoing coronavirus pandemic, but in fact fasteners play a crucial role in our collective response to this crisis. Without these critical components necessary for the assembly of...
The Importance of Plating Finishes on Fasteners

The Importance of Plating Finishes on Fasteners

Fasteners come not only in a wide array of shapes, materials, and sizes, they also come in a variety of plated or coated finishes. The reason for this is not just aesthetic – fasteners are the one product that comes in contact with an equally wide range of dissimilar...
COVID-19 and the Fastener Supply Chain

COVID-19 and the Fastener Supply Chain

There is no question that the coronavirus (COVID-19) is having far-reaching effects on industries, businesses, and production. As international and domestic trade slows, businesses shut down for extended periods of time, and current inventories of raw materials and...