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...
Celebrating our 60th Anniversary

Celebrating our 60th Anniversary

In February 1960, Electronic Fasteners Inc. (EFI) opened its first office and warehouse at 63 Melcher Street, Boston, in 3,500 square feet of basement space leased from the Boston Wharf Company. From its very first mailing announcing the company’s formation, EFI...