The Industrial Fasteners Institute (IFI), held its Annual Meeting in Ojai, CA March 21-24, 2015.
Newly elected Chairman for the period 2015-2016 is Mr. David J. Lomasney of MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions; newly elected Vice Chairman is Mr. James B. Springer of Industrial Nut Corporation.
In addition to Mr. Lomasney and Mr. Springer, the Board of Directors also includes:
Mark Quebbeman, Semblex Corporation
Preston Boyd, TRAMEC/Hill Fastener
Jonathan Turner, TurnaSure LLC
Kevin Johnson, Birmingham Fastener, Inc.
Owe Carlsson, Alcoa Fastening Systems & Rings
Ryan Kinslow, PCC-SPS/Permaswage
Mike Lawler, Consolidated Aerospace Mfg. LLC
Mike Mosher, Penn Engineering & Mfg. Corp.
Phil Johnson, Continental Midland
Ed Lumm, Shannon Precision Fastener, LLC
Chris White, O&k American Corp.
Division Chairs for IFI are:
Div. I – Industrial Products: Manny DeSantis, Valley Fastener Group LLC
Div. II – Aerospace Fastener Products: Mike Lawler, Penn Engineering & Mfg. Corp.
Div. III – Automotive Industry Fastener Group: Ashi Uppal, Kamax LP
Associate Suppliers’ Division: Chris White, O&k American Corp.
Industrial Fasteners Institute, headquartered in Independence, Ohio, is an Association of the leading North American manufacturers of bolts, nuts, screws, rivets, pins, washers, and a myriad of custom formed parts. Suppliers of materials, machinery, equipment and engineered services, are Associate Members of the Institute. IFI membership currently stands at 73 Company Members and 45 Associate Members.
For over 80 years, IFI’s fastener manufacturing member companies have combined their skills and knowledge to advance the technology and application engineering of fasteners and formed parts through planned programs of research and education. Users of fasteners and formed parts in all industries benefit from the continuing design, manufacturing, and application advances made by the Industrial Fasteners Institute membership.