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News
Portable Torque Testing Device by Wiha Receives German Design Award 2020
 
 
Portable Torque Testing Device by Wiha Receives German Design Award 2020
        No more surprises after calibration – a decisive advantage for professionals who regularly work with Wiha torque screwdrivers and use the Wiha Torque QuickCheck, the German Design Award Winner 2020. The German Design Award is one of the world's most respected design competitions and imposes exacting standards when it com... more
2020-02-25
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Japanese MIZUKI Achieves IoT Implementation on Fastener Manufacturing Machines
 
 
Japanese MIZUKI Achieves IoT Implementation on Fastener Manufacturing Machines
         MIZUKI (Ayaseshi City, Kanagawa Prefecture) has successfully implemented IoT on 84 headers and thread rolling machines at its headquarters. Mr. Onodera, Director of the management department, recalled the process of the implementation saying "our machines look the same on the outside, but each of them has a different in... more
2020-02-24
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PennEngineering® Earns Spot in Inaugural Class of Fastener Innovation Awards from Worldwide Fastener Sources
 
 
PennEngineering® Earns Spot in Inaugural Class of Fastener Innovation Awards from Worldwide Fastener Sources
        On the strength of PennEngineering®’s dedication to innovating through ongoing research and design, global fastening technology expert Worldwide Fastener Sources has recognized industry leader PennEngineering® with a Fastener Innovation Award for its excellence in new product development.     &nb... more
2020-02-21
News
Taiwan’s Fastener Export to Japan Hikes 24.17%
 
 
Taiwan’s Fastener Export to Japan Hikes 24.17%
      In November 2019, Taiwan’s fastener export to Japan reached more than 7,000 tons, making Japan the 2nd largest fastener export destination to Taiwan. This result was up 24.17% from October 2019 and up 23.07% from the same period of 2018. In terms of average price, it was USD 3.37 per KG, down 0.34% from the same period of 2018. In ... more
2020-02-18
Exhibitions
FASTENER FAIR MEXICO
 
 
FASTENER FAIR MEXICO
2020-06-24 ~ 2020-06-25
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Fastener Fair Mexico is the only fastener and fixing event for Latin America. Fastener Fair Mexico 2020 will take place June 24-25 at the Centro Citibanamex in Mexico City, bringing together manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, and end users for the fifth time in the region’s only dedicated fastener and fixing exhibition. Fastener Fair Mexico covers all areas of the fastener and fixing industry and provides real insight into industry trends and key information about the latest developments in this sector. The exhibition is the international platform for manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors and suppliers of fastener and fixing technology. Over 150 exhibitors from Belgium, China, Germany, Mexico, Taiwan, Turkey and United States, among others, exhibited in Fastener Fair Mexico 2018. At Fastener Fair Mexico, products and services from the following industry sectors will be presented: Industrial fasteners and fixings Construction fixings Assembly and installation systems Fastener manufacturing technology Storage, distribution, factory equipment Information, communication and services

06-24 ~ 06-25 , 2020
Exhibitions
FASTENER FAIR THAILAND
 
 
FASTENER FAIR THAILAND
2020-06-24 ~ 2020-06-27
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The Fastest Solution for Your Fasteners Business Success Fasten your current market opportunities to cutting-edge technology upgrades for your next business success at the ‘Fasteners and Fixings’ show in Thailand. In ASEAN, Thailand is particularly recognized as the largest exporter of fasteners in the region, and its fastener demand will grow by 37% over 2015-2025 to reach US$2 billion, whilst shipments will reach US$1 billion by 2025. These positive statistics confirm that fasteners and fixings are still in huge demands for Thai markets since its manufacturing industries and construction businesses continue moving forward amid the global downturn. Relatively, the “Fasteners and Fixings 2020” show is considered as your most powerful tool to keep tabs on these active markets. Also incorporating with “Manufacturing Expo,” this exhibition grandeur will offer all-faceted dimensions of innovative machinery, state-of-the-art technologies and comprehensive services for all manufacturing sectors, making this event the real mid-year business platform where world’s famous brands and a wide variety of quality buyers from the ASEAN market will meet and make good deals here. Hold Tight to These Great Opportunities. The High Time for Your Business Success Has Come! Visitors Profile includes: Distributor / Trader / Agent Construction Automotive Aerospace Electronic and Electrical Goods General Engineering - light / heavy HVAC / Air Conditioning / Services Energy and Power Generation Metal Products Furniture Manufacturing Sanitary Ware and Plumbing Installation Development/Airport, Hospitality/Medical Hub/Hospital, Mall/Department Store/Hypermarket and Restaurant/Shop

06-24 ~ 06-27 , 2020
Exhibitions
M-Tech Nagoya- The Best Platform to Gather Top-Ranking Buyers in Japan and Exch...
 
 
M-Tech Nagoya- The Best Platform to Gather Top-Ranking Buyers in Japan and Exchange AI Manufacturing Technology
2019-04-17 ~ 2019-04-19

According to the statistics of the organizers, Manufacturing World Nagoya 2019 attracted 1,150 exhibitors and more than 40,000 visitors in attendance, making the event the largest mechanical relevant trade show in central Japan.    90% of the visitors were professional purchasers from Japan. Exhibitors also demonstrated their highly efficient ... more

04-17 ~ 04-19 , 2019
Exhibitions
Review of Fastener Fair India 2019- the Largest and Most Dedicated Trade Fair fo...
 
 
Review of Fastener Fair India 2019- the Largest and Most Dedicated Trade Fair for Fasteners and Fixings in the Region
2019-04-25 ~ 2019-04-26

Fastener Fair India 2019 was held on April 25 to 26 at Bombay Exhibition Centre (Mumbai). This year most of the visitors were local Indian manufacturers and distributors and the Fair was also concurrently held with the other fairs for building materials and sheet metal with a deluge of incoming visitors. On the opening day lots of visitors came to Fastener W... more

04-25 ~ 04-26 , 2019
Exhibitions
Fastener World’s Exhibitions Footprints in 2019
 
 
Fastener World’s Exhibitions Footprints in 2019

The location of Sharjah has made it become one of the most important economic and transportation hub that connects the East with the West since the 20th Century...M-Tech Tokyo,Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City,Istanbul Hardware Fair,Fastener Fair Stuttgart,M-Tech Nagoya,Fastener Fair India,Ningbo Fastener Spring and Manufacturing Equipment Exhibition,Taipei AMPA,Subcon Thailand,International Fastener Manufacturing Exposition,Fastener Fair USA.......more
2019~2020

Industry Activities

Industry Activities
PSM 2019 Yearly End Global Conference
 
 
PSM 2019 Yearly End Global Conference
        PSM International held their Year End Global Conference on January 14-17th, 2020, in Wuxi China. The conference was attended by global PSM leaders from Europe, the USA, Taiwan, and China. While 2019 saw the impact of Brexit, the US-China trade war, and the slowdown of the China automotive market, PSM responded with global scale re... more
2020-02-27
Industry Activities
TriMas Aerospace Awarded New Fastener Contracts by Airbus
 
 
TriMas Aerospace Awarded New Fastener Contracts by Airbus
      TriMas announced that TriMas Aerospace has been awarded multi-year contracts with Airbus of Toulouse, France. TriMas Aerospace’s Monogram Aerospace Fasteners and Allfast Fastening Systems operations were both awarded new supply contracts by Airbus, expanding the company’s engineered fastener sales activity in Europe.  ... more
2020-02-25
Industry Activities
Taiwan CSD Signs MOU with Toyota for Toyota Production System Implementation
 
 
Taiwan CSD Signs MOU with Toyota for Toyota Production System Implementation
         Corporate Synergy Development Center (Taiwan CSD) signed a memorandum of understanding with Toyota Engineering Corporation (TEC) to collaborate and promote the all-in-one Toyota Production System (TPS), the most impeccable production method in the world integrating flexibility, lean manufacturing, digitalizati... more
2020-02-21
Industry Activities
Top 10 Exported Fasteners (Incl. Nails) Categories of Taiwan in 2019
 
 
Top 10 Exported Fasteners (Incl. Nails) Categories of Taiwan in 2019
Category Weight (KG) Value (USD) Weight Share YoY Ratio Value Share YoY Ratio 1. 7318159000 Other Screws & Bolts 828,109,317 53.52% -8.17% 2,284,978,330 50.68% -7.71% 2. 7318160000 Nuts 274,831,232 17.76% -12.33% 895,520,332... more
2020-02-18

Technology

Special Report
FW180 p.318
 
 
Special Report
FW180 p.170
 
 
 
 
Special Column
FW180 p.235
 
 
Special Column
FW180 p.214
 
 

GOVERNMENTS / ASSOCIATIONS

GOVERNMENTS / ASSOCIATIONS
South Africa Announces Final Determination on AD Investigation Against Certain Imported Threaded Fasteners of Iron and Steel
 
 
South Africa Announces Final Determination on AD Investigation Against Certain Imported Threaded Fasteners of Iron and Steel
       On February/10/2020, South Africa announced its final determination on the antidumping investigation against certain imported threaded fasteners of iron and steel and will impose three phases of ad valorem protective measures upon products involved in this case, which include: 54.04% at phase I (March/27/2020-March/26/2021), 52.04%... more
2020-02-21
GOVERNMENTS / ASSOCIATIONS
USITC Makes Determination in Five-Year (Sunset) Review Concerning Steel Threaded Rod from China
 
 
USITC Makes Determination in Five-Year (Sunset) Review Concerning Steel Threaded Rod from China
      The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) determined that revoking the existing antidumping duty order on imports of steel threaded rod from China would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time.          As a result of the Commission&rsquo... more
2020-02-13
Our Events
Our Events
2019 Christmas Celebration Party at Fastener World HQ
 
 
2019 Christmas Celebration Party at Fastener World HQ
On the night of Christmas in 2019, the whole team of Fastener World Magazine gathered together in front of the tall Christmas tree with brilliant decorations and several gifts piled on the ground. We enjoyed lots of gourmet dishes and hotpots and had really a very fun time in the gift exchange activity. The continuous laughs fully revealed the energy of... more
2020-02-14
Our Events
2018 Activity Review: ISO/IEC 17025:2017 & AIAG CQI 9/11/12 Seminars
 
 
2018 Activity Review: ISO/IEC 17025:2017 & AIAG CQI 9/11/12 Seminars
In the year end of 2018, Fastener World Magazine and the industry well-known speaker Mr. Billy Liu worked together to hold the ISO/IEC 17025:2017 & AIAG CQI 9/11/12 seminars, which attracted the registration of many professionals from Taiwan fastener industry. Contents lectured in the seminars made participants understand more about relevant topics.... more
2020-02-14