Doing the right things and paying attention to new technology pays off for successful fastener companies like Volt Industrial Plastics, as Mr. Joe Volltrauer describes his lifetime of entrepreneurial pursuit and 25 years at his most recent endeavor (1:20:24). Longevity also requires persistence and dedication, as demonstrated by industry anchorman Mike McNulty when he presents the 100th edition of the Fastener News Report, this time joined by NFDA president Marc Strandquist on the latest FDI numbers, and Rich Cavoto, of Metric and Multistandard, with MWFA golf outing results (43:12). FastenerTech 17 wrap up, NCFA Distributor Social report, show floor interviews with the lovely and talented Lynn Dempsey and YFP board member Baron Yarborough (30:35), and a bold statement on 3D printing from screw biz expert Carmen Vertullo, on the Fastener Training Minute (1:12:33). Plus, a report on logistics at the new site of NIFMSE. Operating in a free market enterprise of their own design, Brian and Eric explain that there’s really no wrong place to be, as long as you take the monorail.
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