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June 12, 2014

Episode #83 - Across the Flats

Episode #83 - Across the Flats

There's more than one way to measure success, and the same can be said of hex head cap screws. Stelfast president, Simmi, presents her perspective on various fastener industry issues, including the Taiwanese plating situation, and goes on to describe her involvement with an all-new organization, designed to enable success for fastener professionals across the industry (1:27:45). Fastener Technology International editor, Mike McNulty, delivers top industry headlines, and BB&T analyst, Holden Lewis, is grilled on the startling May FDI numbers by a special guest interviewer on the Fastener News Report (55:22). Bay Standard Manufacturing's, the formerly erstwhile fastener man, Robert Rodgers, kicks things off with his take on outstanding threaded rod anti-dumping litigation (25:57). Plus, a new opportunity to win a full scholarship to the FTI's coveted Certified Fastener Specialist program is announced (9:07). New Feature: The Fastener Training Minute, with veteran industry consultant, Carmen Vertullo (1:22:22). Brian and Eric, meanwhile, sharpen hooks and clean out the boat of last season's plastic worms, as they prepare for success in their pursuit of trophies across the flats. Run time: 02:02:23