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January 17, 2023

Episode #184 - Resolutions

Premium locknut supplier J Lanfranco sees big opportunities appearing, as the cosmopolitan Jason Baines leads their North American push (1:47:01). Likewise, hard charger Matt Boyd is helping to guide Parker Fasteners forge ah...

December 15, 2022

Episode #183 - Down Hill

Like a bobsled down a frozen precipice, the fastener industry streaks to the close of another blazing fast year. Fresh off the slopes, Mr. Charlie Kerr of Kerr Lakeside discovers a vexing industry development, and shares his ...

November 18, 2022

Episode #182 - Asking For It

Fully Threaded Title Sponsors >> Brighton-Best International 🔩 Goebel Fasteners Inc. 🔩 Star Stainless Screw Co And we couldn't do it without support from all our partners: 🔩Würth Industry North America 🔩Buckeye Fasteners Company 🔩BTM Manufacturing 🔩International Fastener Expo 🔩ND Industries, Inc. 🔩Solution Industries 🔩Stelfast, Inc. 🔩3Q, Inc. 🔩INxSQL Software - Integrated Inventory Solutions 🔩Eurolink Fastener Supply Service 🔩Parker Fasteners 🔩SmartCert® by Aramid 🔩Fastener Training Institute #Selling fasteners begins by asking for the order, as Tim Jackson proved during an illustrious career in the thread game (1:30:37). https://www.fullythreaded.com/videos/interview-tim-jackson-action-fasteners/ Newly appointed Marine Fasteners, Inc. #CEO Dee Ward asks his team for their best whenever he takes the field (15:31). https://www.fullythreaded.com/videos/dee-ward-marine-fasteners-182/ Fastener newsman Mike McNulty asks about the decline of the #FDI with Earnest CEO Kirk Zehnder on the Fastener #News Report, then explains what it takes to stay happy during all economic circumstances (47:38). https://www.fullythreaded.com/videos/fastener-news-fdi-index-nov-2022/ Carmen Vertullo of AIM Testing Laboratory breaks new ground for the Fastener Training Institute as he discusses T & A as it pertains to #stainless structural bolts on the Fastener #Training Minute (1:19:01). https://www.fullythreaded.com/videos/fastener-training-182/

October 27, 2022

Episode #181 - The No Show Show

IFE is like no other show in the fastener industry, and this year's edition seemed a lot like "the good old days" without the carpeting. The lovely and talented Lynn Dempsey took her mic to the show floor and spoke to attend...

October 07, 2022

Special Report: Strandquist Sells

Industry veteran Marc Strandquist announces a new mission with Sellside Group, helping fastener companies navigate the challenges of a market in flux. David Kerr of Metal Resource Solutions warns of coming price hikes on Eur...

September 22, 2022

Episode #180 - Trainageddon

Has tragedy been narrowly averted or is the supply disruption train still racing down the track, set to impact business across the country? Scanwell Logistics freight forwarding expert Chris Donnell shares his view (16:31). O...

September 07, 2022

Special Report: MWFA FSTNR Week '22

The Mid-West Fastener Association annual FSTNR Week and table top show, golf tournament and lead up events were wildly successful again this year. TJ McFarland, Don "Tex" Carr, Mike Robinson, Jake "Valdez" Davis, Erica Str...

August 19, 2022

Episode #179 - Big Fastener

When big fastener companies acquire other big fastener companies, and people who know big fasteners talk about it, you have the makings of an aptly titled podcast. Star Stainless president, Tim Roberto Jr. discusses the recen...

July 22, 2022

Episode #178 - Thread Pilled

Strong sales and ongoing supply challenges remain the top themes as the fastener industry keeps its optimism heading into a hot summer. On the water, at the bar or while making his podcast debut, Jason Baines of J. Lanfranco...

June 14, 2022

Episode #177 - The Other Show

The lovely and talented Lynn Dempsey hit the floor at Fastener Fair USA with mic in hand. Her interviews with show attendees reveal steady progress along with a vague yet persistent uncertainty (1:41:04). Less ambiguous, Würt...

May 17, 2022

Episode #176 - The Next Episode

As Brian returns from down under, and with the Detroit show just around the corner, the FDI cools and the fastener world reconsiders its supply chain. Industry veteran Preston Boyd of the Industrial Fasteners Institute descr...

April 19, 2022

Episode #175 - Once You're In...

The old adage about people not leaving the fastener industry proves true again as reluctant highway pilot Tim "Action" Jackson returns. Back from an extended RV misadventure to report on the recent Pac-West conference, he se...

March 17, 2022

Episode #174 - Hyper Threaded

There’s no hyperbole suggesting the fastener industry is moving at a hyperbolic rate, as world events impact supply and pricing at a dizzying pace. Star Stainless president, Tim Roberto Jr. describes “ Rusty Monday ”, shockin...

February 17, 2022

Episode #173 - Unchained

Strong sales and demand keep optimism alive, even as distributors come to terms with the new normal of outrageous delivery schedules. Meanwhile, major shipping concerns are deploying blockchain technology to manage global sup...

January 18, 2022

Episode #172 - Milestones

The new year brings continued business momentum, along with a full decade of data on which to measure it, as the Fastener Distributor Index marks its first full decade. Fastenal CFO, Holden Lewis returns to reflect on his rol...

December 16, 2021

Episode #171 - Fit Festivities

The fastener industry knows how to enjoy its festivities, but also how to open its heart when it counts. Jake "Valdez" Davis of BTM Manufacturing and Matt Boyd of Parker Fasteners explain their plan to make a difference (1:35...

November 19, 2021

Episode #170 - In All Fairness

The fastener industry converged on Cleveland amid ongoing supply and pricing pressures, a tight labor market and new acquisitions. Despite the challenges, Fastener Fair USA saw good attendance and an abundance of fun. Stelfas...

October 21, 2021

Episode #169 - Printers & Sprinters

The fastener world is running at a different pace as supply issues and ongoing consolidation impact the industry. Meanwhile, questionable policy trends add further uncertainty and pressure to the mix. Fortunately, emerging te...

September 23, 2021

Special Report: IFE 2021

The 2021 International Fastener Expo surprised many with its stronger than expected attendance and upbeat feel. Direct from the scaled down show floor, the lovely and talented Lynn Dempsey speaks with attendees on a wide var...

September 18, 2021

Episode #168 - Another Slice

Fastener Professional of the Year, family business operator and philanthropist Jim Derry of Field Fastener reflects on what it takes to be successful in business and in life (1:29:32). NCFA Screw Open full coverage, including...

August 25, 2021

Special Report: MWFA 75th and Table Top

The Mid-West Fastener Association table top show, 75th anniversary black tie gala, and annual golf tournament were wildly successful. Kicked off by a pair of unofficial but equally energized events, FSTNR Week '21 was receiv...

August 13, 2021

Episode #167 - Pass the Chips

Fastener industry legend and chip shot artist Mr. Robbie Gilchrist describes current market conditions, the future of the rep business, and how the NFDA found its way (18:28/1:30:25). AIM Testing Labs partner Rob LaPointe exp...

July 17, 2021

Episode #166 - The Flotilla

Fastener distributors rely on firmly grounded suppliers, especially in stormy seas, so it’s good to know Star Stainless Screw Company has an experienced captain at the helm. President Tim Roberto Jr. opines on the choppy over...

June 19, 2021

Episode #165 - Diversions

Sales activity continues to boom, along with supply chain headaches, so naturally INxSQL founder Bob Reynolds and the uncancelable Joe Truckey of Cal Fasteners turn their thoughts to summer golf (1:41:19). In pursuit of anoth...