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Distributor's Link Magazine Fall Issue 2017 / Vol 40 No4


92 THE DISTRIBUTOR’S LINK THE BRADLEY GROUP OF COMPANIES 410 S. 38th Avenue, St. Charles, IL 60174 TEL 1-800-201-7381 EMAIL WEB APPROVED COATING PARTNER FOR PRECOTE ® The Bradley Group of companies is now an approved coating partner for Precote® USA products. Precote® USA, LLC was established in 2013 as the North American service group for omniTECHNIK, a German company that specializes in high-performance fastening solutions. Precote® USA, LLC is the exclusive blender and distributor of the original Precote® products in North and South America. The Precote ® brand is the #1 microencapsulated chemical adhesive sold in Europe with a customer list that encompasses automotive, aerospace, heavy machinery, trucks, mass transportation, electronics, and may more industries. Bradley has been a leader in the industry for applying thread locking materials including Loctite® Dri-Loc® Pre-applied Thread lockers, 3M Fastener Adhesive Preapplied Thread lockers, and Standard Nylon Patch. The Bradley Group is very excited to be able to now offer one of the leading Pre-applied materials in the industry, the Precote® USA products. All Materials are capable of being USA PRODUCTS applied to both external and internally threaded parts. The Bradley Group would like to announce that our corporate plant will be moving in the near future. We will be staying in our current home town of St. Charles, IL, however, we will be moving into a new 65,000 square foot state of the art facility. The Bradley Group will be adding more equipment and new high-speed machines that are specially designed to run your parts faster, and get your orders out the door and on the way to you. To see our new plant and to get updates on our progress, please visit our New Website at, and like us on Facebook. We have hired Smith Associates, Inc. to represent us in the Mid-Atlantic Region and New England. Owned by Michael Smith, Smith Associates is a manufacturer’s representative agency for the fastener industry. Mikes team includes Dan Bielefield and Cory Magyar. We are very excited about our new relationship and our future together. BUSINESS FOCUS ARTICLE THE BRADLEY GROUP OF COMPANIES SOUTHWESTERN FASTENER ASSOCIATION 292 Sugarberry Circle, Houston, TX 77024 TEL 713-952-5472 FAX 713-952-7488 EMAIL WEB SFA ANNOUNCE 2018 EXPO DATE: MAY 2-4, 2018 by John Elsner The Southwestern Fastener Association will hold their 2018 Spring Conference and Expo on May 2 – 4, 2018 at the DFW Westin Hotel, 4545 W. John Carpenter Fwy, Irving, Texas. The conference begins with a welcome reception on Wednesday evening, May 2. Educational Seminars will follow on Thursday morning. The golf tournament is Thursday afternoon. The tournament will be played at Tour 18 Golf Club, home of many famous replicated PGA golf holes from recognized courses throughout the United States. A full morning of Business Meetings and educational programming is scheduled to precede the Table Top Expo on Friday morning. The Expo will open at 1:00 p.m. Friday afternoon, May 4. In other SFA activity, scholarships have been awarded to and the University they will be attending ASSOCIATION ARTICLE are: Ryan Bailey, Nucor Fastener, Louisiana Tech University; Halie Chapin, Advance Components, Texas Tech University; Allison Daneault, Threaded Fasteners, Inc., University of Southern Mississippi; Katherine Davis, BTM Manufacturing, University of Arkansas; Shae DeVito, Solution Industries, Inc., Baldwin Wallace University; McKenzie Kimrey, Tifco Industries, University of North Carolina @ Wilmington; Jamie Gates, Sems and Specials Inc., Southern Illinois University @ Edwardsville; Michael Tijerina, Tifco Incustries, University of Texas San Antonio. 2018 scholarship applications are available on the SFA web site at Deadline for submission is April 1, 2018. For additional information about the Southwestern Fastener Association, contact John Elsner, Executive Director or visit them online at SOUTHWESTERN FASTENER ASSOCIATION


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