2 years ago

FALL 2020

  • Text
  • Software
  • Association
  • Pins
  • Industrial
  • Screws
  • Stainless
  • Products
  • Distributors
  • Fasteners
  • Fastener
Distributor's Link Magazine Fall 2020 / Vol 43 No 4


144 THE DISTRIBUTOR’S LINK NFDA SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS 2020-2021 from page 60 Scholarship Winners NFDA recently awarded scholarships for Fastener Training Week, an advanced fastener technical training program produced by the Fastener Training Institute, to Maria Barlas, a design engineer for Shamrock International, and to Nick Suydam, a sourcing specialist for Martin Fastening Solutions. Scholarship applicants were evaluated based on the recommendations from their employers, personal achievements, work experience, and an essay. Identifying information was redacted, so that the team evaluating the applications did not know the names or employers of those applying. The next deadline to apply for an NFDA Fastener Training Week scholarship is December 1. The application can be found at For more information about Fastener Training Week, visit 2021 Save the dates of June 22-24, 2021 for NFDA’s live in-person ESPS® meeting in Minneapolis. Details will be available early next year. For more information about NFDA and its activities contact Amy Nijjar at or telephone 562-799-5519. NATIONAL FASTENER DISTRIBUTORS ASSOCIATION JO MORRIS FASTENING 101 (VIRTUAL) - UNDERSTANDING THREADED FASTENERS AND THE INDUSTRY THAT PRODUCES THEM from page 62 Additionally, students will also have the opportunity to learn about: ¤ Plating & Coatings and Considerations on Thread ¤ Head Style, Drive Styles – applications for both ¤ Nuts & Washers ¤ What to Consider When Choosing a Particular Metal ¤ Steel Properties & Strength ¤ Introduction into Stainless Steel & Other Alloys ¤ Heat Treating ¤ Typical Fastener Properties ¤ Manufacturing Processes ¤ Thread Rolling ¤ Secondary Operations ¤ Cost Drivers Attendees may register at This class is open to everyone & show attendance is not required although all class attendees who do attend Fastener Fair USA will be entered into a drawing to win a scholarship to FTI’s acclaimed Fastener Training Week. Attend the class in the fall and attend the show next summer! Although we are excited to get back to live classes and “social gathering” we remind you that on-line learning is stronger than ever. During the COVID19 travel restrictions FTI comprehensively invested in our on-demand curriculum which now includes over 45 fastener related topics developed for fastener professionals at all levels of experience. Subscription packages are available to fit any budget requirement. Please visit our website at www. for a detailed description regarding all our classes and webinars. If you would like to receive our newsletter please email Jo Morris at JO MORRIS | FASTENER TRAINING INSTITUTE


OPTION 1: Click on the share tab above, or OPTION 2: Click on the icon (far right of toolbar) and then click on the icon (top right of the page).

Copyright © Distributor's Link, Inc. All Rights Reserved | Privacy Policy