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Distributor's Link Magazine Spring 2019 / Vol 42 No2

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6 THE DISTRIBUTOR’S LINK Stamping specialist Minneapolis Washer and Stamping, Inc. would like to formally announce the hiring of Kevin Booth Sales., to exclusively cover the entire state of Wisconsin. Booth will be responsible for working with existing and new customer development, focusing on special and washer product sales development. A professional sales group, Kevin Booth Sales (KBS) organization is headed by Kevin Booth, and is based in Chicago, IL. KBS has been covering the states of Illinois, Michigan and Indiana for over 20 years for Minneapolis Washer and Stamping, Inc. With strategic territory coverage, KBS services the fastener supply, industrial supply, contractor supply (STAFDA), mill and mine supply, rigging, marine supply and hardware markets. Minneapolis Washer and Stamping, Inc. is family owned and a seasoned player in the stamping industry. Since 1934, Minneapolis Washer and Stamping has provided top-level service and quality metal stampings. For 85 years, the most reputable companies in the world have used Minneapolis Washer and Stamping products consistently. For more information contact Minneapolis Washer and Stamping Inc. at 1501 West River Rd North, Minneapolis, MN 55411. Tel: 612- 588-0501, Fax: 612-588-0506, email: chrisb@ minneapoliswasher.com or visit them online at www.minneapoliswasher.com. EFC International, a leading supplier of engineered fasteners, is pleased to announce the approval of Sherex Fastening Solution’s Large Size rivet nuts for use in steel utility poles by a leading energy company. The approval is in accordance with Specification for Tubular Steel Pole Transmission Line Structures SES- PD-027. The specification covers the minimum requirements for the design, drawings, material, fabrication, welding, coating, inspection, and delivery of tubular steel pole structures. Sherex Large Size rivet nuts eliminate the welding process and reduce the number of components for installation. They also allow for a safer, onehanded installation of the step bolts in the field. “This is a significant cost savings for pole and tower manufacturers and we are excited to bring this product to the market,” states Paul Musgrove, Industrial and Distribution Sales Manager. These rivet nuts exceed application performance and safety requirements including maximum retention in fiberglass material and increased spin out resistance for pole structures. This innovative rivet nut will serve other industries including Automotive, Truck, Ag, Heavy Equipment, Rail, and HVAC. EFC is a strategic partner into these industries for Sherex and this partnership ensures customers receive the high-quality service they have come to expect. For more information contact EFC International by Tel: 314-434-2888 or visit online at www.efc-intl.com. OBITUARY Frederick George Lubker Jr. Frederick George Lubker Jr., 76, died December 7, 2018. Fred founded Lufasco Inc. (Lubker Fastener Company) in 1967 and led the company until it was sold in 1998. He was active in the NFDA. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Joanne; children Pamela, Frederick III, Christopher and Benjamin; along with his nine grandchildren.

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