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Distributor's Link Magazine Summer 2020 / Vol 43 No3

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in the Summer 2020 issue of 6 DISTRIBUTOR NEWS 8 A PRIMER ON FASTENER MARKING Laurence Claus 10 WHAT FASTENER DISTRIBUTORS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT STAINLESS STEELS – PART 1 Guy Avellon 12 CONTINUALLY EVOLVING IS THE KEY TO SUCCESS; LINDSTROM CONNECTION IMMINENT 14 FASTENER SCIENCE: CHARPY IMPACT TESTING Rob LaPointe 16 [COVER FEATURE STORY] PARKER FASTENERS: FORGING THE FUTURE 24 CRITICAL ASPECTS OF ZINC PLATINGS & ZINC COATINGS Bruno Marbacher 26 PODCASTING: FOR FASTENER DISTRIBUTORS, KILLER MARKETING ON A SHOESTRING Joe Dysart 28 FASTENER TRAINING WEEK GETS A REFRESH Jo Morris 30 SHOW ANNOUNCEMENT: STAFDA CANCELS ITS ANAHEIM CONVENTION 32 NEW APPROACH TO FASTENER DESIGN PREVENTS LOOSENING IN VEHICLES Del Williams 34 THE PROPER GAGING OF INCH NUT THREADS Larry Borowski 38 DESIGN OF BLIND RIVETS Anthony Di Maio 40 SMALL BUSINESS AFTER THE PANDEMIC Jim Truesdell 44 PROTECTING YOUR MOST IMPORTANT ASSETS: PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE FOR PEOPLE – PART 2 Robert Footlik 46 BRIKKSEN STAINLESS STEEL FASTENERS MOVES TO NEW FACILITY 48 WHEN TO USE SCREWS OR PEM® TACK SOLUTIONS Brian Bentrim 50 ALL INTEGRATED SOLUTIONS ANNOUNCES ITS SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR AWARDS 52 WHAT WILL YOUR BUSINESS LOOK LIKE AFTER COVID-19? Nelson Valderrama 54 CORONAVIRUS STIMULI: HOW WILL THEY AFFECT INDIVIDUALS AND BUSINESSES? Roman Basi 55 ISC: IN “THE NEW NORMAL”, SOME THINGS WILL NEVER CHANGE 56 FASTENER ADVISORY BOARD: SOMETIMES HEARD MENTALITY IS GOOD 58 ECONOMIST TELLS NFDA: EXPECT A VOLATILE RECOVERY John Wolz 60 DON NOWALK IS NFDA’S 2020 FASTENER PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR Vickie Lester 62 FASTENER FAIR USA POSTPONED TO MARCH 2021 64 FASTENER INNOVATION AWARDS Mike McGuire 66 MFDA ANNOUNCES NEXT HALL OF FAME CLASS! 68 SPIROL: HOW TO REMOVE A COILED SPRING PIN Jeff Greenwood 70 NEFDA MOVES SCHOLARSHIP GOLF OUTING TO SEPTEMBER 17 Nancy Rich 72 BRINGING THE FASTENER INDUSTRY TOGETHER AT IFE 2020

volume 43 // issue #3 74 DISTRIBUTION ONE: SOLUTIONS TO KEEP YOUR REMOTE WORKFORCE WORKING 76 SEFA: CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2020 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS Nancy Rich 78 TESTED, TRIED AND TRUE – BBI CELEBRATES 95 YEARS! Steve Andrasik 82 YOUNG FASTENER PROFESSIONALS VIRTUAL EVENTS SCHEDULE 83 SETKO FASTENERS: READY … SETKO! 84 NCFA ANNUAL DISTRIBUTOR SOCIAL OFFICIALLY CANCELED 86 MWFA EVENTS RESCHEDULED DUE TO COVID-19 Nancy Rich 88 VOLT INDUSTRIAL PLASTICS: CHOOSE AMERICAN MADE. CHOOSE VOLT. 90 EARNEST MACHINE’S UK OFFICE CELEBRATES 20 YEARS OF BUSINESS 92 PARKER FASTENERS RENEWS ACCREDITATION FOR AS9100D 92 PAC-WEST ENGAGES MEMBERS DURING PANDEMIC Vickie Lester 110 FASTENER INDUSTRY COALITION PUBLISHES SOCIAL MEDIA GUIDELINES Vickie Lester 134 FASTENER INDUSTRY WEB LINKS 143 CROSSWORD PUZZLE 170 FASTENER FAIR USA INTRODUCES NEW DIGITAL PLATFORM: CONNECTOR365 170 CROSSWORD PUZZLE SOLUTION 175 SECURE YOUR SPOT FOR OUR BIG FALL ISSUE

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