The National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo scheduled for April 26-27, 2011 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio has grown to 39 companies and 42 booths. “There has been a lot of interest and new contracts received recently. We are also seeing positive effects from the addition of mill supplies to the Expo. We are expecting to have about 75 booths by show time”, says the Expo’s General Manager, Susan Hurley.
Exhibiting Companies (as of February 3, 2011)
Activant Solutions Inc.
All America Threaded Products, Inc.
American Fastener Journal
Brighton Best International
Chite Enterprises Co Ltd
Chrislynn Threaded Inserts
Cold Heading Company
Computer Insights, Inc.
Distributor’s Link Magazine
Dynacast Industrial Products
Edward W Daniel LLC
Fascomp Electronic Hardware
Fastener Technology International
Fastener World, Inc.
Filrox Industrial Co., Ltd.
Holbrook Mfg., Inc.
Industrial Rivet & Fastener Co.
Ken Forging Inc.
Metric & Multistandard Components Corp
Metric Fasteners Corporation
PCB Load and Torque, Inc.
Perfect Lock Bolt America, Inc.
Prospect Fastener Corp
S & M Retaining Rings
Sarjo’s Faskit Fastener Assortments
Soon Port International Co., Ltd.
Star Stainless Screw Co.
Strut Support Systems
W J Roberts Co Inc.
Yellow Woods & Roads Less Traveled Co.
Strong Industry Information & Education Program Offered
The all-day Conference program on Tuesday, April 26 includes: “Understanding the Bolted Joint” and a Fastener Technology Workshop scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Both of these programs are offered by the Fastener Training Institute; a free program on “Current Market Overview: Domestic and Overseas” presented by Rob Lucas of Fidelis Fasteners, Ltd. from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.; and a meeting of Women in the Fastener Industry (WIFI) from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 26.
A special feature this year is a tour of Metric Fastener Corporation’s Columbus warehouse from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26. Visitors will see MFC’s new, 60,000 sq. ft., state-of-the-art facility and learn about MFC’s selection of over 50,000 metric fasteners and 10,000 carbon and stainless steel metric fasteners which are immediately available from this location. The tour is free to the first 50 fastener distributors who sign up and includes complimentary roundtrip bus transportation from the Greater Columbus Convention Center and refreshments hosted by MFC.
Party Time is Networking Time
The Expo’s Welcome Reception is scheduled for 5:30 – 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 26 in the Greater Columbus Convention Center. This always popular and well attended event will offer complimentary drinks and hors d’ oeuvres to all registered Expo exhibitors and visitors wearing their badge.
Expo Features Latest Fastener and Industrial Supply Products & Services
The one day Expo will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 27 featuring the latest fastener and industrial supply products & services offered by leading manufacturers.
Special Expo Rates Offered by Convention Center Hotels
Hotel reservations are available at the adjoining Drury Inn & Suites, (614) 221-7008, and the Hyatt Regency Columbus, (614) 463-1234. Simply mention the National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo to receive the special Expo rates.
Expo visitors can register online at www.fastenershows.com. It is easy, fast and secure.