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REYHER Tight Bits make overhead work easier

REYHER Tight Bits make overhead work easier

REYHER has introduced a new bit series - Tight Bits, which prevent the tool from slipping out of the screw head. This makes overhead work, much easier.

Most users of hexagon socket screws are familiar with the problem. The relatively large leeway between screw and bit leads to a tumbling motion when screwing, or the bit slips out of the screw head. REYHER’s new Tight Bits with wider, stronger bit wings and a conical design, provide optimal positive locking with the screw. This new design creates a clamping effect and allows the bit to sit firmly in the screw. Especially when working above your...



Bulten wins strategic consumer electronics contract in Asia

Bulten wins strategic consumer electronics contract in Asia

Bulten, via its subsidiary PSM International Holdings Limited (PSM), has signed a strategically important agreement in China regarding the supply of fasteners to a leading provider of consumer electronics. The agreement has an estimated annual value of approximately SEK 50 million. Deliveries are planned to begin in August this year.

“This is a strategically important contract for us, as it further diversifies our customer base and strengthens our position on the Asian market. It is an effect of our earlier acquisition of PSM, which provides good opportunities to grow in Asia and in va...



SPIROL Receives 2020 General Motors Supplier Quality Excellence Award

SPIROL Receives 2020 General Motors Supplier Quality Excellence Award

SPIROL is pleased to announce the receipt of the 2020 General Motors Supplier Quality Excellence Award. Two of SPIROL’s locations, SPIROL International Corporation in Danielson, CT, USA and SPIROL Industries Limited in Winsor, Ontario, Canada, each received notification of the awards on July 1, 2021. A Senior Supplier Quality Engineer at General Motors stated, “Suppliers who receive this award recognition have met or exceeded a very stringent set of quality performance criteria and have achieved the cross-functional support of the entire GM organization for the calendar year 2020.”

SPIROL has ...



EJOT: Facing the challenges of the digital world

EJOT: Facing the challenges of the digital world

15 shareholders founded DIGITALUM Wittgenstein Ggmbh

​​​​​​​Wittgenstein/Bad Berleburg. Organizing digital transformation, realizing the promotion of digital skills as a cross sectional task, and developing perspectives for a strategic implementation in our area: These are the goals of the DIGITALUM Wittgenstein project. 15 partners met in the community center in Bad Berleburg and founded the DIGITALUM Wittgenstein gGmbH.

The joint project is about digitalization and new learning. DIGITALUM Wittgenstein is the local future workshop, it makes global development very tangible for our region: reg...



Fastener Fair CONNECT: the brand-new digital event merging Fastener Fairs worldwide and bringing together the international fastener and fixing community

Fastener Fair CONNECT: the brand-new digital event merging Fastener Fairs worldwide and bringing together the international fastener and fixing community

Fastener Fair CONNECT is the first online marketplace and digital business platform unifying Fastener Fair shows worldwide. Fastener Fair Stuttgart, Fastener Fair Italy, Fastener Fair Mexico, Fastener Fair USA and Fastener Fair India are joining forces to provide a unique networking event targeting the global fastener and fixing industry. The digital event, scheduled to take place from 17-18 November 2021, will offer a comprehensive programme for trade professionals, including virtual product showcases, expert webinars and interactive matchmaking opportunities.

The organiser of Fastener Fair C...



FISCHER: All-in-one systems for multifunctional façades

FISCHER: All-in-one systems for multifunctional façades

The fischer façade systems business unit of the fischer Group of Companies offers innovative and high-quality all-in-one solutions for the secure and aesthetic installation of rear-ventilated façades. The company also offers a wide range of services, as the fischer specialists support plan-ners and façade builders with consultation and calculation services from the briefing and installation stage across all construction phases until the project’s successful comple-tion.

Building envelopes must meet ever growing requirements. Rear-ventilated façades meanwhile have to fulfil increasingly complex...



Bulten starts construction of its new manufacturing facility in Poland

Bulten starts construction of its new manufacturing facility in Poland

As previously announced, Bulten will invest in a new manufacturing facility in Radziechowy-Wieprz in Poland. Due to the pandemic situation in April 2020, this investment was halted. Bulten’s Board of directors has now made the decision to restart the project with immediate effect. The construction of the new factory begins with a groundbreaking ceremony in May 2021 and production is expected to start in the first half of 2023. The main operation in the new plant will be surface treatment.

“I am very pleased that we finally can start the construction of our new facility in Poland. With this new...