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Upcoming Wire Düsseldorf 2022

Upcoming Wire Düsseldorf 2022

Bonotto Packaging Srl is excited to bring the fastener packaging solutions to the upcoming Wire Düsseldorf 2022, the most important exhibition for the fastener industry.

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Come to visit us at stand Hall 13 / B77, discover our up-to-date technologies and solutions prepared for your fasteners packaging automation needs.


Key solutions you can’t miss:

* BP-309 A compact weigh and count scale

ideal for packaging applications of small metal/solid material parts like nails, screws, bolts, nuts, rivets, washers and other hardware products.

* BP-110 Poly bagger

Ultra-compact poly bagger using tubular ...



Certification for worldwide use

FM approval for EJOT flat roof products

19.05.2022, EJOT SE & Co. KG – Market Unit Construction

A wide range of EJOT flat roof fasteners has been tested and approved for use by the American FM Approvals testing institute in combination with various types of roofing membranes. The necessary tests for this approval essentially correspond to the European approval ETA and confirm the safety, reliability and durability of the EJOT flat roof fasteners. The FM approval is a further step for the worldwide use of the products.

The background: In Europe, fasteners are usually tested on the basis of an ...



EFC International Partners with Research Engineering & Manufacturing, Inc. (REMINC)

EFC International Partners with Research Engineering & Manufacturing, Inc. (REMINC)

EFC International is pleased to announce its expanded focus on the world-wide distribution of genuine parts made by Research Engineering & Manufacturing, Inc. (REMINC) Authorized Licensees. EFC’s team of application engineers support customers with advanced engineering assistance, direct factory relationships and rapid prototype solutions, as well as extensive value analysis and value engineering services. Matt Dudenhoeffer, President and CEO of EFC, states, “EFC, REMINC and REMINC’s Licensees look forward to this partnership knowing that end-users will benefit from our combined strengths.”

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How to prevent premature fastener failures with heat treatment

How to prevent premature fastener failures with heat treatment

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Quality control of safety-critical parts

Heat treatment is very important for automotive safety fasteners. It’s a delicate process which could be monitored by the modern Industry 4.0 technologies but still requires a final 100% analysis of each part before the shipment, in order to fulfill the automotive supply chain requirements.

Heat Treatment Control is surely a kind of NDT (Non Destructive Testing) inspection on which Dimac invested important R&D energies during the past 3 years, reaching nowadays outstanding performances in terms of sorting rate and inspection accuracy.

Partnering with t...



New to the product range: EJOFAST® JF3-Plus self-drilling screws

The power pack for roof and wall coverings on timber

The new EJOFAST® JF3-Plus adds a powerful product to the proven EJOFAST® self-drilling screw range from EJOT. The new, ETA-certified EJOFAST® JF3-Plus has significantly improved load-bearing capacity in timber and is available in diameters of 4.9 and 6.8 mm. The self-drilling screw is suitable for fastening profiled steel and aluminium sheets or sandwich panels to timber substructures.

The strongest, cleanest and safest self-drilling screw from EJOT

The single-start self-drilling screws of the EJOFAST® family have a unique tip geometry witho...



Innovative anchoring intelligence fischer launches DuoXpand frame fixing

Innovative anchoring intelligence fischer launches DuoXpand frame fixing

The fixing specialist fischer is launching its new DuoXpand frame fixing on the market. The ingenious combination of materials and design as well as various anchoring depths that suit the respective anchor substrate guarantee a secure and flexible application in solid and hollow construction materials. In addition to a hexagon head, the plug is also available with a countersunk head screw, making it suitable for various metal and timber applications.

The fastening expert fischer is presenting the newcomer to its successful fischer DuoLine with the new DuoXpand frame fixing. The product family ...



BUMAX provides reliable stainless steel fastener solution for Swiss high-performance A-Cat catamaran rudder

BUMAX provides reliable stainless steel fastener solution for Swiss high-performance A-Cat catamaran rudder

Swiss ship builder Scheurer Bootswerft AG has opted for screws from Swedish specialist fastener maker BUMAX to fix its high-performance catamaran rudders where standard fasteners would simply fail.


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High-strength BUMAX 109 screws are being used to fasten the A-Cat catamaran rudders constructed by Scheurer Bootswerft. An A-Cat catamaran has two rudders, and each Scheurer Bootswerft rudder is secured with two BUMAX 109 screws.

BUMAX 109 fasteners have a high molybdenum content which, coupled with unique BUMAX manufacturing processes and sourcing of the highest quality European raw material, mak...



CONDAT RECEIVES  THE PLATINUM MEDAL ECOVADIS

CONDAT RECEIVES THE PLATINUM MEDAL ECOVADIS

Condat, international specialist in industrial lubricants for more than 165 years, has obtained the "Platinum" level recognition on the EcoVadis Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) platform. With this result, Condat is now part of the TOP 1% of the best rated companies in the world by EcoVadis.

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Committed to responsible performance

Initiated several decades ago, Condat's responsible commitment is based on one of the Group's core values: BUILD TO LAST. Guided by this historical value, the company has been pursuing a long-term strategy since 1854 that contributes greatly to its longevity. Con...



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...



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 ...