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BUMAX supplies Flintec with fasteners for precision weighing

BUMAX supplies Flintec with fasteners for precision weighing

Swedish specialist fastener manufacturer BUMAX has supplied its premium BUMAX 88 fasteners for one of Flintec’s most recent weighing modules to meet industry strength and reliability requirements as well as European standards.

Flintec, a world-leading manufacturer of high quality, precision, weight measurement technologies, has chosen BUMAX as its supplier of premium fasteners for its latest load cells. The load cells are electro-mechanical sensors used to measure force or weight. They provide accurate and robust performance across a diverse range of applications – from automating car manufact...



fischer launches a world first in construction monitoring

fischer launches a world first in construction monitoring

Intelligent safety monitoring

fischer is the world’s first company in fastening technology to offer an intelligent and integrated monitoring solution for constructions and facilities. The solution increases the overall flow of information, service life, sustainability and safety of constructions and facilities while ensuring higher maintenance efficiency.

The sensor-integrated fixing products SensorAnchor and SensorDisc provide users with a time and resource-saving method to identify current acting forces in fastenings. The products transfer the wireless data to the Construction Monitoring mod...



Rotor Clip Meets Application Needs with Small Diameter Wave Springs

Rotor Clip Meets Application Needs with Small Diameter Wave Springs

(Somerset NJ) Rotor Clip has responded to the increased demand in the marketplace for smaller, innovative, and more efficient assemblies. Rotor Clip now has the capability of manufacturing smaller-sized wave springs ranging from .118 -25” (3 - 635 mm). The advancement in development for smaller assemblies benefits a variety of industries, such as medical devices, electronics, and consumer products. Today’s marketplace calls for smaller, lighter assemblies with greater efficiencies and lower manufacturing costs. Rotor Clip now further supports the market by introducing new, standard series smal...



fischer Group of Companies receives Lean & Green Award

fischer Group of Companies receives Lean & Green Award

Sustainable and lean

The fischer Group of Companies was presented with the Lean & Green Management Award on 20 October 2022 and received the special award for Integrated Lean & Green Strategy. The competition honours companies that successfully combine corporate processes and sustainable strategies.

fischer came out on top among more than 130 companies from various industries over the course of a two-step benchmarking process, demonstrating that efficient and resource-saving production belong together. “Sustainability has now become a stable asset rather than a niche idea and will be even more...



INVENTORY OPTIMIZATION, OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY

INVENTORY OPTIMIZATION, OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY

VMI: Productivity and Cost Reduction

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In a time of increasing supply chain instability and rising inflation, it’s crucial for businesses to reduce their spending and maximise efficiency. One way to do so is through the use of a VMI (Vendor Managed Inventory). The last few years have seen an increase in the popularity of VMIs, as businesses seek to reduce their number of suppliers and instead opt for streamlined and cost-effective organisation.

As manufacturers ourselves, we’re constantly looking for improvements to our production process, so we understand the position our partners are in.

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Bulten works with Polestar on development of climate-neutral electric car

Bulten works with Polestar on development of climate-neutral electric car

Bulten has begun a collaboration with Polestar on the development project Polestar 0, which aims to build a climate-neutral electric car by 2030.

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The Polestar 0 project was officially announced in 2021, and aims to create a climateneutral electric car by the year 2030, by eliminating emissions in the supply chain. Bulten’s contribution will be the delivery of climate-neutral and highly functional fasteners. This can be achieved through a combination of energy-efficient materials and processes, as well as renewable energy supply throughout the value chain.

“We are truly honored to be part of t...



V-Tex Wood Screw a Type of Screw for Hard Wood

V-Tex Wood Screw a Type of Screw for Hard Wood

Rexlen Corporation, which specializes in automotive, electronics, and mechanical fastener has recently taken another leap forward to a new industry sector.

The recently released and patented “V-Tex Thread for Wood” (V-Tex) is Rexlen’s official entry announcement into the household & DIY markets.

Distinctive Structure Featuring Excellent Functions

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“V-Tex” wood screws offer three kinds of minor diameters, which (sorted by value from large to small) are cutting ribs, shank, and chip recesses. After its sharp-point drill drills into the material, the cutting ribs will twist off fibers to create a...



EJOT withdraws from business in Russia

Sale of the national company Wostok

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After a lengthy review, the management of the EJOT Group, in consultation with the Advisory Board, has decided to withdraw from the Russian business. In view of the great suffering and the unbelievable destruction caused by the Russian aggressors in Ukraine, there will be no economic "business as usual" in the near future.

In all these considerations we have to take into account that we have a duty of care towards our 70 colleagues of the EJOT subsidiary in Wostok and that we also fulfil this duty - as far as we are able to do so in this difficult situation...



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 ...



Two Companies, One Common Goal. Collaborating to Serve the Industrial Market

Two Companies, One Common Goal. Collaborating to Serve the Industrial Market

Somerset, NJ – Today, Rotor Clip and LISI Automotive NOMEL are excited to announce a new partnership to serve the industrial market. With over 200 years of combined manufacturing excellence serving industries from automotive to aerospace, medical and beyond, Rotor Clip and LISI are the global leaders in providing Application Driven Solutions™.

“We’re bringing together two companies, with a long history of engineering and service excellence,” says Simon Ellison, Rotor Clip’s Director of Business Development. “This collaboration has been put together to initially serve the French industrial sect...