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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...



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.

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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...



fischer’s sustainability is honoured with Plus X Award

fischer’s sustainability is honoured with Plus X Award

“You are new, eco -friendly, cool, alternative, sustainable and green” – it was with these words that the fischer Group of Companies was initially informed by email that it was being presented with the Plus X Award for sustainability. The award honours companies that stand for a sustainable future with their sense of responsibility and foresight. Christia n Ziegler, Head of Sustainability, Environment and Energy at fischer, is pleased about the award as it serves as confirmation of the company’s outstanding commitment once again.

The Plus X Award is the world’s largest innovation award for tec...



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 ...



Bulten signs FSP contract with clear sustainable objectives

Bulten signs FSP contract with clear sustainable objectives

Bulten has signed an FSP (Full Service Provider) contract regarding the supply of fasteners to a new European vehicle program for a global automotive manufacturer, which also is an existing customer of the company. The contract value is approximately SEK 100 million annually at full capacity.

One decisive reason why Bulten was awarded the contract is the company’s distinct sustainability offer. Besides deliveries of fasteners, the contract also entails a close collaboration between the parties to reduce environmental impact in the value chain. This means Bulten will commit to a number of envir...



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...