The plastics Industry is experiencing a boom from the plastic fastener industry, particularly within the construction in Asia and the Pacific Rim.
Plastics are in increasing demand within electrical and electronic equipment manufacturing.
The plastic screw and fastener industry has seen unprecedented growth due to the current need to meet automotive lightweighting innovation.
The ever strengthening global market for goods can only mean one thing for fastener demand . Things are heading up. The more the world economy produces, the more fasteners will be needed to make that production possible. Projected Future Growth of Approximately $84 Billion An eagerly anticipated report by Global Industry Analysts forecasts a growing […]
When building a new home, apartment complex, or commercial store, a wide variety of materials are used. When it comes to the skeleton of the building, wood, steel, and concrete are king, but the rest of the details are likely to feature different materials, including plastic. As the years have passed, plastic has taken a […]
How often do you use plastic? You probably use it at least once a day. We’re even willing to bet that you use plastic dozens of times a day, even if you don’t know it. You’re probably using plastic right now to read this article. From plastic components in your cell phone to the chair you’re […]
We’ll be at the National Industrial Fastener and Mill Supply Expo, in Las Vegas, Tuesday, October 25 and 26th, 2016! Created by the National Fasteners Distributors Association, The National Industrial Fastener and Mill Supply Expo is the largest industrial fastener show in North America. They bring over 2,000 attendees and 600 manufacturers & distributors together to meet, network, and find […]
There’s no doubt that you want to create the highest quality product possible. That means choosing a high-quality fastener that is both effective and affordable, which in turn means finding the right supplier, but that can be a lot like finding a needle in a haystack. There are a few important reasons why choosing the […]
Everyone has heard about 3D printing. It’s one of the most exciting innovations in technology over the last few years because you can create nearly anything you can imagine quickly and easily. The question then is whether or not it will completely replace traditional plastic manufacturing (see previous posts about plastic machining and plastic injection […]
As everyday Americans, we are seemingly well versed in the role that plastics play in our lives. From our toothbrushes to our countertops, our floors to our phone cases, we pretty much use plastic for everything. What we don’t realize, however, is just how much everything encompasses. If you are like most people, you might […]