Fully Threaded Radio

Episode #142 - Ugly Bolts

July 14, 2019 Season 2019 Episode 142
Fully Threaded Radio
Episode #142 - Ugly Bolts
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Fully Threaded Radio
Episode #142 - Ugly Bolts
Jul 14, 2019 Season 2019 Episode 142
Fully Threaded
STAFDA CEO Georgia Foley and NFDA president Doug Ruggles, FDI index stalls, fastener surface discontinuities, bad screws in spinal surgeries
Show Notes

Sales remain hot for many in the fastener industry as summer sizzles along, yet the FDI shows a dramatic cool down and the outlook isn’t so pretty. Innovative Components chief, Mike O’Connor attests to the mixed signals, and announces a big change at the company he founded as he joins uber-patriot and fastener newsman, Mike McNulty on the Fastener News Report (41:27). Mr. Doug Ruggles explains his vision for the NFDA as he takes the helm of the industry powerhouse association (15:50). During a much anticipated feature segment, Marty Nolan of R.L. English sits down with STAFDA CEO, Ms. Georgia Foley, to recount her lifelong affiliation with that flourishing organization and to preview its upcoming annual conference (1:13:09). Plus, find out what to do when confronted with an all too common problem with material finishes, on Carmen Vertullo’s Fastener Training Minute (1:06:25). Brian and Eric expose a case of fasteners becoming a real pain in the backside. Run time: 01:55:36