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Episode #137 - Opportunity Lost
February 15, 2019 Fully Threaded

Episode #137 - Opportunity Lost (146:28)

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Date: February 15, 2019

By: Fully Threaded

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Apple says it can’t source the tiny screws it needs from U.S. manufacturers, but some domestic suppliers disagree. Could it be a case of missed opportunity? Fastener industry veteran Andy Cohn, of Duncan Bolt, explains from the perspective of an importer who watched production move offshore (23:07). Structural bolt failure is the second main topic, as top industry expert, Dr. Salim Brahimi joins Aim Test Labs founder, Carmen Vertullo for a closer look at this persistent and costly problem (1:29:27). Industry anchorman, Mike McNulty welcomes Baird analyst Quinn Fredrickson to discuss flat January FDI numbers, on the Fastener News Report (58:33). During the Fastener Training Minute, learn how to submit sample test material to a lab for accurate testing (1:23:57). Plus, Fastener Fair USA manager, Jessica Boweak presents the latest updates for the upcoming show in Detroit (51:24). You can never tell who you’ll see searching the FCH Sourcing Network, so Brian and Eric discuss a recent survey of network users, and go on to describe a real Opportunity lost. Run time: 02:26:28


Apple says it can’t source the tiny screws it needs from U.S. manufacturers, but some domestic suppliers disagree. Could it be a case of missed opportunity? Fastener industry veteran Andy Cohn, of Duncan Bolt, explains from the perspective of an importer who watched production move offshore (23:07). Structural bolt failure is the second main topic, as top industry expert, Dr. Salim Brahimi joins Aim Test Labs founder, Carmen Vertullo for a closer look at this persistent and costly problem (1:29:27). Industry anchorman, Mike McNulty welcomes Baird analyst Quinn Fredrickson to discuss flat January FDI numbers, on the Fastener News Report (58:33). During the Fastener Training Minute, learn how to submit sample test material to a lab for accurate testing (1:23:57). Plus, Fastener Fair USA manager, Jessica Boweak presents the latest updates for the upcoming show in Detroit (51:24). You can never tell who you’ll see searching the FCH Sourcing Network, so Brian and Eric discuss a recent survey of network users, and go on to describe a real Opportunity lost. Run time: 02:26:28


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