Fully Threaded Radio

Episode #137 - Opportunity Lost

February 15, 2019 Season 2019 Episode 137
Fully Threaded Radio
Episode #137 - Opportunity Lost
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Fully Threaded Radio
Episode #137 - Opportunity Lost
Feb 15, 2019 Season 2019 Episode 137
Fully Threaded
Apples can't source U.S. screws, Andy Cohn explains. Dr. Salim Brahimi and Carment Vertullo discuss structural bolt failures. FCH Sourcing Network caters to users looking for hard to find fastener inventory items.
Show Notes

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