Aaron Dollenmeyer and John Shields (Long-Lok Fasteners), Brett Brown (WireTech), and Mike Weishaar (Parker Fasteners) partnered to win first-place honors at the Mel Kirsner Memorial Golf Outing, held Friday, May 10, 2019 at the Westridge Golf Club in La Habra, California.

Second place honors went to Skip English (All-Spec Fasteners), Dave Kujanek and Mark Jojola (Vertex Distribution), and Jim Moir (Pencom).

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Jeff Gusdorf will be speaking at our 2019 MWFA/NFDA/Pac-West Joint Conference about artificial intelligence.  To get a preview of this topic, you can check out Jeff's article here .

 

Recently, Rotor Clip engineers showcased their abilities to create custom parts and tools by introducing an interlocking spiral retaining ring. Utilizing a standard DCR non-interlocking spiral ring, Rotor Clip was able to engineer a custom tooling process to produce a new DCR-LS interlocking spiral retaining ring. 

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Kevin Chavis of Star Stainless Screw (Commerce, California) was elected to serve a second term as president of the Pacific-West Fastener Association at a recent meeting of the Pac-West Board of Directors.

Chris McCaffrey of R&D Fasteners (Rancho Cucamonga, California) was elected as the association’s vice president, and Ron Stanley of Empire Bolt & Screw (Spokane, Washington) was elected secretary/treasurer. Rick Peterson of All-West Components & Fasteners (Seattle, Washington) stays on the Board as immediate past president.

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Pac-West launched a new series of regional events on January 14 in Seattle, Washington, called Pac-West After Hours. Similar programs took place in the San Francisco Bay Area and Denver this year. 

You can network just about anywhere: a trade show, a sales call, even where you work. The catch is that while all of these locations may be chock full of people who would make a great addition to your professional network, these are not times and places that are optimized for networking.  

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His economic updates were important parts of many Pac-West meetings. A great man, who truly will be missed. Click here to read more