Membership Benefits

If you are already a Pac-West member, click here to view the Members Only - Member Benefits Page.
Pac-West dues can save you money!  Within one year your dues investment will pay for itself.  Your membership entitles your company and each of your employees to receive the following valuable benefits.  Working together through Pac-West, the fastener industry can undertake projects beyond the capability of any single company. 
Training and Education
(Pac-West members receive discounts on all the following)
  • Dave Kahle Online Sales Training Programs - Pac-West members get 20% off the registration fee for Dave Kahle's online, on-demand web-based sales training programs.
  • Fastener Training Institute (FTI) Programs - Programs include basic training, advanced training, and Certified Fastener Specialist training through online and in-person courses.
  • Pac-West Conference and Tabletop Show - Occurring once a year, Pac-West's conference educational programs are geared toward owners, executives and senior management of fastener distribution and supply companies.
  • Pac-West Regional Dinner Meetings and Vendor Showcase - Occurring twice a year, these dinners provide opportunities to connect and learn with other members at regional dinner meetings.
  • Pac-West Sales Training ArchivesPac-West offers a free archive of webinars to help you with your company’s sales program.
  • Fastener Training Institute (FTI) Webinars - Pac-West members receive one complimentary registration each year for an FTI webinar or a rental from the Online Learning Library, a $225 value.
  • Fastener Training Week Scholarship - Pacific-West Fastener Association is pleased to offer a scholarship for Fastener Training Week (valued at $2,800), produced by the Fastener Training Institute.
  • Business Owners and Business Executives Forums/Roundtables -  A facilitated discussion of topics of current interest to fastener business owners and executives. A highly-rated program at any Pac-West conference, this is an opportunity to share problems and solutions.
  • Industry Experts - Active participation in the association by fastener industry leaders. 
  • Online Membership Directory - With directory listings for your key personnel and links to your own company website.
  • Peer Interaction - A high ratio of distributors to suppliers in attendance at association meetings. Get to know your current business partners and find new ones.

Business Products and Discounts

  • 401k - Liberty Capital Management take the headaches, time and risk out of sponsoring a 401(k) plan by helping you outsource 95% of the administrative tasks and fiduciary risk while still saving you money.
  • Avis/Budget - Save up to 35% off base rates for corporate and personal employee rentals plus receive other great offers.
  • Business Credit Webinars - You can register for Credit Management Association webinars at the discounted member rate. 
  • Credit Reports - You can order discounted, confidential Dun & Bradstreet credit reports, Equifax Business Credit Industry Reports, Experian business profiles, and international reports on prospective customers through Pac-West's participation in Credit Management Association.
  • Freight Rate NegotiateFree assessment of your shipping costs with consulting for how you can save money on freight.
  • NAW Business Services - Discounts on all business services offered through NAW, including cash management, FedEx, financial intelligence, Hertz, IT solutions, property insurance, talent analytics, and UPS services.
  • NAW Publications - Discounts on National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors specialized publications for the distribution industry.


Regular access to leading fastener distributors in the U.S. and Canada.

Members are entitled to:

  • Access to the membership list for promotional mailings.
  • Access to conference/event attendance lists for mailings and email.
  • Company website listing on our online member list.
  • Sponsorship opportunities that offer prominent positions at all events. Members who upgrade to the Premier Partner level get additional marketing opportunities.

And, unlike some trade associations, there are no restrictions on supplier member service, leadership, or director positions.


  • Business Representation in Washington, D.C. - Representation on small business concerns in Washington, D.C. through the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors.
  • FIC Representation - Representation in the Fastener Industry Coalition, an organization comprised of regional and national fastener associations in the U.S.
  • Legislative Updates - On issues that affect fastener distribution.