US Manufacturing Output Increased in October

October was a good month for the United States manufacturing industry. According to recent reports, the industry experienced positive output for the second month in October, signaling growth after a short but noticeable period of stagnant activity. Earlier this week, … Read More

9 Things You Didn’t Know About US Manufacturing

World’s Second Largest Manufacturer In terms of industrial output, the United States has the world’s second largest manufacturing industry. Statistics show that manufacturers produced $1,697.7 billion worth of goods in 2010. The only country that manufactures more products than the … Read More

What is a Plastic Living Butt Hinge?

A hinge that is lubrication free, resistant to degradation in moist or corrosive environments, and UV protected. Can it be true? Sure can, it is a  plastic living butt hinge! They are a great alternative to conventional metal hinges. Made … Read More

The Fastener Quality Act

Fasteners, Inc. was started in 1966 right here in Denver. Over the years, we’ve seen a lot of changes in the industry, including the passing of the Fastener Quality Act (FQA) of 1990. Amendments designed to clarify the rules and … Read More

New York’s Manufacturing Industry Picks Up Momentum

Manufacturing in the Big Apple has surpassed analysts’ expectations, signaling strong growth for this critical component of the nation’s economy and infrastructure. Earlier this week, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York released its report, in which it found that … Read More

Small Factories Looking to Close Manufacturing Gap

The American manufacturing industry has seen its fair share of ups and downs in recent months. More recently, analysts have found the market to be in a decline, with manufacturers reporting lower-than-expected numbers. However, a new report published by the … Read More

Metal Construction Fasteners Defined

Fasteners, Inc. is an industrial distributor for Huck Fastening Systems in Denver, Colorado. Today, we’re talking metal construction fasteners, defined as hardware devices that mechanically join or affix two or more objects together. Fasteners come in a seemingly infinite variety … Read More