Fastener Fair USA 2018

The Fastener Fair USA 2018 is scheduled to be held April 11th – 12th at the Huntington Convention Center in Cleveland Ohio.
The industrial Fasteners Institute will have booth number 920 at the fair.  We encourage all of our members to stop by and get the latest on the new industrial Standards publication as well as our own industry-specific apprenticeship program.

Industrial fasteners Institute Managing Dir. - Ken McCreight and  the Industrial Products Division Manager - Bob Hill will be present at our booth please stop by to get all the latest news.


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Specialty metal certifications, technical information and more.

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The IFI Technology Connection

The IFI Technology Connection is the most comprehensive online fastener data resource available today for both inch and metric products. A simple 10 second pull down menu query provides all technical information related to any given fastener including dimensions, mechanical properties, finish data, and tightening information in a single sheet which can be printed out as a .pdf file with one click.

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Retirement Tribute to Rob Harris

We invite you to visit our tribute page in honor of Rob Harris, IFI’s managing director from 1995 to 2017. You can submit your thoughts and comments in celebration of Rob’s remarkable legacy.


Representing the interests of North American mechanical fastener manufacturers since 1931.

Our Vision

To be the globally recognized, North American focused, leading association representing the interests of the manufacturers of mechanical fasteners and formed parts, and the key suppliers to the industry, fostering their working together to shape the future of the industry.

Our Mission

To represent the industry to its suppliers, customers, the government, and the public at large to advance the competitiveness, products, and innovative technology of the Member Companies in a global marketplace.

Our Values

To be Member driven, Board led, focused on continuous improvement in the process of serving our members in their voluntary participation in the development of business, technical and government affairs programs, and issues important to the industry’s success.