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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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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.