FDI May 2021

Written by R.W. Baird analyst David J. Manthey, CFA with Quinn Fredrickson, CFA 6/4/21 Key Takeaway: The seasonally adjusted Fastener Distributor Index (FDI) showed market conditions improved at an accelerating rate in May with a reading of 61.8, remaining above 50 and with strong m/m improvement. Respondent commentary focused on continued robust sales/order activity, however, […]

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FTM 164: When can I substitute product?

This edition of the Fastener Training Minute with Carmen Vertullo was originally published May 12, 2021 as “When can I substitute one product for another product” during episode 164 of Fully Threaded Radio. Well, hi everybody. This is Carmen Vertullo with your Fastener Training Minute coming to you from the Fastener Training Institute and the […]

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FDI April 2021

Written by R.W. Baird analyst David J. Manthey, CFA with Quinn Fredrickson, CFA 5/5/21 Key Takeaway: The April seasonally adjusted Fastener Distributor Index (FDI) 58.7 showed market conditions cooled off from the frenetic pace seen in February and March as supply chain constraints inhibited growth. Respondent commentary indicates underlying demand remains strong but servicing all […]

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FTM 163: What is a reduced load ability head

This edition of the Fastener Training Minute with Carmen Vertullo was originally published April 15, 2021 as “What is a reduced load ability head” during episode 163 of Fully Threaded Radio. Well, hi everybody, this is Carmen Vertullo with the Fastener Training Minute, coming to you from the Fastener Training Institute and the AIM Testing […]

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FTM 162: What is A36 Threaded Rod

This edition of the Fastener Training Minute with Carmen Vertullo was originally published March 19, 2021 as “What is A36 threaded rod” during episode 162 of Fully Threaded Radio. Well, hi everyone. This is Carmen Vertullo with your Fastener Training Minute coming to you from the Fastener Training Institute and AIM Testing Laboratory in beautiful […]

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