Fully Threaded Radio episode 166 “The Flotilla” was published July 17, 2021.
Fastener distributors rely on firmly grounded suppliers, especially in stormy seas, so it’s good to know Star Stainless Screw Company has an experienced captain at the helm. President Tim Roberto Jr. opines on the choppy overseas shipping situation, and the benefits of a good float (20:18).
With the MWFA’s big week on the horizon, board member Tabitha Herbst, along with Bobby Wegner of Beacon Fasteners & Components, and Jill Lewis of Associated Fastening Products weigh in on preparations for the electrifying kick-off race (1:52:53).
Just back ashore, IFE manager Morgan Wilson previews this year’s Vegas show (53:38).
Then, Frank “Balboa” DeVito of Solution Industries joins Fastener News Report editor Mike McNulty for a cruise through the fastener news (1:04:46).
On the Fastener Training Minute, Carmen Vertullo describes a specific kind of customer rejection situation (1:44:51).
BONUS: S.W. Anderson boss Jim Costello talks hydrogen embrittlement while basting ribs!
Brian and Eric have fun with their peers on the piers.
Run time: 02:28:47
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