Fastenal Company is a wholesale industrial supply company, they are a “one-stop source for a spectrum of OEM, MRO and Construction supplies”. Available are custom product solutions for most of your high volume, machined, hot forged and cold formed parts. Industrial vending, inventory solutions, custom manufacturing and fabrication, and product sourcing and mapping services are just a few of the other ways Fastenal can help you manage your day to day business activities.
Although Fastenal sources product globally, their dedication to the US manufacturing industry is remarkable; they provide easily identifiable American made Channel, Turnbuckles, Rivets, and other Online Metals. They display a “Proudly Manufactured in the USA” icon, seen next to the detail picture, or a “Made in USA” statement, found in the “Product Details” information area. Always search with the made in USA statement and then, verify the product you wish to buy is made in the USA; country of origin is subject to change at any given time.
Their Online Metals include:
- Channel- Searched for made in USA channel and found almost 150 different types of channel steel strut bars; included were pre-galvanized steel, yellow steel, and plain steel in various lengths and guages.
- Turnbuckles- The US made turnbuckles are drop forged, there were 13 different sizes ranging from 4″ to 18″ long, with a work load limit up to 10,000lbs.
- Rivets- Searched for made in USA rivets and found 200 different sized rivets. The diameter of the mandrels range from 3/
32″ to 1/4″ and are available in aluminum, steel, and stainless steel.
- Other online metals- Expanded metal or perforated metal is used for grating, support, and barrier purposes. The metal material is available in 2′ X 2′, 4′ X 4′, and 4′ X 8′ sizes.
Note: All products can be purchased wholesale online; through the webstore shopping cart or you may wish to find a local Fastenal distributor.
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For the year 2014 Fastenal will co-sponsor the NASCAR Roush Fenway Racing Team; the driver will be Carl Edwards. He will be driving the #99 Ford Fusion, the Crew Chief will be Jimmy Finning.