Fastener Training Week heads to Chicago in August

The Fastener Training Institute has announced its next Fastener Training Week is scheduled for 22-26 August in Chicago.

The advanced technical training program is offered in partnership with IFI and is for fastener distributors, manufacturers and end-users.

Fastener Training Week offers five intensive days of education and plant tours as part of the FTI Certified Fastener Specialist™ (CFS) advanced technical training program. After completing this industry training in a small group environment and passing a final exam, attendees are eligible for the Certified Fastener Specialist™ (CFS) designation.

Fastener Training Week covers timely topics such as manufacturing processes, consensus standards and quality control taught by leading industry experts. The advanced technical program is for professionals active in fastener sales, purchasing, manufacturing or quality assurance.

Class registration and more information is available at, with early-bird fees available until August 1. In addition, a $500 discount is available for Pac-West, NFDA, IFI, MWFA, NCFA, SFA and AIM Prime members. Grants to attend the training are being offered by the Industrial Fasteners Institute.

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