Nestor Fernandez Jr.

Nestor Fernandez Jr.

Are you looking for new ways to streamline your procurement process? Do you wish your production company could lower its operational costs, take advantage of diversified spending practices, and learn about the latest innovations in industrial parts development all at one thrilling event?

Akko Fastener is excited to announce its involvement at the Annual Michigan Minority Procurement Conference and Opportunity Fair on May 5th 2015. This prestigious event is hosted by the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council and will be held at the Cobo Convention Center in Detroit.

With over 400 trade booths, numerous industry experts, and a host of professional development workshops, you can discover pro-active solutions for improving your manufacturing operation through the newest lean procurement techniques at this highly anticipated event.

Discover What you Will Learn When You Visit Our Booth (#219):

As you may have already heard, the weakest link determines the strength of the entire chain. Similarly, your manufacturing is only as strong and reliable as the industrial fasteners that you use. Choosing the right fastener supplier can make the difference between a successful product and a high return on investment, and the exact opposite. But, how do you choose and what should you be looking out for?



Akko Fastener, Inc., the manufacturer and distributor of cold-formed products and fastening components, is pleased to announce that, as of January 26th, 2015, it has been chosen as an official licensee of REMINC - Research Engineering & Manufacturing, Inc - to manufacture both TRILOBULAR┬« and REMFORM┬« fasteners. 

Customer satisfaction is at the heart of every business and we know that a small reduction can put you into financial hardship. Program management is a relatively easy way to help your business meet and even exceed customer satisfaction. Today, we are going to teach you what program management is, and how you can use it to engage customers and exceed their expectations.

Understanding the process of cold heading is important so you know what to look for in a service provider. However, this is only the first step. You also need to know why cold heading is a more cost effective option above the alternatives, in addition to understanding what services are available in the industry. Providing you with all of the information up front is essential in making the right decision for your own business, both in terms of overall quality and price. 

Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) enables product quality to improve and ensure that customer needs and wants are satisfied. APQP includes a number of procedures structured in such a manner that it satisfies customers. Here is a closer look at the basics of APQP and how it works to benefit your business.

The battle between domestic manufacturing and outsourcing has raged on for decades. With the current state of affairs our economy is in, many businesses feel it is wiser to outsource manufacturing. While that may seem true when comparing the set cost, an apple-to-apple comparison may state otherwise. Here is a closer look at 5 reasons why domestic manufacturing is superior to outsourcing.

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