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Fastener Training Institute Announces New Board of Directors Member Greg Rawlings

The Fastener Training Institute (FTI), the leading nonprofit provider of fastener training opportunities, announced the appointment of Greg Rawlings as its newest Board of Directors member.

Rawlings is the current president of Nylok LLC, a Marmon Holdings company that is part of the Berkshire Hathaway Inc. group. Nylok is a value-added solutions provider of resin, adhesive and lubricant coatings for threaded fastener applications with five facilities in North America and business partners in 31 different countries across the globe. He has served in various roles at the company over the past 12 years including sales, engineering and management positions.

“We are grateful for the expertise Greg brings to our Board,” said John Wachman, Managing Director for Fastener Training Institute. “His knowledge of fastener coatings and wide range of experience in the industry will be invaluable to our organization.”

Rawlings brings 23 years of experience in the fastener industry to FTI’s Board of Directors and previously held positions in tooling engineering, applications engineering, sales, sales management and facility management for fastener manufacturer and distributor companies. He previously held a Board of Directors position for Fastener Education Foundation from 2016-2019. Currently, he also serves as the Vice Chair for the Industrial Fastener Institute Division 3 Automotive group. Rawlings holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Lake Superior State University.

“I’m happy to join the Board for Fastener Training Institute and share the organization’s desire to improve the fastener industry through training and continued learning opportunities,” said Rawlings.

FTI is committed to bringing fastener training opportunities to companies and students who do not have the ability to travel for live instruction and has adapted its training material virtually in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic.

For more information about Fastener Training Institute, visit www.fastenertraining.org.

2020 PACE Awards Postponed Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The 2020 PACE Awards for which Nylok was named one of 30 finalists has been postponed due to the ongoing developments with coronavirus.

“In light of the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, Automotive News announced the postponement of our PACE and PACEpilot events scheduled for March 23 in Detroit. We are currently looking at alternative timing for this summer. “

More information can be found at the Automotive News website:

http://www.autonewsevents.com/events/2020-pace-awards/event-summary-ae2fcb78503d4ad7a621b284dc02ebbc.aspx

https://www.autonews.com/awards/pace-awards

 

We will post updates as soon as they are available.

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