Research shows that in many of the developing parts of the world, the need for services related to the construction of infrastructure is increasing, as many of these countries are spending a lot of money on this. This means that if you are a manufacturer, chances are that you will be willing to enter such […]

Research shows that in many of the developing parts of the world, the need for services related to the construction of infrastructure is increasing, as many of these countries are spending a lot of money on this. This means that if you are a manufacturer, chances are that you will be willing to enter such markets in order to benefit from this.
A very good example of this is when you produce machinery that can be used in the construction industry. However, you need to remember that when doing this, you have to make sure that what you produce is good enough for such markets. With the advent of the internet, word does get around fast, which means that if you supply low quality goods this is likely to lead to a loss of confidence in your products, which in turn means that you will end up making less money in the long run.


The impact of the quality of fasteners you choose to use
One of the issues you will need to address in order to avoid this is the types of fasteners you choose to use in such settings. As a manufacturer, you should always remember that items such as the hex head cap screws you use in such manufacturing will always mater a lot in determining how long the goods you manufacture last. If you use fasteners that are made of low quality material, they are likely to fall apart much faster. This is going to make your merchandise look flimsy, and this in turn means that you will end up getting a bad reputation.
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Does this mean that you need to spend a lot of money on fasteners?
One of the mistakes that a number of manufacturers make is thinking that the quality of fasteners such as the hex head cap screws is associated with how much they cost. Of course, if you shop from some parties, you are likely to find that they will charge you more for what are considered to be high quality products. However, as long as you carefully select the vendor you buy from, you are likely to end up with relatively affordable but high quality fasteners. This in turn means that you will end up producing goods that will last long at a cheap price, giving you an edge in the industry.
How to tell that a particular fastener distributor will be worth it
Of course, in order for you to get such fasteners, you will need to find a fastener distributor who is known to offer such services. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to identify one. One of these is by reading some of the reviews that their customers have of them. You can also order for a sample batch of some of the fasteners they offer. If you have the facilities, you can put them to the test to find out how they cope under pressure, and this will give you a good idea of whether they are worth it or not.

About the Author

Larry Melone
By Larry Melone
President

Started my career in the fastener world in 1969 at, Parker Kalon Corp. a NJ based screw manufacturer located in Clifton, NJ working in inventory control, scheduling secondary production and concluding there in purchasing. In 1971 I accepted a sales position at Star Stainless Screw Co., Totowa, NJ working in inside sales and later as an outside salesman, having a successful career at Star I had the desire with a friend to start our own fastener distribution company in 1980 named: Divspec, Kenilworth, NJ. This was a successful adventure but ended in 1985 with me starting Melfast in August 1985 and have stayed competitive and successful to date. Melfast serves the OEM market with approximately 400 accounts nationally.

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