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EFC Implements Outbound Autocapture Portal Prototype

Photo from the debut of the Autocapture Portal. Pictured is EFC President Matt Dudenhoeffer shaking hands with EFC Intern, Cameron, who developed the device. The recently implemented “Autocapture Portal” operating in the St. Louis warehouse is a great example of EFC Redefining The World Of Distribution. The project was imagined by members of the IT […]

EFC International Cage Nuts – The Smarter Alternative To Tapped Holes

A process as simple as assembling panels can rapidly become a source of  additional costs if not handled smartly. A Raymond’s (Tinnerman) speed grip cage nuts have been making the method smarter for several decades and are available from EFC International. Cage nuts provide the assembly ease of a spring steel fastener with the robust […]

It’s Show Time!

Many people ask when budgeting and planning, “Is it worth it?”  Are tradeshows still relevant in this digital age?  Tradeshows are a key event, opportunities to network, assess competition, meet existing and potential suppliers and view the latest market trends.  They offer a great arena to showcase new products, raise brand awareness and create buzz.  […]

Embossed vs. Slotted Worm-Drive Hose Clamps – Perfect for the Marine Industry!

     EFC offers in stock Swedish Style Worm Drive Clamps. These clamps have an embossed band versus the slotted band of the traditionally manufactured hose clamps. The slotted band will extrude the hose through the slots when tightened on the hose.  This cheese grater effect not only damages the hose material, it also hinders the […]

EFC International Will Help You Choose the Right Clamp!

Worm Gear: Inexpensive and lightly constructed clamp for general purpose automotive and industrial applications. Generally used in applications such as air and fuel lines.  They work fine while you are ironing out details of your system.  Hi-Torque is the strongest worm-gear clamp and features all stainless steel construction; an inner liner is also available. https://www.efc-intl.com/products/efc-clamps/worm-gear-clamps.htm […]

Lightweighting

“Lightweighting” has certainly been a buzz word the past few years for anything on wheels! In 2018 GM unwrapped the 2019 Chevy Silverado 1500. Through extensive use of mixed materials, the new truck weighs less than the outgoing model—up to 450 pounds less for some versions. “The weight savings comes from extensive use of mixed […]

O Fastener Tree, O Fastener Tree

Our employees were asked to put together some festive ornaments using the same fastening solutions we supply. The end result was astounding! Please keep EFC International in mind for any project you may have in your workshop. You never know what our elves will come up with. On behalf of EFC International, we wish you […]

Shake, Rattle & Roll!

Do You Have Joint Challenges – vibration, loosening, heat, etc.?  ITW Shakeproof developed the BosScrew™ to meet the challenge.  The unique thread form works directly with the creeping aspect of plastic to interlock with the boss. The BosScrew utilizes standard head diameters and has the highest drive-to-strip ratio in the industry.  This is the maximum […]

Do You Need to Bundle Your Bungled Application?

EFC is a stocking master distributor for HellermannTyton – manufacturer of solutions that help customers manage wire, cable and components.  EFC carries a wide range of products and will assist you in finding the perfect solution to fit your application.  For bundling & securing products, electrical installation, identification, network connectivity, routing, protection and insulation check […]

International Fastener Expo (IFE) 2018

Congratulations to Brian Rzepka of Valley Fastener Group, winner of EFC’s booth give-away, Xbox One!  Thanks to everyone who stopped by the booth to register to win at IFE (International Fastener Expo). A hot topic at the show and, of course, industry wide was what to expect in 2019 on U.S. Tariffs and Trade Policy. […]