The Fastener Training Institute (FTI) has announced its next in-person Fastener Training Week, scheduled for August 22-26 in Chicago, IL. This advanced technical training program is offered in partnership with the Industrial Fastener Institute (IFI), a non-profit organization that represents American manufacturers.
Fastener Training Week, hosted by the Mid-West Fastener Association, is for fastener distributors, manufacturers, and end-users. It offers five intensive days of education and plant tours as part of the FTI Certified Fastener Specialist (CFS) advanced technical training program. Participants will also tour manufacturing, secondary processes, and testing facilities.
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 industry experts Salim Brahimi, IFI director of Engineering and Technology, Laurence Claus of NNi Training and Consulting, and John Medcalf, principal engineer with Peak Innovations Engineering.
This advanced technical program is a fit for professionals active in fastener sales, purchasing, manufacturing, or quality assurance. Registration includes three full days and two half-days of training, educational materials, continental breakfast and lunch, transportation for plant tours, certification of completion, and eligibility for the CFS designation. A $500 discount is available for Pac-West, NFDA, IFI, MWFA, NCFA, SFA, and AIM Prime members.
Class registration and more information is available here, with early-bird fees available until August 1.