The IFE 2022 Award Recipients Announced


The IFE 2022 Award Recipients Announced

The 2022 International Fastener Expo award recipients have been selected!

The Fastener Hall of Fame recognizes professionals who have made significant and enduring contributions to the industrial fastener industry on a national or global scale. Individuals selected for induction will join other honored industry members, including but not limited to inventors, business leaders, and educators.

The Young Fastener Professional of the Year award recognizes and honors a young professional who has made significant contributions to fastener industry.

The recipients will be recognized at a special event during the International Fastener Expo and receive a commemorative plaque. Join the IFE for the 2022 Hall of Fame and Young Fastener Professional Awards Ceremony at 3:00 PM on October 18th to honor and recognize the following award recipients.

See 2021 Hall of Fame Winners here.

And the awardees are:

Andy Cohn, Duncan Bolt 

Overview: Full line fastener distributor and manufacturer with branches in California and Arizona.


Tim Malone, Spring Bolt and Nut Manufacturing 

Overview: Founded in 2001, Spring Bolt and Nut Manufacturing has been helping companies fill rush orders and been turning prints into reality for over 15 years.


Rick Rudolph Associates LLC

Rick Rudolph, President at Rick Rudolph Associates LLC 

Overview: Manufacturer’s Representative Agency in the Northeast | Rick Rudolph Associates is a Manufacturer’s Representative Agency representing the highest quality manufacturers, master distributors, and importers of the finest fasteners, hardware, tools, electronic components and related products and services to Northeast distributors. Rick Rudolph Associates, based in Melrose, MA, has a team of experts that can provide the resources and solutions you need to get the job done right!


Volt Industrial Plastics

Joseph Voltrauer, Volt Industrial Plastics, Inc.

Overview: With a heritage of growth and hard work, Volt Industrial Plastics is committed to our customers and our future. You are valued. We are innovative and take pride in our company and the products we manufacture. We welcome every opportunity to put our experience, technical expertise and rapid-response production capability to work for you.


See 2021 Young Fastener Professional Winners here.

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Bryan Wheeler, National Sales Manager at Star Stainless Screw Co.

About: “Young Fastener Professionals” (YFP) Board member. “Young Fastener Professionals” is a national organization led by young professionals and the companies that employ them within the fastener industry. YFP was founded with the goal to create an inclusive community to empower the next generation of fastener professionals and their companies through education, collaboration and networking. 

Past Awards: 30 Under 30 | Issued by Young Fastener Professionals and Fastener Industry Coalition · Oct 2014


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