Fastener Training Institute Announces Würth Industry No. America 2023 Sustaining Sponsorship


Fastener Training Institute Announces Würth Industry No. America 2023 Sustaining Sponsorship


The Fastener Training Institute (FTI), the leading nonprofit provider of fastener product and technical training, is excited to announce Würth Industry North America (WINA) will continue as sustaining sponsor in 2023. This will mark the fifth year of partnership between the two organizations.

“Würth’s continued support is instrumental to our ability to offer frequent and robust educational opportunities which enhance knowledge, safety and reliability across the fastener industry,” said John Wachman, Managing Director for FTI. Thanks to Würth’s support, FTI will continue to offer an extensive menu of in-person fastener training classes taught by leading industry expert instructors, as well as live webinars and an on-demand Online Learning Library (OLL). 

“Our partnership demonstrates our ongoing commitment to the importance of quality fastener education. We are thrilled to move into our fifth year of partnering with the Fastener Training Institute and helping to support the education of seasoned and new professionals within the fastener industry,” said Tracy Lauder, Director of Marketing and Communications for Würth Industry North America.

FTI’s in-person classes allow attendees hands-on training, networking opportunities and the ability to take part in learning labs and plant tours while witnessing all stages of the manufacturing process. Live webinars offer an easy and fast way to advance learning while providing topics for further educational discussion within organizations. FTI’s OLL has more than 40 on-demand digital training courses for fastener and manufacturing industry professionals. Corporate subscriptions are popular with large companies desiring to offer continuous educational opportunities to employees. For more information about the Fastener Training Institute, visit

About Fastener Training Institute 

The Fastener Training Institute is a nonprofit organization that provides beginning and advanced training on fastener products, standards and specifications. Its core purpose is to enhance fastener use, reliability and safety with a mission is to make industry professionals more knowledgeable about the fastening products they buy, sell, specify or use.

About Wurth Industry North America

Würth Industry North America (WINA) is a $1+ billion division of the Würth Group, the world’s largest industrial distributor. Within the Würth Group, founded in 1945, WINA is a privately held, family-owned business that believes collaboration and partnerships make business better. The company has strategically aligned, customer-centric market divisions, including Industrial, MRO, Safety, & Metalworking, Construction, and Specialty, that deliver better planning, parts management, and inventory accuracy. With more than 420,000 parts in their international supply chain, WINA provides each customer with an extensive global reach and a local feel from deep investment in its network of distribution centers across the United States, Canada, and Mexico.

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