Birmingham Fastener Acquires K-T Bolt
It was just announced that Birmingham Fastener in Birmingham, Alabama, USA had acquired K-T Bolt in Katy, Texas an announcement which caught our attention at “The Monty Heat Treat News”. Regular readers will know it caught our attention because of the fact that heat treatment of fasteners represents a significant percentage of the total heat treating market worldwide. In this case K-T Bolt has long maintained an in house heat treat department which includes Surface Combustion “Super 30” Batch IQ equipment.
“Manufacturer/Distributor Birmingham Fastener Acquires K-T Bolt in Texas; Katy, TX-based K-T Bolt Manufacturing provides custom fabrication, closed-die forging, in-house heat treating and electropolishing.
BIRMINGHAM, AL — Birmingham Fastener announced March 9 the acquisition of K-T Bolt Manufacturing, Inc. based in Katy, TX.
“With over 100 years of combined fastener production, this acquisition strengthens Birmingham Fastener’s product offering and manufacturing diversity,” the company said. “Most importantly, it allows us to add teammates to our world-class staff and will yield long-term benefits for our customers. In doing this, the level of service we can offer to our customers will be increased.”
K-T Bolt Manufacturing provides custom fabrication, closed-die forging, in-house heat treating and electropolishing. With this partnership, Birmingham Fastener and its sister companies can expand product and service offerings to their customers. Randy Peck will stay on as President of K-T Bolt and join the leadership team at Birmingham fastener, offering his expertise in the field.
“The future of our company is now and always will be about growth and productive changes. At the same time, we must hold fast to our core values like world-class service, accountability, and a commitment to excellence that we’ve had since my father founded this company in 1980” says Brad Tinney, President and CEO of Birmingham Fastener. “This partnership allows us to further expand our footprint and strengthen our commitment to American fastener manufacturing.”
Founded in 1980, Birmingham Fastener is a domestic manufacturer and distributor of fasteners for structural steel fabrication, metal building manufacturers, water works, OEM, and MRO. The Birmingham Fastener family of companies consists of multiple locations across the nation to service our valued customer.”
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