The Magazine

Fastener Technology International (FTI) is a bimonthly international technical magazine for manufacturers, distributors, OEMs and users of all types of fasteners. Every issue includes a magazine-in-a-magazine section called Fastener Focus (FF) for fastener distributors, OEMs and users. Available in print and digital editions, readers are located in 90 different countries, and subscriptions are free for fastener industry professionals. Additional publications for purchase include the annual Buyers’ Guide and the Fastener News Report newsletter. FTI also contributes to Fully Threaded Radio podcast, and it publishes directories for fastener trade shows.

All publications are published in print and digital formats, and subscription, editorial, advertising and circulation details are available at the tabs above.

Editorial & Production

Fastener Technology International magazine has unique editorial opportunities for you to reach your target audience through its various technical articles, trade show previews, news and new product departments, and special sections. For details, please view the following PDF files. 

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Technology and news for the entire fastener industry…

Read by manufacturers, distributors and users of all types of fasteners and precision formed parts.

Six Issues per year • Readers in 90+ countries

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Fastener Technology International (FTI)
Initial Publications Inc.

1741 Akron Peninsula Rd.
Akron, OH 44313 USA
Tel: +1 330 864 2122 • Fax: +1 330 864 5298 

Chip Lippincott, President and Publisher,
Mike McNulty, VP & Editor,
Stherrim “Sterrin” Raymond, Editorial & Production Specialist,
Anna Lippincott, US/European Sales Manager,
Pete McNeil, Sales Representative,

International Sales Agents

Ringier Trade Media Ltd.
East China: Vivian Shang
+86-21 6289-5533, Ext. 169,
North & South China: Maggie Liu
+86-20 8732-3316, Ext. 9332,
Hong Kong: Mike Hay
+852 2369 8788, Ext. 11,

Anna Lippincott, Sales Manager
Cell: 614-285-5150
EU:  + 31 6 27 41 93 33
WhatsApp: +1 330-690-9378

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