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Fastener Manufacturing Plant Tours (CFS Class) – Los Angeles Area

04/17/2018 @ 7:45 am - 3:30 pm

On the Fastener Manufacturing Plant Tour you’ll get an up-close look at fasteners being made. Tours may include plants that use cold heading, hot heading or thread rolling to manufacture commercial and aerospace products.


This class is a required course in FTI’s Certified Fastener Specialist™ program.

Facilities to be toured:

    R & D Fasteners in Rancho Cucamonga, California was founded in 1984 to provide quality fasteners and hardware-related items to the military, industrial and commercial markets at competitive prices. Today, they specialize in manufacturing specialty fasteners and hardware-related items to aerospace, industrial, commercial, marine, waterworks, heavy equipment and US government, including industry standards, specials and any items to individual

    Risco Inc has evolved from a manufacturer of simple cold formed components into a leading supplier of some of the world’s most demanding customers. RISCO, Inc. has earned a respected name since 1964 in the cold forming production of precise high quality fasteners. The quality products produced by the highly trained employees at RISCO, Inc. are the result of a company wide adherence to our established quality control system.

    B & B Specialties has specialized in the manufacturing of high quality cold-headed fasteners and specials since 1971. They produce quality fasteners from a variety of materials including exotic high-strength, high-temperature materials. Hot and Cold Heading, Hot Forming, Hot and Cold Thread Rolling, Fillet Rolling, CNC Machining, Grinding, Drilling, Heat Treating, Plating, and a Full NADCAP Certified Quality Laboratory – all this under one roof producing quality fasteners as small as 0-80 to 1” in diameter and 1/16” to 10” in length.

    For this course:

    • Closed toe shoes are required.
    • Please note: some facilities use oil in there processes which can splatter and will permanently stain clothing – dress appropriately.
    • Out of professional respect for our volunteer hosts, please understand that representatives of some companies may not be permitted to enter some of the facilities. Also, due to certain federal government regulations, some companies cannot allow non-U.S. citizens to enter their facilities.

    Your registration fee includes:

    • A full day of plant tours
    • Transportation to all locations in an air-conditioned motor coach
    • Lunch and refreshments
    • Safety glasses and free parking
    • Certificate of completion
    • Eligibility for the Certified Fastener Specialist™ designation

    7:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Location: The motor coach will pick up students in front of the Conference Center at the Holiday Inn in La Mirada. 14299 Firestone Blvd., La Mirada, CA 90638. **Park in the hotel lot, not in the IQ Air lot**

    Pricing Information:

    • General Rate: $379.00
    • Association Rate: $279.00 (Pac-West, NFDA, IFI, MWFA)
    • Rates increase by $100 April 11


    Cancellations and requests for refunds must be made no later than April 3 and are subject to a $100 processing fee.

    All no-shows will be invoiced for full registration fees.

    The Fastener Training Institute reserves the right to change instructors/facilities or cancel seminars and cannot be held responsible for costs incurred other than the registration fee.

    To be invoiced for this event please call the FTI office at 562-473-5373.


7:45 am - 3:30 pm