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Fastener Secondary Process Plant Tours

June 11 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

On the Fastener Secondary Processes Plant Tours you’ll visit facilities that provide secondary processes to fasteners. Tours may include plants that heat treat, plate or apply locking devices to fasteners.

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


Facilities to be toured: Sonic Plating, ND Industries, Pentrate Metal Finishing

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

Time:  8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Pick-up Location: ND Industries – 13929 Dinard Ave, Santa Fe Springs, CA  90670

Pricing Information:Registration fees are per person.

  • General Rate: $379.
  • Association Rate: $279 (Pac-West, NFDA, IFI, MWFA, SFA)
  • Rates increase by $100, May 28th
  • Save an additional $25 per tour if bundled with Fastener Manufacturing Plant Tours! Extra discount expires April 30th


Cancellations and requests for refunds must be made no later than May 28 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 or cancel seminars and cannot be held responsible for costs incurred other than the registration fee.

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


June 11
8:00 am - 4:00 pm