News & Events

Southeast Sales & Engineering is Sherex’s Newest Sales Rep

Sherex Fastening Solutions®, a PennEngineering® Company and global leader in engineered fasteners, tooling, and automation, is proud to announce its relationship with Southeast Sales & Engineering as its new sales representative for the southeastern US.

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PennEngineering® Acquires Sherex Fastening Solutions

On January 8, 2024, PennEngineering® announced the acquisition of Sherex® Fastening Solutions.

Sherex President Adam Pratt said: “Teaming up with PennEngineering allows Sherex to provide our customers with additional global manufacturing capability to meet their demands around the world. Our long-standing customer relationships, combined with the reputation and history of PennEngineering, will allow us to continue to provide enhanced value to our customers.”

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The new standard is here.

Sherex Fastening Solutions, a global leader in engineered fasteners, tooling, and automation, has developed and launched Optisert®, a new round body rivet nut that will be the best performing round body rivet nut available on the market today.

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Sherex Fastening Solutions, a global leader in engineered fasteners, tooling, and automation, is proud to announce its relationship with Budd Sales Company, an engineered fastening specialist to be a sales representative in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana.

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Over 1,500 3D Rivet Nut Models Now Available for Download

May 2021

3D models of Sherex rivet nuts are now available for download on! Over 1,500 models available, including Sherex’s most popular styles, such as FHL and FHK and Riv-Float. Design engineers are encourages to download the models and use them in their project renderings.

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Sherex Launches Hand Tool Calibration Unit

May 2020

Sherex has released its brand new Hand Tool Calibration Unit. This new calibration unit can measure both spin-spin and spin-pull tools to ensure the tool is meeting the required setting force to install into the application. Measuring the pulling force of rivet nut tools has tremendous advantages, including increasing the quality of installations.

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Sherex Statement on COVID-19

March 2020

On March 18, Sherex released a statement regarding COVID-19. Sherex is abiding by both federal, state, and local laws to ensure safety of all Sherex employees.

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Sherex’s Jake Glaser named as 2020 YFP President

March 2020

Jake Glaser, regional sales manager at Sherex Fastening Solutions, has been named as the 2020 Young Fastener Professionals president.

Jake will help lead the organization in 2020 and help continue the group’s growth and influence in the fastener industry. Jake has been in the fastener industry since 2014 and been a YFP member since 2019.

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Sherex to exhibit at NFDA Tabletop Show and CONEXPO in March

March 2020

Let the 2020 roadshow begin!
On March 5, Sherex will be exhibiting at the NFDA Tabletop Show in Long Beach, Calif. Sherex has been a long time NFDA member and is excited to support the show that’s partnered with the Pacific-west Fastener Association.

Then, from March 10-14, Sherex will be in Las Vegas to exhibit at one of the U.S.’s largest tradeshows, CONEXPO/CON-AGG 2020. The tradeshow brings together construction and agriculture manufactures from around the globe to display these massive vehicles, cranes, and earth moving machinery. How does Sherex play a role in this market? Our large heavy duty hex rivet nuts are an ideal, strong fastener for construction and agriculture equipment manufactures looking for increased performance on the field while decreasing the cost of production.

Spaenaur Selected as Stocking Master Distributor of TEC Series in Canada

December 2019

Spaenaur and Sherex have a long working relationship together, and it will continue to grow. Sherex has selected Spaenaur to be the master distributor of Sherex’s TEC Series® throughout Canada. Spaenaur has been distributing Disc-Lock® wedge locking washer and nuts for the past few years, and adding TEC Series to its catalog will give their customers another quality choice for a heavy duty, reliable, fastener that doesn’t need to be re-tightened once installed.

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Come See us at FABTECH!

November 2019

We are excited to be exhibiting at FABTECH 2019 from November 11-14 with JHP Fasteners, who generously extended the invite to represent ourselves at their booth. We’ll be at Booth A3356 throughout the week so stop by and see our extensive rivet nut, wedge locking washer and nut, and tooling and automation line. We’ll have our Flex-5 rivet nut hydro-pneumatic tool on hand for live demonstrations. Join us!

Sherex Fastening Opens UK Sales and Distribution Center


Tonawanda, NY / September 2019 – Sherex Fastening Solutions, a global leader in engineered fasteners, tooling, and automation is excited to announce the opening of its UK sales and distribution center, Sherex’s first facility in Europe.

Located in Burnley, England, the expansion responds to the demands of current customers and will help further expand Sherex’s world-class fastening solutions into the European and Middle Eastern markets.

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Sherex Fastening Exhibiting at Solar Power International!

September 2019

For the first time, Sherex will be exhibiting at the Solar Power International Show in Salt Lake City. Our fasteners and wedge locking washers have been relied upon in the solar industry for many years.  Stop by Booth 5425 and see our offerings, including our Tec Series and Disc-Lock wedge locking washers and nuts, which eliminates vibration loosening of bolts and nuts.

Are you attending the show? Lets meet up! Before, during, or after the show, contact us to set up a time!

Sherex Fastening Exhibiting at International Fastener Expo!

August 2019

Las Vegas, are you ready for Sherex? We are excited to be exhibiting at the International Fastener Expo in Las Vegas! Stop by Booth 1723 and see our offerings, including demonstrations of our Hydro-Pneumatic Tools like the Flex-5 and Flex-18!

There is no better place to meet up than Las Vegas. Before, during, or after the show, contact us to set up a time to meet up!

Sherex Exhibiting at Fastener Fair USA!

May 2019

We are excited to be exhibiting at Fastener Fair USA in Detroit! Stop by Booth 420 and see a live junker test of our Disc-Lock™ TEC Series® wedge locking nuts and washers to see how they behave under intense transverse vibration.

Want to meet up before, during, or after the show? Contact us!

Sherex Exhibiting at Fastener Fair Stuttgart!

February 2019

We are pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting with our partner, Dejond, at Fastener Fair Stuttgart next month. We look forward to seeing you there. Please contact us if you are interested in complimentary tickets to the show.

Sherex Taiwan Receives IATF Certification

July 2018

We are pleased to announce that our Sherex Taiwan production facility has received IATF 16949:2016 certification.  IATF 16949:2016, which establishes specific quality management system requirements for the automotive market, replaces and improves upon ISO/TS 16949:2009.

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Sherex Fastening Solutions Announces Pacific Warehouse Sales as TEC Series Western Region Master Distributor

January 2018

We are excited to announce that Pacific Warehouse Sales, located in Chino, California, has joined us as our TEC Series Western Region Master Distributor.

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Supply Chain Alert- Kobe Steel

October 2017

In light of the current situation involving Kobe Steel, we would like to state that any material Sherex has purchased from them is compliant and has not been affected negatively.

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Sherex Fastening Solutions Introduces TEC Series Wedge Locking Washers

May 2017

Sherex Fastening Solutions, a global leader in engineered fasteners, tooling, and automation, is pleased to announce the launch of a new wedge locking washer product line.

“The TEC Series product line adds another fastening solution to our portfolio, continuing our 35 year tradition of developing innovative, lowest total installed cost fastening solutions for our valued customers,” says President Adam Pratt, “TEC Series washers are a high quality, high performance, cost-effective solution to the challenge of securing joints that experience severe vibration and load.”

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