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NORTHVALE, New Jersey – September 28, 2010
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Industrial Rivet & Fastener Announces Plans for a 9th U.S. Distribution Center

Contact: Joanne Sherman
Industrial Rivet & Fastener Company
1.800.289.7483
Joanne.Sherman@rivet.com
www.rivet.com

Industrial Rivet & Fastener Company, a global distributor, manufacturer and importer of quality rivets and fasteners, today announced that it is expanding its domestic presence with a new U.S. distribution center located in Burlington, North Carolina.

According to Bill Goodman, President of Industrial Rivet, the company has leased a 32,000 square foot facility at the Willow Springs Industrial Park in Burlington. “We are currently in the process of expanding and reconfiguring our home office space in New Jersey to increase its assembly, kitting and manufacturing capabilities,” Goodman explains. “As a result, we’ll be moving some of the distribution functions currently handled here to the new North Carolina warehouse.” Goodman says that the facility will initially be run with existing Industrial Rivet employees, but plans to add staff as the distribution center grows over time.
The lease was signed in September 2010 and the company hopes to have the warehouse operational by November. Once it is up and running, the distribution center will take over many of the distribution functions currently handled in New Jersey, and will house a training facility that will offer classes to customers and employees. With the addition of their new state-of-the-art wireless warehouse capabilities that have only very recently gone live, Industrial Rivet expects that shipping and receiving will flow more efficiently in the new North Carolina space.

In addition to New Jersey and North Carolina, Industrial Rivet also has distribution centers in California, Colorado, Missouri, Texas, Utah and Illinois. Their international locations include Australia, Canada, China, Germany, Mexico, Spain, Taiwan and the United Kingdom.
“We’re excited to see the Industrial Rivet family continue growing, especially as we approach our 100th anniversary in business,” says Goodman. “My grandfather started this business in Brooklyn, New York without – I’m sure – ever a thought of doing business outside that borough. It’s amazing to me what we’ve been able to accomplish.”

About Industrial Rivet & Fastener Company

Industrial Rivet & Fastener Company is a global distributor, manufacturer and importer with eight international locations, nine U.S. distribution centers and nearly 60 employees. Specifically, the company holds one of the industry’s largest inventories of off-the-shelf products ranging from standard to highly specialized rivets, available in any head style, length, material and finish. In addition, Industrial Rivet’s far-reaching manufacturing network enables them to design, manufacture and engineer both custom and ready-made products. The company also offers a wide range of proprietary riveting products, as well as sophisticated automated rivet tools and delivery systems.

Founded in 1912, Industrial Rivet remains family owned and operated and gives its clients access to both lower-cost alternatives imported from the company’s international facilities, as well as products made exclusively in the U.S.

Industrial Rivet & Fastener Company (est. 1912)
200 Paris Avenue
Northvale, New Jersey 07647 U.S.A.
(800) 289-7483
Tel: (201) 750-1040
Fax: (201) 750-1050
Visit our website at www.rivet.com

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