Streamline Your Supply Chain with Global Certified Fasteners’ Inventory Management Services

Global Certified Fasteners (GCF) is a company that specializes in providing fasteners to customers across the globe. In addition to their wide selection of fasteners, GCF also offers inventory management services to help their customers streamline their supply chain and reduce on-hand inventory. In this blog, we will explore the various ways that GCF can help businesses manage their inventory more efficiently. One of the primary benefits of working with GCF is their ability to […]

A History: Why Global Sourcing Was Quick to Explode

We live in a global economy. Different countries and regions manufacture different products and sell them at different prices. That means a company may purchase aluminum from one country and electronic chips from another. This purchasing strategy is called global sourcing. Global sourcing is the process of buying raw materials and products from across the globe rather than from nearby or within the same country. Ultimately, global sourcing saves money and time. So how did […]

Everything You Need to Know About Wheels and Casters

There’s no need to reinvent the wheel. With so many wheels and casters, Global Certified Fasteners has something for everyone. But knowing whether you need a wheel or caster – and what type of caster you need – can be challenging. So here is everything you need to know about caster wheels!   Wheels are simple machines. A wheel is an object that rolls when moved. You see wheels on cars, bikes and even your […]

How Can Low or High Temperatures Affect Fastener Strength?

Fasteners are used everywhere, from the manufacturing industry to vehicles and homes. Because of the vast number of environments and conditions they’re used in, fasteners are exposed to extreme temperatures at both the low and high end. Not all fasteners can withstand extreme heat or cold, and the specific material of every fastener has different strengths and purposes. Below, we explore how extreme low and high temperatures affect fastener strength.  Understanding Temperature and Fasteners Effects […]

Fastening Solutions Designed For The Marine Industry

When constructing equipment for marine industry applications, the kind of metal you use is incredibly important. There is little room for error in the assembly and fastening of marine structures because of how dangerous it would be in case a malfunction were to occur. Things like erosion, depth pressures, humidity, and leakage are very common concerns that need to be taken into consideration when choosing the kind of fastener you’d like to use for your […]