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PennEngineering® Earns Spot in Inaugural Class of Fastener Innovation Awards from Worldwide Fastener Sources

On the strength of PennEngineering®’s dedication to innovating through ongoing research and design, global fastening technology expert Worldwide Fastener Sources has recognized industry leader PennEngineering® with a Fastener Innovation Award for its excellence in new product development.

Worldwide Fastener Sources President Mark McGuire said criteria for the recognition included continuous improvement with innovative solutions for fastening applications. A driving force in the evaluation process was that fasteners be innovative in assemblies today and that they will become tomorrow’s standard.

“There are thousands of types of fasteners,” McGuire says. “We want to recognize companies that are innovating fastening throughout numerous applications and industries globally.”

Worldwide Fastener Sources bestowed the award for the first time in 2019. Nine companies, including PennEngineering®, received the recognition and earned a spot in the first class of honorees.

“We are honored by this recognition from Worldwide Fastener Sources,” says Brian Bentrim, VP, New Product Development and Product Engineering at PennEngineering®. “This award indicates that the industry recognizes the need for ongoing investment in research and development. Through our dedication to innovating fastener technology, Penn Engineering is able develop fastening technologies that don’t just meet specific needs but are also strong, light and easy to install.”