Würth Industry North America Renews Exclusive Partnership with Fastener Training Institute as 2021 Sustaining Sponsor

For Immediate Release -- January 25, 2021

Indianapolis, IN, USA – Würth Industry North America is pleased to announce the renewal of their exclusive partnership with the Fastener Training Institute as their 2021 Sustaining Sponsor. This sponsorship funds existing training programs, develops new industry-leading content, and supports FTI’s new virtual training platform. The generous support of Würth will be acknowledged throughout the year at FTI classes, webinars, and industry events.

Würth Industry North America has been the Sustaining Sponsor of the Fastener Training Institute since 2019. Embedded in their philosophy and values, Würth believes education and lifelong learning inspire visionary thinking that transforms industries. They deliver on their commitment to supporting education, certification, and professional development through their partnerships with trusted industry education organizations.

“We are excited to continue our partnership with the Fastener Training Institute,” said Becky McMorrow, Vice President of Marketing and Business Transformation for Würth Industry North America, “For the third consecutive year, this partnership exemplifies our commitment to education and advancement in the industry and upholds an important core value of the Würth Group.”

About the Fastener Training Institute

The Fastener Training Institute is a registered 501(c)(6) non-profit. The objective of the Fastener Training Institute is to elevate the level of technical understanding and expertise of individuals in the fastener industry by providing a variety of training programs presented by recognized industry experts. FTI provides beginning and advanced training on fastener products, standards and specifications. A complete listing of new classes, webinars, and events can be found on fastenertraining.org.

About Würth Industry North America

Würth Industry North America (WINA) is a $1 billion division of the Würth Group, the world’s largest fastener distribution company. As a part of the Würth Group founded in 1945, WINA is a privately held, family-owned business that believes collaboration and partnerships make better business. They have strategically aligned a collective of companies consisting of more than 110 locations across North America that allows industries to have better planning, parts management, and inventory accuracy. As industry solution drivers, WINA works together onsite by offering products and services such as 3D printing and additive services, digital Kanban, construction services, engineering assistance, quality control, inventory management, vending, safety supplies,kitting and assembly, structural fasteners, and MRO/industrial supplies. With over 420,000 parts in their international supply chain, WINA not only provides each customer with an extensive global reach but also a local feel from a deep investment in an ever-expanding network of North American locations across the United States, Canada, and Mexico. For more information on Würth Industry North America and a complete list of companies and locations, go to wurthindustry.com.

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Würth Industry North America Key facts:

• 110 locations across North America, Mexico, and Brazil

• More than 2,000 employees

• More than 420,000 standard parts

• Part of the Würth Group, $15B+, which operates 400 companies in more than 80 countries and has

more than 78,000 employees

North America Contact:

Molly Hauer

Tel: +1 612-270-7613

molly.hauer@wurthindustry.com