Birmingham Fastener, Inc. News-Blog


    Birmingham Fastener Recognized For Outstanding Use of Epicor Solutions and Services to Transform their Company and Grow Business


    Birmingham Fastener has been honored with the Business Transformation award in the 2017 Epicor Customer Excellence Awards program for the Americas region. Recipients were selected by Epicor Software Corporation based on the complexity of the project, clearly stated objectives and overall business impact of the initiative relative to stated goals of customers that have successfully implemented the Epicor solutions. 

    Being recognized by Epicor for our efforts to improve our distribution operation is a great achievement for the entire team at Birmingham Fastener.  I am very proud of everyone for putting forth so much effort that is helping us continue to deliver value to our customers.” – Andrew Podner, Chief Operations Officer, Birmingham Fastener.


    As a manufacturer and distributor of T-head bolts, anchor bolts, cross brace rods and structural and non-structural components for the metal building, steel construction, energy, utilities, aerospace, OEM and industrial markets, The Birmingham Fastener Group of Companies includes 8 regional operations located throughout the country.


     “Congratulations to our 2017 Customer Excellence Awards recipient, Birmingham Fastener, for showcasing the impact of technology to drive business benefits and achieving their goals,” said Lisa Pope, executive vice president, sales, Americas, Epicor Software. “We understand how much hard work goes into standing out in a crowded marketplace, and at Epicor, we are honored to be a part of the success of our customers by supporting them in transforming businesses, drive innovation, and deliver world-class customer outcomes.”


    The 2017 Epicor Customer Excellence Awards winners in the Americas regional program were presented at the Annual Insights Customer Conference held in Nashville, Tennessee.


    Epicor Customer Excellence Awards Program
    The Epicor Customer Excellence Awards global program honors organizations that have successfully deployed Epicor solutions to achieve excellence in business efficiency, customer experience, and overall performance. There are five different categories in which our customers are nominated and awarded:

    ·         Business Transformation for customers who have clearly demonstrated best–in-class business transformation and measureable business value from their Epicor implementation;

    ·         Technology Innovator for customers who have leveraged technology to drive innovation throughout their business to achieve measurable success;

    ·         Customer Experience for customers who have transformed customer experience through the implementation and adoption of Epicor business solutions;

    ·         Cloud Deployment for the best Cloud deployment of an Epicor solution demonstrating measurable business benefits;

    ·         Rapid Time to Value for customers who have experienced fast implementation and deployment through motivated project teams, efficient and effective staffing, training and production readiness.

    Regional program winners automatically considered as finalists in the global categories for overall “Customer of the Year” in the Global Awards. For more information on this program, send e-mail to


    Epicor and the Epicor logo are trademarks of Epicor Software Corporation, registered in the United States and other countries. Other trademarks referenced are the property of their respective owners. The product and service offerings depicted in this document are produced by Birmingham Fastener and/or Epicor Software Corporation.


  • Birmingham Fastener & Supply is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Johnson as Vice-President of our Birmingham Fastener Manufacturing Division

    Kevin brings 19 years of manufacturing and engineering experience in increasingly responsible roles with several companies that include Nucor Fastener and Lake Erie Products.  In addition he has an MSE from Purdue University.

    As a manufacturer and distributor of T-head bolts, anchor bolts, cross brace rods and structural and non-structural components for the metal building, steel construction, energy, utilities, aerospace, OEM and industrial markets.  The Birmingham Fastener Group of Companies includes 8 regional operations located throughout the country.

    Our strategically located service centers; Birmingham Fastener Distribution, Hanceville Distribution Center, Alabama Aerospace, Huntsville Fastener, B-Fast Mobile, ProSouth Jacksonville, Dallas Fastener, Omaha Fastener offer  localized service backed corporate inventory, Vendor Managed Inventory programs, and technical support. For further information, see our website;, or call 1-800-695-3511.

    by Cheryl Wade  
  •  Birmingham Fastener Inc. to Host Open House in Birmingham on September 23 – All Welcome 

     Architects, engineers, contractors, students, and any other interested party will have the opportunity to visit, tour, and interact with Birmingham Fastener and its employees as they host a SteelDay 2011 event on September 23.

     SteelDay 2011, hosted by the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), is the third annual national event dedicated to providing accessibility to the latest happenings in the structural steel industry. SteelDay events such as facility tours, educational seminars, and jobsite visits are scheduled across the U.S. to showcase how the structural steel industry contributes to build America. Last year’s SteelDay events were held at more than 190 different locations all over the country and more than nine out of ten hosts said they planned to participate again in 2011. 

      “SteelDay gives you an appreciation for what goes into your design – and [the steel industry’s] efforts to recycle and be environmentally friendly”, commented Rick Miles, P.E., a SteelDay attendee and senior engineer at Sparks Engineering, Inc, in Round Rock, Texas.

     Birmingham Fastener will be offering plant tours during the open house. The event is free of charge and begins at 10 am September 23rd.  During the tour, attendees will see cold headed and hot forged fasteners being produced, as well as the many other processes involved.   

     More information on SteelDay can be found at  Details on registration and what this year’s events have to offer will continually be updated on the site.  For questions please contact Ed Self (

     About Birmingham Fastener

    We are a domestic manufacturer producing cold and hot formed parts for over three decades. We offer engineered specials, assemblies, and kitting to suit your needs. Our experienced personnel are here to provide quality products and service dedicated to satisfying our customers’ needs. With buildings totaling 330,000 square feet located on 37 acres in Birmingham, our manufacturing facility has the capacity to product hundreds of thousands of parts daily. With another 300,000 square feet in our 8 distribution locations, we offer quick deliveries to anywhere in the United States. From raw material inspection to finished product testing, quality is built into every fastener produced at Birmingham Fastener. In-process controls ensure each production lot conforms to appropriate specifications.  Industry standards such as ANSI, ASTM, AWWA, IFI, and SAE represent out minimum acceptable quality level. The finished goods are subjected to rigorous chemical and mechanical evaluation before being released for shipment.  

     About the American Institute of Steel Construction

     The American Institute of Steel Construction, headquartered in Chicago, is a not-for-profit technical institute and trade association established in 1921 to serve the structural steel design community and construction industry. AISC's mission is to make structural steel the material of choice by being the leader in structural steel-related technical and market-building activities, including: specification and code development, research, education, technical assistance, quality certification, standardization, and market development. AISC has a long tradition of service to the steel construction industry of providing timely and reliable information.

    by Cheryl Wade 
  • Birmingham Fastener is proud to announce that, as of October 4, 2010, their Hanceville Distribution Center has achieved certification to ISO 9001:2008.   The scope of this certification is “Distribution and Value Added Services of Fasteners and Fastener Related Products”.   This certifies that we are following strict process guidelines regarding the handling of our products.   This is the second division within the Birmingham Fastener Inc. group of companies to receive this distinction.    

    Hanceville Distribution Center is the centralized distribution hub for the Birmingham Fastener Group of companies.   Established in 2002, the 120,000 square foot facility utilizes state of the art racking and RF scanning systems that allow us to quickly and accurately fill orders for our customers.   

    ISO 9001:2008 specifies requirements for a quality management system where an organization

    • Needs to demonstrate its ability to consistently provide product that meets customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements, and

    • Aims to enhance customer satisfaction through the effective application of the system, including processes for continual improvement of the system and the assurance of conformity to customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements

    Our Birmingham facility manufactures custom and non standard fasteners for the structural steel fabrication, metal building manufacturers, transportation, water works and utilities, OEMs, MRO, construction and other industries.

    The Alabama Aerospace division, founded in 1995, supplies aerospace, military and commercial fasteners and electronic components. Alabama Aerospace stocks 250,000 line items from 150 manufacturers.

    Founded in 1980 by Howard Tinney, Birmingham Fastener has facilities in Alabama, Connecticut, Texas, Nebraska, Wisconsin and Florida and is headquartered at 931 Avenue W, Birmingham, AL 35214. Tel: 205 595-3511 Fax 205 591-7107


    by Cheryl Wade 
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