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Fastener Training Week - Chicago, IL August 19 - 23, 2024 Time: Monday instruction will begin at 10 a.m. and Friday instruction will end at 12 p.m. Please make travel arrangements accordingly. Location: Lincolnshire Marriott Resort Ten Marriott Drive Lincolnshire, IL 60069 Instructors: Laurence Claus, IFI Director of Education and Training Carmen Vertullo, Fastener Consultant and Trainer, Carver Labs View the Fastener Training Week – Chicago flyer The Fastener Training Institute and the Industrial Fasteners Institute (IFI) continue their partnership to present Fastener Training Week -- five intensive days of education and plant tours as part of the acclaimed FTI Certified Fastener Specialist™ (CFS) advanced technical training program. After completing this invaluable industry training in a small group environment and passing a final exam, attendees are eligible for the CFS designation. The curriculum includes: Acquiring specifications Basic fastener math Certifications, test reports and lot traceability Consensus standards organizations Dimensional specifications Hands-on equipment experience IFI resources IFI technology connection demonstration Material specifications for steel fasteners Off-site plant tours featuring manufacturing, secondary processes and/or testing facilities Print reading and tolerances Quality assurance systems and sampling plans Specification exercises Structural bolts, nuts, washers and machine screws – stainless steel Testing standards, fastener finishes and inspecting fastener dimensional features Thread technology and gage issues Torque tension Torque tension demonstration Understanding how fasteners fail Who Should Attend: Fastener distributors Engineers End-users Manufacturers OEMs Quality Assurance professionals Sales professionals The five-day training is advanced, so we recommend attendees have two years of experience or complete Fastener Basics or Product Training in advance. Registration Includes: Five consecutive days of training Training materials Continental breakfast, lunch and refreshments Transportation for all plant tours Certificate of Completion Eligibility for the Certified Fastener Specialist™ designation Required Materials: Each participating company is REQUIRED to bring a copy of either the 10th or 11th edition of the IFI Inch Fastener Standards book. 10th edition books can be ordered through FTI but must be done so two weeks prior to class. Select “Additional IFI Inch Standards Book” ($320) during registration check-out. Pricing Information: Registration fees are per person for five days of training. Early Bird Rates (paid by August 5, 2024): Single participant - $3300 Additional participant: $2800 Association Member Early Bird Rates (paid by August 5): Single participant - $2800 Additional participant - $2300 Pac-West, NFDA, IFI, MWFA, NCFA and SFA members Prices increase by $500 after August 6, 2024. Fastener Training Week Sponsor Thank you to Birmingham Fastener for sponsoring our 2024 Fastener Training Weeks. Plant tour hosts will be announced soon Coffee Sponsor Thank you to our Fastener Training Week Coffee Sponsor, BTM. Cancellations and Refunds: Cancellations and requests for refunds must be made no later than two weeks before the start of Fastener Training Week and are subject to a $350 processing fee. All no-shows will be invoiced for full registration fees. The Fastener Training Institute reserves the right to change instructors or cancel seminars and cannot be held responsible for costs incurred other than the registration fee. What Past Attendees Have to Say: “As a newcomer to the fastener industry, Fastener Training Week was an incredible experience that gave me a much greater appreciation of the industry and the engineering behind such seemingly simple items.” “From the detailed educational and informative marketing content to the personable instruction and professional coordination, this training deepened my technical knowledge of fastener products that will enable me to serve my company and its sales representatives better.” “I really appreciate the opportunity provided by the Fastener Training Institute to gain more industry knowledge and experience – thank you!” In Memoriam: The late Joe Greenslade, retired IFI Director of Engineering Technology, was instrumental in developing the Fastener Training Week program and curriculum. Thank you, Joe.
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Copyright © 2023 Fastener Training Institute All Rights Reserved
Fastener Training Classes
562.473.5373
Fastener Training Institute
Fastener Training Week - Chicago, IL August 19 - 23, 2024 Time: Monday instruction will begin at 10 a.m. and Friday instruction will end at 12 p.m. Please make travel arrangements accordingly. Location: Lincolnshire Marriott Resort Ten Marriott Drive Lincolnshire, IL 60069 Instructors: Laurence Claus, IFI Director of Education and Training Carmen Vertullo, Fastener Consultant and Trainer, Carver Labs View the Fastener Training Week – Chicago flyer The Fastener Training Institute and the Industrial Fasteners Institute (IFI) continue their partnership to present Fastener Training Week -- five intensive days of education and plant tours as part of the acclaimed FTI Certified Fastener Specialist™ (CFS) advanced technical training program. After completing this invaluable industry training in a small group environment and passing a final exam, attendees are eligible for the CFS designation. The curriculum includes: Acquiring specifications Basic fastener math Certifications, test reports and lot traceability Consensus standards organizations Dimensional specifications Hands-on equipment experience IFI resources IFI technology connection demonstration Material specifications for steel fasteners Off-site plant tours featuring manufacturing, secondary processes and/or testing facilities Print reading and tolerances Quality assurance systems and sampling plans Specification exercises Structural bolts, nuts, washers and machine screws – stainless steel Testing standards, fastener finishes and inspecting fastener dimensional features Thread technology and gage issues Torque tension Torque tension demonstration Understanding how fasteners fail Who Should Attend: Fastener distributors Engineers End-users Manufacturers OEMs Quality Assurance professionals Sales professionals The five-day training is advanced, so we recommend attendees have two years of experience or complete Fastener Basics or Product Training in advance. Registration Includes: Five consecutive days of training Training materials Continental breakfast, lunch and refreshments Transportation for all plant tours Certificate of Completion Eligibility for the Certified Fastener Specialist™ designation Required Materials: Each participating company is REQUIRED to bring a copy of either the 10th or 11th edition of the IFI Inch Fastener Standards book. 10th edition books can be ordered through FTI but must be done so two weeks prior to class. Select “Additional IFI Inch Standards Book” ($320) during registration check-out. Pricing Information: Registration fees are per person for five days of training. Early Bird Rates (paid by August 5, 2024): Single participant - $3300 Additional participant: $2800 Association Member Early Bird Rates (paid by August 5): Single participant - $2800 Additional participant - $2300 Pac-West, NFDA, IFI, MWFA, NCFA and SFA members Prices increase by $500 after August 6, 2024. Fastener Training Week Sponsor Thank you to Birmingham Fastener for sponsoring our 2024 Fastener Training Weeks. Plant tour hosts will be announced soon Coffee Sponsor Thank you to our Fastener Training Week Coffee Sponsor, BTM. Cancellations and Refunds: Cancellations and requests for refunds must be made no later than two weeks before the start of Fastener Training Week and are subject to a $350 processing fee. All no-shows will be invoiced for full registration fees. The Fastener Training Institute reserves the right to change instructors or cancel seminars and cannot be held responsible for costs incurred other than the registration fee. What Past Attendees Have to Say: “As a newcomer to the fastener industry, Fastener Training Week was an incredible experience that gave me a much greater appreciation of the industry and the engineering behind such seemingly simple items.” “From the detailed educational and informative marketing content to the personable instruction and professional coordination, this training deepened my technical knowledge of fastener products that will enable me to serve my company and its sales representatives better.” “I really appreciate the opportunity provided by the Fastener Training Institute to gain more industry knowledge and experience – thank you!” In Memoriam: The late Joe Greenslade, retired IFI Director of Engineering Technology, was instrumental in developing the Fastener Training Week program and curriculum. Thank you, Joe.
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