Our network

Sherex Fastening Solutions, LLC Opens News Manufacturing Facility in Akron, Ohio | Business

Title (Max 100 Characters)

Sherex Fastening Solutions, LLC Opens News Manufacturing Facility in Akron, Ohio
Sherex Fastening Solutions, LLC Opens News Manufacturing Facility in Akron, Ohio

Sherex Fastening Solutions, a global leader of engineered fasteners, tooling and automation, announced today the opening of its new domestic manufacturing facility, Sherex Akron, located at 850 Moe Drive in Akron, OH.

"Sherex is very proud to be ‘Made in America’ and continues to offer the largest selection of blind rivet nuts in the world,” said Adam Pratt, president of Sherex Fastening Solutions. “The opening of the Sherex Akron manufacturing plant is part of our global capacity expansion plan and will increase the number of products we can supply. It will reduce lead times providing for an overall improved experience for our customers.”

The new 24,000-square foot Sherex Akron production facility will be able to produce short run and high run productions of NAS and MS certified rivet nuts that are used as attachment points in the aerospace, defense, military and general industrial markets. End users in these markets use rivet nuts as attachment points for military vehicles and shelters and aircraft seating and electronics.

Resources for Sherex customers at the new Akron facility consist of single and multi-die heading equipment, CNC lathes, drilling and tapping machines, and a host of production support equipment. The new facility offers expanded capabilities in prototyping, research and development, and production of small lot quantities, proficiencies that will improve the new product development process and allow Sherex to continually innovate fastening solutions for customers with specific application requirements.

Sherex Akron will create 15 new jobs over the next year, 80% of them directly related to manufacturing. Sherex plans to triple the staff in Akron within five years, also supporting new jobs at Sherex headquarters in Tonawanda, NY, which will continue to support sales and service company-wide.

About Sherex

Sherex Fastening Solutions, LLC is a global manufacturer with a unique market approach in engineered fastening solutions. We combine fasteners, tooling, and automation to deliver the best possible solution at the lowest total installed cost. Sherex manufactures products for the Automotive, Aerospace and Defense, Agriculture and Construction Equipment, General Industrial, and Heavy Truck markets. For additional information on any of the Sherex brand fasteners, tools, and automation please contact Sherex at 866-474-3739 or visit our website at www.sherex.com.

Clarence Businesses