Speakers at the Fastener Exhibition and Conference: Part 2



Our fantastic array of speakers at the Fastener Exhibition and Conference will be welcomed very soon! Don’t miss out on the chance to hear the experts have their say.

It’s just 1 week to go until the Fastener Exhibition and Conference! It really is so close, and we don’t want you to miss out on the opportunity to experience everything the show has to offer. Get your FREE tickets, now, to experience the lot.

One of the highlights of the exhibition will be the fantastic speakers, who’ll be showing off their expertise to you - the next generation of fastener gurus. Come along, on 11th and 12th September, at the NEC Birmingham, to hear the professionals let you in on the secrets of fastener success!

Interested in discovering more about our seminars? Read more about a number of our brilliant speakers here. We’ll be discussing the rest of our speakers in today’s post, so keep reading to see if our keynotes have what you’re looking for...

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Andy Taylor: On The Tools


Making Facebook Work for Construction

On The Tools is the UK’s biggest online construction-based community, with more than 3.5 million followers. Andy Taylor was an early investor in On The Tools, and finally joined the team as Commercial Director, in May 2016. Helping with the growth of the business since its birth, he’s been a key player in ensuring its success.

As a long-standing user of Facebook Live, he knows a lot about social media. His seminar will follow this vein, discussing the best practices on how to build and engage your own social media following.

Nimeka De Silva: Bufab Group


BUMAX- The World’s Strongest Bolt (and it’s Stainless)

Nimeka graduated from Birmingham University with a BEng(Hons) degree in Mechanical Engineering. After this, he spent 10 years working as a project engineer and manager for a leading manufacturer of construction equipment and fixing materials.

Now, he works as the Business Development Manager for BUMAX, focusing on developing their brand in the UK and Ireland. With his numerous other achievements within the field, Nimeka knows a lot about the fastener industry.

Hear him discuss BUMAX’s specialised stainless steel, which is stronger than usual materials of this kind. By hearing the ways in which the company are pushing boundaries, and changing the face of the industry, discover how you can do the same!

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Alexander Firnigl: Cirteq Ltd.


Cirteq Engineered Solutions: Meeting the demands of auto-assembly for Automotive Industry

Alexander Firnigl wasn’t always a fastener fanatic, and worked in entertainment, insurance, and banking before finding his true passion in the world of Circlips, Snap- and Grip-rings and Retaining rings. The company have manufactured these products for 80 years, developing over the decades to fit demand.

Due to his bilingual abilities, Alexander achieved his role at Cirteq Ltd, later being employed as Global Business Development Manager, and then, UK Sales Manager too. With his extensive expertise, he’ll be speaking about how Cirteq is solving the challenges of tightening tolerances, and higher demands on fasteners.

Jon Blunt: Simpson Strong-Tie


The Quik Drive Solution

Jon began working in engineering after completing his apprenticeship in tool making. He then gradually made his way up to Fastener Product Manager for Simpson Strong-Tie, in the UK and Ireland. Since his apprenticeship, Jon has enriched his mind with numerous other courses, later achieving numerous qualifications over the years.

As one of the Simpson Strong-Tie representatives, he’ll be speaking about The Quik Drive auto-feed system. It’s a significantly faster way to install screws, and has added a true innovation within this ever-growing industry. Find out more at his talk.

This fastener machine represents the innovation within the industry

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