NFDA Provides Support to Cold Heading Training Center
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
The National Fastener Distributors Association (NFDA) recently made a $5,000 donation to support scholarships to the Rock Valley College Cold Heading Training Center in Rockford, Illinois.
NFDA president Marc Strandquist says, “NFDA is proud to support the efforts of RockFast and what they are doing to invigorate the fastener manufacturing industry. The development and training of skills for fastener manufacturing jobs is a key one to support our domestic manufacturing base in the United States. We look forward to seeing these efforts see success.”
Dick Mowris, CEO of RockFast Ltd., says “The National Fasteners Distributors Association is fully supporting the fastener industry of the Rockford region of Northern Illinois through scholarships to our community college, Rock Valley College, and its Cold Forming Training Center. Additionally, the NFDA is committed to RockFast's efforts to help drive future economic development for our cold heading manufacturers, distributors, and supply chain to this vibrant industry in our five-county region and to "Screw City, USA," Rockford, Illinois."
For more information about RockFast Ltd. visit http://www.rockfastltd.com/. For more information about the Cold Heading Training Center at Rock Valley College visit http://www.rrstar.com/news/20160820/rock-valley-college-to-establish-manufacturing-training-center-to-replace-retiring-baby-boomers-at-rockford-area-factories