Core Purpose

To help NFDA members thrive in a global marketplace.

Core Values

  • Honesty and Integrity
  • Balancing Life and Work; Having Fun
  • Valuing People, Relationships, and Differences
  • Passionate Leadership
  • Positive Attitude


The purposes for which NFDA was formed are:

  • To advance the interests of the fastener industry by promoting the distribution of fasteners through persons engaged in the industry.
  • To collect and disseminate useful statistics and information for members. 
  • To encourage enlarged and more friendly relationships between persons engaged in the fastener industry. 
  • To foster improvement in the service rendered by the fastener industry to consumers.
  • To promote the improvement of quality in and the expansion of markets for fasteners. 
  • To develop new uses for fasteners. 
  • To assist in the maintenance of sound relationships between the industry and its employees, its customers, the general public and the federal government.