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    Cold Headed Pins – Custom – Made in the USA

    • Since 1970, Fastco Industries has been leading manufacturer of cold-headed pin and fastener solutions for the industrial marketplace worldwide. Fastco has a laser-focus in providing cutting-edge manufacturing innovation combined with an IATF 16949:2016 certified cold heading high quality commitment. We are cold forming specialists in rapid, fast prototyping and sample pilot through to high volume production capable of extremely tight tolerances. All Fastco pins and cold headed fasteners are proudly “Made in the USA” in our manufacturing facilities.

    Fastco’s cold headed pin production capabilities include heading, single die design, and multiple die design. Further, Fastco completely designs and fabricates its own custom cold heading tooling including multiple upset configurations, custom head shapes, and substitutions for multi-part assemblies. Our pins are offered in sizes ranging from 3mm to 18mm.

    Why Cold Heading for Your Pins?

    Cold heading can result in the following substantial benefits to your manufacturing process.

    • Diameters in a Wide Range
    • High Speed Production Rates
    • Improved Physical Properties
    • Large Volume Production
    • Secondary Operations Available
    • Reduced Raw Material Waste
    • Cost Reduction Versus the Alternative of Machining
    • Configurations Made to Your Exact Specs
    • Very Close Tolerances

    Types of Cold Headed Pins Manufactured

    • Clevis Pins
    • Headed Pins
    • Grooved Pins
    • Hinge Pins
    • Hitch Pins
    • Weld Pins
    • Screw Pins
    • Fetter Pins

    Pin Materials

    • Carbon Steel 1010-1015-1018-1022-1038-1045-10B21
    • Alloy Steel 1541-4037-4135-4140-B16
    • Stainless Steel 302-304-316-410-430
    • High Nickel Alloy Stainless Steel A286-431

    Secondary Operations Available

    • Adhesive Patch
    • Cleaning
    • Heat Treating
    • Kitting and Assembly
    • Machining
    • Plating

    Industries

    • Automotive

      Automotive

    • Construction

      Construction

    • Heavy Equipment & Axle

      Heavy Equipment & Axle

    • Defense

      Defense

    • Medical

      Medical

    • Agricultural

      Agricultural

    • Appliance

      Appliance

    • Furniture

      Furniture

    IATF 16949:2016 Certified for Automotive

    Fastco is also IATF 16949:2016 certified. IATF 16949:2016 replaces and supersedes the current ISO/TS 16949, defining the requirements of a quality management system for organizations in the automotive industry. Fastco ensures you will receive the highest quality cold headed pins on-time, to any of your facilities around the world.

    Why is Fastco Industries Different Than Other Cold Forming Companies?

    Its Large Investments in the Company Have Continually Improved Its Processes.

    • Tooling is Produced In-House to Extremely Tight Tolerances
    • State-of-the-Art Inspection Equipment
    • 150,000 Square Feet of Manufacturing Space to Handle Any Project
    • Engineering Design and Simulation
    • In-House Milling of Dies and Machine Support
    • Updated Bowl and Feed Systems for Thread Rolling Equipment
    • In-House Secondary Machining Processes
    • State-of-the-Art Eddy Current Sort Equipment Including Hardness Checks and Cracked-Head Detection

    Our Brand Promise

    How Does Fastco Bring Specialty Cold-Headed Fasteners to Market Faster than Any Other Production Manufacturer?

    • Predictability in Manufacturing
    • Greater Control of Tooling Creation
    • Tub Tracking for Improved Parts Location
    • Superb Preventative Maintenance
    • Advanced PLEX ERP System
    Parts Distribution

    Fastco’s distribution center near our manufacturing facilities supports our customers’ full supply chain and inventory management, bar coding, just-in-time delivery, and always attentive customer service.

    Give us an opportunity to provide you with a free no obligation quote for your cold-headed pins. We hold no minimum for orders and can accommodate quantities in the millions. Call (616) 389-1386 or use the forms tabs found on at the top. One of our representatives will
    get back with you promptly. We Thank You!