ATLAS® Products Division of PennEngineering® Wins a First-Place Supplier Award for 2016 from Fastenal®

The ATLAS® Products division of PennEngineering® has won a first-place Supplier Award for 2016 from Fastenal®, the largest distributor of threaded fasteners in North America. The award in the “Direct Ship” class of Fastenal’s annual “Supplier Scorecard” program recognizes outstanding performance according to a variety of critical operational procedures. ATLAS ultimately was ranked the top yearly performer among 35 eligible peer suppliers in the “Direct Ship” class.

Founded in 1967 and headquartered in Winona, MN, Fastenal is celebrating its 50th year in 2017 with $4 billion in annual sales. The company supports thousands of OEM customers around the world with a direct materials supply chain and a wide range of inventory, product, and manufacturing solutions and services. The “Supplier Scorecard” program is intended to measure success among supplier partners and help promote understanding of Fastenal’s supply chain and the company’s focus on growth through customer service.

ATLAS, based at PennEngineering headquarters in Danboro, PA, specializes in blind threaded inserts and related installation tools ideally suiting fastening applications where only one side of an assembly is accessible for the attachment hardware.

ATLAS parent company PennEngineering was founded in 1942 and is celebrating its 75th year in 2017. PennEngineering is a global leader in the fastening industry with technical and manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe, and Asia supported by a global engineering-focused sales force and a worldwide network of authorized distributors.