|01/29||Congratulates to Jose Zavala (BBI Salt Lake City) on his promotion to warehouse manager. Mr. Zavala came from Porteous Fastener Salt Lake City with 7+ years experience and will continues to lead the Warehouse TEAM while transitioning into a brand new warehouse.|
|01/05||Congratulations to Rachel Spilman (Seattle) and DuWayne Edmunds (Portland) on their promotion to their new role as Branch Managers.
Rachel Spilman will be the new Seattle Branch Manager. Rachel worked at both PFC and HTI for numerous years prior to BBI. Her strong organizational and leadership skills will be an asset as BBI Seattle expands from 35,000 sq ft to 120,000 sq ft in Q2 2015.
DuWyane Edmunds will be the new Portland Branch Manager. DuWayne has worked at BBI for over 22 years and has always been a strong presence in the BBI Portland office as well as the Northwest region.
|12/09||BBI-Atlanta expanded their facility to 267,000 sq. ft. over doubling their size. Atlanta’s fully automated warehouse has the capacity to carry more bulk locations and package shelf locations giving more distributors support for all BBI product families.|
|11/04||IBC recognized Brighton-Best International as 2014 Supplier of the Year.|
|10/27||BBI welcomes Myeisha Kitchen as Quality Assurance Specialist. Ms. Kitchen will be running our certified QA Laboratory Department located in the new Santa Fe Springs, CA location.|
|10/03||BBI Q.A. lab in Santa Fe Springs, CA has been A2LA accredited until 2016.|
|09/08||BBI welcomes Larry Unger as Territory Manager for the South East Region. Larry is a 35+ year veteran of the industry, he will be based out of BBI-Atlanta.|
|07/24||Rosa E Hearn is running the Mexico & Latin America division for BBI and has added Product Manager of the Proferred Rivet line to her current duties. She is currently based out of the new Santa Fe Springs location.|
|05/08||Introducing BBI Mobile for smartphone and tablet www.brightonbestmobile.com|
|04/25||BBI welcomes Christine Lechowicz back as Territory Manager for the Southeastern territories. She will be based out of BBI Detroit.|
|04/15||Congratulations to Jim Hahn as the Product Manager for US Anchors he will be located in the BBI New Jersey Branch.
Congratulations to Lori Granados on being promoted to Branch Managers of Operations for BBI Santa Fe Springs.
|03/05||Congratulations to Jose Roman on being name SE Regional Warehouse Manager.|
|02/27||BBI has reached an agreement with Nucor Fasteners to become its principle master distributor of domestically manufacturer standards. BBI will be carrying Nucor's full line of components including Grade 5 & 8 standard capscrews, structural products and graded nuts & washers.|
|02/24||Congratulations to Jeff Adams in Chicago on getting promoted as the Branch Manager, Josh Gaeth in Chicago as the new Operation Manager, and Hector Gerena as the new Regional Warehouse Manager for Chicago location.|
|01/22||Brighton-Best International is now a proud member of Women in the Fastener Industry (WIFI).|
|11/07||Congratulations to Dan Jackson in Portland on getting promoted as the new Warehouse Manager, George Martinez in Los Angeles as the new Regional Sales Manager of California, Nevada and Arizona territories, and John Gumz as the new Branch Manager for both Hayward and Santa Fe Springs locations.
Congratulations to Nora Hluz in Los Angeles for becoming a Certified Fastener Specialist from the Fastener Training Institute.
|10/11||Better Together: Brighton-Best International is pleased to announce its acquisition of the assets of Porteous Fastener Company. We are excited about the opportunities and efficiencies this new acquisition brings. Uniting the strengths and diversities of the two largest fastener Master Distributors will result in the most efficient supplier in the industry.|
|09/04||BBI Toronto expanded from a 33,000 sq. ft. facility to 80,000 sq. ft. over doubling their size. Toronto’s fully automated warehouse has the capacity of 7,000 pallet locations, 16,500 “Bulk” locations and 4,000 package shelf locations. Toronto currently has 3,000 MT of inventory on hand, enabling full distributor support for all BBI product families.|
|06/25||Congratulations to George Hunt III of Brighton-Best for being inducted into the North Coast Fastener Association Hall of Fame.|
Ralph Acosta as the Assistant Branch Manager for Atlanta, GA.
Jack Francis in becoming a Certified Fastener Specialist from the Fastener Training Institute.
Alton Tooke as the new Branch Manager for Charlotte NC.
Kim Wylie as the branch manager for both Dallas & Houston TX.
Sekaran Subramanian as the New Technical Mill Manager located in Cleveland OH.
|12/06||BBI is pleased to announce a new partnership with DH Marketing in Salt Lake City, UT. Starting January 1st, 2013 for as low as $25 minimum order, BBI- Los Angeles will be shipping pallets of stock orders once a week to DH Marketing. Current customers will be able to will call their stock orders at this local Salt Lake City location at no extra cost. Call your local account manager toll free at 800-275-0050 for more information.
BBI will be expanding its Chicago sales and distribution center to a 250, 000 sq. ft. facility in Aurora, IL. It is located at 940 North Enterprise Street, Aurora, IL. 60506. New phone number: 630-898-9600, New fax number: 630-898-9601, Effective on Dec.17, 2012
|10/29||BBI is pleased to announce a new Domestic alliance with The Elgin Fastener Group - EFG...more|
|06/21||BBI continues to expand! Toronto warehouse moving to an 80,000 sq.ft. facility July 14, 2012|
|06/06||BBI Los Angeles: We'd Like to honor Tammy Slemmer, Leticia Barrangan and Andy Ramos (Branch 14) for completing the three required classes and passed the final exam for the Product Training program of the Fastener Training Institute. Jessie Portillo (Branch 14) has completed the seven required classes and passed the final exam for FTI's Certified Fastener Specialist advanced technical training program.|
|05/17||BBI warehouse expansions!
|05/16||BBI won the 2011 largest sales growth award from Net-Plus.|
|05/10||BBI awarded the Sphere 1 Bronze Award for 2011 outstanding sales growth.|
|12/19||BBI cares for the community, BBI Dallas branch held its first annual BBI / the Marine Corps Toys for Tots event...image|
|12/10||BBI Seattle will double its square footage from 7,800 sq ft to 15,600 sq ft by January 1st, 2012.|
|07/25||BBI is expanding! Sayreville, NJ Warehouse is scheduled to open on September 5th, 2011.|
|05/18||BBI awarded the Sphere 1 Circle of Excellence Gold Award for Year 2010 in Las Vegas, NV for being the top growth supplier with the highest percentage increase in sales to Sphere 1 Members.|
|03/04||Queensland coal operating at two thirds capacity...more|
|02/24||China Steel Corporation (CSC) announced steel prices increase for 2011 April-May domestic sales...more|
|01/19||Australia Floods Affecting Coal Production and Potentially Global Steel Prices...more|
|Genralised System of Preferences (GSP) Expired on December 31st – Will Increase Duties on Some Steel Products...more|
|01/10||Threaded rod available in January 2011! Please click here for more details.|
|12/27||BBI new website launched!|
|11/08||Brighton-Best Connection via the Business Edge is available now. Real time supply chain integration. Powered by Computer Insights. For more info please visit www.brightonbest.com/bbiconnection.asp...more|
|10/09||BBI awarded the 2010 IBC (Industrial Supply Plus) Supplier of Excellence Award in Chicago, IL|
|05/05||BBI awarded the Sphere 1 Circle of Excellence Bronze Award for Year 2009 in Orlando, FL|
|12/21||Holo-Krome company will transition all sales and service functions, under the new ownership of the Fastenal Company...more|
|05/27||Chrysler Advance Stamping Manufacturing Engineering Service Bulletin: YFS (Fang Sheng Screw Co., Ltd., Taiwan) has been allowed to pilot their metric SHCS starting with the RT11 program...more|
|02/09||The U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency is reportedly investigating a case alleging fraudulently marked fasteners imported from Thailand...more|