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  2014    
   
  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).
   
  2013  
   
  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.
   
  05/21 Congratulations to...
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.
   
  2012  
   
  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!
  • Dallas warehouse expanded into a 180K sqft facility.
  • Los Angeles warehouse has expanded into an additional 80K sqft facility.
  • Toronto warehouse will be expanding into 80K sqft Summer 2012.
  • Chicago warehouse will be expanding into a 250K sqft facility by the end of 2012.
 
   
  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.  
   
  2011    
 
  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.
 
  2010    
   
  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
   
  2009  
   
  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

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