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  2021  
   
  09/16 BBI would like to congratulate Steve Andrasik, Vice President of Sales of Brighton-Best International for being inducted into the Fastener Hall of Fame. Steve is a 2021 Hall of Fame Award Winner courtesy of International Fastener Expo (IFE) and The Fastener Coalition (FIC). A special recognition award ceremony will take place on the show floor in the sessions corner at IFE on Wednesday September 22nd.
   
  09/07 BBI is pleased to announce that US Anchor has been fully approved and renewed by Miami Dade County for its flagship ULTRAWEDGE+ WEDGE ANCHOR. (NOA N0. 21 – 0615.02) until February 2026, for the full report click here.
   
  08/26 Brighton-Best International is proud to be a supporter of this year’s 2021 Electric Vehicle Fall Festival happening in Thornburg, VA on October 3rd. Click here to learn more.
   
  08/04 We are excited to announce Ironclad has been awarded the Occupational Health & Safety New Product of the Year Award for two new gloves: The Command™ Series A2 PU IMPACT (KCI2PU) and the World’s First NFPA 2112 Flash Fire Rated glove (HW6XFR). Click here for the full press release.
   
  08/03 Brighton-Best International is pleased to announce the promotion of Ms. Danielle Pawloski to Territory Sales Manager for the Michigan territory and surrounding areas. Ms. Pawloski has been with BBI for over 9 years. You may congratulate Danielle at dpawloski@brightonbest.com
   
  08/02 Brighton-Best International and Ironclad Performance Wear are pleased to announce that Austin Potter has joined the Ironclad Sales team as our New Regional Sales Manager in the Northwest Region. You can reach Austin Potter at apotter@ironclad.com

We are also pleased to announce the addition of Ms. Riley Dewitt as Junior Product Developer at Ironclad Performance Wear, to help us develop and expand our PPE line that is thoughtfully designed and researched to keep us safe. You may reach Riley at rdewitt@ironclad.com
   
  07/13 BBI is pleased to announce the renewal of our upgraded flagship anchor – Ultrawedge+ (ESR #3981) – (carbon steel). Please click here to read the official report.
   
  07/06 BBI is pleased to announce that US Anchor has received a new approval for its proprietary Tapking SD. The approval has been elevated from conditional to full approval. The NOA report extends into 2024, covering standard pullout, shear values, corrosion resistance, and high velocity wind approvals. It is also approved by the State of Florida. Click here for the full report.
   
  06/14 BBI is excited that our Q.A. Lab in New Jersey has been approved for continued accreditation by the American Association of Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) until July 2023.

Brighton-Best International would like to congratulate Bill Davis from BBI-Cleveland for taking the final exam and passing with a perfect score to become a Certified Fastener Specialist (CFS) from the Fastener Training Institute . For more information on how to become a Certified Fastener Specialist, please visit FTI at www.fastenertraining.org
   
  06/07 Brighton-Best International would like to congratulate Danielle Pawloski from BBI-Detroit for taking the final exam and passing to become a Certified Fastener Specialist from the Fastener Training Institute.
For more information on how you can become a Certified Fastener Specialist please visit www.fastenertraining.org
   
  05/19 BBI would like to congratulate Mr. George Lee from BBI/TCI-Los Angeles for his promotion to IT Manager for both Brighton-Best International and Ta Chen International. George will continue to build and challenge our IT team to greater heights for both organizations.
   
  05/12 Introducing the ALL NEW Ironclad Sleeve!

Protecting your arms can be just as important as protecting your hands. The all new SL18KV3 18” PROTECTIVE SLEEVE is made with 100% Dupont™ Kevlar® fibers. This sleeve is 360° A3 Cut Resistant and inherently heat resistant.

Visit the Ironclad brand page to learn more, or contact your BBI Account Rep today.
   
  05/06 Brighton-Best International and Ironclad Performance Wear are pleased to announce that Brendan Shields has joined the Ironclad Sales team as our New Regional Sales Manager in the Northeast Region. You can reach Brendan Shields at bshields@ironclad.com
   
  04/14 Brighton Best International is excited to announce Jim Hahn (Product Manager for U.S. Anchor) has been featured in the April/May issue of Contractor Supply Magazine. Click here to read Mr. Hahn’s article.
   
  04/13 U.S. Anchor is pleased to announce that our Tapking HD has been approved and renewed by ICC-ES until 2023. This product has the highest industry level of approval to include cracked concrete and seismic related issues. To view the ICC-ES #4557 report click here.
   
  03/22 BBI President, Jun Xu, joins the podcast of www.fullythreaded.com episode #162 with Mike McNulty from Fastener Technology on his view of the FDI index.
   
  02/23 BBI is excited to announce 3 outstanding individuals, taking on the added role of managing 3 prominent buying groups.

BBI-Cleveland, Dan Jaram —Distributor Partnership of America Marketing Group (DPA)

Ironclad Performance Wear, A BBI Company, Sophia Glaubitz—Affiliated Distributor Marketing Group (AD), including Industrial & Safety, Pipe Valve and Fitting and Building Materials

BBI-Charlotte, Clarence Mosley—Lumberman’s Merchandising Corp Marketing Group (LMC)

These 3 individuals will be focusing on strengthening our current partnership with the group, and providing the BEST service to our members. For more information about the groups or individuals, contact our National Accounts Manager, Chuck Halpin at chalpin@brightonbest.com
   
  02/23 BBI Regional Manager for the Mid-West, George Hunt III joins the podcast of www.fullythreaded.com episode #161 on the ever expanding product lines for Brighton Best International and being President of the Mid-West Fastener Association.
   
  02/18 Congratulations to Erik Johansen, from BBI-Chicago, for completing the MWFA Fascination with Fasteners course. Eric was one of dozens of individuals who took advantage of a virtual education class focusing on fastener basics and received his certificate of completion. For more information on the Mid-West Fastener Association educational program please vist www.mwfa.net
   
  02/02 BBI would like to congratulate George Martinez from BBI-Los Angeles and Dick McDaniel from BBI-Dallas, for receiving the distributor nominated award for supplier excellence by the Evergreen Group. Both distinguished managers will receive a validation certificate for doing a great job going above and beyond.
   
  02/01 The Mid-West Fastener Distributors Association (MWFA) held their annual scholarship meeting recognizing this year's scholarship recipients. Congratulations to this year's winners:

$4,000 Brighton-Best International Scholarship to George Hunt IV son of Christine and George Hunt III of Brighton-Best, Chicago, Illinois.

$1,500 MWFA Scholarship to Desiree Patterson daughter of Lisa Patterson of Ironclad Performance Wear a BBI Company in Dallas, Texas.

$1500 MWFA Scholarship winner to Elizabeth Soto daughter of Staci Hughes of Brighton-Best Atlanta, Georgia.

For more information on benefits and scholarships, please visit www.fastenercoalition.org or your Regional/National association.
   
  01/15 Brighton-Best International is pleased to announce the promotion of Mr. John Brown to Assistant Warehouse Manager at our BBI-Cleveland location. Mr. Brown has been with BBI almost 20 years and is a key part of our daily operations and inventory control. Congratulations John!
   
  01/15 George Hunt III, Regional Manager of Brighton-Best International has been nominated and elected as President of the 2021 Mid-West Fastener Association (MWFA). BBI would like to congratulate Mr. Hunt for his exemplary leadership and success within the fastener industry.
   
  2020  
   
  12/14 Ironclad Performance Wear, a BBI company is proud to announce the launch of the world's first NFPA2112 flash fire rated glove in partnership with Dupont™. Click here to read the press release.
   
  12/08 Congratulations to Brighton-Best International for being chosen for the 2020 FND Best Booth Award for Best Digital Booth at the Match & Meet by IFE. For a list of winners, please click here.
   
  12/07 BBI is excited that our Q.A. Lab in Los Angeles has been approved for continued accreditation by the American Association of Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) until December 2022.
   
  11/13 Women in the Fastener Industry (WIFI) announces Rosa E Hearn, Product Manager from BBI-Los Angeles as the 2020 Women of the Year award winner. Congratulations Rosa! For a list of winners, click here to read the press release.
   
  11/09 The US Anchor Division of Brighton Best International is pleased to announce the addition of Tapking HD, heavy duty concrete screw anchor. Click here for more.
   
  11/04 Ironclad Performance Wear, A BBI company is proud to announce the launch of the all new, retail-focused Octane Series Glove Line. Click here to read the press release.
   
  10/22 BBI and US Anchor is pleased to announce that our Ultrawedge! Wedge anchor has been renewed by ICC-ES through 2022. This anchor has cracked concrete approval.
   
  10/06 Ironclad Performance Wear, A BBI Company launches into the Esports arena with the world's first gaming gloves designed with pro gamers, read the full press release here.
   
  09/25 BBI/Proferred is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Gibson to the position of Proferred Global Sales and Product Director. Scott will direct Proferred’s sales efforts with our building and drywall customers. He will also support customers on a global level, work with buying groups, and on our tradeshows.

BBI/Proferred would also like to congratulate Larry Unger for his promotion to the position of Proferred National Drywall Account Manager. Larry will spearhead the Proferred sales on a national level.
   
  09/22 Congratulations to Ironclad Performance Wear, a BBI Company. Winner of the 2020 Pro Tool Innovation Award (PTIA) for the KONG PRO Cut-Resistant Gloves category. Please click here for the press release. 
   
  09/09 Peggy Hsieh, COO of Brighton-Best International speaks with the Traveling Salesman in the newest edition of the fastener blog. Click here to read the full 10 minute interview. 
   
  07/27 Brighton Best International is pleased to announce that it has completed a comprehensive testing program for Commercial (generic) heavy duty anchors. To read the full press, please click here
   
  07/24 In this summer's edition of the Distributor Link Magazine Pg.84, BBI's Steve Andrasik, VP of Sales talks about Brighton-Best International's 95th year milestone. Click here to read the article. 
   
  07/14 Jun Xu, President of Brighton-Best International speaks with Fastener Fixing Magazine about how the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has underlined the importance of the distribution sector. Click here to read more. 
   
  07/10 BBI is excited that our Q.A Lab in New Jersey has been approved for continued accreditation by the American Association of Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) until July of 2021. 
   
  07/08 Congratulations to Ironclad Performance Wear a BBI Company. Winner of the 2020 ISHN Readers' Choice Award for the Command A7 Insulated glove and the Kong Chemical Impact glove. Please click here for the press release. 
   
  07/01 BBI is excited to announce that Colin Shaw's article on Weld Fasteners is featured in the Fastener Engineering Magazine. Great Job Mr. Colin! Please click here to read his article.
   
  06/11 WIFI@Work is happy to feature Evelyn Padilla, Operations/Logistics at Brighton-Best International. Click here to read about Evelyn and see how she is making a difference at BBI and in the fastener industry. For more information about WIFI please visit fastenerwomen.com.
   
  06/10 Check out the latest Q&A with BBI’s Steve Andrasik, VP of Sales on the Fastener Engineering website Click here for the full interview.
   
  05/27 BBI is pleased to announce that BBI President, Jun Xu's article was featured in the May 2020 edition of Fastener World Magazine on page 96. To read the article please click here.
   
  05/18 Introducing two new ways to find the latest data and product information. The Glove Finder App will help locate any glove for your application directly from your device. Available at Ironclad.com website. The ProferredScrews.com website gives customers state-of-the-art technology to be more efficient finding data. Contact your BBI representative today for more information.
   
  05/08 Effective May 1st, Brighton-Best International is a new Preferred Supplier to AD’s PVF Division. BBI is excited about the new partnership and we are looking forward to helping our customers grow in the Pipe, Valve and Fitting industry.
   
  04/28 Brighton-Best International welcomes Corey Hall as our new Ironclad Regional Sales Manager for the Upper Midwest Region. Corey comes to Ironclad with over 14 years of experience in the industrial distribution world. You can reach Corey at chall@ironclad.com.
   
  04/20 BBI President, Jun Xu, joins the podcast of Fully Threaded Episode #151 to discuss the implications of Brighton-Best International during the Covid-19 stay at home orders.
   
  04/17 BBI is excited to announce that Jim Hahn's article on US Anchor was featured in the current issue of Contractor Supply Magazine. Great job Mr. Hahn! Please click here to read his article (pg.38).
   
  03/23 BBI would like to congratulate the following two employees on their promotions!

Mrs. Dahiana Olivo Cruz, Warehouse Manager for BBI Sayreville, New Jersey. Dahiana has been with BBI for the past 7 years. She is knowledgeable in Systems and Customer Service pertaining to both New Jersey and Boston accounts. We look forward to her continued success in her new position.

Mrs. Ysabel, Assistant Warehouse Manager for BBI, Sayreville, New Jersey. Ysabel has been with BBI for many years. She served as the Inventory Control Lead in past years. We are looking forward to her new role as the Assistant Warehouse Manager.
   
  03/20 BBI is proud to be the official launch sponsor of Torque USA Magazine. To see the first inaugural issue please click here.
   
  02/26 Congratulations to BBI-Dallas team for receiving the 2019 Supplier Continuous Improvement Award by Gexpro. BBI could not be more proud of Team Dallas for the excellent job they have achieved. Simply some of Brighton’s very Best. Way to go TEAM.
   
  02/05 BBI National Accounts Manager Chuck Haplin joins the podcast of www.fullythreaded.com episode #148 on the Fastener Industry Coalition (FIC) and BBI.
   
  02/03 Brighton-Best International would like to congratulate Sarah Evans from BBI-Chicago, Michael McChesney from BBI-Atlanta and Sara Crompton from BBI-Denver, for taking and passing the final exam and becoming Certified Fastener Specialists. For more information on how you can become a Certified Fastener Specialist please visit click here.
   
  01/23 We are pleased to announce that BBI President, Jun Xu's article was featured in the January 2020 edition of Fastener + Fixing Magazine on page 68. To read the latest digital version please click here.
   
  01/14 BBI would like to announce Yvonne Martinez is now the new Los Angeles Assistant Branch Manager. Yvonne may be reached at ymartinez@brightonbest.com.
   
  01/02 Brighton-Best International is pleased to announce its acquisition of CleanFit Gloves. We are excited about the opportunities and efficiencies this new acquisition brings to BBI in the automotive retail channel. This acquisition will further help diversify Cleanfit to other retail channels along with BBI and Ironclad's own distribution network. Please Click here for the official press release.
   
  2019  
   
  11/26 The Fastener Industry Coalition (FIC) would like to announce that Chuck Halpin from Brighton-Best International is the new Chairman for the 2020 board term. The Fastener Industry Coalition is a group of 12 National and Regional Associations. Originally formed in 1980s, the FIC was instrumental in effecting change to the Fastener Quality Act in 1999. For more information about FIC please visit here.
   
  10/24 The Ironclad Performance Wear Command™ Impact Hi-Viz (IEX-HZI) Glove has recently been chosen as a winner for the LAGCOE 2019 New Technology Showcase. LAGCOE’s is one of pioneers of oil and gas industry expositions. For more information on LAGCOE and its awards please click here.
   
  10/21 We are excited to announce that BBI/Ironclad won the 2018 Supplier Engagement Award for NetPlus. This award was given to recognize how well we communicate with NetPlus members on training, regional meetings and targeted sales growth.
   
  10/17 BBI is pleased to announce that Linda Grohowski is the new branch manager at BBI-Sayreville. Linda’s tireless work ethic and drive to deliver BEST level service to every customer gives us the confidence that Sayreville’s future is brighter with Linda at the helm. You may reach Linda at the Sayreville location at lgrohowski@brightonbest.com.

BBI would also like to congratulate Sarah Evans from BBI-Chicago and Michael Mcchesney from BBI-Atlanta for taking the final exam and passing to become a Certified Fastener Specialist from the Fastener Training Institute
   
  10/14 Brighton-Best International was awarded the IBC 2019 Sales Excellence Award, presented to the top three suppliers with greatest growth by dollar volume, year over year. For more information on IBC, please click here.
   
  10/01 BBI is excited to announce that Proferred is a Pro Tools Innovation Award Winner for the 3rd year in a row, and this year we can add Ironclad to the list!! Please click here for the Ironclad press release and click here for the Proferred press release.
   
  09/23 DuPont picks Ironclad Performance Wear as the 2019 Kevlar Glove Innovation Award winner.

The awards showcased innovative glove and sleeve designs from licensees that use DuPont Kevlar aramid fiber and help to redefine the standards for performance and comfort. This year’s winners, announced during a special reception at the 2019 National Safety Council Congress & Expo in San Diego, California, were presented with the Kevlar Innovation Award.

The Heatworx Heavy Duty HW6X, a glove designed to withstand up to 600 degrees of heat while being highly dexterous and comfortable for wearers was among the winners. For more information please visit here. Please click here for press release.
   
  08/29 Congratulations to Ironclad Performance Wear a BBI Company. Winner of the 2019 Occupational Health and Safety New Product of the Year Award. Please click here for press release.
   
  08/12 Congratulations to BBI-Cleveland Krista Osborne for winning the Edith Cameron Scholarship courtesy of Women in the Fastener Industry Association (WIFI). The Edith Cameron Scholarship provides the opportunity for a WIFI member, who may otherwise be unable to attend, to experience the Expo held on Wed and Thurs, Sep 18-19. You can meet Krista at the WIFI booth #1150 on association Row.

BBI would also like to congratulate Sarah Evans, of BBI-Chicago, as this year’s winner of the Ann Bisgyer Wolz Scholarship. Sarah will receive tuition monies to be used at the Fastener Training Institute for in class training to become a certified training specialist. For more information on WIFI or to learn how to win a scholarship visit fastenerwomen.com today!

   
  07/01 BBI has received an official notification that its Tapking SD product line was approved by Miami Dade County. (Click here to view) NOA No. 19-0326.03. This approval covers the standard blue concrete screws, now through 6” as well as the new trim head series designed for the hurricane impact window industry in various colors. These will be available for order starting in late Fall of 2019.
   
  06/20 BBI Vice President of Sales, Steve Andrasik joins this podcast of www.fullythreaded.com episode #141 with Mike McNulty from Fastener Technology on his view of the FDI index and follow-up on the NFDA meeting.
   
  04/22 Brighton-Best/U.S. Anchor featured in the April/May issue of Contractor Supply magazine. Click here to read
   
  04/18 Brighton-Best International and Ironclad Performance Wear was awarded the 2018 Supplier of the Year Award courtesy of Distributor Partnership of America (DPA).
   
  04/09 The Edison Awards™ have recognized and honored some of the most innovative products in the world and is among the most prestigious accolades honoring excellence is new products design and innovation. Ironclad Performance Wear – KONG© is a 2019 Gold Winner for their Vibram© O.B.M glove. For more information about the award or Edison Awards™ please visit www.edisonawards.com. Please read the press release here.
   
  03/06 Watch our very own BBI Driver Alan Englen and Ironclad Performance Wear/Proferred dragster compete in this year’s Championship NHRA Drag Racing series at the Pacific National Open on March 23-24, 2019 in Fontana, CA. Visit www.nhradiv7.com for the event schedule or visit www.autoclubdragway.com for more information.
   
  02/14 Congratulations to Ironclad Performance Wear, Vibram O.B.M KONG glove for becoming a 2019 Finalist of the Edison Awards™. The Edison Awards™ have recognized and honored some of the most innovative products and business leaders in the world and is among the most prestigious accolades honoring excellence in new product and service development, marketing, design and innovation. Winners will be announced on April 4th.
   
  01/25 Brighton-Best International is pleased to announce that George Hunt III, Regional Manager, has been elected Vice President of the Mid-West Fastener Association. As a board member of MWFA in 2018, Mr. Hunt was honored to be nominated and serve MWFA as the Vice President.
   
  01/24 Please join BBI in welcoming Winn Lane to Ironclad Performance Wear team. Mr. Lane will be working as our Corporate Accounts Manager concentrating on the Oil & Gas industry. He will be supporting our domestic and international businesses in this role. Winn is a graduate of Texas A&M University and has 29 years of proven success in the safety industry. He is based out of our BBI- Houston facility. We look forward to having Winn on our team and wish him the best of luck in his new position. To congratulate Winn, please email him at wlane@ironclad.com.
   
  01/10 Congratulations to James Jarvis for his promotion to the Proferred outside sales team. James will be responsible for Proferred drywall sales calls within the Cleveland / Mid-West region and instrumental to assisting with future growth. To contact Jimmy please email jjarvis@brightonbest.com
   
  01/04 Effective Jan 14th, BBI—Logan Township, NJ (Sales office only) will move from 2100 Center Square Rd to 1222 Forest Parkway West Deptford NJ 08066. For more information, please email Mike White at mwhite@brightonbest.com
   
  01/03 Ironclad Performance Wear, a Division of Brighton-Best International has announced the launch of their new Command Series glove line. For more information, please read the following press release here.
   
  01/02 BBI welcomes Deborah Mann as the new Director of Business Development for Brighton-Best International. Ms. Mann will be concentrating on new markets for both Ironclad Performance Wear and Proferred Tools. Debbie will located out of our California location. Please help us welcome her at dmann@brightonbest.com.
   
2018  
   
  12/28 Brighton-Best has made meaningful donations of Ironclad gloves, Proferred hand tools and consumable products to support the CA Camp Fire Victims in the efforts to help affected families recover and rebuild. This donation will support on-the ground responses and reconstruction efforts caused by the California fires. We also want to recognize Evergreen buying group in support of Contractors helping Contractors Tool Replacement and OPUSA for donating their time and resources to help the rebuild. We are proud to partner with such honorable people and companies.
   
  12/17 Ironclad Performance Marketing Team wins 2018 Advertising Excellence Award from Occupational Health and Safety Magazine.
   
  12/06 Congratulations to Brighton-Best International for winning 2018 Fastenal Best in Class Supplier of the Year Award!
   
  11/19 Congratulations to Brighton-Best International for being chosen for the 2018 Best Booth Awards, Best Overall Booth at the International Fastener Expo (IFE)! Courtesy of Fastener News Desk. Click here for the full list.
   
  11/09 The Metropolitan Fastener Distributors Association (MFDA) held their annual scholarship meeting recognizing this year’s scholarship recipients. Congratulations to this year’s winners:

$2,000 Tanzman Family Scholarship to Jennifer Grohowski daughter of Linda Grohowski of Brighton-Best Sayreville, New Jersey

$1,000 Metric & Multistandard Components Scholarship to Kinsleigh Edmunds daughter of DuWayne Edmunds of Brighton-Best Portland, Oregon

$750 MFDA Scholarship winner to Brianna Pearson daughter of Deborah Pearson of Brighton-Best Logan Township, New Jersey

For more information on benefits and scholarships, please visit fastenercoalition.org or your Regional/National association
   
  11/05 BBI would like to welcome Michael McChesney as the new Territory Sales Manager for the Southeast Region. If you would like to meet Michael, please feel free to email him at mmcchesney@brightonbest.com.

Congratulations to James Sayers for his promotion to Regional Manager of Western Canada. James is located is our Vancouver BBI location and may be reached at jsayers@brightonbest.com.

The Fastener Industry Coalition (FIC) would like to announce that Rosa E Hearn from Brighton-Best International is the new Vice Chairman for the 2018/2019 board term. The Fastener Industry Coalition is a group of 12 National and Regional Associations. Originally formed in 1980s, the FIC was instrumental in effecting change to the Fastener Quality Act in 1999. For more information about FIC please visit www.fastenercoalition.org
   
  10/04 Congratulations to Brighton-Best International for receiving the 2018 Sales Excellence Growth Award courtesy of IBC Buying Group.
   
  09/27 Congratulations to Ironclad Performance Wear a BBI Company. Winner of the 2018 Occupational Health and Safety New Product of the Year Award. Please click here for press release.
   
  09/18 BBI wins Two Pro Tool Innovation Awards for Proferred Drywall screws and Wrench. For more information click here.
   
  09/17 Congratulations to BBI-Cleveland Nicole Sedgwick for winning the Edith Cameron Scholarship courtesy of Women in the Fastener Industry Association (WIFI).
Nikki will be attending the IFE show in Las Vegas, Nevada from Oct. 30th-Nov 1st. You can meet Nikki at the networking event in Room #304 and the WIFI booth #3757 located on Association Row.
   
  09/04 Mike White–BBI Regional Manager of the North East Region will be the new incoming President for the MFDA Fastener Association and Barbara Traum from LoganTownship NJ as incoming secretary. Congratulations to both Mike & Barbara. We know you'll both make a great impact to the industry.
   
  Congratulations to Chuck Halpin–National Accounts Manager for BBI for taking the final exam and passing with a perfect score to become a Certified Fastener Specialist from the Fastener Training Institute.
   
  08/30 Congratulations to George Hunt III (GH3) Regional Manager of the Mid-West Region at BBI on being selected by The Young Fastener Professional Association in attending this years NFDA Leadership Academy.
   
  08/29 BBI Q.A. Lab in Santa Fe Springs, CA has been approved for continued accreditation by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) until 2020.
   
  08/09 BBI would like to congratulate Mr. Jun Xu, President and Ms. Peggy Hsieh, COO of Brighton-Best International for being awarded the 2018 Young Fastener Professional Award courtesy of International Fastener Expo (IFE). A special recognition award ceremony will take place on the show floor in the sessions corner at IFE in Las Vegas, NV on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 from 2:30pm-3:30pm.
   
  07/27 BBI Mid-West Regional Manager George Hunt III (GH3) joins the podcast of www.fullythreaded.com episode #130 on education and follow-up from the Mid-West panel discussion.
   
  07/10 Brighton-Best International has been awarded the 2018 Growth Champion Industrial Trade and tools Award at the National Conference in Australia courtesy of Hardware & Building Traders (HBT) Link.
   
  06/20 BBI is pleased to announce that it’s Proferred US Anchor division has received the Miami Dade County approval for its flagship anchor – Ultrawedge+. This approval covers Cracked and Un-cracked concrete to include high velocity, corrosion and State of Florida recognition.
   
  06/11 Brighton-Best International was awarded the 2017 Supplier Excellence Award courtesy of Distributor Partnership of America (DPA).
   
  05/30 BBI is pleased to introduce Mr. Arthur Bernardon as the newest member of the BBI organization, Arthur (Artie) will be working in the Proferred US Anchor Product Division as the new Proferred US Anchor Business Development Manager. Artie comes to BBI from a stellar career as VP of the Powers Fastener Company working in the capacity of purchasing, marketing, key accounts. He brings a wealth of industry experience. Artie is extremely pleased to have this opportunity to work in our dynamic environment with accelerated growth.
   
  05/22 Brighton-Best welcomes Chris Conley as our new Ironclad Regional Sales Manager for the Upper Midwest Region. Chris has a very strong background selling PPE through distribution. Chris is a graduate of Minnesota State where he majored in Physical Education and played NCAA basketball. Chris and his family live in the Minneapolis, MN area. You can reach Chris at cconley@ironclad.com.
   
  04/25 BBI would like to congratulate Linda Grohowski from BBI-Sayreville on passing the final exam and becoming a Certified Fastener Specialist from the Fastener Training Institute, courtesy of Women in the Fastener Industry.
   
  03/12 Brighton-Best International would like to congratulate Mario Castellanos from BBI-Chicago for his promotion to Assistant Warehouse Manager.

Senator Josh Newman is honored to congratulate BBI Product Manager Rosa E Hearn as 2018 Woman of Distinction in the Business category. Senator Newman celebrates and awards impactful and outstanding women in the 29th Senate District for their contributions to their community and their industry. The Senator will be hosting a dinner celebration in honor of Rosa on Thursday, March 22 in Fullerton, CA. BBI would like to congratulate Ms. Hearn for her continued success.

   
  02/20 Congratulations to Nick Viggiano, BBI Vice President / Product Manager who is being inducted in the North Coast Fastener Association (NCFA) Hall of Fame. A dinner will be given in honor of Mr. Viggiano at the next NCFA 2018 dinner meeting. Brighton-Best is very proud of Nick for his significant contributions to the industrial fastener industry and for his many years of service. For more information please visit www.ncfaonline.com
   
  01/30 Brighton-Best International would like to congratulate Stewart Weese, as he has been promoted to Warehouse Manager in Tampa. Stewart has been with BBI since 2008. Stewart has been an intricate part in the excellent service levels in the Tampa warehouse. His great work ethic and attitude will propel him to grow into an excellent Warehouse Manager. You can reach out and congratulate Stewart at sweese@brightonbest.com.
   
  01/26 BBI is pleased to announce the promotion of Frank Garza as Texas Regional Warehouse Manager. Frank has been a valuable part of our sales team and will continue his growth in his new position. This challenging new position will allow us to use his sales experience in conjunction with our customer focused policies in the Dallas warehouse.
   
  01/03 Brighton-Best International is pleased to announce the promotion of Tom Stocking to the position of Southwest Regional Manager. Tom is an industry veteran with over 20 years of industry experience. Tom will bring his knowledge of the market and passion for his customers to his new role. Please join me in congratulating Tom. Tom can be reached at tstocking@brightonbest.com.
   
  01/02 BBI is pleased to announce expansion of the Strongville OH warehouse. The expanded facility is approx. 212,000 sq ft and will house over 35 million pounds of inventory...more
   

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