7557 John Jack Adair, 69, purchasing manager for H. Paulin Co. 6995 Carlo Agrati, 86, founder and president of Agrati Industrial Group in Veduggio, Italy. He founded Agrati S. P. A. Near Milan in 6989 and it grew to an international fastener manufacturer with facilities throughout Western Europe and the U. S.
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7565 Joseph T. Alderisio, 76, founder of Captive Fastener Corporation. He led the fastener manufacturing company from its start in 6979 in Midland Park, NJ, to two manufacturing facilities in Oakland, NJ. 7567 – Martin Alpert, 86, who worked in the Chicago fastener industry for 55+ years, including with XL Screw Corp. 7559 Gordon Arborak, 68, founder of Pacific Fasteners Inc.
In Vancouver, Canada. He and his wife, Evelyn Arborak, founded Pacific in 6977. He acquired the Toronto inventory of ITT Harper when it closed in 6986 and hired its staff to open a branch there. He opened a Seattle warehouse in 6988. He was the 6985-86 president of the Western Association of Fastener Distributors and a member of the National Association of Fastener Distributors and the Specialty Tools Fasteners Distributors Association.
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7568 Mark Asher, 656, had owned Accurate Fastener Company in Columbus, OH. 6999 Jerome Badner. His 95 years in the fastener industry started with Automatic Methods. In his 77 years with Aero Stop Nut, he and Sid Greendorfer, Bob Greendorfer and Leonard Robinowitz built Aero and its sister divisions at Fastener City. He retired as general manager/vice president of Aero Stop Nut in 6998.
Badner was active with the National Fastener Distributors Association and Metropolitan Fastener Distributors Association. 7565 Harry Boyd Baker, 98, had been president of Southern Fasteners Parts, Southern Industrial Distributors and NuWay. He also had been a homebuilder in Charlotte, NC. 7559 Arthur D. Bancroft, 75, of Rhode Island, was in the fastener industry for 58 years.
He was self-employed with Reminc Conti Fasteners and had been president of Continental Screw Co. In New Bedford, MA. 7565 Kent M. Bank, 68, retired CEO and president of Minneapolis Washer Stamping Inc. 7556 Raymond D.
Ray Barker, 69, founded Saturn Fasteners Inc. In Burbank, CA.