His appointment brought him national attention for the first time and a publishing contract for his first book.During a summer job at a Chicago law firm he was put under the supervision of another young lawyer, Michelle Robinson.2017 – Martin Alpert, 86, who worked in the Chicago fastener industry for 50 years, including with XL Screw Corp.2004 – Gordon Arborak, 68, founder of Pacific Fasteners Inc. He and his wife, Evelyn Arborak, founded Pacific in 1972. He was a board member of the Western Association of Fastener Distributors from 1986 to 1989.Obama lived briefly in Indonesia after his mother married a second foreign exchange student but returned to Hawaii for high school and was raised by his maternal grandparents.He then moved to the continental United States for the first time and ended up as an undergraduate at Columbia University in New York.
In 1988 he went to Harvard Law School, becoming the first black editor of the prestigious Law Review.He acquired the Toronto inventory of ITT Harper when it closed in 1981 and hired its staff to open a branch there. He was the 1985-86 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. After a first career as a teacher and coach in Albuquerque schools, he joined his parents, J. He and his wife, Bobby Barnhill, were inducted into the NIFS Hall of Fame in 1997. Belford, 72, retired managing director of the Industrial Fasteners Institute.2013 – Mark Asher, 101, had owned Accurate Fastener Company in Columbus, OH. His 40 years in the fastener industry started with Automatic Methods. He started with the IFI in 1950 and was managing director from 1982 to 1984.may use the Search feature to find specific companies or other details. near Milan in 1939 and it grew to an international fastener manufacturer with facilities throughout Western Europe and the U. He held bachelors and masters degrees in mechanical engineering. His early IFI work included spearheading a program to help fastener manufacturers achieve OSHA compliance for noise level reductions.2007 – John “Jack” Adair, 69, purchasing manager for H. 1995 – Carlo Agrati, 81, founder and president of Agrati Industrial Group in Veduggio, Italy. He became editor of in the early 1980s and returned to the IFI in 1987 as standards manager.