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New PEM® Self-Clinching Stainless Steel Standoff Fasteners with Nickel Plating Provide Ideal Corrosion Resistance and Attractive Finish in Stainless Assemblies

New PEM® self-clinching stainless steel standoff fasteners with bright nickel plating provide ideal corrosion resistance and contribute to an attractive finish in stainless steel assemblies. These 400 Series stainless steel threaded fasteners from PennEngineering® allow for the mounting, spacing, or stacking of panels, boards, or components and will install reliably into thin stainless host sheets by pressing them into pre-punched and properly sized round mounting holes. After installation into sheets with hardness up to HRB 88 / HB 183, they become permanent parts of an assembly and will not loosen or fall out. A mating screw completes the attachment process.

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PEM® Fasteners for Printed Circuit Board Applications

Several dedicated families of PEM® fasteners from PennEngineering® enable secure and reliable attachment for a wide range of printed circuit board applications. Depending on type and style, these fastener solutions can satisfy component-to-board, board-to-board, board-to-chassis, or stacking or spacing attachment challenges. They offer practical alternatives to loose hardware and other joining methods, install permanently without secondary operations, and ultimately can simplify and streamline assembly.

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PEM® Type MSO4™ microPEM® Self-Clinching Standoff Fasteners Mount and/or Space Components in Compact Electronic Assemblies

PEM® Type MSO4™ microPEM® self-clinching standoff fasteners from PennEngineering® enable components to be mounted and/or spaced in compact electronic assemblies, especially suiting applications where space may be extremely limited for attachment hardware. These stainless steel fasteners install easily into thin metal host sheets by pressing them into pre-punched and properly sized mounting holes. After installation, they become permanent parts of an assembly and will not loosen or fall out. A mating screw completes component attachment.

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PEM® Self-Clinching Pilot Pins in Several Variations Provide Solutions for Precise Positioning, Alignment, or Pivot Applications

PEM® self-clinching pilot pins from PennEngineering® are offered in a variety of designs to provide ideal hardware solutions for positioning, alignment, or pivot applications. All install in thin metal sheets and become permanent parts of an assembly. All install easily into thin metal sheets by pressing them into a pre-punched mounting hole of the proper size. After installation they become permanent parts of an assembly. Continue reading

PennEngineering® Enters Into Agreement to Acquire Heyco® Products Inc.

PennEngineering® (Danboro, PA, USA) has entered into an agreement to acquire Heyco® Products Inc. (Toms River, NJ, USA), it was announced today by both companies. Terms of the agreement were undisclosed and no changes are anticipated regarding Heyco’s operations, facilities, and employees. The acquisition is expected to expand sales growth opportunities for both companies.

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PEM® Self-Clinching Standoff Fasteners in Range of Types and Styles Enable Mounting, Spacing, or Stacking of Multi-Panel Assemblies

PEM® self-clinching standoff fasteners from PennEngineering® enable precise and reliable mounting, spacing, or stacking of panels, boards, or components in assemblies. This family of fasteners includes a wide range of types and styles designed for permanent installation into metal sheets as thin as .025” / 0.63mm.
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PennEngineering® Wins Preliminary Injunction Against Three Patent and Trademark Infringers

DANBORO, PA, USA, June 2, 2016 – PennEngineering® has obtained a preliminary injunction against three patent and trademark infringers (collectively “Pemco”): Pemco Hardware Inc., Dongguan Fenggang Pemco Hardware Factory, and Shenzhen Pemco Fastening Systems Co., Ltd. (China). In addition to being restrained from commercializing the infringing products and being ordered to remove the infringing content from its website, Pemco was ordered to transfer ownership of multiple infringing domain names to PennEngineering. As a result, Pemco shut down its entire U.S.-based website.
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Type MSIB™ microPEM® Brass Inserts Provide Reusable Metal Threads to Attach Plastics Securely in Compact Electronic Assemblies

Type MSIB™ microPEM® brass inserts from PennEngineering® provide reusable metal threads to attach plastics securely in compact electronic assemblies. Their unique symmetrical shape will accommodate either straight or tapered holes and eliminates any need for orientation of the inserts during installation. The inserts install permanently where designed into ABS, polycarbonate, and other plastic substrates by pressing them into the host material using ultrasonic equipment or thermal press. Upon installation, they will not loosen or fall out.
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