Iowa’s Full-Service Fastener Manufacturer and Fastener Distribution Center
When you operate an OEM or MRO, you don’t have time to waste. You can’t take a chance on products or vendors that may not be reliable.
That’s why you need Iowa Fastener on your side. We are your one-stop-shop for all your inventory management and fastener manufacturing and distribution needs. Whatever your project requires, our skilled team has you covered.
We manufacture custom and non-standard fasteners and operate the highest volume distribution center of nuts and bolts and standard fasteners in the U.S.
We aren’t just in the fastener business; we’re in the people business. We aim to go beyond helping you complete one project. We’re here to build life-long relationships.
Your projects matter to us because people matter to us.
Iowa Fastener understands the needs of industries like yours. That’s why we prioritize Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI). We are prepared to ensure you have everything your projects require every step of the way.
We Make Buying Fasteners Easy!
When you start a building project, you need reliable material and services to see it through. We deliver. Iowa Fastener opened its doors in 2019 and was forged in the fires of 2020.
We’ve not only survived but thrived through volatile seasons. We’ll be here for you until your project is completed.
Iowa Fastener is strategically located just off I-35 in Ankeny. We’re ready and able to get on the road, get to your site, and keep your project on schedule.
Iowa Fastener Provides VMI Solutions for OEM and MRO
If you need comprehensive inventory management services to optimize your C-component supply chain, we’re your solution!
Our team of experts has spent years developing inventory management programs with customers that are flexible, innovative, and lean.
We are laser-focused on helping our partners lower their total cost of ownership (TCO) and right-size inventory while improving operations by avoiding stockouts.
We work closely with our partners to map their plants, optimize their production lines, and collect real-time data to increase efficiency.
Our Vendor Managed Inventory Services include:
- 100% On-Site Project Management
- Personalized & Optimized Inventory Management Solutions
- Custom Hardware Kits and Packaging
- Bin Identification Tracking
- Bin & Rack Barcoding
- Customer Assigned Portal
- Real-Time Reporting
- Part Usage
- On-Hand & On Hand Value
- Real-Time Transaction Posting
- Customized Reporting
- E&O Alerts
Do you aim to decrease production costs and increase efficiency – without sacrificing quality? These are some of the goals we help our partners achieve.
By partnering with us, companies see a wealth of improvements and benefits to their supply chain and their company. On average, our partners lower their Total Cost of Ownership by 10-30%.
More VMI Benefits For You:
- Working capital improvements
- Purchase and consumption reductions
- Price improvement
- Supplier rationalization
- Data visibility
- Standardized storeroom processes
- Standardized products
- Labor and Transactional
- Purchase Volume
- Freight Consumption
- Inventory Footprint
- Real-Time Data reporting
Construction Industries Served
Metal building and structural steel fabrication are the primary industries we serve. We are prepared to meet your fabrication needs for metal roofing, commercial metal buildings & residential metal buildings.
Metal Building and Structural Steel Products
Check out some of our industry-leading inventory:
- A325 and A490 heavy hex bolts (structural)
- Tension control bolts
- Associated structural components
- DH nuts
- Grade C nuts
- DTI washers
- F436 washers
- Self Drilling Screws
- Metal to Wood Screws
- Bracing Hardware
- Sealants and Pipe Flashing
- Foam Closures
Specialty Products for the Metal Building and Steel Construction
With our sister branch, Dallas Fastener, we can powder coat screws in-house for the Metal Building, Metal Roofing, Pole-Barn, and Shed-Building industries.
We stock over 27 industry standard colors. Color matching is also available for those hard-to-find special panel and trim colors.
Our screws are coated with BKOTE®, our multi-layer high-grade coating that combines for superior rust resistance.
Our long-life screws combine the BKOTE® system with a premium zinc-aluminum die-cast head and provide the ultimate resistance to corrosion found in harsh environments.
Why Choose Iowa Fastener
- As a part of the Birmingham Fastener family, we are one of the largest inventories of structural fasteners in the nation
- Multiple points of distribution across the country
- One-stop shop for metal building fabricators
- In-house powder coating for metal building screws at our Dallas branch. Custom colors available.
- Custom job packing for any industry
- Comprehensive inventory management solutions to optimize your C-component supply chain
Meet Iowa Fastener Sales Manager: Rick Parker
If you’ve been looking for a leader with a long-term investment in the fastener industry, look no further. With more than 25 years of experience, Rick knows the industry inside and out.
He has been actively involved in the community in profound and meaningful ways. Rick is a 4th Degree in the Knights of Columbus. He is also a member of the Chamber of Commerce.
Rick Parker isn’t just active in the community; he enjoys a healthy, active lifestyle as well. When Rick’s not helping people solve their fastener needs, you can find him on the golf course or biking with family and friends.