All-West Fasteners Announces New President, Internal Promotions

Two All-West managers have achieved Certified Fastener Specialist designation, while the company also named a new president and vice president of sales.

South Seattle-based All-West Fasteners Inc. recently announced four notable changes to its organization. As an ISO 9001:2008 certified distributor, All-West Fasteners congratulates Jeremy Howard, Branch Manager, and Tony Ramage, Warehouse Supervisor, who join Paul Knutzen, Buyer and Quality Manager, as Certified Fastener Specialists. The CFS designation is achieved upon successful completion of advanced fastener training and passing the comprehensive exam administered through the Fastener Training Institute (FTI). As Quality Manager, Paul Knutzen has been instrumental in the development and continual improvement of All-West’s quality system, with the team’s prime goal of providing error-free services to All-West's customers.

CEO Rick Peterson, currently president of the Pacific-West Fastener Association, and former STAFDA president, announced the promotion of Mark Peterson to the role of All-West’s President. All-West also congratulates Chris Shirley on her promotion to Vice President, Sales, as well as Bobbi Partney, Accounting Manager, for assuming the role of Secretary/Treasurer for the corporation.

All-West Fasteners has been serving industrial and electronics OEM customers from its South Seattle headquarters since 1978. During its more than three decades, All-West has remained focused on serving manufacturers as well as the military, and maintains its position as a provider of technical fastener solutions. It also serves customers in the Spokane and Boise areas from two branch locations, and aims to be recognized as the distributor of choice for electro-mechanical components, specialty hardware, and fasteners in the Pacific Northwest. For more information, visit

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