LATROBE, Pa. -- WIDIA Products Group recently announced that it has signed an agreement with Fastenal to become WIDIA's North American National Distributor.
"This is a very exciting day for WIDIA. Fastenal has been selling WIDIA brands for years, and we are adding the complete portfolio to the Fastenal Company, aligning with our brand and channel strategy going forward," said Bernard C. McConnell, Vice President, WIDIA Product Group and Services. "Fastenal provides coverage in areas not generally supported through our traditional distribution channels," concluded McConnell.
WIDIA continues to make solid progress on its strategy to further increase market presence in distribution channels. By aligning certain brands under the WIDIA name, the company has built an outstanding product portfolio, improved customer access to these products worldwide, and created a robust distribution brand.