CHATTANOOGA, TN — Bolts & Nuts Corp., a nationwide industrial distribution firm based in Chattanooga, TN, announced it has acquired Macon, GA-based Industrial Fastening of Macon, in support of its growth and expansion strategy. With this acquisition, and with the addition of the team in Macon, Bolts & Nuts will broaden its ability to serve its strategic manufacturers and OEMs in the state of Georgia. Bolts & Nuts serves customers in over 40 states, Mexico and Europe.
“We are excited for Jim Watson, his fantastic team and their valuable customer base to become a part of the Bolts & Nuts family, and we are excited to broaden our reach for our customers in Georgia, supporting economic development, job creation and contribution to the Macon and Georgia community that is core to the Bolts & Nuts values,” said Mike Strunk, CEO of Bolts & Nuts.
According to Jim Watson, CEO of Industrial Fastening of Macon, “In combining with Bolts & Nuts, our team acquires the advantages of global scale while marrying up with a company whose core values are focus on delivering value to our four key stakeholders: customers, team members, community and suppliers.”
As with its other locations in Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, North Carolina, Nebraska and Illinois, the Macon facility will continue to be a full stocking location to distribute fastener, specialty, and MRO parts to manufacturers in Georgia. Bolts & Nuts specializes in offering customized Vendor Managed Inventory programs focused on increasing efficiency and reducing costs. They utilize their expert global team to directly source parts both internationally and domestically.
Chattanooga-based Bolts & Nuts Corp. specializes in offering customized Vendor Managed Inventory and Value-Added Engineered Programs for fasteners, MRO & Industrial Supplies and Class C parts, focusing on increasing efficiency and reducing costs for its OEM customers.