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2018 winners of TORX® Drive System World Class Quality Awards

Acument Global Technologies, Inc. (Acument), a leading supplier of mechanical fastening technology, has announced the 2018 winners of its TORX® Drive System World Class Quality Awards. Owner of one of the largest and longest-running intellectual property licensing programs in the fastening industry, Acument established the annual award program in 2005 to recognize its high-performing, qualified licensees who demonstrate the greatest commitment to manufacturing high quality, authentic TORX® fasteners and tooling during the previous calendar year. Eight drive tool and 24 fastener manufacturers representing the countries of China, Germany, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan, and the United States were among the Acument TORX® licensees receiving the award for their 2018 performance. They include:


TORX® Drive Tool Licensees

§ Eklind Tool Company, Franklin Park, Illinois, USA (first time)

§ Progressive Chun Yip Co., Ltd., Tianjin, China (third time)

§ Robert Schroeder GmbH & Co, Ronsdorf, Germany (eleventh time)

§ Skyo Industries, Inc Ormond Beach, FL USA (first time)

§ SNA Europe Industries Iberia SA Spain (first time)

§ Walter Schröder GmbH, Iserlohn, Germany, (second time)

§ Yih Cheng Factory Co., Ltd, Nantou, Taiwan, ROC (fifth time)

§ Zephyr Manufacturing Co., Inglewood, CA, USA (sixth time)


TORX® Fastener Licensees

§ Agrati – Park Forest, IL USA (seventh time)

§ Agrati – Valparaiso, IN USA (fourth time)

§ ARNOLD Umformtechnik GmbH & Co. KG, Ernsbach, Germany (second time)

§ CAMCAR® LLC Rochester Operations – Rochester, IN USA (third time)

§ CELO SUZHOU – Taicang, China (third time)

§ EJOT Fastening Systems Co. Ltd, Taicang, China (second time)

§ EJOT GmbH & Co. KG, Tambach-Dietharz, Germany (third time)

§ Gosho Works Ltd Japan (second time)

§ Holbrook Manufacturing, Inc – Wheeling, IL USA (eleventh time)

§ Ideal Fasteners, Inc, Anaheim, CA, USA (seventh time)

§ Industrias Lotu, SA, Pamplona, Spain (second time)

§ Lih Ta Fasteners Co., Ltd., Kweishan Shiang, Taiwan ROC (sixth time)

§ MNP Cop. Utica, MI USA (second time)

§ MNP Precision Parts, LLC Rockford, IL USA (third time)

§ QST International Corp, Tainan City, Taiwan ROC (seventh time)

§ SAGA TEKKOHSHO CO Kanagawa, Japan (first time)

§ Semblex Corp – Elmhurst, IL, USA (eleventh time)

§ Sin Fu Shan International, Taiwan, ROC (fourth time)

§ Southco, Inc, Honeoye Falls, NY, USA (second time)

§ SPS Technologies, Inc Santa Ana, CA USA (first time)

§ Stanley Engineered Fastening/Tri-Star, Taiwan, ROC (sixth time)

§ TR Formac Pte, Ltd, Singapore (fifth time)

§ Unisteel Fastening Systems Co. Ltd., Shanghai, China (sixth time)

§ Unisteel Technology (M) Sdn Bhd at Johor Darul Takzim, Malaysia (ninth time)


“Once again we applaud our Torx® drive licensees who have made the commitment to establish themselves as world class suppliers,” said Steve Dixon, Director of Intellectual Property and Licensing for Acument. “The efforts on their part to accomplish this achievement, many of them for multiple years, have contributed to the growing importance of the Torx® brand and its representation around the world of the highest levels of quality assurance and performance. Acument is very proud of each of these companies and granting them this confirms their overall positions as the best of the best.”

 Breakthrough Drive Systems

 Since its introduction in the 1960s, the TORX® Drive System has become the world’s leading high-performance drive system for threaded assemblies in a broad range of applications and end-use markets due to its clear advantages in numerous assembly situations. Qualified licensed manufacturers apply Acument’s TORX® and TORX PLUS® drive systems for applications in automotive, industrial, electronics, aerospace, and other markets.