About Us

Our Story

While our fasteners bond your products together, it’s our relationships that bond everything else. Our diverse team of experts, empowered by tech-enabled processes, create measurable impact on your efficiency and profitability. We encourage you to explore our site or contact us today to learn how we can serve you.



To deliver scalable and reliable supply chain and manufacturing solutions through industry leading technology and innovation, powered by our values and connections with customers, suppliers and employees.

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To simplify complexity for our customers while we develop and support our team.

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We focus on these core global values: Teamwork, Honesty, Respect, Excellence, Accountability and Drive, referred to as THREAD.

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Our Numbers Tell The Story

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Number of global suppliers
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zero defect culture

Our History Demonstrates Results


Fastener Distributor Inception
Infast Group PLC


Fastener Manufacturer Inception
Barton Cold-Form


Fastener Business Acquisitions
Camille Gergen
MFU Holdings S.P.A.
Walters Hexagon Group Ltd.
Sofrasar SA
Quality Screw & Nut
Distribution Dynamics Inc. (DDI)
Falcon House
Total Supply Solutions
QSM of Illinois (Wood Dale)


Geographical Expansion

June 1, 2015

Optimas Inception


Geographical Expansion


eCommerce Launched


Fastener Business Acquisition
Circle Bolt & Nut

Our People Make The Difference

Our industrial customers’ products support many aspects of everyday life. By helping them manufacture more efficiently and profitably, Optimas makes business and the world a better place. For 100+ years, this kind of thinking has connected us to customers. We invest in them, and they experience the difference.

Optimas Employees Working Together
Optimas Culture Drives Our Actions

Our Culture Drives Our Actions

Our core “THREAD” values are foundational to engaging with customers, suppliers, and industry stakeholders. This is evident by our recent service awards and business achievements. Click below to dive deeper into our awards, “THREAD” values, Global Quality, and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Policies.

Our Awards Speak For Themselves

  • Caterpillar Supplier Excellence Award
    (US: 2023)
  • Cummins Quality Award
    (US: 2023)
  • MDM Research Top Fastener Distributors List
    (US:2015 – 2023)
  • Industrial Distributor Magazine Big 50 List
    (US:2015 – 2023)
  • Cummins Quality Excellence Award
    (Global: 2022)
  • UK Ventilator Challenge Team Contributor
    (UK: 2020)
  • Cummins Engine Outstanding Supplier Award
    (UK: 2020)
  • La-Z-Boy Silver Level Supplier Award
    (North America: 2019)

To see a full list of our certifications, policies, brochures and other literature, please visit our Document Center by clicking here.

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