Sheet Metal Fastening, No Nuts Required

Published On: September 17th, 2021

Supply chain crunch brings hardware challenges to the fore for metal fabrication shops.

2021’s supply chain challenges have led to some absurd realities, proving that even the smallest ripple can grow into waves of disruption. According to one representative at a major contract metal fabricator based in the upper Midwest, the company experienced major project delays not due to sheet metal shortages or even labor challenges. Weld nuts, it turned out, were to blame.

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