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Mike McGuire Celebrated for Dedication to the Fastener Industry

Mike McGuire channels years of expertise to his work with Worldwide Fastener Sources

The cornerstone of his success lay in great service, an amazing product, and exceeding people's expectations

    DANIEL ISLAND, SC, May 30, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Mike McGuire has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

At the age of 12, Mr. McGuire began working in a fastener packaging room, learning all he could from his father. Subsequently, he completed high school and dedicated himself to his country through the U.S. Navy. Over the years, he furthered his expertise in the industrial fastener industry and established Worldwide Fastener Sources, which is the most comprehensive informational fastener website in the world with more than 115 major product categories, over 13,000 specific types of fasteners, and 4,500 plus fastener trade names to source fasteners. Likewise, Mr. McGuire created a fastener Distributors Directory, The Fastener Quiz, a Fastener Digital Library, 3D Fastener Printing, Suppliers Directory, Job Board, Fastener History, "REAL" Live Surplus, Technical and Fastener Resources, posting Videos, Catalogs, and an extensive Fastener Glossary all located on

Due to his outstanding breadth of knowledge and experience, Mr. McGuire also aligns himself as Founder of the National Industrial Fastener Show & Conference, the trade magazine American Fastener Journal, which he was the editor and publisher for nearly three and a half decades. Driven to remain abreast of changes in the field, Mr. McGuire is affiliated with the American Purchasing Society, a specialty group called Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs, and THORS eLearning fastener training videos.

An expert in his field, Mr. McGuire holds a bachelor's degree in marketing from Franklin University. In light of his outstanding body of work, he has been honored on several occasions. In addition to being inducted into the Fastener Hall of Fame in 1994, he received the Soaring Eagle Award for Service from the Industrial Fastener Institute in 2020. While his career has been filled with highlights, he takes the most pride in the fastener trade shows he hosted in over the years. The cornerstone of his success lay in great service, an amazing product, and exceeding people's expectations. Looking ahead, Mr. McGuire aims to complete two other projects on which he is currently working, the Fastener Application Guide and developing a Fastener Application Engineering course at Trident Technical College.

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