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PennEngineering - Flaring Standoff Install Permanently in Thin Sheet

New microPEM® MSOFS™ flaring standoffs install permanently in thin panels of any hardness and material, including stainless steel, plastics, and printed circuit boards. A unique flaring feature adds value by allowing for installation into multiple panels. (read more)

PennEngineering - microPEM® Fasteners

Ideal for today's compact electronics including: Laptops, Notebooks / Ultrabook™ Devices, Tablet Computers, Cell/Smart Phones, and Gaming/Hand Held Devices. Parts for smaller and/or thinner applications have been designed. Parts for smaller and/or thinner applications have been designed. (read more)

PennEngineering - PEM® TYPE TSO4™ Self-Clinching Standoffs

New PEM® Type TSO4™ self-clinching stainless steel standoffs introduced by PennEngineering® provide ideal fastener solutions for stacking or spacing components to (or from) ultra-thin stainless steel panels. These specially hardened stainless fasteners install reliably and permanently into stainless steel sheets as thin as .025”/0.63mm. (read more)

PennEngineering - SMTSS™ ReelFast® SNAP-TOP® Standoffs

PEM® SMTSS™ fasteners feature a spring action to hold P.C. Board securely without screw or threaded hardware. (read more)

PennEngineering - STICKSCREW® Small Screw Insertion Systems

The STICKSCREW® brand system offers manufacturers an extremely fast, accurate and efficient method of small screw insertion. (read more)

PennEngineering - PEM® VariMount® Fastening System

The PEM® VariMount® fastening system is an assembly comprised of a standard PEM nuts, studs or standoffs mounted permanently into a base plate. The assembly can then be fastened or bonded to assorted panel types in a variety of ways. (read more)

PennEngineering - SI® Threaded Metal Inserts

SI® threaded inserts from PennEngineering® provide durable and reusable metal threads in plastic materials to accept mating hardware and subsequently allow for access to an assembly whenever required. (read more)

PennEngineering - Flush-head Studs with X-Press™ Thread Profile

PEM® self-clinching, flush-head studs with X-Press™ threads are typically used with push-on or other plastic fasteners. The coarse thread design of the thread reduces assembly time and provides high retention force. (read more)

PennEngineering - ReelFast® Surface Mount Captive Panel Screws

New Type SMTPFLSM™ surface mount spring-loaded panel fastener provides ease of installation and high precision positioning without loose hardware. (read more)

PennEngineering - PEM® Type THFE™ Heavy-Duty Studs

PEM® Type THFE™ heavy-duty studs from PennEngineering® clinch permanently into thin metal sheets to provide robust fastening solutions and practical alternatives to weld studs for especially demanding applications where high strength attachment may be required. (read more)

PennEngineering - PEMSERT® Type F4™ Self-Clinching Flush Nuts

PEMSERT® Type F4™ self-clinching flush nuts from PennEngineering® introduce ideal attachment solutions for stainless steel assemblies by providing load-bearing threads in thin stainless sheets without creating any protrusions on either side. (read more)

PennEngineering - aeroPEM® Fasteners

The PennEngineering® aeroPEM® brand offers aircraft / aerospace equipment manufacturer's highly engineered fastener solutions to meet or exceed their industry's specific requirements. (read more)

PennEngineering - microPEM® TackSert™ Pins Type TK™

New microPEM® TackSert™ pins introduce reliable fastener solutions to attach top panels securely to a base panel or chassis in compact electronic assemblies. (read more)

PennEngineering - Design News Features microPEM® TackSert™ Fasteners

A new blog from Design News Magazine highlights microPEM® TackSert™ fasteners. PennEngineering keeps coming up with clever fasteners to solve a wide range of design and manufacturing problems. The latest is no exception. The company introduced a new line of its microPEM pin fasteners as an alternative to micro-screws in compact electronic assemblies. (read more)

PennEngineering - microPEM® Inserts For Plastics

The new microPEM® Type MSIB™ thru-threaded inserts for plastic are designed for use in straight or tapered holes. The symmetrical design eliminates the need for orientation. They are installed by pressing them into the mounting hole with ultrasonic insertion equipment. (read more)

PennEngineering - Fasteners for Mounting to Printed Circuit Boards

PEM® brand fasteners utilize self-clinching, broaching, flaring, surface mount, or weld technology to provide strong, reusable, and permanent threads and mounting points in thin sheetmetal, P.C. board materials, and other ductile or non-ductile thin material. (read more)

PennEngineering - Sheet To Sheet Attachment

PEM® brand fasteners utilize self-clinching, broaching, flaring, surface mount, or weld technology to provide strong, reusable, and permanent threads and mounting points in thin sheetmetal, P.C. board materials, and other ductile or non-ductile thin material. (read more)

PennEngineering - Atlas® MaxTite® Blind Threaded Rivets

Atlas® MaxTite® blind threaded rivets are designed for high load applications. Countersunk feature allow fastener to be installed flush with the surface of the sheet. Available with rib or key features for high torque application. (read more)

PennEngineering - Atlas® Plus+Tite® Inserts

• Pre-bulbed
• Straight Shank (read more)

PennEngineering - Nuts for Sheet Metal

PEM® brand fasteners utilize self-clinching, broaching, flaring, surface mount, or weld technology to provide strong, reusable, and permanent threads and mounting points in thin sheetmetal, P.C. board materials, and other ductile or non-ductile thin material. (read more)

PennEngineering - Standoffs For Sheet Metal

PEM® brand fasteners utilize self-clinching, broaching, flaring, surface mount, or weld technology to provide strong, reusable, and permanent threads and mounting points in thin sheetmetal, P.C. board materials, and other ductile or non-ductile thin material. (read more)

PennEngineering - Cable Tie-Mounts and Hooks For Sheet Metal

PEM® brand fasteners utilize self-clinching, broaching, flaring, surface mount, or weld technology to provide strong, reusable, and permanent threads and mounting points in thin sheetmetal, P.C. board materials, and other ductile or non-ductile thin material. (read more)

PennEngineering - Atlas® FM™

Full Metric Insert (read more)

PennEngineering - Studs and Pins For Sheet Metal

PEM® brand fasteners utilize self-clinching, broaching, flaring, surface mount, or weld technology to provide strong, reusable, and permanent threads and mounting points in thin sheetmetal, P.C. board materials, and other ductile or non-ductile thin material. (read more)

PennEngineering - Atlas® SpinTite® Blind Threaded Rivets

Atlas® blind threaded inserts are designed to provide strong threads in thin panel sections. They are called “blind” because they can be installed from one side of the panel. Access to both sides is not required. That’s why these fasteners are ideally suited for tubing, extrusion, and other similar types of applications. (read more)

PennEngineering - PEMSERTER® Fastener Insertion Press

Fastener-installation equipment, pioneered by PennEngineering, can deliver a competitive edge. No matter how demanding a job, our systems and expertise provide time-proven solutions. (read more)

PennEngineering - Captive Panel Screws and Hardware

PEM® brand fasteners utilize self-clinching, broaching, flaring, surface mount, or weld technology to provide strong, reusable, and permanent threads and mounting points in thin sheet metal, P.C. board materials, and other ductile or non-ductile thin material. (read more)

PennEngineering - PEMspec™ iPhone® iPad® App Now Available

PEMspec™ is a free iPhone/iPad app that allows users to quickly lookup critical installation dimensions for a selected PEM® fastener. Selections can be made by navigating quickly through the family type categories, photos or by direct part number search. (read more)

News articles and press releases for PennEngineering:

11/01/2018

PEM® self-clinching SH™ nuts and HFLH™ studs from PennEngineering® can successfully install in high-strength thin steel sheets to provide permanent threads for mating hardware in automotive component attachment applications.

10/18/2018

New PEM® PreTect™ thread masking plugs from PennEngineering® will protect internal threads of self-clinching nuts and standoffs during paint and powder coating processes.

09/27/2018

SI® inserts from PennEngineering® permanently install in plastic assemblies to provide durable and reusable metal threads for mating hardware and allow for repeated disassembly and re-attachment whenever required.

08/14/2018

PEM® SFN™ spinning flare nuts from PennEngineering® become permanently captivated upon installation in thin metal sheets.

07/10/2018

ATLAS® SpinTite® blind threaded inserts from PennEngineering® provide strong, permanent, and reusable threads in thin sheet materials where only one side is accessible for hardware installation.

05/31/2018

PEM® TSO4™self-clinching threaded standoffs from PennEngineering® offer reliable fastener solutions to securely stack or space components in ultra-thin stainless steel assemblies.

05/09/2018

New stainless steel PEM® TK™TackSert® pins from PennEngineering® introduce ideal alternatives to screws for attaching thin panels in assemblies.

03/28/2018

FHX™ self-clinching flush-head studs uniquely feature an X-Press™ thread profile enabling quick mating with push-on plastic nuts, wire tie products, or other plastic fasteners in thin metal assemblies.

03/01/2018

PEM® PFC4™ self-clinching captive panel screws from PennEngineering® install permanently into stainless steel enclosures to enable easy access whenever necessary and eliminate risks associated with loose screws.

01/24/2018

New microPEM® MSOFS™ flaring standoffs from PennEngineering® provide ideal miniature fastener solutions to attach and/or space components in compact electronic assemblies.

01/05/2018

PEMHEX® self-clinching prevailing torque locknuts from PennEngineering® integrate a trademarked blue nylon hexagonal insert designed to prevent mating screws from loosening in service due to vibration.

11/30/2017

Aluminum and stainless steel microPEM® TackSert® pins from PennEngineering® provide cost-effective alternatives to micro screws for attaching top panels to base panels or chassis in compact electronic assemblies.

10/31/2017

New PEM® S-RT™ self-clinching free-running locknuts from PennEngineering® feature a modified thread angle enabling easier tightening of mating screws and superior vibration-resistant locking performance in thin metal assemblies.

10/19/2017

PennEngineering®, a global leader in fastening technologies, has expanded operations in Galway, Ireland, with a new 80,000-square-foot manufacturing and research facility.

10/05/2017

PEMSERT® self-clinching flush nuts from PennEngineering® ideally suit attachment applications where a thin metal sheet requires load-bearing threads stronger than tapped holes but must remain flat without any protrusions on either side of the sheet.

08/17/2017

PEM® FHL™ and FHLS™ self-clinching flush-head studs from PennEngineering® feature a unique low-displacement head design enabling close-to-edge installation of the fasteners in thin metal sheets.

07/25/2017

New PEM® SMTSSS™ ReelFast® SNAP-TOP® standoff fasteners from PennEngineering® hold printed circuit boards securely in assemblies without requiring mating screws or other loose threaded hardware to complete attachment.

07/20/2017

DANBORO, PA, USA, July 20, 2017 – Rocky Pinheiro has joined PennEngineering® as Global Vice President of Quality, it was announced today by the Company.

06/28/2017

DANBORO, PA, June 28, 2017 – PennEngineering® is pleased to announce the acquisition of Whitesell® Formed Components, with operations in Waterford, Romulus and Novi, MI, and Whitesell® Canada in Vaughan, Ontario, Canada.

06/13/2017

The PEM® VariMount® fastening system enables the use of PEM® self-clinching fasteners for attachment applications in composites, plastics, metal, and any rigid material or panel.

05/30/2017

PennEngineering®, a global pioneer for 75 years in the development and manufacture of precision fasteners and systems, announces that it now uses lead-free material for the manufacture of its entire cataloged product line of steel fasteners.

05/22/2017

The new Atlas® Process Monitoring unit introduces a cost-effective capability to monitor the operation of standard Atlas tools

04/27/2017

PEM® TY-D® self-clinching cable tie-mounts and hooks from PennEngineering® create secure metal attachment points for mounting wires and cables to electronic chassis or enclosures.

04/06/2017

The new base model of the PEMSERTER® Series 2000® fastener installation press from PennEngineering® introduces a manual-feed system offering the same powerful ram force and ideal throat depth as the higher-end automatic version.

03/23/2017

PEM® concealed-head self-clinching studs and standoffs from PennEngineering® install permanently in thin metal assemblies to provide strong and reusable threads for mating hardware.

03/09/2017

PennEngineering® Celebrates 75 Years As A Global Leader In Fastening Solutions

02/02/2017

PEM® Type SL™ self-clinching steel locknuts integrate a unique TRI-DENT® locking feature to hold mating screws tight over time by providing sufficient torsional resistance to withstand vibration, thermal cycling, and other disruptive forces.

01/10/2017

The ATLAS® Products division of PennEngineering® has won a first-place Supplier Award for 2016 from Fastenal®, the largest distributor of threaded fasteners in North America.

12/15/2016

New aluminum versions of SI® brand threaded inserts from PennEngineering® introduce lead-free and lightweight alternatives to brass counterparts and offer ideal solutions to eliminate potential environmental and recycling issues

12/08/2016

New PEM® self-clinching stainless steel standoff fasteners with bright nickel plating provide ideal corrosion resistance and contribute to an attractive finish in stainless steel assemblies.

10/25/2016

Several dedicated families of PEM® fasteners from PennEngineering® enable secure and reliable attachment for a wide range of printed circuit board applications.

10/03/2016

OCTOBER 3, 2016 – PennEngineering® (Danboro, PA, USA) announced today that it has successfully completed the previously announced acquisition of Heyco® Products Inc.

09/14/2016

PEM® Type MSO4™ microPEM® self-clinching standoff fasteners from PennEngineering® enable components to be mounted and/or spaced in compact electronic assemblies, especially suiting applications where space may be extremely limited for attachment hardware.

08/09/2016

PEM® self-clinching pilot pins from PennEngineering® are offered in a variety of designs to provide ideal hardware solutions for positioning, alignment, or pivot applications.

07/28/2016

PennEngineering® (Danboro, PA, USA) has entered into an agreement to acquire Heyco® Products Inc. (Toms River, NJ, USA), it was announced today by both companies.

06/23/2016

PEM® self-clinching standoff fasteners from PennEngineering® enable precise and reliable mounting, spacing, or stacking of panels, boards, or components in assemblies.

06/02/2016

PennEngineering® has obtained a preliminary injunction against three patent and trademark infringers (collectively “Pemco”): Pemco Hardware Inc., Dongguan Fenggang Pemco Hardware Factory, and Shenzhen Pemco Fastening Systems Co., Ltd. (China).

05/04/2016

Their unique symmetrical shape will accommodate either straight or tapered holes and eliminates any need for orientation of the inserts during installation.

03/01/2016

Type MPP™ microPEM® self-clinching pins from PennEngineering® provide reliable solutions for demanding micro positioning and alignment applications in compact electronic assemblies.

01/07/2016

PEM® ReelFast® surface mount fasteners offers a variety of reliable attachment solutions for printed circuit board applications.

03/12/2014

PEM® self-clinching threaded studs in an expanding range of designs introduce ideal solutions offering application-specific benefits for thin metal attachments.

02/28/2014

A new blog from Design News Magazine highlights microPEM® TackSert™ fasteners. PennEngineering keeps coming up with clever fasteners to solve a wide range of design and manufacturing problems. The latest is no exception.

02/07/2014

New microPEM® TackSert™ pins introduce reliable fastener solutions to attach top panels securely to a base panel or chassis in compact electronic assemblies.

02/03/2014

PEM® self-clinching fasteners for use in stainless steel assemblies install reliably and permanently into thin stainless steel sheets and enable lighter designs by minimizing hardware parts count.

01/16/2014

PennEngineering® Automotive Fastener Co. Ltd. (Kunshan, China) has earned the “2013 GM Supplier Quality Excellence Award” from General Motors.

12/10/2013

New microPEM® thru-threaded brass inserts for plastics introduce ideal fastener solutions to attach components in compact electronic assemblies.

11/05/2013

PEM® Type PFC4™ self-clinching captive panel screws introduce fastener solutions engineered to install permanently and reliably into stainless steel assemblies.

10/22/2013

PEM® C.A.P.S.® captive access panel screws integrate a captive screw in a spring-loaded assembly to provide “all-in-one” hardware solutions to securely attach panels, covers, drawers, racks, or other access points...

10/08/2013

Patented PEM® self-clinching cable tie-hooks remain securely fixed in place where installed to provide permanent attachment points for mounting wires and cables inside electronic chassis or enclosures.

09/17/2013

PennEngineering® provides PEM® brand fasteners and PEMSERTER® installation presses in Italy for all markets.

09/04/2013

PEM® Type SMPS™ self-clinching nuts introduce ideal fasteners for ultra-thin metal sheet applications where design envelopes may be restrictive and space for attachment hardware may be limited.

07/24/2013

PEM® Types PF50™ and PF60™ self-clinching captive panel screws keep hardware parts count to a minimum by integrating a captive screw in a spring-loaded assembly to promote easy and efficient handling and installation.

06/19/2013

New PEM® Type SFN™ spinning flare nuts are designed to rotate freely when permanently captivated in thin metal sheets for quick attachment to mating hardware and reduced need for loose fasteners such as flange nuts.

05/28/2013

PEM® spinning clinch bolts for use in thin metal sheets introduce one-piece captive screw solutions whose controlled clinching action during installation permanently captivates the screw while allowing it to spin freely in the sheet.

05/02/2013

PEMSERT® self-clinching flush nuts introduce ideal solutions for attachment applications where thin metal sheets can benefit from the introduction of strong load-bearing threads without creating any protrusions on either side.

04/16/2013

PEM® Type FHP™ self-clinching flush-head studs install permanently into thin stainless steel sheets to provide ideal solutions for attachment applications requiring superior corrosion resistance.

03/27/2013

The new PEM® heat sink mounting system (patent pending) introduces an ideally engineered solution to securely attach heat sinks to circuit boards while providing firm and constant contact to the chip component for optimum heat dissipation.

02/04/2013

PEM® SpotFast® self-clinching fasteners enable two sheets to be joined permanently in a flush-attachment connection without protrusions on either side.

02/04/2013

PEM® self-clinching fasteners for use in stainless steel assemblies install reliably and permanently into thin stainless steel sheets and enable lighter designs by minimizing hardware parts count.

01/28/2013

New field staff appointments have been announced by PennEngineering® with the objectives to expand the existing sales and distribution network in the marketplace and reinforce the Company’s strategic global presence.

01/15/2013

PennEngineering's microPEM® TackPin™ Fastener has been selected as a finalist in the “2012 Golden Mousetrap Awards” competition sponsored by Design News

11/15/2012

New comprehensive bulletin available for complete line of microPEM® fasteners.