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What is a Heli-Coil® & How Does a Heli-Coil® Work?

Last updated on September 7, 2023 2:30:00 PM


As the largest stocking Heli-Coil® distributor in North America and sole provider of oversize wire inserts and twinserts, Olander is the go-to online resource for threaded inserts, fasteners, and more. Within this all-inclusive Heli-Coil® guide, we will discuss what a Heli-Coil® is in addition to how they work, the types of Heli-Coil® inserts available on our site, how to use them, and the intricacies of the installation and removal process.

Continue reading to learn all you need to know about Heli-Coil® from the Olander team, leading the way with 60+ years of industry expertise.

Olander Celebrates 25 Years of Partnership with Stanley Engineered Fastening

Posted by David Byrne Last updated on June 13, 2023 11:30:00 AM


This month, Olander recognizes one of its longstanding business partnerships. For over 25 years, Stanley Engineered Fastening has supplied Olander with the world’s most diverse portfolio of Heli-Coil fastener products.

The partnership spans not just the supply of Heli-Coil products; but tool repair, and profound engineering services and customer support.

The leading fastener supplier to the MedTech industry

Posted by Paul Medeiros  Last updated on Feburary 3, 2023 3:30:00 PM


With its headquarters located in the heart of Silicon Valley, it’s no surprise that Olander supplies fasteners and parts to some of the most innovative manufacturers in the world. This is especially true for the medical technology, or MedTech, industry.

In just the last two years, Olander has delivered over 35 million parts to 200 MedTech manufacturers. These parts are integral to the end products which serve to improve people’s health. Olander supplies these customers in multiple ways: with established account purchases, via ecommerce, and through over a dozen vendor-managed inventory services, also called VMI.

Different Types of Fasteners and Their Uses

Last updated on March 29, 2023 11:10:00 AM


From everyday home improvement projects to building skyscrapers, fasteners play an integral role in our lives.

Whether you're a professional contractor, engineer, or a DIYer, understanding the different types of fasteners and their uses is essential for your next project. We will explore the wide variety of screws, nuts and bolts, washers, rivets, and nails that are available so you can find the right one for your job.

Are you ready to get into the nuts and bolts of it?

What Is ISO 9001:2015 Certification?

Posted by David Byrne   Last updated on October 21, 2022 2:17:00 PM


The Olander Company, Inc., received ISO 9001:2015 certification for our Sunnyvale headquarters, joining the Woodinville, Washington location, where it was previously attained.

ISO 9001:2015 certification means that we adhere to quality standards to serve our customers, especially those that require this level of certification. Olander is proud of our legacy of ensuring quality and customer satisfaction throughout our 60-plus-year history, but now we are meeting these values according to even more stringent criteria.


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