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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.

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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.

Olander Debuts Enhanced Kitting Services

Posted by Ben Cardenas  Last updated on August 18, 2022 1:56:00 PM


Olander, celebrating sixty years of innovative fastener solutions, has announced several improvements to its kitting fulfillment services. Olander’s kitting program offers full customization and packaging of all necessary components required for their customers’ specific projects.

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.


Olander rolls out new, specialized VMI Services

Posted by Paul Medeiros Last updated on July 7, 2022 11:47:22 AM


Today, we are announcing a new Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) program specialized for the medical device and technology industries 

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