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  09/04 The Edison Awards™ have recognized and honored some of the most innovative products in the world and is among the most prestigious accolades honoring excellence is new products design and innovation. Ironclad Performance Wear – KONG© is a 2019 Gold Winner for their Vibram© O.B.M glove. For more information about the award or Edison Awards™ please visit
  18/07 Brighton-Best International has been awarded the 2018 Growth Champion Industrial Trade and tools Award at the National Conference in Australia courtesy of Hardware & Building Traders (HBT) Link.  
  15/11 IRONCLAD Performance Wear announces today that it has been acquired by Brighton Best International, Inc. through an Asset purchase...more
  31/10 BBI has closed on an acquisition in Australia. Koala Nails bring onboard a new level of expertise into the construction fastener industry, both for Australia and for the USA. We’re excited to welcome this new addition to our family of companies.  
  30/03 Congratulations to Matt Eckhardt on joining BBI as Product Manager for BBI Hand Tools. Matt came from SK tools (a top quality USA manufacturer of hand tools) where he was the national sales manager.

Matt has more years than he cares to admit selling hand tools, and we look forward to having him join BBI to grow this new and exciting product line. Matt will be based in our Charlotte office.
  25/03 BBI is pleased to announce its acquisition of Socket Screw Australia Pty LTD (SSA)...more  
  02/03 BBI is pleased to announce its acquisition of EZ Sockets, Inc...more  
  03/10 BBI Q.A. lab in Santa Fe Springs, CA U.S.A. has been A2LA accredited until 2016.  
  13/11 Better Together: On 11th October Brighton-Best International acquired the assets of Porteous Fastener Company in USA. Uniting the strengths and diversities of the two largest fastener Master Distributors will result in the most efficient supplier in the industry.  
  26/01 Fastener+Fixing magazine issue 73 with BBI feature article is online. Please click here  
  18/05 BBI awarded the Sphere 1 Circle of Excellence Gold Award for Year 2010 in Las Vegas, NV for being the top growth supplier with the highest percentage increase in sales to Sphere 1 Members.  
  06/05 BBI Brisbane Warehouse has Moved - The Courier Mail...more  
  04/03 Queensland coal operating at two thirds capacity...more  
  24/02 China Steel Corporation (CSC) announced steel prices increase for 2011 April-May domestic sales...more  
  04/02 Fastener+Fixing magazine issue 67 with BBI feature article is online. Please click here  
  28/01 BBI AU/NZ/UK New Website Launched!
  21/01 (Australia) Purlin Assemblies available! Please click here for more details.
  19/01 Australia Floods Affecting Coal Production and Potentially Global Steel Prices...more
  14/01 (Australia)Stainless Hex Head Bolts available! Please click here for more details.
  18/11 (Australia) Stainless Threaded rod available! Please click here for more details.

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