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PennEngineering® Awarded U.S. Patent for Panel Fastener with Hold-Down Ring

Jul 06, 2015

PennEngineering® Awarded U.S. Patent for Panel Fastener with Hold-Down Ring

PennEngineering® has been awarded U.S. Patent No. 9,051,956 for a panel fastener featuring a hold-down ring, which enables the fastener’s integral screw to be held in its extended position for easy pick-and-place installation during the surface mount assembly process.  The inventor of the patented fastener, Brian Bentrim, P.E., serves as Director of Global New Product Development and Quality at the Company.  The patent is also currently pending in other regions globally.

Headquartered in Danboro, PA, USA, PennEngineering develops and manufactures precision fasteners and systems, specializing in thin sheet attachment solutions.  The Company operates fastener manufacturing facilities and key sales offices in North America, Europe, and Asia and is supported by a worldwide network of authorized engineering representatives and distributors.  Visit www.pemnet.com

Contact Leon M. Attarian, PennEngineering®, 5190 Old Easton Road, Danboro, PA 18916-1000 USA.  Tel: +1-215-766-8853.   www.pemnet.com

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