About Robert Lopez

I am passionate about our industry and bringing people together to create mutually beneficial relationships. I believe helping other people succeed is a recipe for my own success.

The state of 3D printing (additive manufacturing) – Will the next cheap-labor fastener manufacturer sit on your desktop?

Pacific Design Show 2015, Anaheim California: It was like walking through a time machine into the future. They had aisle after aisle of robots and 3D printers of every shape and size. There is a definite change coming to manufacturing within the next several years. Manufacturing just might be coming back to the United States, […]

Welcome to FastenerProAlliance.com

Welcome to the Fastener Pro Alliance. This site is dedicated to supporting Fastener Professionals and their companies. This site is in its infancy, and we have new content and resources being added weekly, if not daily. Please take a few minutes to look around and explore. The full site is currently free, however, in the […]

Wixey WR100 6-Inch Digital Calipers with Fractions

This is the caliper that should be in every Fastener Professional’s car, desk and toolbox. When is comes to calipers, they all seem to do the same. The only differences between them seem to be the build quality and price. Well, this one is a little different. It adds the feature of listing the fractions […]

Canon EOS 70D 20.2 MP Digital SLR Camera with Dual Pixel CMOS AF and EF-S 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 IS STM Kit

My latest Camera and I love it! Great low light with a good lens. Being able to video with different lenses is a huge plus. There is no reason to pay for anything more expensive in my mind. Just make sure you invest in knowing how to use all it’s features.