Acument(TM) Global Technologies North America Announces an Array of New Products


STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. (Oct. 31, 2007) - The North America business unit of Acument(TM) Global Technologies, Inc. (Acument(TM) North America), producers of Camcar®, Ring Screw and Elco® brand threaded fastening systems, today announced major additions to its product lines.

Headquartered in Sterling Heights, Mich., Acument(TM) North America is an independent business unit of Acument(TM) Global Technologies, Inc.

Martin Schnurr, vice president and general manager of Acument(TM) North America, said that the business unit has an aggressive strategic plan to transform its well-known brands through focused sales and marketing programs, close collaborations and partnerships with customers, and by building upon the foundation of success and respect that the Camcar®, Ring Screw and Elco® brands have achieved during the past six decades.

"Acument(TM) North America will design and produce advanced fastening systems, serving our traditional automotive, industrial, electronic, and construction markets as reliable providers of fast, cost-effective, value-added assembly solutions," Schnurr said. Schnurr also noted that new products will join such well-known and respected fastening systems as DeltaPT® Self-Tapping Screws for Plastics, Mag-Form® Thread Forming Screws for Magnesium, Taptite 2000® Thread Rolling Screws and Bolts, Strux® Clinch Nuts and Clinch Studs, and Torx® and Torx Plus® Drive Systems.

New products to be added to the Acument(TM) North America lineup include Z-Form(TM) Zero Clearance Bolt and Sleeve Assembly, Torx Plus® Maxx High Strength Drive System, and MaggCert(TM) Thread Forming Insert for Magnesium.

`"Along with our existing brands, these new product lines will form an array of threaded assembly solutions unmatched by any fastener company in North America, and will help drive our strategic penetration into new markets," Schnurr said.
Acument(TM) North America is headquartered in Sterling Heights, Mich., and operates 16 production facilities and three distribution centers in the U. S., Canada and Mexico. For more information about Acument(TM) North America's products and services, call (866) 810-8385 toll-free, or (815) 961-5219. Further information, catalogs and spec sheets are available for downloading at the company's website: http://www.acument.com/northamerica/index.asp

Headquartered in Troy, Mich., USA, Acument(TM) Global Technologies, Inc. is a leading provider of value-based fastening solutions, engineered fastening systems, state-of-the-art fastening installation technology, and inventory management and application engineering services. With about 8,500 employees in 16 countries, Acument(TM) supplies mechanical fastening products, systems and services to customers in more than 150 countries.

Company Name: Acument Global Technologies
Phone: (866) 810-8385
Contact Name: Larry Pickett
E-mail: lpickett@acument.com

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