Southeastern Fastener Association

The Southeastern Fastener Association

Phone: 847-732-8338 an industry which "holds the world together"

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"We Hold the World Together"


Welcome to the Southeastern Fastener Association website. As a regional association of the Fastener Industry, we are committed to bringing value to our membership. For 35 years, the SEFA has continued to bring distributors, manufacturers, importers, platers, and manufacturerʼs representatives together to help find common ground in the industry and work together to promote education, networking, and industry events. Join our group on LinkedIn today and start a new discussion or post an available position in your organization.


  •  Education, Networking, and Industry Events
  •  The collection and dissemination of useful statistics and information through
    educational programs for its members.
  • Promoting the improvement of quality, service and the expansion of the fastener industry.
  • Establishing a more friendly and an enlarged relationship between persons in the industry.


The South Eastern Fastener Association has awarded over 140 scholarships since 1989. In addition to the Annual Gilchrist Foundation Scholarship, the Association uses funds raised to help as many as possible each year. Eligible applicants are employees of any member company, as well as spouses and children of employees. The deadline for applying is April 1st.