Howard Tinney Founds Birmingham Fastener

October 17, 1980

After years in the fastener industry, Howard Tinney sets out on his own to found Birmingham Fastener. Under Tinney’s leadership the company flourished and grew into the largest and most diversified fastener supplier in the South.

Birmingham Fastener Manufacturing Opens

November 1, 1984

After moving to a new location, Birmingham Fastener opens a manufacturing division. Birmingham Fastener is the only domestic manufacturer of T-Head bolts.

Huntsville Fastener Opens

January 1, 1985

Birmingham Fastener continues to grow and begins to expand into other markets. Hunstville Fastener opens its doors in 1985.

Dallas Fastener Opens

May 2, 1991

Dallas Fastener and Dallas Distribution Center opens to better access the western and southwestern markets. Among other markets, Dallas Fastener has a strong grip on the metal building industry.

Alabama Aerospace Opens

July 10, 1995

As we continue to expand, we look to new markets, including aerospace and defense. Alabama Aerospace opens next to Huntsville Fastener to spearhead this division of our business.

Hanceville Distribution Center Opens

April 16, 2002

Continuing exponential growth, Birmingham Fastener opens a state of the art 150,000 square foot distribution center in Hanceville, Alabama.

Prosouth Fastener Opens

June 1, 2005

Prosouth Fastener opens in Jacksonville, Florida, connecting us to both coastal and international markets.

Brad Tinney Named CEO

March 1, 2013

Under Tinney’s leadership the company has flourished and grown into the largest and most diversified fastener supplier in the South. Today, Birmingham Fastener has robust manufacturing operations in Birmingham, Alabama, as well as branches and distribution centers in Alabama, Florida, and Texas.

Birmingham Fastener Becomes ISO Certified

May 1, 2013

Birmingham Fastener becomes ISO 9001 certified for the first time, building the framework for a top-notch quality management system benefiting both our customers and our company. Since then, Hanceville Distribution Center and Alabama Aerospace have earned and maintained ISO 9001 certification.

In-House Lab Opens

October 13, 2015

Birmingham Fastener opens an in-house lab with full testing capabilities. Each day, our expert lab team tests all products we manufacture and distribute for tensile strength, hardness, rotational capacity, and more.

Houston Fastener Opens

April 1, 2019

As our company continues its growth, Birmingham Fastener opens its second manufacturing and distribution location. Houston Fastener Manufacturing spearheads our efforts to serve the oil and natural gas industry and manufactures studs and threaded products.

Iowa Fastener Opens

November 1, 2019

Birmingham Fastener expands to the Midwest as Iowa Fastener opens in Ankeny, Iowa.

New York Fastener Opens

November 1, 2019

Continuing our growth, Birmingham Fastener opens a branch in Elmira, NY to represent us in the Northeast.

Birmingham Fastener Acquires Atlanta Rod and Manufacturing

May 7, 2020

Birmingham Fastener partners with the team at Altanta Rod and Manufacturing to double down on domestic manufacturing in the Southeast.

Birmingham Fastener Acquires Steel City Bolt and Screw

April 26, 2021

Birmingham Fastener’s acquisition of Steel City Bolt allowed us to strengthen our product offering, equipment depth and, most importantly, allowed us to add teammates to our world class staff.

Birmingham Fastener Acquires KT Bolt Manufacturing

March 4, 2022

Birmingham Fastener acquires K-T Bolt Manufacturing to strengthen its manufacturing diversity and product offering, as well as its footprint in southwest Texas.

Birmingham Fastener Acquires Champion Manufacturing

April 29, 2022

Birmingham Fastener partners with Champion Manufacturing, a domestic rubber gasket manufacturer. With this acquisition, Birmingham Fastener adds to a variety of products to its waterworks line.

Birmingham Fastener Aquires Pacific Coast Bolt

January 2, 2023

Birmingham Fastener acquires Pacific Coast Bolt to expand into the West Coast and to strengthen its manufacturing diversity.

Phoenix Fastener Opens

April 1, 2023

Continuing our growth on the West Coast, Birmingham Fastener opens a branch in Phoenix.