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From left to right: Kyle Lindsly-Roach, Director of Sales & Marketing, Ben Belzer, President/CEO of TCI Precision Metals/E-Z LOK and Steve Schaeper, Division Manager.

E-Z LOK Receives ISO Certification

E-Z LOK, a leading manufacturer and master distributor of threaded inserts for metal, plastic and wood, just announced it has received ISO 9001 certification. The announcement was made by Kyle Lindsly-Roach, Director of Sales & Marketing at the company’s Gardena, California headquarters.

With a quality management system that confirms to ISO 9001 standards in place, the company can now meet customer and other stakeholder needs within statutory and regulatory requirements related to their products.

The company started the certification process in January of this year because they saw the need for ISO certification to better support current and future customers. To do so, E-Z LOK partnered with a consulting company to design and build out their quality management system (QMS).  Then, they implemented the QMS within their company. Lastly, the QMS was audited by an external company, thus verifying that the QMS was in place and effective.

Commenting on the benefits of the certification, Lindsly-Roach said, “This gives us the potential to work with OEMs and distributors who need a robust quality system in place for their vendors. It opens up additional business opportunities for us with those customers who require an ISO certification for their suppliers.”

From left to right: Kyle Lindsly-Roach, Director of Sales & Marketing, Ben Belzer, President/CEO of TCI Precision Metals/E-Z LOK and Steve Schaeper, Division Manager.
From left to right: Kyle Lindsly-Roach, Director of Sales & Marketing, Ben Belzer, President/CEO of TCI Precision Metals/E-Z LOK and Steve Schaeper, Division Manager.

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Kyle Lindsly-Roach, Director of Sales & Marketing
E-Z LOK
240 E. Rosecrans Ave
Gardena, CA 90248
USA
Phone: 310-323-5613 x 221
klindsly@ezlok.com
www.ezlok.com 

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E-Z LOK to Exhibit New Metal Inserts at IMTS 2024, Booth 432123

Sharing a booth with its sister company TCI Precision Metals

E-Z LOK, a leading manufacturer and master distributor of threaded inserts for metal, plastic and wood will display its products during IMTS 2024, in Chicago, September 9-14 in Booth 432123.  The company will be co-located with its sister company TCI Precision Metals, a leading supplier of metal materials and near-net shapes to machine shops and fabricators.  Highlight of the show for E-Z LOK will be its new line of ultrasonic/heat-stake metal inserts and staking tools for plastics, which can be used for OEM builds as well as retrofits and even injection molding over core pins for creation of strong components with higher torque and pullout strength in use. 

Kyle Lindsly-Roach, Director of Sales & Marketing and Steve Schaeper

In addition, the full line of E-Z LOK threaded carbon inserts with factory-applied LOCTITE™ 204 adhesive coating will be displayed.  Once installed in a metal substrate for repair or added strength in an OEM application, the adhesive seals against liquids and gases to 6000 psi and can perform in temperatures up to 300°F.  These proprietary inserts were developed by the current owner Ben Belzer’s grandfather for the aerospace industry as an alternative to helical inserts. 

A new feature of the E-Z LOK website, www.ezlok.com is the CAD file, which allows an engineer to incorporate any of the thousands of E-Z LOK insert into a design.

Director of Sales & Marketing, Kyle Lindsly-Roach and a team of E-Z LOK engineers will attend the show, displaying the full line of E-Z LOK products. Emphasis will be placed on the company’s threaded inserts for metal, wood and plastic. Speaking about his hopes for the show, Lindsly-Roach said, “We are excited to be able to present our portfolio of products to a wide range of customers, including engineers, OEMs and distributors. We hope to be able to expand our customer base and the industries where our products are, as well as our existing supply chain partners in the OEM, fastener distributor and machine shops.”

Visit E-Z LOK at IMTS Booth 432123 during the show.

For more information, please contact: 

Kyle Lindsly-Roach, Director of Sales & Marketing
E-Z LOK
240 E. Rosecrans Ave
Gardena, CA 90248
USA
Phone: 310-323-5613 x221
klindsly@ezlok.com
www.ezlok.com 

E-Z LOK is a leading manufacturer and master distributor of threaded inserts for metal, plastic and wood. Inserts for metal include solid wall and helical wire-thread inserts, while inserts for plastic feature press-in and ultrasonic/heat stake designs. Those for wood are die cast zinc alloy hex drives for softwood and brass knife threads for hardwood. A variety of kits for the above inserts are available and feature installation tools, drill bits, etc.

E-Z LOK is a third-generation family owned and operated company. Founded in 1956, it primarily sells through local, regional and national industrial distributors, as well as direct to major OEM’s in a variety of end user market segments. 

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E-Z LOK to Exhibit at Fastener Fair

E-Z LOK, a leading manufacturer and master distributor of threaded inserts for metal, plastic and wood will display its products during Fastener Fair, May 22-23th at the Huntington Convention Center in Cleveland, Ohio.

Fastener Fair is North America’s premier trade show and conference for the fastener industry and its allied manufacturing sectors. It covers every facet of the industry from manufacturers to master distributors, equipment makers, processors, packagers, and end-users. Industries represented include advanced manufacturing, aerospace, agriculture and off-highway, appliances, automotive, construction, distribution and electronic/telecom. Additional industries are furniture, industrial machinery, maintenance, marine military and renewable energy.

The event provides a unique opportunity for attendees to network with peers, exchange ideas and establish new relationships. They can explore the latest products and technologies in the fastener industry and gain insights into emerging trends. Furthermore, expert-led sessions and workshops offer valuable insights into the latest industry developments, best practices and regulatory updates. Companies can source new suppliers, evaluate products/services and compare prices to make informed purchasing decisions. Lastly, Fastener Fair provides participants with the ability to enhance their professional skills, expand their knowledge base and stay abreast of industry trends and advancements.

Director of Sales & Marketing, Kyle Lindsly-Roach will be at the show, displaying the full line of E-Z LOK products. Emphasis will be placed on the company’s threaded inserts for metal, wood and plastic. Speaking about his hopes for the show, Lindsly-Roach said, “We are excited to be able to present our portfolio of products to a wide range of customers, including engineers, OEMs and distributors. We hope to be able to expand our customer base and industries our products are used in.”

Visit E-Z LOK at stand 542 during the show.

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For more information, please contact: 

Kyle Lindsly-Roach, Director of Sales & Marketing
E-Z LOK
240 E. Rosecrans Ave
Gardena, CA 90248
USA
Phone: 310-323-5613 x221
klindsly@ezlok.com
www.ezlok.com 

E-Z LOK is a leading manufacturer and master distributor of threaded inserts for metal, plastic and wood. Inserts for metal include solid wall and helical wire-thread inserts, while inserts for plastic feature press-in and ultrasonic/heat stake designs. Those for wood are die cast zinc alloy hex drives for softwood and brass knife threads for hardwood. A variety of kits for the above inserts are available and feature installation tools, drill bits, etc.

E-Z LOK is a third- generation family owned and operated company. Founded in 1956, it primarily sells through local, regional, and national industrial distributors.

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E-Z LOK Threaded Inserts for Hardwood

E-Z LOK, a leading manufacturer and master distributor of threaded inserts for metal, plastic and wood is now offering E-Z™ Knife brass and stainless steel threaded inserts for wood.

Suited for use in hardwoods like oak, cherry and maple, these inserts are ideal wherever assembly or disassembly could cause thread erosion or stripping. E-Z Knife™ threaded inserts use a proprietary external “knife” thread to slice into the wood and provide superior holding power.  They are most often machined out of brass when internal thread sizes range from #4 to ⅜ or M3 to M8. Notable features include superior hardwood holding power with sizes available in inch (coarse/fine) and metric. The inserts easily install with a bolt/jam nut or optional drive tool.

Brass inserts are ideal for furniture, cabinetry and partitions, while stainless steel is used in marine applications. Several industries including shipping containers, outdoor furniture and storm shutters use either.

E-Z™ Knife threaded inserts and thread repair kits provide an easy solution for adding machine threads to hard woods. They can also be used for softwood, but they are not recommended for plywood. A proprietary external thread for superior holding power is used by these inserts.

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CAD files on this product can be downloaded in over 100 file formats from the E-Z LOK website at https://www.ezlok.com/cad-downloads


For more information, please contact: 

Kyle Lindsly-Roach, Director of Sales & Marketing
E-Z LOK
240 E. Rosecrans Ave
Gardena, CA 90248
USA
Phone: 310-323-5613 x221
klindsly@ezlok.com
www.ezlok.com 

E-Z LOK is a leading manufacturer and master distributor of threaded inserts for metal, plastic and wood. Inserts for metal include solid wall and helical wire-thread inserts, while inserts for plastic feature press-in and ultrasonic/heat stake designs. Those for wood are die cast zinc alloy hex drives for soft wood and brass knife threads for hardwood. A variety of kits for the above inserts are available and feature installation tools, drill bits, etc.

E-Z LOK is a third-generation family owned and operated company. Founded in 1956, it primarily sells through local, regional, and national industrial distributors.

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