What Is an OEM Fastener?

Date Posted:

April 10, 2018

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Marsh Fasteners

Last Updated on January 12, 2023 by Marsh Fasteners

Many industries, including the OEM sector, needs high-quality, durable, and corrosion-resistant fasteners. Depending on your projects and applications, you may require custom stainless steel fasteners for your business.

OEM stands for Original Equipment Manufacturer. It refers to businesses whose goods are used as components in the products that are sourced from another company and the finished product are then sold to an end user. In some sectors, an OEM company is known as a value-added reseller because the businesses incorporate certain features or functionalities into their final product, thereby adding more value to the client.

OEM fasteners often refer to customized fasteners that have been developed for specific purposes. Many times, these fasteners are created based on specific configurations and complex designs. When partnering with a fastener manufacturer, you need to make sure that they will be able to create fasteners that seamlessly slot into your machinery or equipment. The reason is that if the fasteners are mass produced and don’t fit your particular needs, the fastener wouldn’t necessarily be resold for other purposes.

One way to find a reliable OEM fastener supplier is to do some research on the technology and materials that they use to create fasteners. State-of-the-art technology, combined with experience in the industry and access to a wide variety of metals and materials, will ensure that you have precise and accurate fasteners for your business.

OEM fastener development can be an intricate process. Not only will you need to specify the length, diameter, thickness, and material that you require, but you will have to sign off on the prototypes that the manufacturer provides you with.

At Marsh Fasteners, we create a variety of specialized OEM fasteners for a number of industries. Partner with our experienced fastener manufacturers to get the durable, precise, and accurate fasteners that you need.