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riveters gov snyder picMichigan has the most FIRST Robotics teams of any state in the country, but teams from an all-girls High School are rare. The team performed in two district competitions (Southfield High School and Centerline High School) to earn enough points to qualify for the Michigan State Championship. They ended up ranked 53rd of a field of 411 robotics teams throughout the state. This is a remarkable feat considering this is only their second year of competition.

The Riveters were the highest placing all-girls High School in the State of Michigan.  The team sponsors include Autodesk, Fiat Chrysler Automotive, Articulus, Inc., Ford Motor Company, MetroBolt and Fastener, and Wright Beamer, LLC

In Process Control, Optical Comparator, Hardness Testing & Product Testing

six sigmaThe next time you purchase any product from Metro Bolt & Fastener, remember this; There are several quality test methods that are performed prior to your purchase. But first let's define what Metro Bolt & Fastener means when we say "Quality Control".

Quality, is a conformance with products' specifications. Control, is consistency with controlling the variables to ensure there are no defects. When we combine the two, Quality Control is a process of implementing product design dimensions and tolerances to produce products that are of consistently good quality within the design parameters. How do we ensure this happens? Lets' start here.

rosie the riveter2Metro Bolt & Fastener is a proud sponsor of the Farmington Hills Mercy High School robotics team. Like many schools around the country, Farmington Hills Mercy High School is joining the F.I.R.S.T. Robotics Competition. F.I.R.S.T. (For Inspiration & Recognition of Science & Technology) mission is to show students of every age that science, technology and problem-solving are not only fun and rewarding, but are proven paths to successful careers and a bright future for us all.

Having the Right Tools for the Job

buy fastenersIf you’re doing maintenance or repair work, having the right tools will make your job more efficient and ensure that it’s done right. The tools available to you have changed over time. But many essentials are still critical no matter what type of work you’re doing.

The tools you need are available at a relatively low cost, and investing in high-quality tools and supplies gives you tools that last, while preventing undue expenses from broken tools and loss of time.

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