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We help solve fastening challenges in all different types of applications- from horse saddles to jet aircraft and everything in between. We routinely work with customers and their unique applications to develop the perfect fastening solution- focusing on the best functionality at the lowest manufactured cost. You’re the expert on your application- we’re experts in fastening and joining. Let’s talk!
Designing A Condiment Dispenser with Quick-Release Mechanism
This case study focuses on the application of Pivot Point’s SLIC pin™ technology into one of our customers’ groundbreaking condiment dispensing products.Learn more
Designing a Lanyard to Retain Scupper Plugs
At Pivot Point, our team engages in continuous innovation to improve our customers' products, and make their manufacturing processes faster, better, more efficient. If you have a fastening challenge, we take pride in providing the right solution.Learn more
Increasing Safety and Efficiency in Exit Devices
At Pivot Point, we take pride in our ability to help our customers get the most out of their fasteners. Too often, a safer and more secure fastening method means a slower or more expensive assembly process. In this challenge, our solution actually increased both the safety of the end product, as well as the ease and speed of assembly, in order to surpass customer expectations.Learn more
Kenyon®, a manufacturer of grills, utilizes Pivot Point quick-release detent pins for added convenience during clean-up. Kenyon® electric grills boast features like being super-portable, safe for indoor use, and even exceed the requirements of fire codes in places where open flame grilling would ordinarily be prohibitedLearn more
Custom Ball-Lock Pin Design Challenge
When Pivot Point was presented with a challenging fastening application for hospital beds, our inventive engineers got to work! The manufacturer needed a secure but convenient fastening system to quickly attach and remove restraints for hospital beds.Learn more
Spring into Bow-Ties!
With spring in the air, we thought that we would share a couple of spring-related Bow-Tie Cotter applications! Bow-Tie Locking Cotters pins automatically lock onto a shaft- making them far safer than Hair Pins Cotters, which can easily fall off. They are easier to use than prong-style cotters, and have no sharp edges!Learn more
Opera Theatre Sings the Virtues of Pins
The Opera Theatre of St. Louis has discovered the usefulness of Non-Threaded Fasteners, having found that a Pivot Point pin-lanyard-cotter combination is perfect for their quick-change scenery application. Let’s take a quick look “behind the scenes”!Learn more
Pivot Point - these ARE the droids you are looking for...
We have quite a few Star Wars fans here at Pivot Point, so when Dan from Atlanta called looking for fasteners for his R2-D2 replica, we were happy to oblige. Dan is a member of the R2-D2 builders club and is building his own “functioning” replica. Started originally in 1999 as a Yahoo users group, the club has now grown to thousands of users around the worldLearn More
Wire Rope Lanyards Save Costs for Plant Care Robots
This summer, you may find yourself heading to your local home improvement store to pick out new flowers or vegetable plants. You may be surprised to know that these plants may have been nurtured, in part, by robots.Learn more
SLIC hits the slopes
As temperatures fall and snow piles up in Wisconsin, our thoughts turn to outdoor winter activities. Since skiing is far more appealing than shoveling, we thought it would be a great time to spotlight a Pivot Point customer in the ski equipment market that uses our popular SLIC Pin™ in their ski bindings.Learn more