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Fastenal Company (FAST) - N100 - CEO to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell




Fastenal Company (FAST), an industrial supply distributor, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square. 

In honor of the occasion Will Oberton, President and Chief Executive Officer will ring the Opening Bell. Mr. Oberton will be joined by 23 employees who earned the trip to New York by being among the top performers in a semi-annual Fastenal sales competition that dates back to 2006. The group includes the vice presidents of the sales regions that finished first, second and third in the competition, along with their top-performing district managers and store personnel.


NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio


Monday, October 17th, 2011 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET


Jean DuBois

(507) 453-8171

NASDAQ MarketSite:

Jen Knapp

(212) 401-8916

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About Fastenal

Fastenal (Nasdaq:FAST) is North America's largest fastener distributor and an efficient single source for a broad range of industrial and construction supplies. The company's distribution system (including 15 regional distribution centers and 5,000+ delivery vehicles) is designed to provide local service at more than 2,600 stores, each offering tailored inventory to anticipate local demand. Fastenal customers benefit from immediate product availability, local deliveries, regular on-site service calls, hands-on inventory management, and a level of customer service that is second to none. The company's product offering is complemented by various services and solutions, including Fastenal Automated Supply Technology (the world's fastest industrial vending system), custom manufacturing, engineering support, and wide-ranging industrial services. Learn more at


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