TORONTO – Interfast Inc., a global aerospace and industrial fastener distributor, announced it has purchased certain assets of United Kingdom-based Burwood Fastener Products Ltd. and has launched a new European division that will operate under the name Interfast Europe Ltd.

“Interfast Europe integrates the best of both organizations and will offer a comprehensive range of fastener products from more than 40 manufacturers, engineering product support and extensive supply chain management expertise,” says Peter Oleck, director of Interfast Inc. and general manager of Interfast USA. “Interfast has been a valued and trusted partner to the world’s leading aerospace and industrial companies for more than 40 years. We’re confident that the newly formed organization will bring a new critical mass to servicing the European market.”

David Proctor has been appointed general manager of Interfast Europe Ltd. and Howard Gerstein becomes director of sales and marketing. No changes to existing staff are anticipated as the company moves forward to support existing customers. Interfast Europe will support customers in the European aerospace and industrial fastener markets.

The establishment of Interfast Europe now brings the total of Interfast stocking locations to nine across North America and Europe.