News Releases

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response

In response to recent public health concerns and multiple requests regarding our ability to fulfill… Read more.

Valley Forge Brings Controlled Bolting Benefits to Bolted-Joint Service Life

Load-indicating fasteners measure tension directly, and not just at installation Critical joints require controlled bolting… Read more.

SPC4 Load-Indicating Technology: The Most Accurate Method of Measuring Bolted Joint Tension

Proprietary technology interprets clamp load within bolts, provides remote monitoring capability Knowing the tension of… Read more.

Maxbolt™ Revolutionizes Clamp Load Monitoring

Built-in load monitoring device helps reduce downtime, premature wear, and catastrophic joint failures  Bolts and fasteners… Read more.

Controlled Bolting: Changes are Taking Place

Written by Valley Forge’s James Brooks Controlled bolting has for many years been associated with… Read more.

A “Joint” Venture and a Game Changer

Published courtesy of Torq-Comm International Inc. Whichever way you tighten a bolt, be it with… Read more.


Even though the use of a VF Maxbolt or SCP-4 provides the most accurate indication… Read more.

VF Announces New Partnership with Curtiss-Wright

Valley Forge is proud to announce that we have partnered with Curtiss-Wright to bring our… Read more.

Made In Phoenix Featuring CEO Michele Clarke

City of Phoenix’s very own local news channel, PHXTV, is running a television segment, Made… Read more.

James Brooks | Interview

James Brooks joined Valley Forge earlier this year and has moved to Phoenix to head… Read more.

Valley Forge Welcomes New Director

We are happy to announce that James Brooks has joined Valley Forge as Director of… Read more.

Partners in Precision

Reprint Courtesy of Forging Magazine There is plenty of attention paid to the high-precision designs… Read more.

Military Shock Testing Success!

Valley Forge is very proud to announce that our Load Indicating Fasteners have passed Military… Read more.

Company Profile: Wind Systems Magazine

Valley Forge & Bolt’s load indicating fastener could help the wind industry lower its O&M… Read more.

Learning from the Maxbolt Crosstalk Video

Our Maxbolt™ crosstalk video demonstrates the interactions which occur between fasteners in a typical flanged… Read more.

Ron Clarke: IFI Soaring Eagle Technology Award

Our very own Ron Clarke has received the distinguished honor of being recognized by the… Read more.

VF’s European Outlet: Hedgerow Consulting

Hedgerow Consulting is a British company representing Valley Forge & Bolt in Europe with Barry… Read more.

Heat Treat Addition

Valley Forge Bolt & Manufacturing has added some additional heat treating capacity! The Heat Treating… Read more.

Fastener Crosstalk with the Maxbolt

Fastener Crosstalk is the phenomenon where as fasteners are tensioned, they affect the load on other… Read more.

The Sealing Mill Liner Bolt

by Rusty Flocken, Mechanical Engineer Valley Forge has recently developed a liner bolt innovation to… Read more.

The Miniature Maxbolt™

by Rusty Flocken, Mechanical Engineer For over a decade, Valley Forge has offered Maxbolt™ load… Read more.

Revolutionizing Bolted Joints With New Wireless Load Monitoring SPC4™

As Published In The January 2016 Issue of Wind Systems | Valley Forge & Bolt Mfg.… Read more.

A New Wrinkle in the Washer

Reprint Courtesy of Mechanical Engineering Magazine | by Edward Hayman | Three little balls eliminate the need… Read more.

Heat Treatment Settled into Full Production

Our newly installed “Heat Treat” department has settled into full production mode. Forecasted production schedules… Read more.

Expediting Bolted Joint Maintenance

As Published in the April 2015 Issue of Wind Systems | By Rusty Flocken | In… Read more.

Ron Clarke: A Career Spanning 67 Years, Two Continents

Reprint Courtesy of The American Fastener Journal | By Rix Quinn | The year is 1947. The… Read more.

The Benefits of Load Indicating Fasteners

Reprint Courtesy of American Fastener Journal | By Rusty Flocken | The process cycle of fasteners… Read more.

Valley Forge Happenings

Manufacturing Day Celebration | Inspire The Next Generation

Every year manufacturers across the country celebrate Manufacturing Month. On Friday, October 5th, Valley Forge… Read more.

ASTM Committee F16 | Spring 2018 Meeting

The spring ASTM Committee F16 on Fasteners meeting was held this past week and was… Read more.

MFG Day!

The month of October celebrates Manufacturing Month.  On Friday, October 6th, we celebrated MFG Day… Read more.

ASME Pressures Vessels & Piping Conference

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada At this year’s ASME Pressure Vessels & Piping Conference, in Vancouver… Read more.

ASTM International F16 Spring Meeting

The spring meeting of ASTM F16 took place the first week of May in San… Read more.

IFI Annual Meeting 2016

Phoenix, AZ | Early in March the Industrial Fasteners Institute gathered for their Annual Meeting.  This… Read more.

January 2016 Quarterly Meeting

After the holidays screamed by in a tinsel and scrumptious sweets filled manor,  everyone here… Read more.

ASTM International F16 Meeting

The semiannual meeting of F16 was held the week of November 16th in Tampa, Florida.… Read more.

IFI Fall Meeting

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina | Michele Clarke had the arduous task of representing Valley… Read more.

Bolting by Design

Presentation at Maintenance Solutions Seminar Indianapolis, IN Held at the Westin Indianapolis and sponsored by… Read more.

London Forum Presentation

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly! At the great Victoria in London, Barry Thomas… Read more.

KOEA Annual Forum 2015

Proudly Sponsored by Valley Forge & Bolt. VFB once again sponsored the KOEA annual meeting… Read more.

April 2015 Quarterly Meeting

Yet another quarterly meeting! This time featuring the hand crafted sandwiches of Capriotti’s! We heard… Read more.

January 2015 Quarterly Meeting

Each quarter, Valley Forge gathers together for a meal and to share how everything went… Read more.

Christmas 2014

Merry Christmas! Christmas is always a busy but joyous time of year. This year, Christmas… Read more.

Valley Forge 40th Anniversary & Ron Clarke’s 84th Birthday!

In November we celebrated 40 years of innovative bolting. What a milestone! We invited everyone… Read more.