ELMHURST, NY - Century Fasteners Corp. has promoted longtime employee James Harding to Director of Operations, reporting to both company Co-Presidents, Tom Brodsky and Evan Stieglitz.
Harding brings to the role over 17 years of experience at Century. He joined the firm in 2003 to create what is now the Centralized Purchasing Division. After serving eight years in that role, Harding transitioned from Corporate Purchasing Manager to Branch Manager of the Atlanta Operations in 2011.
There Harding was integral in branch consolidations, sales office openings, assisting in obtaining AS9100D certification, implementation of quality software and recently leading Century's Branch Closure COVID-19 Protocols Task Force.
Harding is a graduate from Eastern Kentucky University, receiving a BS in Accounting in 1998, after serving in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1992 – 1996.
Century Fasteners Corp., based in Elmhurst, NY, is a master distributor of fastener and non-fastener components to the military, aerospace, electronics, automotive, sheet metal fabrication, contract manufacturing, telecommunications and medical industries. The ISO and AS certified company stocks more than 100,000 discrete parts, and offers a wide variety of value-added services, including VMI in-plant programs, custom kitting, engineering services, and supply chain management solutions. Century Fasteners Corp. is an authorized stocking distributor for Cherry Aerospace.