About Us

When Fastenal opened for business in 1967, we were the smallest of an estimated 10,000 fastener sellers in the nation. By the mid-1990s, we had outgrown them all – and we’ve never looked back.

Since then, Fastenal has seen remarkable growth and change, but we’ve never lost sight of this core belief – that ‘ordinary’ people can accomplish extraordinary things, if given the opportunity.

It starts with three commitments to everyone who joins the Blue Team:

  • Training – investing in resources for you to expand your skill set and pursue your career goals.
  • Ownership – empowering you to make decisions, take risks, and think like a business owner.
  • Promotion – presenting pathways to branch out, advance, and grow with the company.