About Us

Fastening & Rivet Technology · Tooling · Advanced Fastening · Industrial Health & Safety

Benefit from expert advice to streamline your production process.

We are Applifast.

Applifast specializes in precision industrial fastening and tooling solutions for a wide range of manufacturing, commercial, and industrial applications.

Headquartered in Winnipeg, Manitoba and with a strategic second location in Woodstock, Ontario, we’re ideally placed to meet the needs of manufacturing and assembly businesses across Canada.

Why Choose Us?

For 50 years and built by four generations of family, we focus on core values: knowledgeable, agile, trusted, reliable, and genuine.

We’re much more than just another supplier of industrial fasteners and tools – we’re a trusted advisor in problem-solving, on a mission to make manufacturing better.

Applifast’s products, services, and expertise in industries like Truck & Trailer, Rail, Agriculture, Bus and Coach, and Aerospace help build reputation-enhancing efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and improved quality into production and assembly processes.

“We’ve made it our mission to make your job easier and your business more profitable through thoughtful consultation, industry-leading practices, and technical expertise.”

Ross MacKinnon, Founder & Chairman of the Board

Applifast Assurance

Our promise to you:

    ✔︎    Expert knowledge collected over 5 decades
    ✔︎    Quality products from industry-leading brands
    ✔︎    Competitive pricing
    ✔︎    Reliable service and support when you need it
    ✔︎    Trusted advisors; the Applifast name represents integrity and dependability

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Got Assembly or Manufacturing Challenges? We Can Solve Them.

Whether you’re trying to overcome an engineering challenge, increase reliability without pushing up costs, or simply speed up production, we can help.

Our consultants will visit you onsite to discuss your needs and expectations, explore what you’re already doing, and offer practical, affordable solutions to enhance your production processes.

Our experienced team is on hand to assist you with everything from ergonomics and safety through to Industry 4.0, and our collaborative approach creates a space where operational efficiency and manufacturing excellence can flourish.

View our product selection in fastening and rivets, tooling, advanced fastening, and industrial health and safety.

Here for the Long Haul

We don’t just help you find the right tools and fasteners for the job – we’re committed to providing reliable, ongoing customer care.

We’re always here when you need us, and our comprehensive aftercare service includes one-off troubleshooting, regular tool servicing and testing, and on-site operator training.

Quality You Can Rely On

We go the extra mile to source the best, most reliable fastener and tooling technology for our customers.

This has led to strong partnerships with industry-leading brands including Huck, Desoutter, Air Power, and Cleco who trust Applifast to uphold the same values that have made them household names. It has also made Applifast synonymous with reliability, earning us the trust and loyalty of many market-leading OEMs.

Unlock Hidden Potential

The principles of lean manufacturing tell us that improvement isn’t the big changes – it’s the small, consistent changes made over time.

At Applifast, it is our mission to help you uncover those opportunities – however small – that add up to big strides in the efficiency of your manufacturing operations.

“We’ve made it our mission to make your job
easier and your business more profitable
through thoughtful consultation, industry-
leading practices, and technical expertise.”

Ross MacKinnon, Founder & Chairman of the Board