Goebel Fasteners, Inc. announced recent corporate developments that position the Company for its next phase of significant growth. These developments tie into an expansion of their North American operations and a leadership transition. Following a planned, multi-year transition strategy, it was announced that Christian Reich will be named Chief Executive Officer of Goebel North America, effective September 1st, 2021; Mr. Reich previously served as Vice President of Operations of Goebel Fasteners, Inc.

Goebel Fasteners, Inc. is a full line manufacturer/distributor of standard and metric fasteners, including blind rivets, blind threaded inserts, self-tapping/drilling screws, drill bits, nut drivers, over-center toggle latches, hand & power tools, and innovative specialty products. The company has been family owned and operated since 1979 and is proud to serve over 70 different countries.

Marcel Goebel, Goebel Group Owner, stated, “Under Christian’s leadership, our North American operation has leaned hard into our transformation. As my direct partner, Christian strengthened the foundational elements of our current vision, mission and core values, and co-architected the strategic brand blueprint to position us toward industry best practices while continuing to immerse himself in our brand. Christian has a strong track record of growing the business, enhancing performance, taking care of employees, and maximizing value. We are excited for Christian and his entire team to continue to build on the incredible success of the Company.”

The Goebel Fasteners, Inc. mission is a collective, endless pursuit to work hard every day to make Goebel the top trusted brand in the industry by providing quality products, excellent customer service, and innovative solutions.

“I am very honored to be taking on this new role with Goebel Fasteners, Inc.” , said Mr. Reich. “As Vice President of Operations for North America, I have seen Goebel’s relentless commitment to customers, unparalleled quality product offering, and superb team members continue to set the Company apart from the competition. Marcel Goebel has created a tremendous global footprint that caters to a very diverse group of industries and his continuous product innovation has positioned the Company for exponential growth.”

As part of the transition, Marcel Goebel added, “This is not a retirement. Goebel is my heart and full-time job. This is an evolution of company leadership that is reflective of how we are operating today. I will continue to lead the Goebel Group & Goebel GmbH, while day-to-day focusing on product innovation, amplifying our brand story and developing our remarkable current and future team members. These are the areas where I am at my best and can have the greatest impact moving forward.”