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The company, originally called Fastener Corporation, was founded in 1937 by the late Henry A. Torstenson. It started out as a small manufacturer of hand-held staplers and related fasteners on the north side of Chicago. Products were sold under the Duo-Fast brand name. The company grew rapidly during World War II when it was awarded substantial government contracts for Duo-Fast staples, hand tackers and hammer tackers.