Powers Fasteners, Inc. has announced the promotion of John Partridge to branch manager of its New York City area branch warehouse. Partridge will have outside sales responsibility for the southern portions of New York, including the metropolitan area, as well as all of Connecticut and New Jersey. Partridge returns to the New York area after two years as branch manager for Powers in Phoenix. He began with Powers in 1997 as a customer service representative, and also spent several years in outside sales with the New York branch. Partridge holds a bachelor's degree from the State University of New York at Binghamton.