Nylok Corp. has expanded it sales capabilities with the naming of Frank Faiola and Associates as Manufacturers Representatives in Northern California for OEM, it was announced by Nilo Urbani, Jr., vice president, Sales and Marketing. Frank Faiola and Associates, Oakland, CA, has been a manufacturer's rep in northern California for over 25 years, specializing in sales to the semiconductor and telecommunications industries in Silicone Valley. Frank Faiola started the agency after working for Lazarz Industrial Sales in Lewiston, NY. A native of Niagara Falls, NY, he earned a bachelor's degree in commerce from Niagara University. His experience working with engineers at OEM levels is fundamental to supporting the technical expertise necessary for new developments and new product applications, according to Urbani. A member of the Marmon Group since 2000, Nylok is headquartered in Macomb, MI, and also operates processing facilities in Illinois, Michigan, New Jersey, Texas,and Canada. It has evolved into a worldwide leader in fastening processes through a licensing program that authorizes more than 20 companies in Asia, Europe and South America to produce and use Nylok's patented technologies in their countries.