Performance and cost improvements force the development and implementation of new fasteners into production. Total internal company organization participation is essential. Industry cooperation and use can be vital to economic success. Production feasibility tests to establish installation costs and production suitability must be established. These include: cost of inventory of existing on-going system; cost of surplus; tool cost for changeover; floor space required; inventory of parts in process; and cost of installation. Technical solutions should be flexible to minimize personal bias of participants.