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Rising to the challenge

19-Jun-2017

As a distributor in today’s market it is not enough to simply supply a product, you need to be a..


NSSS continues major investments

05-Jun-2017

Following the 8,000 square foot extension to its Birmingham headquarters last year, Non Standard..


The Art of Riveting Knowledge

22-May-2017

It’s seven years since Steve Auld exchanged corporate life for ownership of a SME specialist fas..


Solving the fastener puzzle

16-May-2017

Chaves Bilbao S.A, better known as Chavesbao, has established itself as a referen..


Secure bolting solutions

11-May-2017

During a busy and productive Fastener Fair Stuttgart, Ola Ringdahl,CEO at Nord-Lock Group, sat d..


Lifetime Warranty from Nord-Lock Group

10-May-2017

Nord-Lock Group has recently launched the Lifetime Warranty concept – a full lifecycle warranty ..


Cetin Civata continues to grow

08-May-2017

Cetin Civata has started the construction of its fifth plant – to be located in Yalova, Turkey –..


Time to shine for WTI Fasteners

24-Apr-2017

For almost 30 years WTI Fasteners has been one of the UK fastener industry’s best kept secrets, ..


Optimas: A partner in efficiency

10-Apr-2017

In an ever-changing world, where globalisation and rapidly advancing technologies are driving co..


Still learning after 40 years – and proud of it

27-Mar-2017

Geoff Budd joined TR Fastenings forty years ago, as a temporary packer. Within ten years he was ..


Ronald Baarslag, CEO at Fabory

21-Mar-2017

Fasteners have been at the core of the Fabory business for seventy years. Ronald Baarslag talked..


REYHER - full-speed ahead in 2017

13-Mar-2017

This year at REYHER all systems are set for growth. The logistics and warehousing, product range..


Transitioning to a global fastener supplier

20-Feb-2017

After a recent significant investment in its machining capabilities, as well as the addition of ..


SARIV focuses on Industry 4.0

06-Feb-2017

In such a changing and competitive environment, many companies are deciding to look at the oppor..


NOF METAL COATINGS EUROPE celebrates 40 years of innovation

23-Jan-2017

Famous for its anti-corrosion coatings, NOF METAL COATINGS EUROPE has been innovating in the fie..


INDEX – a sign of things to come

18-Jan-2017

Over the last 30 years INDEX Fixing Systems has become an expert in providing a wide range of gl..


Fixi launches new and improved web presence

22-Dec-2016

Fixi Srl – an Italian company specialised in the production and distribution of mechanical faste..


British hose clips engineered to perform

16-Dec-2016

Producing 30 million clips annually, JCS Hi-Torque Ltd is an established British manufacturer of..


The Evotion Project: GESIPA®’s way into the future

07-Dec-2016

2016 has been a very exciting year for GESIPA®. Not only has the company undergone a period of g..


Lederer – powered by efficiency

28-Nov-2016

With the ever growing demands of customers for quicker delivery and service, automated warehouse..


NORMA celebrates 10 years of moving forward

25-Nov-2016

This year NORMA Group celebrates its 10th anniversary, after it was formed through the merger of..


Barton intent on punching above its weight

22-Nov-2016

On 1st November 2015 Optimas Solutions acquired Barton Cold-Form; a strategic investment targete..


JCP: The ‘first name’ for technical knowledge

15-Nov-2016

With construction fixings used in a variety of base materials and connections – including critic..


Delivering creativity and service

12-Oct-2016

Founded in 1973 with the intent to commercialise rivets and screws, Rivit Srl has since created ..


Tecfi expands site and production processes

11-Oct-2016

With production processes that include metal sheet stamping, plastic material injection, rubber ..


G&B Group: Total quality

10-Oct-2016

Certified quality, experience, research and innovation. These are the keywords that G&B Grou..


Reliable, quality tooling

07-Oct-2016

Established in 1954, A.M.E.A. Srl is a tooling manufacturer that is continuously expand..


100 years of technology

06-Oct-2016

Mustad SpA is a screw manufacturer that since 1912 has continuously developed its produ..


Growermetal: Offering the entire production process in-house

05-Oct-2016

Growermetal Srl specialises in the production of security, spring and flat washers, as ..


CSF – the expert in special fasteners

04-Oct-2016

Here Marco Colombo, CEO at Colombo Special Fasteners, talks about what it takes to be a..


Nord–Lock SC–washers at Fastener Fair

04-Oct-2016

Nord–Lock Srl, the Italian subsidiary of the Nord–Lock Group — a specialist in bolting sol..


The story of Friulsider

03-Oct-2016

It was in 1966 in San Giovanni al Natisone that a group of entrepreneurs founded Friulsider..


This is our DNA

30-Sep-2016

Established in 1953 Colombo Ezio Srl, a manufacturer of special and standard fasteners, is n..


Atotech: The industry’s approved choice

29-Sep-2016

Atotech Italia Srl, the Italian division of the global specialist in the highly complex world of..


MITOS is investing for growth

28-Sep-2016

Originally formed in 2012 as a sales company focused on screws and small metal parts, MITOS ..


Power and process control

28-Sep-2016

In the induction heating systems field, CEIA SpA (Costruzioni Elettroniche Industriali Autom..


Thread rolling dies on display in Italy

28-Sep-2016

HEROSLAM S.A.L will present its full range of thread rolling tools, including flat, cylindrical ..


Improving heading processes

27-Sep-2016

Among a wide range of lubricants dedicated to the requirements of cold heading machinery, CONDAT..


SIPA – providing additional services

27-Sep-2016

Founded in 1989 for the production of plates and angles for hardware, SIPA Srl has developed..


ARMA CLAMPS new production facility

26-Sep-2016

ARMA CLAMPS & CLIPS will be presenting its full product portfolio, including DIN 3016–1 reta..


Ingramatic: Increasing capabilities

26-Sep-2016

In addition to recently introducing a new machine frame base – which will enable it to conti..


INOX-VITI® – a reliable partner

23-Sep-2016

Thanks to its technical knowledge and experience of cold forming, INOX-VITI® is able to prov..


SACMA to present latest innovations

23-Sep-2016

SACMA Group will present all of its latest innovations and machines on its stand at Fastener Fai..


Atlantic Man at you disposal

22-Sep-2016

Created in 1982, Atlantic Man Srl is an Italian manufacturer of heavy-duty clamps and fastening ..


Innovative solutions for 100% inspection and selection

22-Sep-2016

Dimac Srl states that its innovative machine range is able to respond to new challenges of 1..


Regg Inspection has a clear vision for inspection systems

21-Sep-2016

Thanks to its highly skilled technical staff, Regg Inspection Srl is able to design and manu..


SPC-LAB: A new way for fastener inspection

21-Sep-2016

Dimac Srl will be presenting the new generation of SPC-LAB – a first piece inspection mobile uni..


Mecavit sets production target

20-Sep-2016

As a manufacturer of steel screws Mecavit Srl has set itself a target of producing 3,600 ton..


Specialinsert: Composites are the future

20-Sep-2016

Specialinsert Srl prides itself on providing innovative fastening systems for every applicat..


Automotive lightweighting, multi-materials and disruptive technologies

19-Sep-2016

“Lightweighting presented, and continues to present, a huge challenge for the automotive industr..


In-line with the market

19-Sep-2016

Nestled in the side streets close to the shore of Lake Garlate, 50km north of Milan, is a fa..


Minsavit and Carlo Salvi: Synergic companies ‘Made in Italy’

19-Sep-2016

Founded in 1981 by Ambrogio Sangiorgio, who decided to start working solo after working for ..


TECNOLOGIC 3® – growth and innovation

19-Sep-2016

Innovation and environmental impact have always been at the heart of TECNOLOGIC 3® Srl’s strateg..


Improving the production process

16-Sep-2016

Since 2000 Marposs Group has gone through a sustained period of investment, acquiring well s..


Together for the first time

16-Sep-2016

Carlo Salvi SpA and Hatebur Umformmaschinen AG will exhibit together for the first time at the v..


Pre-applied coatings for the future

15-Sep-2016

For almost 30 years now, TECNOLOGIC 3® has been producing and applying innovative products a..


VIPA operates worldwide

15-Sep-2016

Operating since 1970, VIPA SpA has branches in Italy, China, France, Spain, Germany and the Czec..


Becoming National but staying SMART

14-Sep-2016

At the beginning of 2016 National Machinery LLC took a controlling interest in SMART Machine..


FRAM sets sail

14-Sep-2016

Named after the Norwegian expedition ship that, between 1893 and 1912, sailed further north ..


Thread rolling in Italy

14-Sep-2016

Regg Rolling, a division of Regg Inspection Srl, will introduce its all new high-speed 2 die cyl..


Ambrovit: Investing in growth

13-Sep-2016

Ambrovit SpA is an enterprise that’s strength lies in its continuous investment – enabling it to..


SACMA: Manufacturing with style

13-Sep-2016

Located 15km north of Milan is a stylish, modern and market leading manufacturing operation ..


Vipa opens branch in China

05-Sep-2016

A wide choice of thousands of quality products, highly sophisticated logistics operations for in..


Hexstone – strength in numbers

26-Aug-2016

Here Keith Harrison, chief executive at Hexstone, explains how the Group – including Owlett-Jato..


Thinking one step ahead

22-Aug-2016

Be it in car immobiliser systems, access units for chairlifts or time recording solutions for ma..


Apex: Still striving for new heights

16-Aug-2016

Marking twenty-five years from its foundation was always going to make 2016 a significant year f..


Ensuring satisfied customers

08-Aug-2016

Through the astute use of the latest equipment and technology, as well as a unrelenting commitme..


EFDA: The value of modern fastener distribution

02-Aug-2016

The European Fastener Distributors Association is best known for working to achieve EU policies ..


European fastener market insight: Switzerland

29-Jul-2016

Bossard Group By Peter Kammüller, COO, deputy general manager The Swiss engineering..


European fastener market insight: Germany

28-Jul-2016

Keller & Kalmbach GmbH & Co KG Dr Florian Seidl, managing director If we h..


European fastener market insight: Poland

27-Jul-2016

Marcopol Sp z.o.o Piotr Pierowicz, managing director The market of fasteners ..


Marcopol – a safe and reliable business partner

25-Jul-2016

Marcopol is confident its brand is not only recognisable in Poland, but around the world. Its pr..


European fastener market insight: Spain

22-Jul-2016

HEROSLAM S.A.L Alberto Gabika, managing director First of all we need to take int..


European fastener market insight: Belgium

21-Jul-2016

pgb-Europe NV Luc Pennoit, owner pgb-Europe is a Belgian family owned wholesa..


European fastener market insight: Austria

20-Jul-2016

Schmid Schrauben Hainfeld GmbH Andreas Gebert, managing directorThe Austrian f..


European fastener market insight: Italy

19-Jul-2016

SACMA Group In order to analyse the Italian market situation in the last decade we..


Thomas Ehrhardt

19-Jul-2016

President global automotive, STANLEY Engineered Fastening In 2013 the acquisition of..


European fastener market insight: France

18-Jul-2016

ACTON SAS Philippe Purgy, managing director For many decades, stainless steel fast..


European fastener market insight: Finland

15-Jul-2016

Sormat Oy Ismo Laitakari, managing director The last two years have witnessed a break..


European fastener market insight: Estonia

14-Jul-2016

Baltic Bolt OÜ Roul Liidemann, managing director The Estonian market for fasteners is..


European fastener market insight: Turkey

13-Jul-2016

NORM Group Fatih Uysal, chairman Fasteners is one of the sectors that has had an increasin..


Connected technologies and bolting experience

12-Jul-2016

With over 30 years of providing effective bolt securing systems to the world, the Nord-Lock Grou..


European fastener market insight

12-Jul-2016

As Fastener + Fixing Magazine reaches ‘one hundred’ we invited leading fastener businesses from ..


Making quality tools

30-Jun-2016

RLS Tooling Ltd has manufactured thread rolling dies since 1989 and continually reinvests ..


Smith Bullough expands manufacturing

27-Jun-2016

Based in Greater Manchester, Smith Bullough Ltd – a manufacturer of non-standard and speci..


GESIPA UK: Encouraging the next generation

17-Jun-2016

Established as a UK subsidiary for the German GESIPA Group in 1972, GESIPA Blind Riveting ..


Bakfin pushes on

09-Jun-2016

Established in 1850, Baker & Finnemore Ltd (Bakfin) has survived the test of time and gr..


The expansion and renovation of Non Standard Socket Screw

07-Jun-2016

Non Standard Socket Screw Limited (NSSS), based in Birmingham and London, has announced th..


Supplying tools worldwide

03-Jun-2016

Mayes & Warwick Ltd has been manufacturing in the UK since 1915 and, as the world has beco..


A. Perry celebrates threaded bar anniversary

01-Jun-2016

A. Perry & Co (Hinges) Ltd is celebrating its 10th anniversary of being able to manufactur..


European quality control in China

30-May-2016

Being able to ensure product quality from the middle of the Asian fastener manufacturing industr..


Providing the best parts

30-May-2016

Established in 1979 Pressed Parts Company Ltd is a manufacturer of stainless steel, mild steel..


Quality made in the UK

26-May-2016

Boltight solutions have been at the forefront of the hydraulic tensioning business for many year..


GripIt® Fixings: Made in the UK

24-May-2016

Here Jordan Daykin, managing director at GripIt® Fixings, talks about the humble beginnings of t..


A very British manufacturer

20-May-2016

With 95 years of experience, Jubilee® Clips Ltd has never been a company to pursue short-term tr..


NORMA UK – becoming a benchmark for the fastener industry

19-May-2016

Over the last two years NORMA UK Ltd, a subsidiary of NORMA Group SE, has gone through a tra..


More than just the long and thin, short and thick

16-May-2016

For over 60 years Achilles Seibert GmbH, based in Henstedt-Ulzburg, Germany – approximately 10km..


Bafa celebrates 70th anniversary

04-Apr-2016

Bafa S.A is a French family business that specialises in supplying a wide range of fasteners and fix..


Fast, competent, Schriever

21-Mar-2016

Based in Lüdenscheid, Germany, Hans Schriever GmbH & Co KG states that its screwed connectio..


A vision becomes reality

15-Mar-2016

The world’s most advanced wire rod rolling mill starts production voestalpine Wire Techn..


A riveting performance from Owlett-Jaton

07-Mar-2016

The UK’s leading supplier of fasteners and fixings to the distributor and merchant trade, Owlett..


Hot forging – up close and personal

29-Feb-2016

On 10th November, Smith Bullough, slightly nervously staged its first open day for invited faste..


K Engineering rises from the ashes

24-Feb-2016

At 3:30am on 3rd December 2014 Joint Managing Directors Ian Wilkinson and Ian (Billy) Harris of ..


January perspective: SACMA Group

19-Feb-2016

A review and preview of the global fastener industry A wide cross section of global fasten..


January perspective: NORMA Group

18-Feb-2016

A review and preview of the global fastener industry A wide cross section of global fastene..


January perspective: Hilti Group

17-Feb-2016

A review and preview of the global fastener industry A wide cross section of global fastene..


January perspective: Nord-Lock Group

16-Feb-2016

A review and preview of the global fastener industry A wide cross section of global fastene..


January perspective: Wagener & Simon WASI GmbH & Co KG

15-Feb-2016

A review and preview of the global fastener industry A wide cross section of global fasten..


January perspective: Carlo Salvi SpA

12-Feb-2016

A review and preview of the global fastener industry A wide cross section of global fastene..


January perspective: Hexstone Group

11-Feb-2016

A review and preview of the global fastener industry A wide cross section of global fasten..


ACTON ready for action

10-Feb-2016

ACTON SAS has been a specialist distributor of stainless steel fasteners for over 30 years. Here..


January perspective: Fastbolt GmbH

10-Feb-2016

A review and preview of the global fastener industry A wide cross section of global fasten..


January perspective: NORM Group

09-Feb-2016

A review and preview of the global fastener industry A wide cross section of global fasten..


January perspective: Grupo CELO

08-Feb-2016

A review and preview of the global fastener industry A wide cross section of global fasten..


January perspective: F. REYHER Nchfg GmbH & Co KG

05-Feb-2016

A review and preview of the global fastener industry A wide cross section of global fasten..


January perspective: National Machinery LLC

04-Feb-2016

A review and preview of the global fastener industry A wide cross section of global fasten..


January perspective: Brighton-Best International

03-Feb-2016

A review and preview of the global fastener industry A wide cross section of global fasten..


January perspective: Optimas OE Solutions

29-Jan-2016

A review and preview of the global fastener industry A wide cross section of global fasten..


Repositioning brands for future growth

28-Jan-2016

NORMA Group has experienced a sustained period of strategic acquisitions and growth, which has s..


Lueg looking forward to 2016

11-Jan-2016

2016 promises to be an exciting year for Lueg-Stanztechnik e.K. Not only will the company celebr..


R+FK Schulte’s commanding portfolio

16-Dec-2015

R+FK Schulte KG is a washer manufacturer that is taking on the challenge of becoming a ‘one stop..


SPAX: Quality ‘Made in Germany’

14-Dec-2015

Since its market launch in 1967, SPAX – a chipboard screw with cross recess – has set benchmarks..


SWG Production – a reliable partner for timber engineering

08-Dec-2015

A market leader in CLT system engineering products, SWG Schraubenwerk Gaisbach GmbH – a daughter..


Eurotec: Continuing to evolve

04-Dec-2015

Founded in 1999, Eurotec GmbH is predominately known as an established distributor of innovative..


Bäcker – a specialist for plastic standard parts

02-Dec-2015

Amongst the picturesque hills and valleys on the edge of the Sauerland, in the south eastern par..


ME-RIPP showcases Adolf Menschel’s capabilities

30-Nov-2015

For more than 100 years Adolf Menschel Verbindungstechnik GmbH & Co KG – a business unit of ..


Watch out for GripIt®

25-Nov-2015

In seven years GripIt® Fixings has grown from a simple idea of a 13 year old boy to a manufactur..


Barton acquisition – the backstory

18-Nov-2015

Four months after its metamorphosis from an Anixter division to a standalone, independent busine..


Hot forging – up close and personal

17-Nov-2015

On 10th November, Smith Bullough, slightly nervously staged its first open day for invited faste..


Ornit opens new European logistics centre

02-Nov-2015

To ensure that it continues to meet the demand for its products, Ornit Blind Rivets has opened a..


GESIPA demonstrates its capabilities

03-Oct-2015

GESIPA® Blind Riveting Group is a leading international company for blind rivet technology that ..


Keeping ahead of industry trends

21-Sep-2015

As the parent company of its six well-established brands – Owlett-Jaton, JCP Fixings, Unifix, St..


BFC: New name, new global hub

02-Sep-2015

At the beginning of June, BFC Tibbetts Group Company (BFC) moved to a brand new GB£1.5 million g..


Built on solid foundations

25-Aug-2015

Based in the beautiful Neckar Valley in Germany, Peter Schröder GmbH has been a wholesaler of fa..


BIAFD demonstrates commitment to training

24-Aug-2015

In June the British & Irish Association of Fastener Distributors staged its first ‘Fastener ..


Adapting, compulsive optimism and… a charismatic frog

10-Aug-2015

Face2Face with Ramón Ceravalls, CEO Grupo CELO Fulfilling a long-standing promise to ..


A decade of the Polish fastener market

27-Jul-2015

This report is extracted from an article by Marek Łangalis, doctor of economic sciences and fast..


Eurotec is evolving

13-Jul-2015

Since its foundation in 1999, Eurotec GmbH has gone through a vast transformatio..


Strong speaker line-up for EFDA conference

08-Jun-2015

The European Fastener Distributors’ Association staged its fifth triennial conference in Berlin ..


A far from fishy tale

07-May-2015

Few need reminding that the role of the fastener distributor is ever more complex, fast changing..


Sharing a confidence

09-Apr-2015

It’s little more than two weeks since Anixter announced the impending sale of its OEM Supply – F..


Ambrovit: Investing in growth

10-Mar-2015

Ambrovit SpA is an enterprise that strength lies in investing in technology and q..


Tradition - confirmation and an incentive for the future

11-Feb-2015

Appropriately for the 150th anniversary of the company, the board of directors of Ferdinand Gros..


TRUST

12-Jan-2015

Definition: ‘Confidence in and reliance on the ability, character, strength and truthfulness of ..


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