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1973TR Fastenings established by Mike Timms and Mike Roberts
1976First UK in-house manufacturing facility established and the Hank name purchased
1982Acquired the rights to the BINX Nut and sole global manufacturer
1982
to
Six new TR sites opened across UK
1992Introduced Vendor Managed Inventory into the fastenings industry (VMI)
1993Acquired Fastener Techniques (UK)
1994Acquired Southern Industrial Fasteners (Southern Ireland)
Obtained a full listing on the London Stock Exchange
1996Acquired:
Magne Bjorlo (Norway)
Samson Industries (USA)
Microscrew (UK)
1997Acquired Formac Technologies (Singapore)
1998Acquired:
Miller Holding (Holland)
Lancaster Fastener (UK)
Polyfasteners (Malaysia)
1999Acquired FCF (Sweden)
2000Set up greenfield distribution site in Hungary
2001Acquired SFE (Taiwan)
2002Set up greenfield distribution site in China
2003Acquired the globally recognised trademark of Pozidriv
2005Acquired Serco Ryan (UK)
2006Set up greenfield manufacturing site in China
2009Business restructured and new strategy implemented
2011Acquired PowerSteel and Electro-Plating Works (Malaysia)

TR is an innovator and leader

in partnership with customers

aiming to keep the wheels

of industry turning for

many years to come

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