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Global specialist in the engineering, manufacture and distribution of industrial fastenings and Cat C products

TR Fastenings Ltd is part of Trifast plc, and is a specialist in engineering, manufacturing and the distribution of industrial fastenings and Cat C products globally.

We have 31 locations worldwide, of which eight are high volume production manufacturing sites. Our manufacturing sites produce over 33% of the parts sold, and we distribute industrial fastenings to over 60 countries. Our global footprint is core to the end to end support we provide to our multinational OEMs and Tier 1 customers.

Our worldwide operations span the UK, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Hungary, Italy, Germany, Spain, Poland, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, China, Taiwan, India, the Philippines and the USA.

TR Fastenings supplies in excess of 60 billion components annually to 5,000 companies globally across a wide range of industries including automotive, electric vehicle charging units, electronics & telecoms, general industrial, home appliance and distributor sales. Every industry has specific requirements in terms of product and quality, which we can meet through the extent of our portfolio and scope of our quality certifications which include ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and IATF 16949.

In addition to TR Fastenings’ extensive range of standard and branded fasteners, a large proportion of the product we supply are to customer drawings, special parts and Cat C components.

The products that we supply include a range of our own branded fasteners; Hank® rivet bushes, Hank ® self-clinch fasteners, fasteners for plastic, blind rivets and rivet nuts, Binx® self-locking nuts, enclosure hardware and plastic hardware along with a range of general fasteners, micro-diameter from M0.6, security fastenings, stainless steel & brass fasteners, adhesives & sealants and parts specifically to customer designs.

The services we provide include early design and technical involvement, VA/VE engineering, global sourcing and logistical solutions. We therefore fulfil a role as an FSP – Full Service Provider.

We have a business model that suits all sizes of customers. We offer lean supply chain solutions starting with a simple Kanban, to full blown VMI systems with line side deliveries. These systems are specific to each customer to manage their differing needs.

This approach helps to reduce in-place costs, and assists in managing each customer’s total cost of ownership (TCO).

For updates and the latest news on TR Fastenings visit www.trfastenings.com

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
  • Manufacturing and distribution
  • Specialist automotive fastenings and components
  • Fastening solutions for the electronics, technology and home appliance sectors
  • Hardware solutions for electric vehicle charging units
  • FSP – Full Service Provider
  • Engineering and technical support
  • Design for manufacture
  • Quality – IATF 16949, ISO 9001, ISO14001
  • Advanced Product Quality Planning – APQP
  • Global logistical & supply chain solutions e.g. Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI)
RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • General fasteners – screws, nuts, bolts, washers, circlips, seals and rings
  • Fasteners for sheet metal
  • Fasteners for plastic
  • Enclosure hardware
  • Plastic hardware
  • Security fasteners
  • Bespoke fasteners and application solutions
  • Manufacturing licences – MAThread®, Mortorq® Super, STRUX®, Torx Plus®
RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Profile in Government Europa Quarterly, issue 28 – in press

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