Thematic scope

1. Industrial fasteners and fixings

  • Fasteners
  • Screw
  • Socket head products
  • Nuts
  • Studs and threaded rod
  • Washers and pressed parts
  • Pins and keys
  • Springs
  • Clamps and rings
  • Collated industrial fasteners
  • Knobs / Handles / Finger turn fasteners
  • Hook or eye products
  • Nails, staples and brads
  • Adhesives and tapes

2. Construction Fixings

  • Concrete
  • Concrete screws
  • Fixings
  • Fasteners
  • Wall plugs
  • Wood / Chipboard / Decking screws
  • Nails, pins and staples
  • Threaded rods and suspension fixings
  • Hardware / DIY prepacks and assortments
  • Brackets and connectors

3. Assembly and Installation systems

  • -Automated fastener / Assembly systems

    -Feeding / discharging equipment

    -Presses and insertion tools

    -Riveting tools, equipment and systems

    -Drivers and screw insertion systems

    -Welding / soldering equipment

    -Bonding and adhesive systems

    -Assembly rigs

    -Hand tools

    -Clinching / Self piercing systems

    -Nailing / Stapling tools and systems

    -Collated fastener systems

    -Other assembly tools and equipment

4. Fastener manufacturing technology

  • -Fastener design and production simulation

    -Materials, wire and semi finished products

    -Material preparation and inspection

    -Forging / Heading machiner       

    -CNC machining and turning equipment

    -Presses and stamping machinery

    -Other forming technologies

    -Thread forming, assembly and secondary operations

    -Tooling, dies and punches

    -Heat treatment

    -Process control and data processing

    -Surface treatment, coatings and sealant systems

    -Inspection and quality control

    -Wire drawers / Uncoilers

5. Storage, distribution, factory equipment

  • -Weighing / Counting equipment and services

    -Packaging equipment, materials and services

    -Storage and materials handling

    -Computer systems and software

    -Other factory equipment

6. Services

  • -Application/Solutions Engineering
    -C-Parts Management
    -Kan-Ban Systems
    -Direct Container Supply
    -Supplier Assessment/Audit
    -Inspection & Packaging Services
    -Coating sealant lubricant application

7. Information and communication

  • -Research / development

    -Training and education