Whatever your needs
we’re number one

“Established for more than 50 years, we are one of Europe’s leading suppliers of industrial fastening products and services supplying over 3,000 customers via a network of UK and European locations. We are here to help you get the most out of your products by problem-solving through the design of technical products and services that improve your design, assembly, or process, and enable you to generate more profit for your company. Whilst we offer advice we also listen and endeavour to provide a level of service tailor-made to your specific requirements. With quality a number one priority, we continually invest in the right people and products so that we can provide the superior market knowledge and customer service our customers demand.”

Morgan Burgoyne
Chief Executive

Quality assured since 1981

At TFC we realise that Quality runs through the entire business, not just our products. We have continually invested in the right people to provide superior market knowledge and customer service. Our supply chain partners, from manufacturers to logistics and information technology are carefully chosen to fit our commitment to Quality.

Certificates of Conformity & Material Certificates available on request.

Traceability & Product Approval

All products are batch traceable and can be supplied in accordance with REACH, RoHS, WEEE and Conflict Minerals.

Dimensional approval reports are also available upon request. PPAP, ISIR, FAIR (AS9102).

With an increased need to verify product quality in-house TFC now has a dedicated test lab in place capable of providing:

  • Product Profile
  • Material Hardness
  • Surface Roughness
  • Positive Material Analysis
  • Plating Thickness
  • Spring Load/Deflection Characteristics
  • Torque Testing
  • Digital Measuring Accuracy
  • Go/No Go & Slip Gauging
  • Calibrated Test Weighing

Company Timeline

  • 1961
    • “The Fastener Centre” founded by Gerry & David Hale in Heathfield, East Sussex, UK
  • 1981
    • European distribution agreement with Smalley Steel Ring Company, USA
  • 1990
    • UK distribution agreement with ARaymond

 

  • 1993
    • German sales office opens in Bochum, Germany
  • 2007
    • TFC Management buy-out
    • TFC Colchester startup opens
    • Acquisition of Cavalier Fasteners, creating TFC Walsall
  • 2009

    • Costa Rica based implant site set up
  • 2010
    • Specialised Fastener Products (SFP) acquired
  • 2011
    • Engineering Services (Fasteners) join the TFC Group. TFC Keighley is formed
  • 2013
    • Scottish Premier Fasteners is purchased (TFC Airdrie)
    • Bochum branch expands to new premises to include large warehouse facility
  • 2014
    • Steppacher is acquired in the south of Germany (TFC Singen)
  • 2016
    • New branch opened in Hranice, Czech Republic (TFC Hranice)
  • 2017
    • TFC Portadown opens in Ireland in partnership with TML Group
    • New branch opened in Basingstoke
    • TFC Keighley move to new, improved offices and warehouse