Fastener Mini-Expo Preview

Posted on: August 29th, 2019 by cbmEditor

The Fastener Mini-Expo on Wednesday 16th October is a unique opportunity to network with leading UK Manufacturing Technology & Services providers.

Who should visit? Engineering, Production and General Management from UK fastener and precision component manufacturers are welcome. There is no entry cost – simply register online here to receive more information.

Here’s a chance to meet some of the exhibitors who will be in attendance.

Anochrome Group

Anochrome is the UK’s largest independent specialist surface coatings and metal finishing service provider, supporting critical market sectors as varied as Automotive and Construction, Wind Energy and Petrochemicals. Anochrome applies advanced coatings to a wide variety of components and fasteners to provide corrosion resistance, improve aesthetics and modify surface engineering properties, as well as sealing materials and thread locking patches to fasteners.  

Carlo Salvi UK

Carlo Salvi is a leading European producer of header machines for cold and warm wire forming. Its production technology is chosen by fastener and precision component manufacturers in demanding and quality critical sectors including automotive, aerospace, industrial and electronic. In 2016 its merger with Hatebur combined highly complementary product offers to provide innovative technologies and services in the fields of cold, warm and hot forming. 

Carlo Salvi UK also works closely with BRANKAMP, pioneers of Process Monitoring systems to improve quality and utilisation in industrial manufacturing. 

Dudley College of Technology

Dudley College is an outstanding provider of vocational and technical education, adept at reaching out to provide highly responsive and tailored solutions to company educational needs, including support in achieving an effective return on the apprenticeship levy and helping SMEs secure funding to support workforce development.  

Forming Solutions 

Forming Solutions (UK) Ltd has decades of experience in supporting UK cold forming and other manufacturing processes, providing turnkey solutions and a wide range of other expertise. Working with globally recognised technology providers, Forming Solutions is the UK and Ireland representative for Sacma Limbiate cold forming and Ingramatic thread rolling technologies, as well as Accuvision optical inspection machinery.  

Heat Treatment 2000

Heat Treatment 2000 Ltd was established in 1992 as quality-orientated heat treatment company to supply better product to the market at a competitive price. In particular it supports the UK fastener and automotive component sectors. In 2005 the company was one of the first in the sector to achieve TS16949, and in 2017 again led the way in achieving IATF 16949:2016.

National Machinery

National Machinery is a global leader in advanced cold and warm forming machinery and process technology. Established in 1874 it remains a strong privately held company, with a global footprint providing support to customers locally on four continents. As well as supplying new machines and rebuilds, backed by services and technical support, National provides advanced technology and support for net-shape forming.


Petrofer is an international, family-owned, formulator and manufacturer of industrial lubricants, speciality fluids and process chemicals, which has made a name for itself worldwide. The product range comprises more than 600 chemical products, which are continuously being developed through its own research and development. 

The Phillips Screw Company 

There are no substitutes for genuine Phillips Drive Systems, proven technologically superior in the most demanding applications for over 75 years. New, proprietary, state-of-the-art Phillips Drive Systems provide modern alternatives to out-of-date, low-tech assembly methods. Phillips Drive Systems include: MORTORQ® Spiral, MORTORQ® Super Spiral and External Super Spiral, HEXSTIX®, AC Ribbed Phillips®, TORQ-SET®, TRI-WING®, Phillips SQUARE-DRIV®


Powerstar assists businesses to reduce electrical consumption and costs, and in recent years, to enhance supply resilience through patented UK-manufactured technologies that integrate into a comprehensive energy strategy. These include smart distribution transformers, voltage optimisation, and battery energy storage, operating in isolation or as part of a fully connected, comprehensive energy solution to provide a site-wide smart grid network to meet sustainability and efficiency objectives.


QForm is professional engineering software used for simulation, analysis and optimisation of metal forming processes, providing excellent reliability. It covers the needs in metal forming simulation for large and small forging companies as well as research and educational establishments.QForm software can simulate most metal forming processes.

RLS Tooling Ltd

RLS Tooling provides a comprehensive range of tooling for most thread rolling applications as well as form rolling. The RLS range includes flat thread rolling dies, tangential chasers, knurling dies and circular thread rolls. RLS extensive uses CNC machine tools in manufacturing and deploys CAD systems to assist in developing special tools and forms.

RLS Tooling is UK representative for a full range of inspection machines made by Regg Inspection Srl.  

Total UK

Recognising increasing legislative stringency in relation to metalworking and the focus on reducing hazards, improving safety and protecting the environment, Total has launched FOLIA – a game-changing range of water-based metalworking fluids. FOLIA products are designed to increase component lifespans and machining speeds and improve the performance of metalworking operations. They also provide a range of health, safety and environmental benefits to protect workers, workplaces, customers and the environment.

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