Trade Bodies

TR Fastenings is proud to be members of the following trade bodies.

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BIAFD represents the interests of its membership with the UK Government and institutions, with the media and, through founding membership of the European Fastener Distributor Association (EFDA), with the European Union and European organisations. In particular BIAFD has been energetic in opposing the imposition of trade measures that unnecessarily distort the global trade in fasteners and limit our members ability to source the best quality and value products for their customers.

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The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) exists to support and promote the interests of the UK automotive industry at home and abroad. Working closely with member companies, SMMT acts as the voice of the motor industry, promoting its position to government, stakeholders and the media.
'SMMT’ and the ’S’ symbol are trademarks of SMMT Limited and are used with their permission.

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North East Automotive Alliance

The North East Automotive Alliance (NEAA) is an industry-led cluster group, established to support the economic sustainable growth and competitiveness of the sector in the North East of England. Launched in March 2015, with over 230 cluster participants. The NEAA provides a single unified voice to key stakeholder groups and promotes the true value created by the North East Automotive sector.

Membership number: CM0057

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JOSCAR is the new accreditation system for the aerospace, defence and security sectors. The system was established following an initiative led by ADS Group and includes a growing number of prime contractors as registered buyers. 

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NDI, EEF’s defence experts, offer supply chain sourcing and development services to businesses of all sizes in the defence, aerospace, space and security sectors. Additionally, offering membership to companies in these sectors, providing representation and policymaking influence to magnify the voice of the industry and individual companies.

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ADS represents and supports over 1100 UK businesses operating in the aerospace, defence, security and space sectors. Membership ranges from SMEs to global primes. 

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TR Fastenings Norge verified by Achilles JQS - Global network of industry communities serving buyers in supplier pre-qualification, supplier risk management and compliance, and supplier visibility..

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