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Stock variety, variance and availability

TR Fastenings is a leading global specialist in the design, engineering, manufacture and distribution of high quality sheet metal fastenings. Operating from 32 business locations within the UK, Asia, Europe and the USA, TR’s network spans two continents and includes eight high-volume manufacturing sites delivering high quality, cost-effective sheet metal fasteners.

Supplying fasteners into c.75 countries and more than 5,000 companies, TR is a Full Service Provider working with customers from early engineering and design stage, right through to specification, manufacturing, quality and logistics.

Flexibility in service and stock availability

As a major supplier to the automotive, electronics and domestic appliance sectors, TR has a robust business model for large OEM’s and SME’s. We hold stock of a huge range of sheet metal fastenings and related products. As a result, TR is able to deal with a variety of different applications, including where high volumes are a requirement.

TR offers real flexibility in service, in product ranges and is able to effectively and efficiently accommodate customer needs. Our customer service and sales teams are on hand to help with any problems that sit outside of the normal stock and supply issues.
“TR always provides a fast and efficient service and helpful advice on new requirements.” IC – Operations Director - OKW Enclosures Ltd.
Our extensive stock availability ensures customers benefit from reduced costs of stockholding and storage as only a few days’ stock needs to be held on the production line. Production can focus on its core function, as standard parts are always available at the point of use.
Our automated optical sorting facilities and specialist packing capabilities mean that TR can supply quality products reliably.
Inspection costs are also reduced as quality approved parts can be shipped direct to the production line.

Logistical support

TR understands that a global approach requires specific solutions in terms of communication, culture and security. Our three-tier approach, which includes local, national and international teams, is able to address all of these challenges in order to provide customers with the quality fastening solutions and economic advantages that they require.

We offer flexible dispatch times to meet with our customers’ needs. The large stocks and general availability of our products mean we can respond quickly when competitor’s products malfunction or when production priorities change.
Providing a range of delivery services and flexible response times, we offer next day delivery, timed if required, self-scan if certain criteria are met, or DLF (Direct Line Feed). Importantly, our global delivery operations ensure customers’ needs are consistently met.
“TR Fastenings have been a supplier to Potters for over 25 years, and as the Purchasing Manager I personally have dealt with them for over 20 years. I have always found their service to be second to none, which is why they are our main supplier of sheet metal fastenings. I would recommend TR to anyone looking to buy sheet metal fastenings, as the product range meets my needs and is of an exceptional quality. The sales team both internal and external are reliable, extremely helpful, knowledgeable, friendly and very easy to deal with.” Lea Bullen, Operations Manager, L. Potter & Sons Ltd.

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Published 01.07.2020

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