TR Fastenings is proud to be members of the following trade bodies and associations
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.
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.
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
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.
British Chamber of Commerce in the Slovak Republic
The British Chamber of Commerce in the Slovak Republic provides opportunities and facilitates networking, knowledge sharing and communication between members, the UK Government and the Slovak Government to improve the business environment and help companies achieve their goals.
National Fastener Distribution Association
NFDA is a non-profit trade association serving the North American fastener industry. Professionals throughout the fastener industry, both distributors and manufacturers, whose businesses range in size from small family firms to large multinational corporations, have each found that NFDA's services and benefits provide them with opportunities that are unequalled and unavailable anywhere else.
TR Fastenings and TR Falcon have benefitted from being part of the NFDA for over 10 years. TR Falcon have served on the board and on various committees to provide support to members and the industry.
JOSCAR is an 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.
ADS represents and supports over 1100 UK businesses operating in the aerospace, defence, security and space sectors. Membership ranges from SMEs to global primes.
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.
SAQ 4.0 is designed to assess supplier sustainability and support automotive companies in identifying social and environmental risks throughout the automotive supply chain.
TR Fastenings is proud to have been awarded a silver medal in recognition of its EcoVadis sustainability rating.
The EcoVadis sustainability assessment methodology is an evaluation of how well a company has integrated the principles of Sustainability/CSR into their business and management system.
Association of Southeast Asian Nations
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is a regional grouping that promotes economic, political, and security cooperation among its ten members: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.