Factory of the month: TR Fastenings - The Manufacturer March 2013

Tom Moore explores how TR Fastenings has kept the core of its nuts and bolts manufacturing in the UK to maintain a competitive advantage.

Humans are born to build, why else would kids instantly reach for Lego as soon as they can move. From huts made of wood, stone and straw thousands of years ago, we are now assembling what people could never have imaged just a century ago. Having the vision to put two parts together and create something new is the most basic element of manufacturing, but also the most essential. After all, what’s more frustrating and dangerous than a part falling off broadband boxes, mobile phones or cars!

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