01 August 2014
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IS Group acquires Specialty Fasteners

Devon-based Specialty Fasteners and Components (SFC) has been acquired by the IS Group, distribution specialist offering technical support, extensive stock and value added services within the aerospace, military, motorsport, medical and energy markets.

A company announcement said that SFC would continue to operate independently from its existing premises in Totnes, Devon under the management of Peter Boote.

A communique from IS Group managing director stated: "We would like to provide [customers] with assurances that we will be working closely with the SFC team in the support of customers and key partners to ensure that high levels of customer service and support are maintained."

SFC has been a supplier to industry with engineered solutions to fastening problems since 1991, as both a manufacturer and distributor. The company has built itself a reputation for quality and technical knowledge. As an authorised distributor for leading aerospace and industrial companies, the company has always claimed to be committed to maintaining exacting standards. Many of the products on offer are manufactured in-house using current manufacturing techniques to strict quality standards, it is claimed.

The company says that it can offer a complete design and development service from concept, through prototypes, to final production by working closely with it's customers and principals to provide the most effective engineered solution for their requirements.

Readers can get first-hand knowledge of SFC's capability at the forthcoming FAST Exhibition at the Williams F1 Conference Centre, Grove, Oxfordshire on September 10. To register, please go to www.fastenerexhibition.co.uk

Paul Gay

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