Torque-Expo

NEWS & FEATURES

FIXINGS & FASTENERS

BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION

New Wickes Chairman appointed ahead of Travis Perkins de-merger

A new Wickes Chairman - Christopher Rogers - has been appointed ahead of the retailer's demerger with parent Travis Perkins

NMBS forms new partnership with TTF

The National Merchant Buying Society (NMBS) and the Timber Trade Federation (TTF) are forming a new partnership from January 2020.

Sustainability and modular construction on the agenda in the Middle East

The latest edition of the construction-focused Big 5 Dubai had modular construction and the environment firmly on the agenda

Gesipa owner SFS buys German fastener business mbe

SFS has grown its fastening expertise with the acquisition of mbe - specialist in painted fasteners for high performance facade systems

EVENTS

NORTH AMERICA NEWS

Stud & rebar finder brand Zircon seeking distribution in Austria and Switzerland

"Original stud finder" Zircon is showcasing its line-up at Cologne's 2020 International Hardware Fair as it pushes further into the European market

Coronavirus: "Companies need to urgently review their supply chain"

Thanks to the continuing impact of coronavirus on the supply chain warnings from supply chain experts are targeting those reliant on China's factories

Simpson Strong-Tie owner sees sales and profits rise despite currency headwinds

Simpson Strong-Tie owner Simpson Manufacturing saw both sales and profits rise despite the impact of negative currency exchange

Industrial fasteners market to hit $109.61 billion by 2025; automotive dominates while plastic grows

The global industrial fasteners market is expected to reach $109.61 billion by 2025, with automotive sector and the non-threaded fasteners lead growth