Job Vacancy in Fastener Distribution – Fastener Team Member

Our sister company Boka Bolt Supplies, based in Runcorn, has a vacancy for an enthusiastic and capable person to join the team. You will need a good academic background, a keen interest in engineering coupled with an excellent personality, good communication and computer competence skills.

The job covers all aspects of the business which will include Sales, Purchasing, Stock Control, Warehouse, Van Driving.

Training will be given as required but a background in the fastener or engineering trade is an advantage.

Pay is according to your experience and capability.

Please apply for an application form to:

Richard Garton
Boka Bolts (a division of Garton Ltd)
10 Cormorant Drive
Picow Farm Rd,
Runcorn WA7 4UD

or apply via email at sales@bokabolts.co.uk

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New Assorted Kits added to Online Shop – Screws, Circlips & Fibre Washers

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Due to popular demand, we have expanded our range of mixed fastener kits, which are a great value way of keeping a useful assortment of fasteners to hand.

The latest additions to our ever-increasing range are Machine Screws, Self Tapping Screws, Woodscrews, Circlips and Red Fibre Washers.

Further kits will be added in the coming weeks.

If you have a requirement or suggestion for what you’d like to see in our assorted fastener packs, simply contact us and we’ll be happy to help!

 

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Classic Ferrari 365-GTC4 Restoration – Part 9

ferrari gtc4 engine restoration

Following a couple of quiet years the restoration project is now back on track. The engine is now being re-assembled by the technicians at Headshop UK in Warrington.

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The bottom of the engine is finished and some more seals and chains need to be sourced to enable the work to continue. The Flywheel bolts will be from our own factory at Thomas Smith Fasteners in Greater Manchester.

Oil / Water Pump Ferrari Restoration

The combined Oil/Water pump was initially thought to be a challenge but it looks a lot simpler with everything cleaned up.

No more hold ups are envisaged with the engine rebuild. More on the progress in the coming months, keep checking out the Thomas Smith Fasteners news blog!

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1.7/16-8UN HT Allthread for Gas Turbines

Our Glasgow branch recently received an order for 1.7/16-8UN x 24″ High Tensile 8.8 Threaded Bar, which will be used for manufacturing bolting for Gas Turbines.

As well as stocking Allthread, we can manufacture special orders to your size and material specifications.

Contact us with any requirements and we’ll be happy to help. Telephone our Glasgow branch on 01698 826464 or Wigan on 01942 520260.

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Large Diameter Fasteners for Subsea Installation

A grateful customer of our Glasgow branch kindly provided us with these recent photographs,  showing a subsea project incorporating our bolts being prepared and then submerged for installation into the seabed.

We supply a huge range of standard fasteners and can manufacture specials to your exact specification in most materials – steel, stainless steel, super duplex, non-ferrous and exotics.

Contact us with any requirements and we’ll be happy to assist. Telephone our Glasgow branch on 01698 826464 or Wigan on 01942 520260.

 

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M100 x 6.00 Hex Full Nuts for Agricultural Machinery

m100 x 6 hex full nuts

We recently received an order from a manufacturer of agricultural machinery, who had an urgent requirement for these large M100 x 6mm Pitch Hex Full Nuts to be used on slurry pumps.

These special, large diameter nuts were delivered next day to our customer in Northern Ireland.

Whether standard or special, we have years of expertise and can the supply fasteners to fit your requirements.

Call our Glasgow office on 01698 826464 or Wigan on 01942 520260 and we’ll be happy to assist.

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Another Satisfied Customer! Large Diameter Socket Caps and Allthread – Scotland

Our Glasgow branch recently received a call from a design solution engineering consultant who specialises in subsea and riser engineering.

m36 socket cap screws glasgow scotland

Our customer urgently required M36 Socket Caps and M39 High Tensile Allthread.

m39 allthread glasgow scotland

We were happy to help out and these large diameter fasteners were delivered on-time to our grateful customer!

Whether you require standard or special fasteners, large or small sizes – we can cater for every aspect of your fastener requirements. Call our Glasgow branch on 01698 826464 or Wigan on 01942 520260, and we’ll be happy to assist. Alternatively, you can contact us via this website.

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A4-100 Special Fasteners for Manchester Chamber of Commerce

chamber of commerce bolts from thomas smith fasteners

Thomas Smith Fasteners were recently approached by Chris Fletcher, the Marketing and Policy Director of the Manchester Chamber of Commerce about providing samples of manufactured special fasteners, for one of his displays promoting UK manufacturers to foreign visitors.

We were delighted to help Chris and supplied him with some A4-100 bolts and nuts which were manufacted in our works at Wigan.

Chris came to collect the samples and enjoyed a factory tour. He commented “Your company is exactly the type of business we are looking out for and I hope we can feature more stories in the future”.

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TSF Sponsors Local ‘Gin Pit 5’ Trail Race

Thomas Smith Fasteners were very proud to sponsor a local running race which attracted 250 runners from all over the North West.

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The Gin Pit 5, hosted by Astley & Tyldesley Road Runners, is an annual 5 mile trail race where local clubs race each other to gain points in the Central Lancs Grand Prix.
The race was won by local runner Neil Pendlebury.

All finishers were given hi-viz t-shirts which are ideal for training on dark winter nights.

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