Malcolm Diamond
1975–to date

Geoff Budd
1976–to date

Glenda Roberts
1990–to date

1973

TR Fastenings established by Mike Timms and Mike Roberts

1975

Started working at TR

1976

Started working at TR, in the warehouse and as a driver

First UK in-house manufacturing facility established and the Hank name purchased

1982

Acquired the rights to the BINX Nut and sole global manufacturer

1982-1990

Six new TR sites opened across UK

1984

Appointed to the Board

1986

Appointed to the Board

1990

Started working at TR

1992

Introduced Vendor Managed Inventory into the fastenings industry (VMI)

1993

Acquired Fastener Techniques (UK)

1994

Acquired Southern Industrial Fasteners (Southern Ireland)

Obtained a full listing on the London Stock Exchange

1996

Acquired: Magne Bjorlo (Norway), Microscrew (UK)

1997

Acquired Formac Technologies (Singapore), Polyfasteners (Malaysia)

1998

Acquired: Miller Holding (Holland), Lancaster Fastener (UK), Samson Industries (USA)

1999

Acquired FCF (Sweden)

2000

Set up greenfield distribution site in Hungary

2001

Acquired SFE (Taiwan)

2003

Acquired the globally recognised trademark of Pozidriv

2005

Acquired Serco Ryan (UK)

2009

Business restructured and new strategy implemented

2010

Appointed to the Board

2011

Acquired PowerSteel and Electro-Plating Works (Malaysia)

2013

TR Celebrates 40 years of trading

2014

Acquired Viterie Italia Centrale (Italy)

2015

Acquired Kuhlmann Befestigungselemente (Germany)

2016

Set up greenfield distribution site in Spain