Manufacturing and supplying engineered automotive and industrial components including: bolts, screws, nuts, rivets, clips, pressings, sems assemblies, value added assemblies and machined products on a global scale.
Winner of consecutive GM Supplier Quality Excellence Awards
Showroom and onsite training centre officially opened in January. Export to Poland and Canada commence.
National distributorship of Pratley D.I.Y. adhesives commences.
Introduction of hardware pre-packs in November.
Accreditation of ISO9001/TS16949 is earned. Export commence in April to USA.
Export move into China - weekly Kanban.
Export ship to Germany, India, Korea and Thailand.
Export fly to Mexico.
Export business continues to grow with products shipped to Brazil and South Africa.
License agreement entered for the manufacture and supply of MAThread components. Global automotive supply begins.
Need for expansion, purpose built quarters are established in West Heidelberg.
Exports commence to New Zealand and United Kingdom.
Accredited certification of QS9000.
First exports depart for Fiji.
First Australian owned fastener manufacturer to be nominated by Ford Motor Company for the prestigious Q1 Quality Award.
Supply to Automotive/OEM sector begins.
Singapore plant commence manufacture.
Recurring growth in the production of both standard and specialised fasteners,demands the need for larger premises.
Cold formed head, tapping and machine screw manufacturing commences.
“Staetite Fasteners” trade name registered.
Manufacture of tooling, fasteners, turned screws and pressed nuts commences.
Local electrical engineering manufacturer founded and privately Australian owned.