July 11, 2019

New Keyence vision system.
Keeping abreast of the latest advances is key to our philosophy at AF, we firmly believe in investing in the latest tech where its use can be justified.
Once set-up, the Keyence will allow multiple measurements of multiple parts to be taken a...

July 4, 2019

AF Fasteners are please to announce the appointment of their new production manager, John Tierney.

John began his working life as a Telecommunications specialist and later Detachment Commander within the Armed Forces, working with British and UN Forces involved in vario...

June 19, 2019


It was a sad day for AF last Friday when Ann Dickinson retired after five years with the company. Ann joined the company in 2014 as the office administrator but went on to become much more, partaking in sales purchasing and dispatch her energy and work ethic were an e...

February 22, 2019

 On the last day of January, AF Fasteners took delivery of a new EMCO E25 CNC lathe. After installation and two days on-site training the machine is now up and running, accurately and reliably producing parts. This is the second CNC lathe at AF and is a significant ste...

October 12, 2018

We are pleased to announce that another of our apprentices, Mathieu Royle, has successfully achieved his City & Guilds qualification in CNC machining. In between a hectic schedule of music festivals and holidays to the far east and with support from the company he has...

August 7, 2018

After its eventful journey across the Atlantic from Florida, AF Fasteners have recently taken receipt of a new TOWA 4A cam auto lathe to complement the two machines already in the secondary operations department, not just adding 50% extra capacity, the new machine can...

December 8, 2017

AF Fasteners are pleased to announce, following a recent re-organisation of its management structure, the appointment of a new financial controller, Liz McKay.

Liz’s role will involve overseeing the financial activity of both the Glossop and Southend sites, she brings w...

October 11, 2017

AF Fasteners are proud to announce that the first member of it’s apprenticeship program, Henry Dunkerley, has successfully completed and passed his formal apprentice training program.

Since starting with AF as a fresh faced young man in 2015, in between passing his driv...

May 19, 2017

New appointment.

The management of AF Fasteners are pleased to announce, that following the retirement of Rhona Mohan in March this year, Allison Beckwith has been appointed as our new final inspector.

Joining AF in 2014 as a centreless grinder setter, not an easy task b...

March 30, 2017

Retirement of Rhona Mohan.

AF Fasteners would like to announce the retirement of Rhona Mohan after twenty one years of loyal and faithful service.

Rhona joined the company in 1996 primarily to work on the Cincinnati centreless grinder, at which she became very proficient...

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