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[NEWS & EVENTS]

NSSS APPEARS IN FASTENER + FIXING MAGAZINE

This month’s edition of the magazine (May 2017, Issue 105) features an article on NSSS focusing on the company’s recent major investments.

These investments include the purchase of two new Citizen CNCs and the installation of a TQ4 Ipsen sealed quench atmosphere-controlled heat treatment facility.

Please follow the link below to read an online version of the article:

http://www.digi-flips.com/digipdfs/wn/nss/b8815765/digi-viewer.html




ATMOSPHERE-CONTROLLED HEAT TREATMENT

Further commitment to delivery and quality takes shape in the form of our new TQ4 Ipsen sealed quench atmosphere-controlled hardening and tempering line. 




COMPUTERISED CONTROL

Incorporating the latest SSI supervisory software including full data logging. 




MEETING FULL QUALITY REQUIREMENTS

Calibrated and commissioned to UKAS standards meeting AMS2750E requirements. 




BLOODHOUND WORLD RECORD ATTEMPT IN OCTOBER 2017

BLOODHOUND have announced October 2017 as the target date for their first attempt to break the world land speed record of 800mph.

NSSS is proud to be a product sponsor of the supersonic car which will begin race preparation for high speed runs in South Africa next year.

 

For further information on the BLOODHOUND project please follow the link below:

http://www.bloodhoundssc.com/news/bloodhound-supersonic-first-record-attempt-october-2017




FASTENER & FIXING MAGAZINE - MADE IN THE UK

NSSS has been included in a special edition of Fastener & Fixing Magazine (#99 May 2016) focusing on the fastener manufacturing industry in the UK.

The article highlights the extension and renovation of our Birmingham headquarters, the installation of an upgraded heat treatment facility, our investment in further production machinery and the continuous improvement in our infrastructure, process and quality. 

 

Please follow the link below to see an online version of the article: 

 

https://issuu.com/fastenerfixingmagazines/docs/ffm_99_may_16_digital/74?e=5741133/35487828




DENISE TALBOT 40 YEARS SERVICE

Our Senior Credit Controller  Denise Talbot celebrates 40 years service with Non Standard Socket Screw Ltd.




THE EXPANSION AND RENOVATION OF NSSS BIRMINGHAM

NSSS is pleased to announce the extension of its Birmingham headquarters. After demolishing a recently purchased adjacent property, the company has extended its current premises by a further 8,000 sq ft. This has created a much-needed and purpose-built space for our current operation to expand and has increased the site’s total floor area to more than 30,000 sq ft.

Our existing customer base will benefit from an increased production capacity which will also provide additional security for our dedicated workforce.




MAJOR GOLF VICTORY

In addition to captaining the Dartmouth Golf Club “Scratch Team”, Ian Gethen, a member of our sales team, has enjoyed individual success by winning the first “major” golf competition of the year at Dartmouth Golf Club, known as the “Rose Bowl”.

Ian was sponsored in his endeavours by NSSS and is pictured being presented with his trophy by the Dartmouth Club Captain (left) and Club President (right).   




NEW BLOODHOUND F-TYPE UNVEILED BY JAGUAR

This year’s Coventry MotoFest, taking place from May 29th-31st, will see the debut of Jaguar’s  F-TYPE R AWD Rapid Response Vehicle. This car has been specially designed to support BLOODHOUND in its attempt to break the world land speed record for which NSSS is a product sponsor.

For further information please follow the link below: 

http://www.bloodhoundssc.com/news/jaguar-debut-bloodhound-f-type-rapid-response-vehicle-coventry-motofest 




GOLF TEAM SPONSORSHIP

NSSS is proud to sponsor the Dartmouth Golf Club “Scratch Team” captained by our sales administrator, Ian Gethen (front row, centre right), who currently plays off an 8 handicap.

The team are competing in the West Midlands Scratch League for the fourth year running and are confident that they will enjoy a successful season.  




NSSS AT STUTTGART FASTENER FAIR 2015

NSSS exhibited from 10-12th March 2015 at Fastener Fair Stuttgart, the leading exhibition for the fastener and fixing industry.

During the three days of the fair, we were pleased to welcome many of our existing customers to our stand and also to meet lots of potential new customers.

It was a great opportunity to showcase all that we can offer and to discuss each customer’s particular requirements.   




NSSS CALENDAR 2015

This year’s limited edition calendar features another 12 iconic landmarks incorporating socket screws from the world’s tallest building to one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.

For the second year running, NSSS' calendar was featured by the Birmingham Mail in an informative article by Fionnuala Bourke; the online version also showcases each image as part of an interactive gallery: http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/screws-of-the-world-8462104

Please click on the link below to view a digital version of our calendar:

http://www.digi-flips.com/digipdfs/wn/nss/b8483793/digi-viewer.html




STUTTGART FASTENER FAIR 2015

We are exhibiting at the Fastener Fair in Stuttgart from 10-12th March 2015 in Hall 4, Stand B132.

Please visit us should you be attending.

http://www.fastenerfair.com/stuttgart/english/exhibitor-profile/?e=370 




NSSS CALENDAR ACCLAIMED IN THE SUNDAY MERCURY

Non Standard Socket Screw's 2014 calendar of iconic images has garnered local press attention in a full-page story in the Sunday Mercury. Condensed versions of the article have also appeared in the Birmingham Evening Mail and the Birmingham Post.

Featured on 29th December 2013, Fionnuala Bourke’s piece explains how the calendar was created and includes a montage of 7 famous landmarks with details of the range of standard and special screws used in each image.

Please click on the link below to read the article:

http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/news-opinion/birmingham-family-screw-firms-turning-6450874 




NSSS IN ENGINEERING MONTHLY

NSSS feature in a full-page advertisement in the latest edition of Engineering Monthly. Issue 120 is devoted to the story of BLOODHOUND, the supersonic car aiming to set a new outright land speed record of 1000 mph in 2015, with which NSSS are very proud to be associated.

The magazine contains several in-depth articles which provide a detailed look at the car mechanism as well as the most up-to-date news on the progress of the project.

http://engineeringmonthly.co.uk/magazines/    




2014 LIMITED EDITION CALENDAR

NSSS have long maintained the tradition of sending out limited edition calendars to our customer base - both in the UK and worldwide. 

This year's calendar features images of iconic buildings and cities which have been specially designed to incorporate fasteners.

We truly believe that the 2014 edition is our best one yet and we look forward to receiving your feedback.

Please click on the link below to see a flipbook of all the images:

http://www.digi-flips.com/digiflips/wn/nss/b2755783/digi-flipbook.html




KEYENCE IMAGE DIMENSION MEASUREMENT SYSTEM

NSSS has invested in the latest technology with the purchase of a brand new measurement system from Keyence. The IM-6000 series measures a large number of workpieces simultaneously which both dramatically reduces inspection time and eliminates human error. The machine additionally provides easy data management, a simple setup process for wider applications and network sharing functions and software. All these system features will ensure that our customers only receive products made to the very highest specifications.    




BLOODHOUND SSC PRODUCT SPONSORSHIP

NSSS is proud to be a product sponsor of Bloodhound SSC: the 1,000 mph land speed car. This initiative is focused around achieving a new world land speed record and at the same time inspiring the next generation of scientists and engineers. 

For further information please see the link below:

http://www.bloodhoundssc.com/sponsors/non-standard-socket-screw-ltd

 

 




THREADLOCKING DIGI EFLYER

NSSS' first Digi eFlyer - sent out in October - was a huge success with our customer base.

This particular edition highlighted all the kinds of locking which we can offer including: Wedge-Loks, Nylon & Brass Tips and Threadlocking.   




NON STANDARD MICRO STOCKCHECK SITE

As a manufacturer and distributor across five continents, Non Standard Socket Screws (NSSS) understand that it is essential to provide customers with the latest information, accessible around the clock.

Today we are announcing the launch of the new NSSS Stock System micro-site with the following benefits:

Full details of products and stock levels

Easily viewed details of over 20,000 products

Access to the stock system from the main website

Phase 2 of the Stock System will allow visitors to add products to a virtual shopping cart, choose the required quantity for each product then submit an enquiry online.

Check out the system by clicking on the view stockcheck icon on the banner of our web pages.




NOT SOLELY SOCKET SCREWS

Our manufacturing facility has been developed over 35 years to meet our customers exacting standards.

It includes Double blow hot forging presses, CNC turning and milling lathes plus grinding and thread rolling machines.

Heat treatment is performed on-site to guarantee total control of the highest standard from raw material to finished product and ensure full batch traceability.

Parts can be manufactured in a variety of alloys as well as brass, aluminium, titanium and a range of other exotic materials. A comprehensive range of surface treatments are available including Zinc, Geomet, Dacromet, Delta, Galvanized and Xylan - for whenever applications require improved corrosion resistance Full traceability is preserved throughout the sub contract process, with all relevant documentation retained on file. Theadlocking is a vital part of many customer requirements. We are able to supply a variety of thread locking solutions including Tuflok®, Patlok®, Anulok®. Eslok® and Wedgelok®.




UNBRAKO DURLOKS

Contact us now for the most competitive prices on the full range of Unbrako Durlok bolts and nuts available from stock.

 




MANUFACTURING CAPABILITY

Recent investment of a vertical machining centre ( VMC) has increased our manufacturing capability.

The purchase of a DUGARD EAGLE 760 now enables us to precision machine and mill complex head and recess shapes. The 16-station carousel type magazine features bi-directional random tool selection for efficient tool changes.

The set-up capabilities of both the VMC and our range of CNC lathes have been further enhanced by the recent introduction of a CAD/CAM computer programmes whereby process settings can be developed from the customers CAD drawings. This capability not only assists the setter in best method practices and tooling choice but also provides a visual process simulation to assist fine tuning of the CNC setting operation.




FOOTBALL TEAM SPONSORSHIP

Non Standard Socket Screw are pleased to sponsor the HOLYNAME under 12`s Football team whose Team Manager is our own sales administrator Jason Pidgeon.

The team currently play on Sundays in the Central Warwickshire Premier League.