Beacon of Light, Sunderland, 26th September 2019
International specialist in the design, engineering, manufacture and distribution of high quality industrial and Cat C fastenings, TR Fastenings (TR), a Trifast plc company, is attending the North East Automotive Expo (NEAA) Expo in Sunderland, UK, for the fourth time. Celebrating its fifth anniversary this year, the Expo will take place on the 26th September 2019 at the Beacon of Light venue and is the region’s only event focused solely on the automotive sector. It ‘provides companies with a platform to connect, do business, demonstrate technology and learn about the support available to them’.
TR has been attending the event since 2016 and has been consistently impressed by its success and ability to attract senior figures and industry representatives from all over the UK.
TR Fastenings is a full service provider (FSP) across a wide range of industries including automotive, electronics, domestic appliances and telecoms. Its core business is supplying high volume assembly multinational OEMs with quality components; offering bespoke engineered solutions to specific fastening challenges and providing logistical support to the Tier 1 market. TR has 32 sites across the globe, including three Technical and Innovation Centres in Sweden, the UK and the USA and eight manufacturing locations worldwide.
Chris Black, Global Director of Automotive Business Development at TR Fastenings, comments: “The Automotive industry is rapidly evolving both in the North East and across the UK and beyond, with the rise of Electric Vehicle (EV) technology of particular significance. The NEAA is a fantastic facilitator of networking and knowledge sharing amongst the automotive industry in the North East, which is one of the region’s most successful business sectors. We are looking forward to attending again this year and continuing to play a role in this thriving business community.”