Alcoa Fastening Systems – The – Promoting best practice in Manufacturing

Article by · 2010/12/18 ·

Manufacturing in Action, Source : The Manufacturer
Published : December 2010

In the West Midlands a company has developed a product that will save hundreds of thousands of hours on fastening structures like panels to frames, for the energy generation and construction industries.

Edward Machin meets Alcoa Fastening Systems UK to talk company-wide staff training and global performance systems, and gets to grips with the unique BobTail®.

Manufacturers up and down the land boast about the revolutionary, one-of-akind nature of their designs and products. But talk can be cheap. For Alcoa Fastening Systems UK (AFS) — a subsidiary of Alcoa Inc, the world’s third largest producer of aluminum — however, the current mood is that of a company with legitimate reason to wax lyrical. The Telfordbased manufacturer of fasteners, lockbolts, blind rivets and installation tools may just have a sector-defining product on its hands…

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