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Tappex Blog - new information about 'threaded inserts' for 3D printed components.

posted 12th May 2017

Tappex Blog 'make the connection:

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Tappex Website - Major Update & Overhaul.

posted 1st May 2017

Tappex is in the process now of updating is well-respected websites with increased information, improved navigations & features.

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Additional Manufacturing Operators & Maintenance Fitter required for Multi-Spindle Turning Operations!

posted 14th February 2017

Due to the continued & strong growth in demand for its products, globally, Tappex now require additional Manufacturing associates to help to sustain this exciting phase of development of this well-established, independent, SME company.

Operators would be expected to work morning and 'late' shifts on an alternate weekly basis and can look forward to competitive rates of pay and conditions commensurate with a progressive Midlands-based Manufacturing organisation.

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Italy - Technical Sales Representing Company - Name Change - Forind Fasteners S.r.l.

posted 1st February 2017

Tappex Technical Sales distributor & representative in Italy for many years, Forind Avio is now called Forind Fasteners S.r.l based still in Milan.

Same experienced & professional staff on hand to support OEM & their supply chains in Italy as previously.

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Season's Greetings from the Tappex Group of Co's.

posted 19th December 2016

The Directors and staff of Tappex wish all of its Customers, Distributors & Suppliers a like a very peaceful Christmas & Prosperous New Year 2017.

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Tappex Group of Co's - Exhibiting @ Automechnika 2016 , Birmingham NEC, 7-9 June 2016


posted 29th April 2016

The Tappex Group will present it's UK-based Manufacturing & International Distribution capabilities @ the forthcoming International Automechnika Show in June @ the NEC - our stand is '9A56'.

Alongside both exhibiting OEMs & Automotive Manufacturing Tier 1 & 2 companies, Tappex Group shall demonstrate its well-established supply chain operation, now in their 60th year, and still of private / independent ownership!

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FAST SHOW WITH PPE, Manchester, 21st April 2016 - TAPPEX EXHIBITING.


posted 7th March 2016

Tappex Thread Inserts Ltd will be exhibiting @ the PPME / FAST Show, Concorde Suite, Nr. Manchester Airport April 21st 2016, 08.30 - 14.30 hrs.
See Tappex Blog: 'tappexthreadinserts'

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Tappex - Quality & Environment Management Systems updated Accreditation(s).

posted 1st March 2016

Tappex has recently had audited by independent / external auditors it's Manufacturing Group Quality & Environmental Management BS-9000(2008) & ISO 14001(2004) systems .

100% Compliant!

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Tappex Thread Inserts Ltd - 2016 will be it's 60th year of Manufacturing & Supply Excellence!!

posted 11th January 2016

During 2016, Tappex Thread Inserts Ltd, a UK-based manufacturing company of the Tappex Group will mark its long-standing success & reputation by passing its 60th birthday.

The Tappex Group is an independently-owned & managed SME, with its HQ for both Manufacturing & Global supply-operations based in Stratford upon Avon.

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Tappex Thread Inserts Ltd - Stocktake Week 51, 2015

posted 27th November 2015

Tappex shall undertake a scheduled review of it's finished goods/warehouse stock during the period 15th December through to 18th December 2015.

Normal deliveries are expected to re-commence on Monday 21st December until Wednesday lunchtime 23rd December before Xmas closure & re-opening on Monday 4th January 2016.

Last stock take in current building before physical relocation, in New Year, into new premises.

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Alcester Schools, Warwickshire, UK -

posted 3rd November 2015

Tappex Co. have been invited to attend and exhibit @ Warwickshire School(s) careers events this Autumn including both Stratford upon High School and Alcester Academy schools.

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Sales-Support Administrator - New Vacancy - Tappex Thread Inserts Ltd - UK Sales Office > POSITION FILLED.

posted 23rd July 2015

Tappex continue to a enjoy full order book and strong demand for their high quality fasteners & technical solutions from a well established UK and International customer base of OEMs, their supply chains & Tappex overseas representatives.

Tappex is a privately owned, independant SME Manufacturing company, located in Stratford upon Avon, Warks since 1957.

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PDM 2015 Plastics / Manufacturing Process Show , Telford 16-17th June - Tappex Group will be there!


posted 8th June 2015

Tappex Group of Co's will be exhibiting at this forthcoming Plastics Industries trade show, Telford International event centre, Wednesday & Thursday 16-17th June - stand nos A 46.

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Tappex - International Sales Office Vacancy - POSITION NOW FILLED (2.4.15)!

posted 23rd February 2015

Tappex have a vacancy now for an additional colleague to join our busy International Sales Team at our Stratford- upon Avon operations (Design/Manufacturing/Distribution).

Due to progressive investment in our operations & successful sales strategies, Tappex would like to receive applications from motivated, IT literate & customer-focused individuals who would like to be a part of our success and enjoy a range of sales/customer service/administration responsibilities.

Applications, in writing, for the attention of the HR Manager in the 1st instance.

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Tappex Stocktaking Week 50

posted 9th December 2014

Tappex shall undertake a scheduled review of it's finished goods/warehouse stock during 11-13.12.14. Normal deliveries will re-commence in week 51

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Employment - Opportunities @ Tappex Thread Inserts ltd.

posted 1st December 2014

In support of its on-going development and growth, Tappex has a number of manufacturing employment & training opportunities for both apprentice(s), semi & skilled operators.

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Tappex Company Video - NOW RELEASED!

posted 29th September 2014

Tappex has made in conjunction with a professional film company, a NEW film presenting it's history, capabilities & markets served featuring the 'totals solutions' served ethos.

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Tappex Installation Videos - are now released on You Tube!

posted 28th September 2014

Tappex has created in conjunction with a professional film company an updated suite of videos demonstrating their range of Installation Tooling for Brass & Steel Threaded Inserts. Now out on release - be the 1st to comment.

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USA: National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo Las Vegas - 22 / 24th October 2014 - Tappex in attendance!

NIFS Las Vegas

posted 14th August 2014

Tappex Thread Inserts Ltd will be in attendance at this forthcoming prestigious trade show (Stand 423).

Additionally, Tappex are keen to speak with new OEMs / direct clients and potentially, 3rd-party Technical Sales representatives as part of their on-going USA market developments.

Tappex - We had a fastening solution before you knew you had a problem.

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InterPlas: The British Plastics Show 30 September - 2nd October 2014 NEC Birmingham - Tappex Exhibiting!

InterPlas: The British Plastics Show 30 September - 2nd October 2014 NEC Birmingham - Tappex Exhibiting!

posted 12th August 2014

Tappex Thread Inserts ltd will be exhibiting ( Stand nos G91 Hall 4 ) at this forthcoming Plastics Industries UK trade show, NEC Birmingham between Tuesday 30th September and Thursday 2nd October 2014.

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