BFC News

Sapphire Balconies Ltd: “BFC are the complete package for us”

October 07, 2020

Customer: Sapphire Balconies Name: Graham Maydell Position: Purchasing Assistant Long-time BFC customer, Sapphire Balconies have built up their business within the construction sector, manufacturing their patented “Glide on Cassette” Balconies. Quickly replacing concrete balconies, Sapphire’s lightweight offerings have become a great way for new flat developments to enjoy a touch of the outdoors, with help […]

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Star Supplies 48 acquired by Tibbetts Group, joining BFC in its growing fastener division

September 23, 2020

  The Tibbetts Group, together with our team at BFC are pleased to welcome fellow fastener suppliers Star Supplies 48, joining our ever-expanding fastener division. Star Supplies 48 operate in the automotive, electronics and industrial sectors, supplying standard fasteners manufactured to British, DIN and ISO standards, and bespoke fasteners made to customer specific drawings. Complementing […]

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Brexit Countdown

October 02, 2019

  As we edge ever nearer “Brexit”, behind the scenes Tibbetts have been working hard in the planning to ensure a stable, and futureproof business across our divisional brands TGL, BFC, SFF and, recently acquired, PowellGee. Throughout the Brexit planning, we have maintained, and will continue to maintain regular updates with our customers when requested. […]

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Tibbetts Group gains AEO (advanced economic operator) status

September 30, 2019

We’re pleased to announce that Tibbetts Group have gained AEO certification (Authorised Economic Operator), highlighting our secure role within the international supply chain. In gaining AEO status, it highlights our efficient and compliant customs controls and procedures, as well as providing our customers with continued reassurance throughout Brexit, ensuring that international supply chains are secure […]

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TGL Exhibits at Automechanika Dubai

July 03, 2019

The TGL team enjoyed the delights of Automechanika Dubai from the 10th to the 12th June 2019. Showcasing our portfolio of clutch and transmission parts across passenger car vehicles, as well as commercial and light commercial vehicles, to thousands of attendees, Dubai was the ideal host for our second visit to the Middle East. From brand offerings […]

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BFC completes another fantastic financial year

May 30, 2019

Having closed our 2018/19 financial year, we’re pleased to report another fantastic year of growth for BFC as a result of an increased and stronger product range, increased resources and heightened expertise across our team. Product Groups Across BFC and SFF we provide fasteners for a number of industries including: Automotive – unique fasteners for […]

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SFF introduce fastener torque guidelines to the fencing industry

May 01, 2019

We have updated our range of security fasteners packaging, in a bid to end some overtightening which has consequently led to shearing. Following feedback from end-users, our Engineering Team commissioned investigations to determine fastener breaking point, before issuing torque guidelines within our packaging. Sales Director, Phil Havercroft, explained, “There needs to be guidelines because fasteners […]

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Tibbetts angels spread the festive cheer

December 17, 2018

On Friday 14th December, the Tibbetts angels packed-up Santa’s sleigh (the Tibbetts van) and set on their journey spreading the festive cheer. Through generous donations from Banbury businesses and personal contributions, Tibbetts put together over 140 boxes for local charities including HomeStart, BYHP and The Salvation Army, as well as a box of cuddly teddies […]

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TGL gains BSI Re-Certification

November 23, 2018

We’re pleased to announce that TGL have been granted re-certification of the 9001/14001 certificates, following a highly successful audit. The team at TGL together with the Tibbetts Management Team demonstrated control of the integrated management system, whilst the management team showed a good understanding of the requirements of the standard. The TGL integrated management system […]

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Tibbetts Angels need your help

November 22, 2018

The Tibbetts Angels are at it again, and once more they need your help. In 2017, they distributed over 120 boxes to local charities filled with goodies for adults, teenagers and children. This year they want to do even better. Can you help us fill and distribute over 150 boxes? All you need to do […]

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