GWR Fasteners ramps up production

Posted on 20 Jul 2019 and read 641 times
GWR Fasteners ramps up productionShropshire-based GWR Fasteners Ltd, a family-run manufacturer of high-quality special fasteners and precision components, has invested in a new Citizen Miyano BNE-51SY6 eight-axis CNC turning centre with the help of a finance package from long-standing finance partner Close Asset Brothers (

GWR Fasteners ( recently moved into new premises on the Artillery Business Park in Oswestry after outgrowing its former location and the new turning centre supplied with bar feed, will enable GWR Fasteners to both ramp up production and offer new products.

GWR Fasteners managing director Jude Robinson, who established the company 10 years ago with her partner Gary (pictured), said: “The purchase of the new CNC machine is a strong statement of our ambitions and it wasn’t a decision we took lightly.

GWR“Having worked with Close Brothers Asset Finance since we started out, we were able to negotiate a deal that worked for both firms and we are delighted with the outcome.”

Simon Parker, regional sales manager for Close Brothers Asset Finance manufacturing division (pictured at top), said: “Close Brothers Asset Finance has been a partner of GWR Fasteners since the firm was established.

“We funded its very first CNC machine and are delighted that it selected us as its funding partner for the latest acquisition.

“Despite the considerable cost, the bespoke finance package we compiled will have a negligible impact on GWR Fasteners’ cashflow, which is always a key consideration on this type of deal.”

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