UK-Based Fastener Manufacturing

Capacity and expertise to manufacture

all your specific fastening needs.

Our state-of-the-art fastener manufacturing facilities specialising in cold forging ensure a responsive supply chain with rapid prototyping and testing, quick part turnarounds and full-scale production.

Hex Flange Bolt

Hex Flange Bolt

Torx Pan Head Cone Point Machine Screw

Torx Pan Head Cone Point Machine Screw

Optimas Pan Head Internal Torx Titanium Pilot Point POWERLOK Bolt

Pan Head Internal Torx Titanium Pilot Point POWERLOK® Bolt

Torx Pan Head Self-Tapping Screw

Torx Pan Head Self-Tapping Screw

Torx Button Head Flange Dog Point

Torx Button Head Flange Dog Point

Hex Pilot Point Flange Screw & Washer

Hex Pilot Point Flange Screw & Washer

Optimas Solutions are a leading manufacturer and distributor of fasteners and components to industry.
Housed in our advanced manufacturing facility in Droitwich (UK), utilising the latest machinery, cold forging processes, and in-house design engineering, Optimas delivers expertise and capacity to meet your specific fastening requirements.
Plus, by sourcing locally and onshoring your supply, lead times can be significantly reduced from PO to delivery, and simplified transportation provides you with a more sustainable and efficient supply chain.
For efficiency, quality and security, partner with Optimas for your fasteners and let us de-risk your supply chain.

LESS WASTE AND MORE RETURN WITH COLD FORGING FASTENERS

Our fastener manufacturing plants specialise in cold forging, which is typically less expensive than hot forging. Cold forging processes are highly reproducible resulting in:

  • High quality fasteners
  • Faster production throughput
  • Nearly zero material waste
  • Minimal machining
  • Little to no finishing work
Cold Forging Machine

LICENSED BRANDS
We’ve formed partnerships with well-known brands for their innovative thread-forming and drive solutions that also include weight and height saving solutions.

  • Taptite 2000®
  • High Torque®
  • Mathread®
  • Matpoint®
  • Remform®
  • Phillips Square-Driv®
  • MORTORQ® Super
  • External MORTORQ®
  • Powerlok®
  • Internal / External 6-Lobular
  • Crosshead
Cold Forming Manufacturing Machine

RELATED LINKS

Optimas’ Multimillion-Dollar Machinery Investment

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BENEFITS
Supply chain stability – UK made​
Cost-effective methods of manufacturing​
Superior quality​
Fast production throughput​
World class engineering​
Minimal material waste​
Highly repeatable process​
Manufacturing Capabilities
CAPABILITIES
Cold Forming (Length 6 – 175mm, Diameter 2 – 18mm)​
Bar Turning (Max length 175mm, Diameter 6 – 42mm)​
Variety of drive types​
Rapid prototyping​
Range of materials​
Plastics (Bar Turning)​
Laser measuring & SPC​
6 Lobe Drive Head Hex Socket Drive Phillips PSD Hex
6 Lobe Hex Socket Phillips PSD Hex
Hex Flange Drive 12 Pt Hex Flange External 6 Lobe Drive
Hex Flange 12 Pt Hex Flange External 6 Lobe
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WE’VE GONE GREEN

PROCESSES
Turning
Milling (C & Y Axis)
Screw cutting (Right & left-handed threads)
Drilling/Boring
Assembly
Tapping/Broaching
Superpositional/Simultaneous machining
Engraving
QUALITY & ACREDITATIONS
IATF 16949 certified
Advanced inspection and measuring capabilities
Best-in-class PPM (Parts-per-million)
ISO 9001 and 14001 certified
PPAP and other quality certification
100% audit approval
Industry-leading validation equipment
Partner performance management strategies

THE HISTORY

Barton Cold Form, the UK fastener manufacturing division of Optimas, are experts in cold forming and bar-turn machining methods for a wide range of industries.

Founded in Birmingham (1932) as the ‘Barton Rivet Company’. In 1950 the company relocated to​ Droitwich Spa and in 2006 moved to our​ current 55,000 Sq ft facility​. In 2015 Barton were brought in to the Optimas business as the second manufacturing site within the group alongside our North America plant in Wood​ Dale, Chicago​.

 

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THE PLANT

Optimas Fastener Manufacturing Brochure

Our integrated engineering, rapid prototyping and
testing capabilities result in superior quality bolts,
screws, nuts, rivets and other fastening solutions.

Manufacture Your Specific Fastener Today