Star Supplies 48 acquired, joining the Tibbetts Group’s Fastener Division

The team at Tibbetts Group are pleased to welcome fastener suppliers, Star Supplies 48, into our fastener division, joining leading industry brands including BFC and Powell Gee.

Marking the Tibbetts Group’s latest acquisition, 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.

Star Supplies 48’s offerings complement our already strong fastener and component product range supplied to the aerospace, automotive, industrial, security and construction industries.  Tibbetts are looking to develop the strategic customer partnerships that Star Supplies 48 have managed for many years, by bringing further synergies to the table, allowing for current and new customers to be supplied with a quality product offering that the Group offers today.

Speaking of latest addition to the Tibbetts Group’s fastener portfolio, BFC Sales Manager Luke Garvey explains, “Star Supplies 48 joining our family of fastener offerings signifies an exciting time as we continue to grow our product range for both existing and new customers.”

Group Managing Director, Jonathan Tibbetts continues, “We’re pleased to welcome the team at Star Supplies 48 into the Tibbetts family, and we’re excited to expand our group offering to their existing customer base, extending our engineering excellence philosophy to current and new customers”

“Our investment in Star Supplies 48 supports our Group strategy to continually grow our fastener division through organic and acquisitional growth by expanding our product range and sector reach, so that we continue to maintain our high standards across every division within the Group.”

If you would like to enquire about our range of standard, non-standard and bespoke fasteners and components, contact us on +44 (0) 1494 565 151 or email

Tibbetts distribute products in over 25 different countries, supplying the Automotive aftermarket and fastener sectors with engineered products.  Further information can be found on The Tibbetts Group website.