Bossard invests in bigHead fastening technology

Bossard announces it has taken a 19% stake in the British fastener manufacturer bigHead.

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The Bossard group strategically expands its market position with innovative fastening technologies by taking a 19% stake in the British company bigHead. bigHead is a market leader in the provision of fastening solutions for lightweight composite materials. Outside of Great Britain, Bossard is bigHead’s global distribution partner. Both sides have agreed not to disclose the price of this equity stake.

As companies in many industries focus on the reduction of both polluting emissions and product costs, the move away from conventional materials and the investment in lightweight modern composite materials continues to gather pace. bigHead’s technology and products facilitate this development and have become a standard trusted by illustrious clientele in several key industries. Prestigious car manufacturers such as Rolls Royce Motors, BMW, Aston Martin, and Lamborghini use bigHead fasteners as do the renowned shipbuilders Sunseeker Yachts and the RNLI. Companies in the construction, petro-chemical and wind-power industries also rely on bigHead solutions.
bigHead offers a standard product range of 400 designs, alongside a customer-specific design service very popular with engineers. The flexibility and reliability of the bigHead solution allows engineers to optimize both their product design and manufacturing processes, particularly when using lightweight composite materials.