Rapierstar is celebrating 25 years as the UK’s market leading designer, importer and distributor of specialist fastener and fixings at this year’s FIT Show, revealing latest product developments for PVCU, aluminium and timber manufacturers, underpinned by its refreshed brand identity.
Demonstrating its longevity in high-performing products and service, Rapierstar will highlight some of its new fixings at stand M1 and why they ‘give you the edge’ in quality, performance, expertise and delivery, as outlined by new brand concepts unveiled at the show.
StarPIN and StarNail has been designed to offer a stainless steel product with a versatile low-profile polymer head that has maximum pull-out resistance. Readily available for the trade, the pins and nails are suitable for all plastic systems, with ten brand new colour options including white, black, browns and greys.
Rapierstar’s latest product introduction is specified for the rapidly-growing aluminium sector. StarAlu is designed to improve fabricator experience across all aluminium door and window products. Tested to extremes at Rapierstar’s unique research and development centre, StarAlu screws deliver guaranteed performance. The screws are manufactured from Austenitic stainless steel, providing an impressive lifecycle, low maintenance, strength and durability as well as exceeding European standards.
Speaking about this year’s show attendance, Rapierstar’s Group Managing Director, David Furness, said: “This year’s FIT Show provides an ideal platform to showcase some of our recent product developments that will benefit our customers across all their installation projects”.
He added, “FIT is also an exciting opportunity to celebrate the success to date and ongoing ambition of Rapierstar as the industry’s most reliable fixings and screws supplier. With our unrivalled stock holding of the highest quality products, supported by expert technical service, our presence at FIT will demonstrate why we are the go-to partner for any project big or small.”
StarPin and StarAlu are parts of a range of award-winning family products: StarPVCU, StarTurn, StarFix, StarPin & StarNail and StarDeck, which make up Rapierstar’s continuous stock of one billion screws and fixings ready to serve the majority of UK windows and doors manufacturers throughout the UK, Ireland and Europe.
About Rapierstar - Rapierstar Limited is a supplier of high quality fasteners and fixings. Recognised for innovative products, dedicated deep stocks and unrivalled customer service levels. We source from respected Far East manufacturers in order to deliver high quality, competitively priced products.
The Rapierstar specialist ranges consist of StarPVCU Carbon Steel and corrosion resistant Stainless Steel window screws, StarFix masonry fixings with no plug required, StarTurn universal screws, StarDeck exterior decking screw, StarAlu Stainless Steel screws for aluminium systems, StarPin and StarNail stainless steel polymer headed pins and nails.
Many of the high performance wood and masonry screws feature the patented StarForm thread which lower drive in torque and reduce assembly times all without pre-drilling. These are further enhanced with specialist head styles and superior corrosion resistant platings.