SFS – Fastening solutions in the building envelope


Fastening solutions specialist, SFS is a global market leader for mechanical fastening systems and precision formed components

SFS Group Fastening Technology Ltd operates in the construction, automotive, electronics and industrial segments.

With its headquarters in Heerbrugg, Switzerland, SFS Group Fastening Technology Ltd employs over 8,000 people across more than 70 locations, in 25 countries around the world and has annual sales in excess of £1.4bn.

SFS’ construction division is the world’s leading manufacturer and distributor of carbon and stainless steel fastener components for the building envelope, as well as innovative rainscreen sub-frame systems, high-performance door hinges and award-winning fall protection systems.

SFS offers architects, designers, consulting engineers and contractors a commitment to product quality, innovation, bespoke technical solutions and stand out customer services.

Based in Leeds for over 100 years with offices in Welwyn Garden City, for more information on SFS products please visit our website to find out more at: www.uk.sfs.com or give us a call on: +44 (0)330 0555 888.

Product Portfolio

Be it on the roof or on the wall, for doors or for windows – SFS is the specialist for fastening solutions in the building envelope.

With the invention of the first rust-free drilling screw in the world, SFS laid the cornerstone for modern fastening solutions. Since this pioneering achievement, the development and manufacture of fastening systems for the construction industry has become the company’s core expertise.

Roofing and Cladding Fastener Systems

SFS Roofing and Cladding Fastener Systems

SFS supplies an extensive range of self-drilling fasteners available for all types of metal and flat roofing, cladding and rainscreen subframe systems to suit every kind of application in the built environment. Uniquely, the entire fastener range is CE compliant, designed, manufactured, distributed and warrantied by the global SFS Group for up to 40 years.

Fall Protection Systems

Fall Protection Systems

SFS’ easily-fitted award-winning Fall Protection Systems are suitable for all conventional roof structures. Alongside the horizontal safety systems, SFS also offers overhead safety systems as well as a solution for vertical applications and single anchor point systems.

NVELOPE® Rainscreen Subframe Systems

NVELOPE® Rainscreen Subframe SystemsSFS is a leading manufacturer of rainscreen subframe systems delivering pragmatic solutions for rainscreen and façade essentials, featured within our NVELOPE product line

Our rainscreen cladding subframe systems are developed for supporting even the most demanding panel materials. The NVELOPE range supports concealed and exposed fastened systems, as well as custom project solutions to best meet your design needs.


SFS has been manufacturing high-performance door and window hinges in Europe since 1980 and produce one of the industry’s most advanced hinge ranges to suit PVC-U, composite, timber and aluminium entrance doors and internal doors for both the residential and commercial sectors.

FenestrationAccredited by the UK Police flagship initiative – Secured by Design – a scheme which focuses on crime prevention at the design, layout and construction stages of homes and commercial premises, our hinges also comply with strict security accreditation standards such as PAS 024.

Specification Support

SFS offers assistance during any phase of a project to determine the appropriate specification for fastening systems or hinges.

Specification SupportTheir specification experts propose solutions based on individual project requirements and provide for long term security, functionality and real aesthetic appeal whilst ensuring that important specification issues such as corrosion risk, air tightness and meaningful warranties are fully addressed. We also offer a range of RIBA accredited CPD seminars and our key products are listed within NBS Plus framework.

Technical Support

SFS Technical SupportThe experienced technical professionals can provide free advice on fastener and ancillary product selection that only the original manufacturer can truly provide.

SFS also offers technical documentation, site visits, pull-out testswind load calculations and office/site-based training.

Customer and supply chain services

The customer and supply chain management teams aim for 100% customer satisfaction and will ensure you get the support you need during the selection, ordering and installation of SFS’s products.

The website is also host to a range of valuable information for customers to track and trace orders, including delivery status and delivery confirmation, plus product information for any of the regularly updated catalogues, brochures and technical documentation.

As one of PBC Today’s valued stakeholders, SFS offers insight into fasteners, fixings and everything in between.

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