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News

Family Business Award Nomination

Francis Kirk Group has been nominated for Family Business of the Year in the EN North West Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2016. It has been recognised for achievements in the past 12 months, which includes expansion into markets in the Middle East, which looks set to double turnover by the end of 2017. Francis…
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Francis Kirk Group Opens up in Middle East in Ambitious Export Drive

Francis Kirk Group has expanded its geographical reach with the appointment of a distribution partner in the Middle East. The move will have a key part to play in the future growth of the fifth-generation business and is expected to increase turnover by the end of 2017 from £4.75million to £7million. Developments will be mainly…
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Fast Exhibition at Home of Fast Cars Drives Business

Francis Kirk Group attended the Fastening & Assembly Solutions and Technology (FAST) Exhibition at the Williams Conference centre in Oxford last week with positive results. The one-day show at the home of the Williams racing dynasty brought together experts from across the industry for face to face discussions around design and production engineering or supply challenges. Visitors…
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Francis Kirk Group Supports Cheshire Football Club

Ties with Macclesfield Town Football Club were further enhanced last weekend when Francis Kirk Group sponsored the match ball in the home game against Lincoln City. Francis Kirk Group are new sponsors to the club and have been a family run engineering and fastening business since 1868, providing one stop shop tools, clothing and PPE…
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Philidas Brand Moves Over to ISO Standard

We have recently upgraded manufacturing production of our all metal self-locking nut brand Philidas, in line with ISO2320 and ISO898-2 standard requirements from BS4929. The move in support of our world leading automotive and industrial fastening range, will provide customers – especially those in the rail sector – with a more comprehensive specification system. Unlike BS, ISO deals…
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Francis Kirk Group Distributors Attemd Autoparts Exhibition in Iran

The Alipour Company is promoting the Francis Kirk Group product range at major autoparts exhibition in Iran this week. The 16th Auto-parts Exhibition is taking place in Mashhad, the second biggest city in the north east of Iran, which is known for its sizeable automotive industry. The move is part of the Denton-based company’s plans to…
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Looking to Fix Up Sponsorship Deal with Local Sports Team

Rio Olympic fever has hit us here at Francis Kirk and with one eye on an important 150 year anniversary we are looking to make links with local sports teams. Operating since 1868 we are marking the milestone by creating a Tameside-based community fund to look to support junior and amateur sports teams across the…
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Pilgrimage For Kids With Cancer

One of our colleagues has walked 2,000 km over 90 days unaccompanied to raise money for kids with cancer, what an inspiration! Donations currently stand at $87,162 with a total goal of $100,000. Please visit Pilgrimage For Kids With Cancer to donate. The entire Francis Kirk & Son team would like to offer our congratulations to Mike…
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Francis Kirk Group of Companies open an Iranian Office

Francis Kirk Group of Companies are proud to announce the opening of our Iranian and Middle Eastern office in partnership with Mr Shahram Alipour of Alipour Trading Company. The Iranian market is a growing market that the Francis Kirk Group of Companies have been working on developing and entering into, to procure new and exciting…
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Team From Francis Kirk Enjoy Match Day at Stockport County

Footie enthusiasts from Francis Kirk Group took a table for 10 as part of an Associate Match sponsor package at Stockport County last week and were not disappointed. They joined a crowd of 5,630, a new attendance record for the National League, to watch County beat FC United 2:1. Pictured are Edyth O’Connor and William McGregor from…
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