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About Protex Latches

Welcome To The Protex Fasteners Website

In a highly specialised market totalling less than a dozen manufacturers worldwide, Protex supplies the World's largest standard range of overcentre fasteners, toggle latches and draw latches which the Company has built up steadily since its formation in 1954.

The range includes: quick-action, steel fastening devices (overcentre, toggle fasteners operated by lever), for draw latches, turn and panel latches, handles and case fittings.These diverse products fulfill applications in over 50 industries (and as many export countries) demanding safety, security, ease of use, efficient plant maintenance and cleaning, high productivity, time savings and avoidance of manual strain. Some are unique, protected by patent and/or sold under registered trade names.

Typical Protex customers and specifiers range from design, development, project and test engineers to plant, works and process engineers, defence and civil service procurement, and industrial buyers - spread over many types of industries.

More than 700 quick-action variants are produced in both stainless and mild steel for various industry sectors. These are shown below.  Protex supplies direct to OEMs and individuals throughout the world. 

Protex also supplies a range or complimentary products from other world class manufacturers including a large range of mild steel zinc plated and stainless steel toggle clamps, hoseclips, hose clamp accessories, butt hinges, continuous hinges, compression clamps, cam latches, push to close latches, pull to open latches and other hardware.

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Industry Sectors We Supply To

  • Agricultural Equipment
  • Aerospace
  • Civil Engineering
  • Commercial Vehicles
  • Defence
  • Enclosures
  • Energy
  • Food processing
  • Lifeboat & Marine
  • Machine Builders
  • Motorsports
  • Manufacturing

  • Mining
  • Medical
  • Off Highway
  • Packaging
  • Process Industries
  • Plant Equipment
  • Railway
  • Sport & Leisure
  • Safety Equipment
  • Trucks
  • UAVS (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Systems)

Head Office Address

Protex Fasteners Ltd.
Arrow Road, Redditch,
B98 8PA
United Kingdom

Registration Numbers

Company Registration Number: 534440
VAT Registration Number: 112993959

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World renowned manufacturer and supplier of fastening products for over 60 years