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Banbury-based tools manufacturer Norbar Torque Tools Ltd is hosting a series of virtual careers evenings in February for young people looking to start a career in engineering and manufacturing. While Covid-19 prevents an in-person event, the company intends to demonstrate the career opportunities available virtually. The open evenings will be taking place on the 9, 10, and 11 February and attendees will be able to books slots between 6pm and 9pm to be able to discuss the structure and job r...
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Norbar Torque Tools has launched a new version of its TruCheck™ torque wrench checker that aims to cut the cost of purchasing a torque wrench checking system and remove reservations over the complexity of using such equipment. The new TruCheck™ 2 is a cost-effective checker ideal for torque wrench users requiring a quick and easy means of checking their wrenches. The new checker incorporates a range of redesigns and improved features whilst retaining all of its predecessors&rsqu...
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Following a rigorous testing process, Network Rail has granted full approval to  Norbar’s EvoTorque® tools range for use across the UK’s rail network infrastructure.
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After detailed consideration and consultation with stakeholders, Norbar Torque Tools has taken the agonising decision to withdraw from the Cologne Hardware Fair 2020.Both Norbar and our parent company, Snap-on Inc, believe that the health and safety of our workplaces is paramount. The situation regarding Covid-19 remains unclear, but it is possible that large international gatherings could promote its spread. The statistics published by Kölnmesse reveal that in 2018 the exhibition was visit...
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Norbar Torque Tools has launched its game-changing cordless torque tool, the EvoTorque® Battery Tool (EBT), specifically designed to improve performance and data traceability in safety-critical and heavy industrial operations.
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Guaranteeing accuracy and efficiency, Norbar Torque Tools latest innovation, the Torque Wrench Calibrator Auto (TWC Auto), is a wrench loading system that enables testing and calibrations of click, dial and electronic torque wrench designs in accordance with the revised BS EN ISO 6789:2017 standard.As stipulated by the 2017 version of the standard, parasitic forces within the calibration system must now be eliminated. This is where Norbar’s patented counterbalanced reaction is crucial, ach...
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On Thursday 16th November, Norbar had the honour of hosting the official launch of the 2018 Cherwell Business Awards at our Banbury headquarters.The event saw business leaders, councillors and past winners gather together to hear about the awards, including how to sponsor, nominate or apply.With 9 categories in total, Norbar is delighted to sponsor the Norbar Overall Cherwell Winner award for the fifth year running. This award is the most prestigious, with Norbar deciding who the overall winner ...
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Norbar is delighted and proud to be the first laboratory in the UK to be UKAS accredited, and the first laboratory in the world to be accredited to perform calibrations of Hand Torque Tools to the new BS EN ISO 6789-2:2017 standard.The laboratory is planning to calibrate to this new standard starting in September 2017.To find out more about the changes to the standard and what they mean, please read our blogs: https://www.norbar.com/News-Events/BlogThese have been written by Neill Brodey, who is...
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On May 2017 the Norbar Torque Tools group of companies (Norbar), their wholly owned companies in India and Singapore, and including the joint ventures in USA and China, were acquired by Snap-on Incorporated of Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA.Since its incorporation in 1943, Norbar has been owned and managed by descendants of the founder, William Brodey, with four members of the third-generation family currently operating the business. The Brodey family has decided to accept Snap-on’s acquisition o...
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