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A World First for Norbar

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.

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Norbar Torque Tools Acquired by Snap-on Incorporated

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 offer as an exciting opportunity to significantly expand sales, particularly in non-EU markets such as the United States.

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Introducing Norbar Torque Tool’s Newest Pneumatic® Torque Tool: PTS™

Norbar Torque Tools has extended its PneuTorque® pneumatic torque tools range with the introduction of the new PTS™ series.

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Norbar Torque Tools Launches Extended Range of Break-Back Torque Wrenches – the Industrial 2R and 2AR

Robust, reliable and easy to use, the new 2R (270 N·m) and 2AR (340 N·m) torque wrenches, featuring a unique break-back torque signal, are the latest products from Norbar Torque Tools.

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Small but strong: Norbar launches new HandTorque HT3-1000 Torque Multiplier

Norbar Torque Tools has introduced its most compact member of the HT3 family, the new HandTorque HT3-1000.

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Following a lot of planning, investment and hard work Norbar is proud and excited to announce that the long anticipated move to our new facility at Wildmere is upon us. 

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Norbar finalists in The Oxfordshire Apprenticeships Apprenticeship of the Year Award

Norbar Torque Tools being shortlisted as a finalist in The Oxfordshire Apprenticeships Apprenticeship of the Year Award

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Norbar Goes Solar With The Low Carbon Hub

On Friday 27th March at 11.30am Commercial Director, Catherine Rohll switched-on Norbar’s new solar PV installation at the company’s redeveloped site at Wildmere Road, just outside Banbury.

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Norbar Open Evening Drives Search for Engineers of The Future

Tackling the issue of engineering recruitment head-on, Norbar Torque Tools, the Banbury-based manufacturer of torque tools welcomed 49 young people through its doors in March to encourage take-up of a career in engineering.

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Re-Engineering An Award Winning Tool

Improving on an award winning design, Norbar Torque Tools has re-engineered its Professional Torque Wrench with new and improved components that deliver accuracy, durability and comfort, as standard.

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