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The History of the UK's Market Leaders

May sees Talon celebrates 30 years of business. Talon achieves certification to ISO9001:2015, ISO14001:2015 and OHSAS18001:2007 from LRQA.

2016
2016

Talon now working to the latest BS EN ISO9001:2015 standard as well as BS EN ISO 14001:2015 and BS OHSAS 18001:2007

Talon chrome effect TS Hinged Clips launched

2016
2015

QuickLock Range of clips launched

Founder retires and the business sold to Davidson Holdings Limited. Businesses in the group include:

Cistermiser, Salamander Pumps, Keraflo, Combimate and Fuelstop

2012
2011

Boiler Flue Box Cover introduced

The total number of Talon Hinged Clips sold reaches 500 million

2010
2009

Warehouse/Sales move to units 4 & 5 adjacent to production facility in Gillingham.Space remains as 23,000 sq. ft.

Launch of Metal Clip ranges

2008
2007

Export division starts with first export to Italy

Launch of U-Box, Boiler Box and Snappit ranges

2006
2005

Winner of the Kent Small Business of the Year.
Launch of the Box Cover range.

Open new Warehouse/Sales office in Strood, doubling space to 23,000 sq. ft.
Winner of the Medway Small Business of the Year
Launch the Timber Clip range

2004
2003

First Sundry Items (T-Seal etc.) added to the range

Awarded further BS EN ISO9001:2000 certification

2002
2002

Awarded further BS EN ISO9001:2000 certification

Awarded the Certification for Quality Management Standards BS EN ISO9002:1994

2001
2001

Awarded BS EN ISO9002:1994 certification. Launched Skirting Cover Range

Company name changed to Talon Manufacturing Ltd
Move to new premises in Chieftain Close, Gillingham – 11,500 sq. ft.
Launch of the Snap-in Double Open Clips
100 millionth Talon Hinged Clip sold

1999
1997

Fire Protection products added to the range

 

Expansion to second unit in Gillingham, doubling space to 6,000 sq. ft.

1996
1995

Launch of the Talon Double Clips and the first sizes of Pipe Collars

Launch of the first Talon Fixing Plugs

1994
1993

Move to new premises in Gillingham - 3,000 sq. ft.

Winner of Medway and Kent Small Business of the Year Award

1992
1991

Launch of Snap-in Open Clips, Nail-in Clips and Olive ranges

Launch of the Universal Spacer as well as the first sizes of Cover and Accessories

1989
1987

1 millionth Talon Clip sold

Production of the Talon Hinged Clips began in Strood, Kent - 2,000 sq. ft.

1986
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