Group Companies



CE Certified

ISO 9001:2015




YEAR: 1965
TGM Partners is UK-based investment firm specialising in the acquisition, transition and growth of owner-managed businesses in the engineering and industrial manufacturing sectors.

TGM is particularly focused on family businesses where the owners are seeking to reduce their current operational roles and/or to exit smoothly with value and confidence.

Below is a display of our portfolio companies by industry.

Precision Engineering

APB Engineering

Sandhurst, Berkshire – 2019
APB CNC specialises in CNC turning, milling and assembly. APB provides prototyping and cost effective manufacturing of bespoke parts in high volume and with a quick response time. The company has an extensive and loyal customer base in diverse markets.

Automatic Engineers

Hinckley, Leicestershire – 2021
Automatic Engineers (AEHL) is a Midlands-based subcontract CNC machining and component manufacturer with 50 years of experience specialiseing in the production of quality components and sub-assemblies through batch production according to AS9100 REV C Aerospace ISO Accreditation using the latest CNC technology serving theaerospace, motorsport, automotive, rail, energy, renewables, and general engineering industries.

Fowler and Holden

Grimsby, UK – 2021
Established in 1919, Fowler and Holden operates an ISO 9001 accredited foundry producing iron and non-ferrous products for a wide variety of sectors in the UK and abroad. The company’s onsite patttern making, engineering and fabrication expertise allows the company to offer a complete package for high quality and cost effective casting.

PT Engineers

Rugby, UK – 2019
PT Engineers is an independent precision engineering and CNC machining facility supplying many leading national and international blue chip OEMs and service industries. The company produces work for many industry sectors, with a focus on gas & steam turbine parts, case manufacture, valve components, shafts and rotors up to 5 meters in length, and machine products up to 3 meters in diameter.

Industrial Manufacturing

Becker (Sliding Partitions)

Nottingham, UK – 2017
Established in 1986, Becker offers one of the widest ranges of sliding folding partitions and movable walls in the UK. Its commitment to delivering a first-class product with first-class service has placed Becker at the forefront of its industry. Becker is supplied by factories in the UK, Germany The Netherlands, Sweden and Finland.

G.S.S. Fasteners

Tipton, UK – 2020
Formed in 1991, G.S.S. Fasteners is one of the U.K.’s leading stockists and distributors of galvanised industrial fasteners. Delivering throughout the UK and Europe, G.S.S carries an extensive standard stock available for next day delivery. G.S.S is also able to offer bespoke, high-quality fasteners through the forging, tooling and maching expertise of its affiliated company, RCF Nut & Bolt.

RCF Bolt & Nut (Tipton)

Tipton, UK – 2020
Estblished in 1976, RCF is a leading UK specialist in the manufacture and distribution of standard-sized and bespoke industrial fasteners in a wide range of grades of materials and varieties. With expertise in forging, tooling and machining, RCF sells its products into a broad scope of sectors, including energy production, petrochemical, water industry, agriculture, rail industry and construction.


Harrogate, UK – 2018
Taplanes® is the longest established supplier in the UK of tailored and bespoke pre-fabricated shower cubicles and bathroom pods. With a dedication to engineering excellence Taplanes® ensures long-term value by pursuing only the best materials and manufacturing processes for its shower cubicles, mini pods and ensuite bathroom pods.

Vesseltec Limited

Barnsley, UK – 2021
Vesseltec design, manufacture and commission bespoke stainless steel pressure vessels utilised across a wide range of sectors, particularly the pharmaceutical industry. Offering a turnkey solution to its customers, Vesseltec integrate all aspects of chemical, mechanical and process engineering.

Visual Packaging

Nottingham, UK – 2017
Visual Packaging is dedicated to providing packaging that simultaneously presents products perfectly and protects them from the rigours of the supply-chain, whilst also adding value. Visual Packaging thrives on a culture of putting themselves into the mindset of their customer to match their requirements and are specialists in innovative thermoformed retail solutions for the FMCG, Medical, Automotive, Electronics and Dairy sectors.

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