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Visit Allen Brothers at METSTRADE 2023

by Allen Brothers 7 Nov 04:53 PST 15-17 November 2023

METSTRADE 2023 - Stand 01.516

We are excited to announce our participation in the upcoming METSTRADE 2023 trade show. This highly-anticipated event is set to take place from the 15th to the 17th of November at the RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre, where we will be showcasing our latest products at Booth 01.516.

METSTRADE 2023 is a premier gathering of marine industry professionals and experts from around the world. It offers an unparalleled platform for networking, business opportunities, and exploring the latest innovations in the marine industry. With a diverse range of attendees and exhibitors, this event promises to be an invaluable experience for all participants.

At Booth 01.516, we will unveil our newest and most cutting-edge products such as the SwiftFurl Continuous Line Furler, the 40mm Dynamic Block Range, Double XHL Blocks and much more. Our dedicated team of experts will be on hand to answer questions and engage in meaningful discussions with visitors about how we can address marine engineering needs.

Don't miss the chance to meet the Allen team at Booth 01.516 from the 15th to the 17th of November. Whether you are looking to learn more about our vast range of products, explore potential collaborations, or simply connect with industry peers, our team looks forward to welcoming you.

To schedule a one-on-one meeting with our team or for any media inquiries, please contact: Ben Harden, Head of Marketing at or call +44 (0) 1621 774689.

Double Extreme High Load Block
Double Extreme High Load Block
SwiftFurl Continuous Line Furler
SwiftFurl Continuous Line Furler
Single Tii-On High Roller
Single Tii-On High Roller


Driven by their passion for sailing and their love of engineering, innovation and technology the Allen brothers, Tony and Glenn, first started producing fittings for their own race boats in their garden shed back in the 1950s.

The fittings were such an improvement on everything then in use, that they were persuaded to set up full production to meet the demands of the growing sailing market. In 1956, with a vision of producing performance sailing hardware, Tony and Glenn registered the company Allen Brothers (fittings) Ltd.

Over the past 60-plus years, we have continued to grow Tony and Glenns vision and we are now a major exporter, selling high-performance sailing hardware around the world. All of which is still manufactured from our factory in Southminster, Essex. Tony Allens daughter, Liz Adams, now runs the company, along with a highly skilled and dedicated management team.

Over the years we have invested heavily in computer-aided design and manufacturing. Our state of the art 3d printer, vertical machining centres, lathes, moulding machines and hydraulic presses give us the ability to match the high quality/low production volume demands of boat builders for both catalogue and custom products. 

Our products are now the go-to choice for many of the worlds leading boat builders, sailing teams and many leading industrial companies in a variety of sectors.

We are much more than just marine hardware specialists. We are engineering experts. Liz Adams, Managing Director.

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