20 years of expertise

Southern Bolts & Fasteners Ltd was started in 2000 by Elvin Knowler, who saw a need for local fastener shop. With over 40 years of experience in the fastener business, you can expect expert product knowledge, a huge selection of fasteners, and great service. Southern Bolts & Fasteners is a proud sponsor of Oreti Park Speedway and other motor sports in the Southland area, with recently becoming the new naming rights partner. A family-run, locally owned business, we are dedicated to offering unbeatable customer service.

Meet the team

Elvin Knowler

Elvin first opened the doors at Southern Bolts & Fasteners in November 2000, he has a great passion for his company and is proud of how much the business has expanded over the last 22 years. After 22 years in business and 40 years’ worth of knowledge within the world of bolts, nuts & fasteners, Elvin has become an expert in the industry. From professional engineer to an at-home DIY-ER, Elvin is the man to see to ensure you have the most practical product for the job at hand. He says his job is very interesting because there’s something different going on every day.

Outside of work hours, Elvin enjoys spending time with his wife Sherrie and their family. Elvin enjoys riding his motorbike & socializing with his mates. Through the business, he sponsors various motorsports and shows his support by attending these events. He is most passionate about motorbike speedway, he says its great fun.

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