Press Releases

Fastmount wins Nautical Tourism Award

Fastmount wins Nautical Tourism Award

The Nautical Tourism Awards 2023 celebrates those exceeding within the nautical, coastal, and marine tourism markets. Yacht charters, water sports companies and fishing expeditions are a few of the diverse areas featured in the programme.  This year, Fastmount...

Fastmount launches new carpet clips 

Fastmount launches new carpet clips 

New Zealand-based Fastmount, manufacturer of hidden panel mounting systems, has launched the carpet clips as part of the Textile Range.  The innovative Fastmount Carpet Clip for boat decks is a game-changer in marine flooring maintenance. Crafted from durable...

Fastmount launches new product in Stratlock® Rail System

Fastmount launches new product in Stratlock® Rail System

New Zealand-based Fastmount, manufacturer of hidden panel mounting systems, has launched the SL-SMT1 as part of the Stratlock Range. The SL-SMT1 enables the use of Fastmount’s PanelSafe products with the award-winning Stratlock® Rail System, to add security to...

Stratlock® Rail System Wins Bronze at the Best Awards

Stratlock® Rail System Wins Bronze at the Best Awards

With a Good Design Award and Iconic Award already under its belt, the Stratlock® Rail System is fast becoming a very sort-after product. The latest accolade comes from the Design Institute of New Zealand, who awarded the Stratlock Rail System with a Bronze in...

Stratlock® Rail System wins Good Design Award

Stratlock® Rail System wins Good Design Award

The winners of Australia’s peak international design awards were announced on Friday 16th September at the 2022 Australian Good Design Awards. The Good Design Awards are the highest honour for design and innovation in the country and reward projects across...

Stratlock® Rail System receives ICONIC AWARD: Innovative Architecture

Stratlock® Rail System receives ICONIC AWARD: Innovative Architecture

29 August 2022 New Zealand-based manufacturer of hidden fastenings has been awarded ‘Selection’ in the Product category at the German Design Council’s ICONIC AWARDS 2022: Innovative Architecture for its Stratlock® Rail System. The Fastmount Stratlock®...

Stratlock Rail System a Best Design Award Finalist

Stratlock Rail System a Best Design Award Finalist

The Stratlock Rail System has been announced as a Finalist in the Non-Consumer Product category in the Best Design Awards 2022 in Auckland, New Zealand. The Fastmount Stratlock® Rail System is an aluminium rail and connector system for building interior ceiling and...

Gregg Kelly steps down as Director of Fastmount

Gregg Kelly steps down as Director of Fastmount

PRESS RELEASE 11 MAY 2022  Gregg Kelly, Founder of NZ-based Fastmount Panel Mounting Systems, has stepped down as Director and Head of Technical, 18 years after starting the company. Fastmount was recently acquired by Auckland-based Nautical Group Holdings (NGH) and...

LP-SM8H from Low Profile Range launched

LP-SM8H from Low Profile Range launched

New Zealand based Fastmount, specialist in hidden panel mounting systems, has launched a new male clip in its Low Profile Range, the LP-SM8H. Specifically designed for use with 9-16mm thick plywood and MDF panels, or aluminium honeycomb panels, the new LP-SM8H has a...

Introducing the Stratlock Rail System

Introducing the Stratlock Rail System

Fastmount has launched its new Stratlock Rail System for interiors. Riding on the success of the Stratlock Range of clips, the Stratlock Rail System provides designers and builders with a complete, integrated and purpose-built system for building ceiling and wall...

TC-SM6S now available

TC-SM6S now available

PRESS RELEASE 26 MAY 2021 Fastmount has created a new clip for upholstery fastening, the TC-SM6S. The TC-SM6S is a sew-on male clip designed to be used with the TC-F6H from the Textile Range as a fabric-to-fabric fastener for upholstery. Sewing on with two parallel...

Metal Range surface-fix now available

Metal Range surface-fix now available

PRESS RELEASE 10 DECEMBER 2020 Fastmount's final release of 2020 is two new surface-fix males from the Metal Range. Aiming to further simplify the installation of interior panels, the new MC-SM5 and MC-SM5-VHBFR enable the rapid installation of extremely thin or...

New distributor in South Korea

New distributor in South Korea

New Zealand-based hidden panel mounting manufacturer, Fastmount, has expanded its global reach with the appointment of Young & Sun International as their distributor in South Korea. Based in Gyeonggi-do, Young & Sun has a wealth of experience in the...

Fire Rated Series added to SL Range

Fire Rated Series added to SL Range

Fastmount has strengthened its Stratlock® Range with the new Fire-Rated Series, made with materials compliant with interior fire-rating requirements on superyachts. The Stratlock Range was developed as a heavy-duty hidden panel mounting solution for installing large...

PC-SVMX added to Standard Range

PC-SVMX added to Standard Range

PRESS RELEASE 7 OCTOBER 2020 New PC-SVMX clip brings extra heavy duty strength to Fastmount’s Standard Range Fastmount has introduced a new heavy-duty clip with a screw fixing to its Standard Range, aimed at further simplifying the interior panel installation process...

Fastmount resumes production

Fastmount resumes production

We are happy to announce that as of Tuesday 28 April, New Zealand’s COVID-19 lockdown level will move to Level 3 for two weeks, allowing some businesses to reopen under social distancing guidelines. The Fastmount manufacturing facility is included, so our production...

Fastmount & COVID-19

Fastmount & COVID-19

As of Wednesday 24 March, Fastmount production has been temporarily suspended as New Zealand is in Stage 4 Lockdown to flatten the curve of Covid-19.⁠ While the FMHQ team will be working from home processing enquiries and responding to technical requests, however our...

Chilean distributor announced

Chilean distributor announced

PRESS RELEASE 23 JANUARY 2020 Fastmount has expanded its reach in South America with the appointment of a new distributor in Chile, RCE LATAM. Based in Santiago, Chile, RCE LATAM is a new company that draws on more than 20 years of Executive Director, José Miguel...

Fastmount used in Naturalis

Fastmount used in Naturalis

PRESS RELEASE DECEMBER 2019 The new Naturalis Natural Biodiversity Center in Leiden, Netherlands, has used 11,000 Fastmount clip sets in its lattice-panelled atrium, which is 36 metres high. Designed by Neutelings Riedijk Architects in collaboration with fashion...

Thanks for visiting METS19

Thanks for visiting METS19

Specifically designed for the superyacht interiors industry 15 years ago, Fastmount® is now widely trusted by shipyards around the world for cutting-edge solutions for mounting interior and exterior deckhead and wall panels. The product allows panels to be removed and...

Winners of Distributor Awards announced

Winners of Distributor Awards announced

PRESS RELEASE 21 NOVEMBER 2019 Fastmount announces winners of Distributor Awards Last night in Amsterdam, New Zealand panel mounting manufacturer Fastmount announced the winners of its annual Distributor Awards, which recognize distributor performance during the past...

Fastmount to debut SL-SF15A at METSTRADE

Fastmount to debut SL-SF15A at METSTRADE

PRESS RELEASE 7 NOVEMBER 2019 Two weeks ahead of METSTRADE, hidden panel fastening manufacturer Fastmount has announced the launch of a new product in the Stratlock Range, the SL-SF15A. The new SL-SF15A builds on the Stratlock Range, which was designed in...

New LP-SMX launched ahead of SICAM

New LP-SMX launched ahead of SICAM

PRESS RELEASE 9 OCTOBER 2019 Fastmount releases new solution for heavyweight panels Continuing their trend of working closely customers to drive innovation, Fastmount, leader in hidden panel mounting systems, has released their new LP-SMX, adding a low profile yet...

Stratlock Range launched ahead of Interzum

Stratlock Range launched ahead of Interzum

PRESS RELEASE 14 MAY 2019 Next week at Interzum, Fastmount, leaders in hidden panel mounting solutions, will present their new Stratlock Range, designed in collaboration with Poliform Contract Italy. The Stratlock Range is a heavy-duty hidden panel mounting solution...

VL-03FR receives fire-rating certification

VL-03FR receives fire-rating certification

PRESS RELEASE 20 MARCH 2019 Fastmount’s Very Low Profile Range VL-03FR clip set has been fire-resistance certified by the Scientific and Technical Centre for Building (CSTB) in France. Released in 2017, the VL-03FR clip set has become popular in commercial...

New panel restraint joins PanelSafe range

New panel restraint joins PanelSafe range

PRESS RELEASE 4 FEB 2019 Leader in panel mounting systems, Fastmount, has launched its new panel restraint, Seismount, for ceiling and wall panels in high volume marine and architectural applications. The Seismount panel restraint is an extension of the Fastmount...

Fastmount names winners of Distributor Awards 18

Fastmount names winners of Distributor Awards 18

PRESS RELEASE 15 NOVEMBER 2018 Last night, New Zealand panel mounting manufacturer Fastmount announced the winners of its annual Distributor Awards in Amsterdam, recognizing high performance in the world of Fastmount. The awards evening is held every year during...

Breaking into concrete with new PC-DC1 anchor

Breaking into concrete with new PC-DC1 anchor

PRESS RELEASE 24 SEPTEMBER 2018 Fastmount has launched its first ever clip that allows decorative interior panels to be directly mounted onto concrete walls in commercial and residential interiors. Installation methods of attaching panels to concrete walls typically...

Going from strength to strength with the TC-F6H

Going from strength to strength with the TC-F6H

PRESS RELEASE 30 MAY 2018 As the leader in panel mounting systems, Fastmount® has found that bigger may not always be better, but stronger certainly is with the release of the new TC-F6H for upholstery. Having released the Textile Range two years ago to the marine...

Fastmount now available in Greece

Fastmount now available in Greece

PRESS RELEASE 3 APRIL 2018 Fastmount in New Zealand has appointed Viotap as Greek distributor of its award winning panel mounting systems. Based in Athens, Greece, Viotap joins the ranks of Fastmount as an established distributor with over 50 years’ experience in the...

Fastmount holds 2017 Distributor Awards

Fastmount holds 2017 Distributor Awards

PRESS RELEASE 16 NOVEMBER 2017 Last night, New Zealand company Fastmount announced the winners of its annual Distributor Awards at Little Collins in Amsterdam, to recognize high performance in the world of Fastmount. The Fastmount Distributor Awards ride in the wake...

Fastmount® asserts leading position at METS 17

Fastmount® asserts leading position at METS 17

PRESS RELEASE 31 OCTOBER 2017 Exhibiting at the 30th METSTRADE in Amsterdam during November 14 -16, 2017, Fastmount continues to assert its position as the original leading panel mounting system, showing recent additions to their product range. Leading innovation...

Russian distributor appointed

Russian distributor appointed

PRESS RELEASE 6 SEPTEMBER 2017 Fastmount has signed its first distributor in Russia, New Furniture Technologies Ltd. With offices in St Petersburg and Moscow, New Furniture Technologies will service Fastmount’s growing customer base in the marine and architectural...

Fastmount appoints first distributor in Brazil

Fastmount appoints first distributor in Brazil

PRESS RELEASE 8 AUGUST 2017 Fastmount has appointed I-Sea as its exclusive distributor in Brazil. Based in Sao Paul, Brazil, I-Sea is a new supplier that services the marine and architectural sectors, with a focus on distributing premium, innovative products to these...

The solutions for fire rated and acoustic panels

The solutions for fire rated and acoustic panels

PRESS RELEASE 4 JULY 2017 Following a successful debut in May at the world’s largest interiors and furniture production show, Interzum, Fastmount releases two new products to address trends and requirements in interior design and fitout: the PC-SM1AC for acoustic...

New Textile Range clip released

New Textile Range clip released

Following the release of the TC-06 clip set from the Textile Range in 2016, Fastmount has responded to market feedback by designing a surface-mount clip to attach cushions to superyacht decks – the TC-SM6. The male TC-SM6 joins the TC-F6 and TC-M6 as part of the...

Fastmount announces new distributor in Africa

Fastmount announces new distributor in Africa

PRESS RELEASE DECEMBER 2016 Fastmount has signed on its first African distributor, Dynamic Supply Systems (Pty) Ltd, based in Johannesburg, South Africa Dynamic Supply Systems joins Fastmount’s 23 other distributors that service 45 countries worldwide in the marine,...

Fastmount sets new standard at METS 2016

Fastmount sets new standard at METS 2016

PRESS RELEASE OCTOBER 2016 Fastmount debuts the new standard in securing deck cushions at METS Trade 2016. For the first time at the Marine Equipment Trade Show (METS), leading panel mounting innovator Fastmount will debut the new Textile Range, alongside new clip...

Fastmount nominated for DAME Design Award

Fastmount nominated for DAME Design Award

PRESS RELEASE WEDNESDAY 19 OCTOBER 2016 The leader in panel mounting systems, Fastmount, has been nominated for the DAME Design Award 2016 for its new TC-06 Textile Range clip set. The TC-06 Textile Range clip set is the first purpose-built solution for mounting...

TC-06 clip set wins Silver at Best Awards 2016

TC-06 clip set wins Silver at Best Awards 2016

Fastmount’s new TC-06 clip set was awarded Silver for Best Product in the Non-Consumer category in the Best Design Awards 2016. The Best Awards are run by the Designers Institute of New Zealand to showcase the best in graphic, spatial, product and interactive design....

Soft furnishings, fitted hard and fast

Soft furnishings, fitted hard and fast

As the global leader in panel mounting systems, Fastmount has already made it easier to remove and replace panels. Now it has found a way to do the same with soft furnishings with the release of the TC-06 clip set from the Textile Range. Designed and manufactured in...