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Silverstone 24 hour race

Member Support Silverstone 24 Hour Race

UKGSA Member, William Johnston & Company, recently supported the Silverstone 24 Hour Race which was held at the Grand Prix track in Northamptonshire in April. The Scotland based company, who supply seals, gaskets and joints to companies across the UK, was delighted to support a team of four Scottish drivers. The Silverstone 24 Hour Race, […]

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J-Flex at Intersolar

J-Flex Exhibiting at Intersolar Europe

UKGSA Member, J-Flex Rubber Products, are exhibiting at Intersolar Europe 2019, the world’s leading exhibition for the solar industry, during 15-17 May 2019 in Munich. J-Flex will be exhibiting alongside Synthetica Fluorplastics GmbH who are manufacturers of PTFE release products, and will be promoting their range of Vac-Sil® quality membranes for solar module lamination. Visitors […]

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James Walker recruiting apprentices

James Walker Recruiting Apprentices

UKGSA Member, James Walker, are recruiting two technical support Apprentices to work in their IT Department at their manufacturing site in Cockermouth, Cumbria. The Apprentices will provide first line IT support to colleagues within James Walker, specifically focused on user devices and software applications. The company are offering on the job training, coaching and mentoring […]

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J A Harrison Enhance Accreditations

Longstanding UK Gasket & Sealing Association member, J A Harrison, have enhanced their ISO accreditations and quality assurances even further by recently achieving ISO 45001:2018. ISO 45001:2018 refers to occupational health and safety (OH&S) management systems and means that J A Harrison manage the improvement of their occupational health and safety and strive to eliminate […]

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Flexitallic Safety Milestone Award

Flexitallic Celebrates Safety Milestone

UK Gasket & Sealing Association Member, Flexitallic, has marked the latest significant safety milestone with an award from the Group Chief Executive Officer, Jon Stokes. The award recognises the company’s UK operation, which is based in Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire, achieving one year with zero recordable injuries during 2018. The accomplishment follows on from a prestigious […]

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Visit to Clwyd Compounders

Members Visit Elastomeric Compounding Specialists

Members of the UK Gasket & Sealing Association (UKGSA) recently visited Clwyd Compounders in Wrexham to find out more about the elastomeric compounding specialists who are celebrating their 40th anniversary this year. Nearly 30 members and visitors toured Clwyd Compounder’s laboratory facilities, factory (including raw material weighing, rubber mixing of coloured and black compounds, & […]

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Colin Kewell

Sad News from Kewell Converters

It is with sadness that we share the news that the chairman of Kewell Converters, Colin Kewell, passed away on 19 February 2019. The UK Gasket & Sealing Association send our deepest sympathies to Colin’s family and work colleagues. Click here to read the full announcement, including service arrangements, from Kewell Converters.

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UKGSA Website

New Website for Association

The UK Gasket & Sealing Association has launched its new website at https://ukgsassociation.co.uk Simon Winfield, chairman of the UKGSA, said: “Launching a new website is a fitting way to celebrate 25 years and I’m delighted with the professional and up to date design. The website will enable us to more easily share the news and […]

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Nicola Sturgeon Brexit Fund

Member Promotes Scotland’s Brexit Grant

UK Gasket & Sealing Association member, William Johnston & Company, is one of the first businesses to access the new Brexit Support Grant announced by Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, on 12 March. The £2 million grant, administered by Scottish Enterprise, is intended to help SMEs in Scotland prepare for Brexit and was announced during […]

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£1400 raised for Macmillan Cancer Support

Following the generosity of all those who attended the UKGSA’s Annual Golf Day & Fundraising Dinner in September, we raised £1,400.00 for Macmillan Cancer Support. Michelle Jeffcott Fundraising Manager for Macmillan Cancer Support said: “We are delighted to be UKGSA’s charity partner and much appreciate the donation of £1,400 which was raised at the dinner […]

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