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UKGSA object to proposed total ban of PFAS

The UK Gasket & Sealing Association, which represents the interests of companies who engage in the conversion of materials into gaskets and seals for all types of industry use, does not believe that fluoropolymers should be considered in a proposed restriction or total ban of PFAS. They are vital across a wide spectrum of industries, […]

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AEM Gasket Manufacturer Joins the UKGSA

Graphfor LTD, a leading AEM gasket manufacturer, has joined the UK Gasket & Sealing Association. Graphfor LTD are based in Runcorn and are a leading supplier and manufacturer of OEM quality gaskets and clamps for leading truck brands, such as Scania, Mercedes, Volvo, DAF and many more. As one of the biggest gasket and clamp […]

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Monarch quality

ISO9001 for Monarch Gaskets & Seals

New Member, Monarch Gaskets & Seals Ltd, are delighted to announce they have completed Stage 2 ISO 9001:2015 quality management system. This internally recognised quality standard and demonstrates a company’s ability to consistently provide products or services that meet customer’s requirements. The company has been approved by Alcumus ISOQAR. The scope of the registration covers […]

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Retirement of Sandy McEwen

UKGSA Member, William Johnston & Company Limited, announce the retirement of managing director Sandy McEwen who will be continuing as a consultant. Sandy joined the company in 2003 and leaves the management of the company in the safe hands of Robert Dawson, Craig Edwards, Sharon Patrick and Billy Hardie on the board of directors. Sandy […]

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CHEMUK 2022 records a 15% increase in attendance

CHEMUK 2022 records a 15% increase in attendance as it establishes itself as the national trade show for the UK’s Chemical Industries CHEMUK 2022 opened its doors over the 11th & 12th May at the NEC in Birmingham. After a tough two years for the events sector, event organiser, UK Industry Events, were delighted to […]

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Flexitallic Middlesbrough Open Day

UKGSA Member, Flexitallic, are holding an open day on Wednesday, 18 May 2022 at their Middlesbrough site. The event programme includes: 12:00pm – Open day starts. Food and Drinks available. 1:00pm – Official opening by Ben Houchen, Mayor of Tees Valley 1:30pm – Sealing with Science – Latest connection calculations and methods – Dene Halkyard, Flexitallic […]

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Munsch vacancy

Vacancy at Munsch & Co

UKGSA Member, PTM / Munsch & Co have a vacancy for a Production Operative/Gasket Cutter at their Macclesfield site. Following substantial growth the companies are seeking a permanent, full time role in their busy production facility where 90 per cent of their product range is manufactured and produced. Closing date for applications 31 May 2022. […]

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Monarch Gaskets

Gasket and Sealing Manufacturer Joins the UKGSA

Monarch Gaskets and Seals Limited has become the latest Member of the UK Gasket & Sealing Association. Founded in 2017 and based in Wakefield, Monarch is an independent manufacturer of gaskets and seals supplying OEM and MROs across all industry sectors. The company can convert any material from gasket paper to exotic metals using their […]

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EAS Expanding Their Facilities

UKGSA Member, East Anglian Sealing, are expanding their facilities at their Bulmer factory to cope with growing sales. The expansion includes a new mezzanine storage for light-weights goods and materials and the renovation of a further building on-site. These projects, along with further planned storage alongside existing warehousing, will see an additional 4,000-6,000 sq ft. […]

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MRO Americas

SBR at MRO Americas 2022

UKGSA Member, Southbourne Rubber, are exhibiting at MRO Americas 2022 in Dallas, Texas on 26-28 April. SBR, who are manufacturers of elastomeric sealing products, supply to global and British aerospace. MRO Americas is the international trade fair for maintenance, repair and overhaul in the aerospace industry and is the perfect event for them to showcase […]

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Spring 2022 issue of newsletter

Spring 2022 issue of Newsletter

The Spring issue of our Member e-newsletter, Cutting Edge, is now available to download from our website. In this issue: we welcome our newest Member; Members fundraise for Ukraine; read round ups from Members; find out about our recent technical visit; see which trade shows our Members are exhibiting at; book your ticket for our Golf Day […]

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Ukraine crisis

Ukraine Crisis

We are shocked and saddened by the current events in Ukraine and our thoughts are with all those effected and especially the millions of people who have been displaced. We hope that the crisis will be short-lived. Member statements Whilst Members of the UKGSA are UK based, some may trade with companies located in Ukraine […]

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UKGSA Partner the National Chemical Industry Expo – CHEMUK2022

The UK Gasket & Sealing Association (UKGSA) partners with the National Chemical Industry Expo, CHEMUK2022. The CHEMUK 2022 EXPO returns on the 11 & 12 May 2022 at the NEC in Birmingham. The event, now established as the UK’s only major expo for the UK chemical industries, will showcase 300+ specialist exhibitors and 100+ expert […]

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Flexitallic moves to larger premises

Flexitallic UK relocates to larger service centre as part of North East expansion

Flexitallic UK Ltd has moves into larger premises in the North East to meet a growing demand for its comprehensive range of specialist industrial gaskets and sealing solutions. The new 650 sq. m Teesside service centre enables Flexitallic to expand its gasket manufacturing, stockholding, and workshop capabilities, which is underpinned by a dedicated ECITB accredited […]

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Susan Roddan

Flexitallic appoints Susan Roddan as key account manager for Central Scotland

UKGSA Member, Flexitallic, the specialist manufacturer and supplier of engineered sealing products and services, has appointed Susan Roddan as its key account manager for Central Scotland. With more than 20 years’ experience in the sector, she previously specialised in sales and account management, latterly as a branch manager in Scotland providing support to a range […]

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Cutting Systems UK

UKGSA Welcomes Cutting & Converting Machine Supplier

Cutting Systems UK, suppliers of the well-known ATOM FlashCut knife cutting system and ATOM Cutting Presses which are used by many Members of the UK Gasket and Sealing Association (UKGSA), joined the association this month (December 2021). John Howe, Managing Director of Cutting Systems UK, says: “We have a vision to supply the best quality […]

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DLR Elastomer

European Water Approved Compounds from DLR

UKGSA Member, DLR Elastomer, are pleased to announce that they now have European Water Approved compounds to enhance their growing portfolio of bottled water compounds. The compounds can be supplied in either rota cured sheet or moulded sheet form. Certification of materials used in drinking water applications is a requirement in many countries to prevent […]

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Seals Manufacturer Joins

The UK Gasket & Sealing Association (UKGSA) welcomes Moontown Limited, a UK manufacturer of seals, as its newest Member. Nottinghamshire-based Moontown were formed in 1996 primarily distributing PTFE Spring Energised and Hydraulic Seals, Metal O Rings and C Rings. After many years of growth and success, in 2012 they started to manufacture in-house continuing to […]

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Winter issue

Winter Issue of Cutting Edge

The Winter issue of the UKGSA’s newsletter – Cutting Edge – is now available to download from our website. Key articles in this issue include: we welcome our newest Members; a Member celebrates a work anniversary; read the write up and photos from our Golf Day and Charity Dinner; see which trade shows Members are exhibiting at in […]

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DLR Elastomer

Elastomeric Manufacturer Joins the UKGSA

The UK Gasket & Sealing Association (UKGSA) welcomes DLR Elastomer Engineering Ltd as its newest Member. Chris Chadwick, director of DLR Elastomer, said: “We are delighted to become a Member of the UKGSA and look forward to finding out more about our fellow Members and exploring opportunities to work together.” DLR Elastomer Engineering was established […]

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