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autumn 2023 newsletter

Autumn 2023 issue of Cutting Edge

The Autumn 2023 issue of the UKGSA’s newsletter – Cutting Edge – is now available to download from our website. Packed full of Member news, this issue includes: New members photos and winners from our Annual Golf Day and Charity Dinner in September Updates from Members Exhibitions and events Case studies and more Download the autumn […]

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Hempel Metals

Special Metals Distributor Joins the UKGSA

The UK Gasket & Sealing Association (UKGSA) welcomes Hempel Special Metals UK as their newest member. Hempel Special Metals UK are based in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire and Wokingham in Berkshire, with a head office in Switzerland. They are an independent family-owned group of companies operating globally. As an international distributor and provider in high-performance materials […]

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Revolution Digital at Advanced Engineering Show

Revolution Digital Shines at the Advanced Engineering Show

Revolution Digital, a leading provider of innovative printing and cutting solutions, successfully showcased their expertise at the Advanced Engineering Show, held at the NEC arena in Birmingham on November 1st and 2nd. The company’s Managing Director, Jan Edgecombe, was on hand to engage with attendees and showcase their latest technologies. Visitors to Revolution Digital’s stand […]

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From Apprentices to Directors

Southbourne Rubber Ltd’s (SBR’s) ethos is to nurture their staff, work with their strengths and encourage development and progression through the company. As such, they are delighted to announce the recent promotion of Rob Cuffe, Libby Freemantle and Tim Maslen to Sales Director, Operations Director and Company Director respectively. Both Rob and Libby joined SBR […]

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Valves and Seals Distributor Joins the UKGSA

The UK Gasket & Sealing Association (UKGSA) welcomes FPS Valves & Sealing Ltd as their newest member. FPS Valves & Sealing Ltd (FPS-VS), based in Chorley, Lancashire, offer a wide range of valves, actuators, gaskets and sealing solutions for the Oil & Gas, Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Petrochemical and Process industries. Andrew Dunn, Director at FPS-VS, said: […]

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UKGSA Raises £3,630 for Macmillan

The UK Gasket & Sealing Association (UKGSA) has raised an impressive £3,630 for Macmillan Cancer Support, a leading charity that provides vital support to individuals and families affected by cancer. This year’s efforts brings the total we’ve raised for the charity since we started fundraising to £14,280. Fundraising activities at our 30th anniversary dinner in […]

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Swiss Cutting Systems Manufacturer Joins the UKGSA

The UK Gasket & Sealing Association (UKGSA) welcomes Zünd UK Ltd as their newest member. Zünd UK Ltd, based in St Albans in Hertfordshire, is a leading manufacturer of multifunctional digital cutting systems. As a global group they have over 35 years’ experience supplying aerospace, automotive, engineering, defence, medical and marine industries with solutions for […]

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Heaven Dowsett Infinite

Heaven Dowsett & Co Ltd’s integration of AXYZ tailored router solutions

Established in Birmingham in 1908, Heaven Dowsett & Co. Ltd has proudly upheld its position as the foremost supplier of plastics and electrical insulations to various industries from rail to construction. This enduring prominence has been maintained through their unwavering commitment to providing efficient and tailored services that cater to the unique needs of their […]

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Seals Manufacturer Joins the UKGSA

CW Seals Ltd is the latest company to join the UK Gasket & Sealing Association (UKGSA). Based in Littlehampton in West Sussex, CW Seals is a leading manufacturer of bespoke components such as gaskets, seals, reflectors and extrusions, selling tailor-made products that meet specific customer specifications across a wide range of industry sectors. Arron Cullingworth, […]

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Next Steps in the EU REACH PFAS Restriction Process

The EU REACH public consultation process for PFAS ended on 25 September 2023. Chemours, a market leader in the manufacture of performance materials, who created an Advocacy Portal with knowledge and tools to help companies respond to the consultation, is organising a webinar to explore the next steps in the ongoing restriction process and upcoming […]

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AGM votes in new committee members

The UK Gasket & Sealing Association (UKGSA) is pleased to announce the addition of two new appointments to our executive committee. Following the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the UKGSA on Thursday 21 September 2023, two experienced professionals have joined the committee. The new officers are: Steven Ratcliffe of Moontown Ltd Gavin Lyles of Monarch […]

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AAG Canada HQ offer

AAG Marks Inauguration of its New Global Headquarters in Canada with some spectacular offers!

AAG, the renowned manufacturer of CNC routers and waterjet cutting systems, is delighted to announce the grand opening festivities for its cutting-edge global headquarters and the dedicated manufacturing plant for the AXYZ CNC Routers product line. Situated in Waterdown, Ontario, the new facility has been meticulously designed to showcase the latest advancements in CNC Router […]

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Macmillan Cancer Support

Macmillan September e-news

Macmillan Coffee Morning, skipping challenge and Talk Like a Pirate Day – just some of the events Macmillan Cancer Support have planned for September! Macmillan Cancer Support is the UKGSA’s nominated charity and we raise funds to support their work at our Annual Golf Day and Charity Dinner. Please read their September e-news for their […]

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AXYZ router at Tiflex

Tiflex’s Implementation of AXYZ and WARDJET Tailored Cutting Solutions

Tiflex Ltd is a British company that has been manufacturers of cork and rubber bonded materials for over 70 years. The company specialises in the design, manufacture and distribution of industrial rubber products, including rubber sheeting, matting, and gaskets. Tiflex’s products are used in a wide range of industries, such as construction, transportation, marine and […]

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ARISTO Reseller Joins the UKGSA

Revolution Digital, the UK reseller of ARISTO cutting systems, has joined the UK Gasket & Sealing Association (UKGSA). ARISTO offer a range of solutions for the cutting of gaskets. Founded in 1862, the company has grown from creating mathematical and calibration instruments to become Germany’s leading manufacturer of large format, computer-controlled flatbed machines for sign-making, […]

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Adhesives & Bonding Expo Europe

Europe’s Meeting Place for Industrial Bonding Professionals

Stop by the impressive, free-to-attend, Adhesives & Bonding Expo Europe this winter (5-7 December 2023) to get your yearly fix on all things industrial bonding in the manufacturing hub of Stuttgart, Germany. As the continent’s biggest adhesives and bonding event, it brings together suppliers, manufacturers, and decision-makers from across the industry to meet and make […]

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Summer 2023 issue of UKGSA Newsletter

Summer 2023 issue of Cutting Edge

The Summer 2023 issue of the UKGSA’s newsletter – Cutting Edge – is available to download from our website. Packed full of Member news, this issue includes: celebrating the UKGSA’s 30th anniversary upcoming UKGSA events Member fundraising activities Updates from Members and more Download the summer issue today!

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New Resources Added to Chemours Customer Advocacy Portal

New resources have been added to Chemours’ Customer Advocacy Portal. These include: comparing the EU REACH proposal vs the UK RMOA Industry and Sector slides How to submit confidential information Chemours’ Customer Advocacy Portal is designed to provide knowledge and tools to support engagement with the EU REACH PFAS Public Consultation which closes on 22 […]

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Industry Body Celebrates 30 Years

The UK Gasket & Sealing Association (the Association) is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year (2023). The Association represents the interests of its membership consisting of UK based companies, the primary business of which is the manufacture of gaskets from raw materials and/or the manufacture of joint sealants and/or the supply or manufacture of materials […]

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What does the remainder of 2023 have in store for the polyurethane industry?

Organisers of Adhesives & Bonding Expo Europe, which is co-located with Foam Expo Europe and Thermal Management Expo Europe, have written a blog. Their latest blog entitled ‘What does the remainder of 2023 have in store for the polyurethane industry’, focuses on the challenges and opportunities in the PU industry and includes industry forecast, opportunities […]

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