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Components Manufacturer Joins the UKGSA

The UK Gasket & Sealing Association (UKGSA) welcomes RGH Rubber and Plastics Ltd (RGH) as a new Member.

David Hildrow, managing director of RGH, said: “We are delighted to become a Member of the UKGSA and look forward to meeting up with other Members in the near future.”

Established in 1986, RGH is one of the leading material converters in the UK. The family-run business manufacture high performance products at their manufacturing centre in Essex which also includes an in-house laboratory with capabilities for tensile and compression tests, peel, shear, tear and cyclic and at temperature tests, as well as measuring facilities for precision component parts.

RGH specialise in producing tailor-made solutions in sealing, bonding, cushioning and noise reduction with a product range that includes adhesive backed and non-adhesive foams, tapes, rubber, felt & fibres and filtration media. RGH also convert a wide range of 3M adhesives, from industrial grade adhesive tapes through to VHB tapes and acrylic foam tapes for the automotive industry. They supply a wide range of industry sectors with customers that include Bentley, Jaguar, Land Rover, NHS, ASDA and Travis Perkins.

The UKGSA is a trade association representing a number of leading manufacturers and suppliers who convert materials into gaskets & seals and has continued to welcome new Members during what has been an unprecedented year.

Simon Winfield, chairman of the UKGSA and director of MacLellan Rubber, said: “As an Association, our Members possess a huge technical resource covering areas such as manufacturing issues, material selection and design & development, and are more than willing to offer advice and guidance to fellow Members. The UKGSA is a real collaborative network and I welcome RGH to our Association.”

For more information about RGH visit their website.