UK manufacturers of white, black, colour and additive masterbatches, Silvergate Plastics, is using K 2013 to discuss its plans for major global expansion.
The company has revealed it is further investing in its manufacturing capability to accommodate a significant increase in capacity, product range and geographical reach.
“We are seeing the most exciting time in Silvergate’s 30-year history. This expansion offers many benefits, including greater flexibility, increased productivity, less downtime and more manpower,” commented Managing Director, Tony Bestall.
“Of course the most important aspect of this rapid growth is our ability to offer customers operating in both the UK and export markets an even better all round service. We are the only masterbatch producer committed to supplying a full range of products in all quantities, from 1kg to 500 tonnes.”
Work has already started on developing a state-of-the-art production facility at its headquarters in North Wales. The company says introduction of new equipment will create a much more agile and responsive service than ever before.
Small, specialist orders of multi-component masterbatch will be delivered as efficiently as demands for large commodity products. This new configuration, Silvergate says, will offer greater flexibility and even better response rates, enabling products to be delivered rapidly to virtually anywhere in the world.
The increase in capacity of over 1000t and a greater presence in the export market are the most significant developments in the company’s history. Silvergate anticipates more than 40 percent growth in sales by the end of 2015.