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The Largest Producer of Bespoke Colour Masterbatch in the UK

We have the industries fastest lead-time - nobody comes close.

We supply a worldwide customer base, over 100 countries across every continent.

We can "Match while you wait" whilst you wait on site with our advanced technology.

We’re the winners of the "Best Use of IT in Manufacturing" award at the Best Of British Manufacturing IT Award.

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About Us

Silvergate Plastics manufactures and delivers custom colour, additive and multi-component masterbatches wherever you are in the world, whenever you need it. We operate a sleek, agile and responsive production process, which when combined with our outstanding technical expertise, ensures you receive the highest quality masterbatch suitable for your specific application.

Masterbatches are concentrated colourants or additives in a free-flowing form. Tailored to suit your specific requirements, masterbatches comprise of high concentrations of pigments and/or dyes dispersed and encapsulated in a plastic material.

We have the capacity to deliver the exact masterbatch you require from specialist orders of as little as 1kg to commodity batches, including blacks and whites, of up to 500 tonnes. We can develop masterbatches that improve your production processes, enhance the performance of your application and ensure the integrity of your brand.

We help you identify brand-defining colours to ensure your products stand out in the marketplace
Our advanced technical capabilities bring you high quality, multi-component masterbatches when you need them.
Wherever you are located, we rapidy deliver premium masterbatches without compromising on quality or performance

Client Testimonials

I have visited many masterbatch companies across Europe yet what makes Silvergate stand out
from the rest is the innovative way technology and software is used to seamlessly link sales orders to the production
facility as soon as they are placed on the system. I have been very impressed!

Purchasing Manager

Multinational Injection Moulding Group - Germany

I placed an order for a non-stock item at 2pm on 30th November and it was delivered by 11am on 1st December!
My goods were despatched from Wrexham to Norfolk in less than 21 hours! A very impressive service delivery. Thank you.”

High Quality Plastic Component Manufacturer

Norfolk, UK

Thank you very much for the excellent service. I wish all my suppliers were as organised as Silvergate!

Specialist Actuator Manufacturer


Thank you very much for the time you spent with us at your facility yesterday. The experience
was very informative and entire team exuded the same confidence and drive as always!

Purchasing & Customer Service Manager

Thermoplastic Sheet Manufacturer - Scotland, UK

Thanks for the quick delivery. You guys really are stars!

Purchasing & Planning Manager

Thermoplastic Sheet Manufacturer - Denmark

Tony, your team always looks after us and it is really appreciated!

Purchasing Manager

Multinational Container Manufacturer - UK

Colour Match

We invite you to visit Creations, the UK’s only colour-matching suite, to develop your ideal custom colour masterbatch.
Alternatively, if you have an existing colour you wish to match, please contact us with the details and we will rapidly fulfil your order.

Masterbatch Experts

We take the time to understand your exact requirements and work rapidly to fulfil your order, whether you require a bespoke colour, a bulk delivery or a performance-enhancing additive. Using our extensive industry knowledge and exceptional technical skills, we develop multi-component masterbatches, manufactured within a strictly controlled environment and delivered to any global location within record-breaking timescales

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Latest News

Sandy Bergeson Steps Up To MD Of Silvergate Plastics

October 26, 2017

Silvergate Plastics, the UK’s largest manufacturer of custom colour masterbatch, has promoted its Finance and Central Services Director, Sandy Bergeson, to the role of Managing Director. Sandy will now oversee all aspects of the company, including its global sales teams and manufacturing facilities. Tony Bestall, now CEO, will focus on strategic activities. Commenting on the…

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Take a look at our Creations suite

August 4, 2017


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Silvergate Champions Women In Plastics

July 13, 2017

Silvergate Plastics, the UK’s largest custom colour producer, has joined forces with Women In Plastics, a networking forum for the plastics industry that enables women in the industry to be recognised whilst mentoring and supporting others. Sandy Lewis, Silvergate’s Director of Finance and Central Services, and Sales Manager, Maryann Wilcox, have both joined the forum,…

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Revolutionising Blow Moulding

June 22, 2017

Blow moulding revolutionised bottle manufacturing. Now Optiblo is here to revolutionise blow moulding. Watch the video to find out more!

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Understanding Colour Variation and How It Occurs By Tony Bestall, Director of Silvergate Plastics

June 8, 2017

Colour is subjective and has a huge impact on our physiology and psychology, so getting the right colour for your product is essential to widening its appeal, increasing perceived value and retaining the integrity of your brand. The human eye cannot be relied upon to judge colour accuracy. We all see colour differently, even when…

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Cracking Collaboration Sees Bio-Filler Breakthrough

May 15, 2017

Silvergate Plastics, the UK’s largest producer of custom colour masterbatch, has partnered with Just Egg Ltd to develop a bio-filler produced from crushed egg shells. Just Egg Ltd is an award-winning manufacturer of hard boiled eggs, egg mayonnaise and egg-related products. The company, which operates from its manufacturing facility in the East Midlands, was founded…

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Silvergate Plastics
Unit 53
Clywedog Rd South
Wrexham Industrial Estate
Wrexham, LL13 9XS.

Tel: +44(0)1978 661 496
Fax: +44(0)1978 660 462
Email: info@silvergate.co.uk

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