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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

Silvergate Manufactures World’s Most Versatile Bioplastic

September 20, 2018

Silvergate Plastics, the UK’s largest independent manufacturer of colour masterbatch, has joined forces with Floreon-Transforming Packaging Limited, the pioneers of an advanced and versatile bioplastic formulation. Floreon was born out of a need for a greener, safer form of plastic. Working in partnership with the University of Sheffield, Floreon-Transforming Packaging Limited has specifically formulated the…

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Silvergate Invests In A New Extrusion Line

June 7, 2018

Silvergate Plastics has installed a new twin screw, clamshell design extrusion line at its masterbatch manufacturing facility in Wrexham, North Wales. The colour and additive masterbatch manufacturer continually seeks to explore new production methods and optimise working practices. By installing a technologically advanced clamshell extrusion line, capacity at the facility will increase by 10%. This…

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Silvergate Plastics Expands Affordable Whites Range In Response To TiO2 Price Hikes

February 2, 2018

In response to the continued spiralling price of titanium dioxide, which looks set to continue throughout 2018, masterbatch manufacturer Silvergate Plastics has engineered a new generation of white masterbatch without compromising on quality or performance. The main ingredient used in the production of white masterbatch is titanium dioxide but as worldwide supply and demand ratios…

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Silvergate Plastics Awarded ISO 14001:2015 Certification

January 25, 2018

Silvergate Plastics, the UK’s largest manufacturer of polymer-specific colour masterbatch, has officially transitioned to the international environmental standard, ISO 14001:2015. The announcement comes as pressure increases on the UK to minimise plastic waste by optimising environmentally responsible innovations in a national effort to eradicate all avoidable plastic waste by 2042. Silvergate is amongst the first…

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December 14, 2017

  Silvergate Plastics is set to give away one hundred kilos of Optiblo® to the brightest blow moulder of 2017! Silvergate Plastics is on a mission to find the most vibrant colour used by blow moulders in 2017! The UK’s largest manufacturer of custom colour masterbatch has launched a competition that gives blow moulders the…

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Silvergate Plastics Puts The Tone In Turntables

November 24, 2017

  Three British companies have joined forces to produce a ground-breaking new turntable designed to optimise the sound of vinyl as accurately as possible. The Planar 6, developed by the award-winning turntable manufacturer Rega, has been engineered to extract as much detail from the vinyl surface as possible. By the end of 2016, vinyl sales…

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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

AWB Plastics Ltd trading as Silvergate Plastics. Company number 6581267.

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