We are global manufacturers and distributors of vital
component parts for hundreds of markets and thousands
of products. We’re proud of what we do and believe that
even the smallest products have a big part to play.
Making it possible by uniquely combining the expertise and flexibility of a manufacturer
with the serviceand range of a distributor
We've been demonstrating our expertise as a manufacturer for over 65 years and our components are found in almost any industrial application.
Formation Of Filtrona Corporation
The company was established in Jarrow, North-East England, in the 1940's as the Fibres division of Bunzl.
Formation of Moss Plastic Parts
Formation of Moss Plastic Parts, Moss manufactures and distributes protection and finishing products for a wide range of industries and applications.
Acquisition of Skiffy
Acquisition of the Skiffy Group, based in the Netherlands, which provides expertise in the manufacture and supply of small nylon parts for protection and finishing applications.
Acquisition of Duraco
Duraco Exprees ve Duraco Specialty Tapes manufactured adhesive foam, and removable tapes, hook and loop, and other adhesive products..
Acquisition of Richco
Acquisition of Richco Inc, based in Chicago, a leading international designer, manufacturer and distributor of engineered plastic and elastomeric solutions for fastening and cable management applications.
Ulinco Components AB
Acquisition of Ulinco Components AB, based in Sweden, a leading distributor of plastic protection and finishing products, hardware and specialist masking solutions in the Nordic region..
Rebrand to ESSENTRA
Essentra’s abstract name captures what each of our businesses manufactures and supplies - millions of small but essential components which play a critical enabling role in our customers products.
Acquisition of Mesan
Acquisition of Mesan Kilit A.S., the leading Turkish manufacturer and distributor of a range of locks, hinges, latches and hardware accessories for use in a wide variety of attractive growth end-markets.
Acquisition of Abric
Acquisition of the operating subsidiaries of Abric Berhad, based in Malaysia, a global leading manufacturer and distributor of security sealing products and solutions for use in a diverse range of growing end-markets.
Acquisition of Micro Plastics
Acquisition of Micro Plastics, based in Arkansas, US, a leading manufacturer and distributor of nylon fasteners and other plastic components for a wide range of industrial end-markets - including general industrial, automotive and white goods..
Acquisition of Hertila
Acquisition of Hertila, a leading manufacturer of plastic components. The acquisition expands the Components division’s product range and adds manufacturing capacity in Scandinavia.
Acquisition of Innovative Components Inc., headquartered in Chicago, US, Innovative Components is one of the leading manufacturers and distributors of knobs, pins and handles in North America for a broad range of end-markets..
Acquisition of Hengzhu
Acquisition of Jiangxi Hengzhu Electrical Cabinet Lock Co. Ltd, based in China, a leading manufacturer of locks, latches, hinges and handles for a range of end-markets including electric power, telecoms and machinery.