Component & Protection Solutions

The Components business is a global market leading manufacturer and distributor of plastic injection moulded, vinyl dip moulded and metal items.  Operating units in 26 countries serve a very broad industrial base of customers with a rapid supply of primarily plastic products for a variety of applications in industries such as equipment manufacturing, automotive, fabrication, electronics and construction.


The Pipe Protection Technologies business specialises in the manufacture of high performance innovative products from commodity resins to engineering-grade thermoplastics and polymer alloys for use in a range of end-markets.  Locations in four countries, combined with a wide distributor network, serve customers around the world.





The Components business manufactures and distributes one of the world's most extensive ranges of component solutions for protection and finishing purposes. Its offering includes caps and plugs; fasteners; adhesives, sealants and tape; feet, casters and glides; wire and cable management products; flange protection; knobs, handles and grips; PCB and electronics hardware; and tools and precision instruments, which are used in a wide variety of applications and industries.

With over 100,000 standard catalogue parts available for immediate dispatch, the business is well positioned to leverage its extensive geographic distribution capacity, using its efficient sourcing and manufacturing operations and sophisticated IT platform, to respond to the requirements of its international customer base.

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Skiffy manufactures and distributes a range of proprietary plastic and metal products into a very wide range of all industrial sectors. The product range is particularly strong in nylon washers, spacers and bushes.

There are Skiffy facilities in four European countries and South Africa supplemented by a global distributor network and the highly successful Skiffy.com website.

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As leader in the Oil Country Tubular Goods market, the pipe protection technologies business manufactures the most extensive range of thread protectors to the highest quality standards in the industry, including the new American Petroleum Institute-compliant MaxX range. With over 30 years’ experience and a new state-of-the-art facility, there are opportunities for the business to leverage its expertise in developing and manufacturing innovative products into industries beyond oil and gas, such as mining and water well.

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