William Johnston & Company Ltd

Glasgow

Gasket and seal manufacturer, converting sheet materials in rubber and plastics into gaskets and further applications.

Type

Fabricator

Industry

Plastics and Rubber

Employees

26

Organization
Make Works Scotland
ADDRESS

9 Spiersbridge Terrace, Thornliebank, Glasgow, G46 8JH Scotland

WEBSITE

http://www.williamjohnston.co.uk/

PHONE

0141 620 1666

SOCIAL MEDIA
Portrait

Sandy McEwen | Managing Director

Sandy@williamjohnston.co.uk

Production details

Gasket, seal and other products are manufactured from sheet material for a range of applications in the pipeline, engineering, construction, automotive, distilling and other industries. The equipment and skills involved in gasket manufacturing allow the factory to manufacture specialist shapes, patterns, or "strip” in a wide range of sheet materials materials including rubbers, PTFE, silicone, graphite, plastics, etc. Cutting is possible from 0.2mm up to 25mm thick and the company has the expertise to bond layers of materials together to form thicker strips. The workforce is made up of skilled gasket cutters who are able to address bespoke rubber forms - for use in gaskets, insulation, flooring, mudflaps or innovative applications. The company also has a flat bed CAD CAM knife cutting machine which has the facility of electronically importing customer's design drawing directly into the manufacturing process. The company can provide assistance in design, samples and commercial awareness and have developed a diverse range of products in the past.

Turnaround time
2/3 Days
File types
Minimum order
£35
Production access
Works With
  • Large business
  • Small companies
  • Professionals
  • General public
Capacity
  • Bespoke 1-offs
  • Sample production
  • Prototypes
  • Short run
  • Medium run
  • Large run

History

William Johnstons are an independent family owned company who have been manufacturing gaskets seals and joints for 70 years in Glasgow. Over the years they have expanded our facilities in Glasgow, where they are now based in Thornliebank, and by opening branches in Inverness and Kent so that they are now one of the largest gasket manufacturers in the U.K. The company has distributors in Europe, and Hong Kong and has been involved in many large projects and experience steady growth in exports.

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