K 2013: Silvergate gearing up for global expansion

In keeping with a tradition of companies announcing news at the K, Silvergate Plastics, a UK manufacturer of white, black, color and additive masterbatches, is planning to announce a major expansion at K 2013.

The company is further investing in its manufacturing capability to accommodate a significant increase in capacity, product range and geographical reach. With plans for a greater international presence, Silvergate (Hall 05, Stand B40) says it will be well positioned to provide even more support for its growing customer base across the globe.

Work has already started on developing a “state-of-the-art” production facility at its headquarters in North Wales. The company says the introduction of new equipment will create a much more agile and responsive service and small, specialist orders of multi-component masterbatch will be delivered for large commodity products. This new configuration will offer greater flexibility and response rates, enabling products to be delivered globally....

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