Colorplas are an independent family run business whose teams care, attention, and passion in their work within the company is vital to our success in customer needs realisation. The value of key people in the Team has always been important at Colorplas but now more than ever! Throughout Sales, Finance, Purchasing, Technical Services, Research & Development & Quality Control we have built a very strong Team whose work is impeccable and integral to the Colorplas offering.
To establish the Colorplas signature in the global GRP industry.
Develop a diverse range of superior quality products to inspire the global GRP industry and maintain the credence of the brand, “Colorplas”.
Nick Parkinson – Operations & Procurement
“Success in manufacturing comes down to a determination to provide excellent products & service through process improvement & investment.”
Ian Parkinson BA (Hons) – Sales & Commercial
“By investing in business relationships and by understanding customer motivation, trust is built, which is key to the success of any business.”
Dave Wynne BA (Hons) – Operations
“Driven by seamlessly bringing Departments together so that the customer gets what they want, when they want it.”
Joe Parkinson BA (Hons) – Sales & Marketing
“Committed to building long term relationships by understanding & acknowledging customers unique needs.”
Jonathan Parkinson – Finance
“Consistency and engagement with integrity are crucial for ensuring that the business has good direction & is continually being strengthened.”
Trishan Hewage (Ph.D) – Technical Operations
“Introducing innovation & diversification are essential where future proofing the business is concerned.”
Not to be overlooked are the Production & Clerical staff whose knowledge and understanding of new and older investments are paramount to achieving our Pioneers in Service ethos! Large and Small Investments would be futile without these people.
Perform all business tasks with integrity. Develop teamwork & commitment. Encourage free-flowing ideas & a desire to succeed. Aim to give solutions to Customers and a whole new perspective on service.
Maintain and further develop our gelcoat, topcoats and colourant paste business. Drive our diverse and talented workforce towards innovation.
Explore overseas markets to identify the potential of developing international business. Enhance overall performance in all departments to deliver sustainable growth in shareholder value.
Developing relationships that last and supplying you with products & solutions today & green products for tomorrow.
We uphold the highest standards of professionalism across all elements of our business.
We believe in & promote equality in the workplace.
Safety & Regulatory:
Working safely & being compliant are our number one priorities.
Built with trust & collaboration as the drivers.
Formed in Middleton, Manchester, incorporating slow-speed blending & triple roll milling of Pigment Dispersions creating fast access to Colour Paste as it’s USP.
Relocated to a new bespoke factory on Crawford Street, Rochdale and the development of our “Pioneers In Service” concept is up & running.
Significant investment into new triple roll mills & shear mixers resulting in improved processing & increased capacity.
Customers drive product range expansion & investment commences into the Company’s first single-vessel ATEX rated high-speed Gelcoat mixer.
First Gelcoat developed internally & brought to market with great anticipation, signifying a change in direction for the business.
Major investment deal agreed into a raised platform multi-vessel vacuum ATEX high-speed mixer as the business grows it’s Gelcoat market share.
Quality and Health & Safety Manager introduced to the business to step up compliance.
Larger facility & first factory on Moss Bridge Road acquired, seeing the relocation of our Gelcoat plant.
Warehouse acquired on Moss Bridge Road site to accommodate the business’s move into Distribution.
Diversification sees the introduction of a Distribution range of products.
Marketing exercise undertaken into the Roofing sector diversification produces significant new business.
Third factory acquired on Moss Bridge Road site to facilitate continued business growth.
Demand sees further major investment approved for a second & larger raised platform multi-vessel vacuum ATEX rated high-speed Gelcoat mixer.
New technology Colourant range project launched with a linked dispensing system goal.
Efficiency plan hatched with a “one-site” vision.
Bulk Resin storage tank project gets the green light facilitating faster & safer tanker offload, process improvements, plus releasing valuable processing & storage space.
Colorplas celebrate their 30th Anniversary with investments in Plant/Machinery
Colorplas celebrate their 30th Anniversary with investments in Plant/Machinery and building a Team by employing the best! Continuing the Pioneers in Service reputation with an enviable Product Portfolio and Technical Services to aid any size project or collaboration within the GRP Composites Industry.