News

January 2017

SPC Announces Plans To Open Colour Compounding Facility

One of Europe’s leading rubber manufacturers, SPC, has announced plans to open a new plant in Maerdy, South Wales.

SPC Operations Director, Paul Hallas, said:

“The new compounding facility represents the latest phase of our expansion plans for the growing business. It will bring ultra-clean, colour compounding expertise into the SPC fold.”

“The new plant will exploit state of the art intermeshing technology, enabling us to offer the option of non-black rubber compounds and strained materials to both existing and new customers.”

“And, with new regulatory measures coming into place, we predict this to be a future area of growth.”

The colour compounding site is due to open in early 2017 and is expected to create upto 30 new jobs in the next 2 years.

January 2017

SPC Is Now On Twitter January 2017

At SPC, we’re pleased to announce our Twitter platform. @SPC_Rubber is aimed to engage, inform and communicate with people interested in our company or industry.

Our vision has always been to be at the cutting edge of rubber technology and manufacturing, while remaining respectful of the past. We’re keen, therefore, to remember the pioneers of the rubber industry in our Twitter feed, while also being informative and providing insight into the latest developments within our business.

So please follow us @SPC_Rubber

August 2016

SPC Where People Come First

Leading rubber compounder, SPC UK, has successfully renewed its Investors in People accreditation.

Based on 25 years of leading practice, the international recognised Investors in People Standard is underpinned by a rigorous assessment methodology and a framework which reflects the very latest workplace trends, essential skills and effective structures required to outperform in any industry.

Valid for three years, the Investors in People Standard requires businesses to be reassessed across a range of stringent criteria in order to renew accreditation.

Following a period of testing, including interviews of SPC staff by Investors in People inspectors, SPC was rewarded with the renewed standard.

Operations Manager, Paul Hallas said: “Renewing our Investors in People Standard was important for us.”

“We’re committed to the ongoing support and investment in our skilled workforce and our pleased to have this commitment formally recognised by the Investors in People Standard.”