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History

The NewMet Group has been in business for more than 60 years. Our product range has developed during that period to continue to meet the requirements of the principal industries with which we trade, and increasingly we have moved into manufacturing our own products.

Throughout those years we have built a reputation for understanding the material requirements of our customers and fulfilling their needs promptly and efficiently.

The company has grown both organically and through acquisition, adding new businesses which align themselves to our areas of technical expertise and the needs of our customers.

Company timeline:

  • 2011
    NewMet approved by Airbus to produce silicone extrusions and moulded silicone sheets
  • 2010
    NewMet acquires Packstat Ltd, our new subsidiary in Wales focusing on adhesive tapes
  • 2008
    NewMet starts production of Gallium-Germanium alloys
  • 2008
    Water-jet cutting facilities added
  • 2006
    Boeing approve Newmet silicone foam products
  • 2004
    NewMet acquires C S Marine Limited our paints division today
  • 2000
    NewMet acquires Surrey Group of Companies now operating under the Newmet umbrella as our electro-shielding and anti-static products
  • 1990s
    NewMet acquires Koch Chemicals Ltd the high purity metals and chemicals side of our current business
  • 1986
    NewMet starts production of carbon-carbon components for aerospace.
  • 1980s
    NewMet starts silicone foam processing. Airbus first approve NewMet silicone foam products. NewMet acquires Fordath carbon-carbon production expertise.
  • 1954
    The company name is changed to New Metals and Chemicals Ltd.
  • 1947
    Newmet Trading Co Ltd starts operations as a distributor of metals and chemicals.


NewMet Limited Tel: +44 (0) 1992 711111. Fax: +44 (0) 1992 768393. email: materials@newmet.co.uk
Newmet House, Rue de Saint Lawrence, Waltham Abbey, EN9 1PF, Essex, UK.
Company registered office address: Newmet House, Rue de Saint Lawrence, Waltham Abbey, Essex EN9 1PF  
Place of registration: England & Wales Registration number: 427388