Since our establishment in 1973, our core business has been the processing of rubber and polyurethane materials to produce customer bespoke products such as rubber and polyurethane mouldings, rubber and polyurethane covered rollers, rubber extrusions, rubber fabrications, sheet cut gaskets and rubber linings (see our services).
In addition to our trade work we have developed a range of own brand components that can be found in use in various applications around the world including the agricultural, offshore and transport industries (see our products).
Our long term vision is to be one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of Rubber and Polyurethane components. To achieve this goal we continuously work to acquire and sustain the resources necessary to manufacture bespoke solutions for our customer’s specific requirements. In addition we actively seek to design, develop and manufacture Clifton Rubber branded components that will fulfil our customer’s needs in specific industries.
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At the age of 23, Brian Burton establishes a trade moulding company called Clifton Rubber Co Ltd occupying part of a small industrial unit in Cromwell Works, St Ives, Cambridgeshire.
Clifton Rubber moves to a bigger unit on the St Ives industrial Estate, which still form part of Clifton Rubber’s production facilities today.
The company expands to occupy adjoining industrial unit.
Clifton Rubber acquires Barwell Rubber Company, an industry leader in rubber roller covering. Barwell Rubber moves to occupy units on Edison Road and now forms the basis of Clifton Rubber’s roller covering unit.
Clifton Rubber acquires Crismo Engineering and moves the company to adjoining units on Edison Road. Crismo now forms the basis of Clifton Rubber’s engineering capability for toolmaking and general precision engineering support.
Clifton Rubber acquires KRC quality mouldings a trade moulder of small moulded parts located close to Clifton Rubber. KRC is now part of Clifton Rubber’s rubber moulding unit producing medium volume small moulded parts, KRC occupies units on Edison road next to the original Clifton Rubber units.
Clifton Rubber acquires part of Cromwell Rubber moving the assets to their site on Edison Road in St Ives. The acquisition brings valuable assets in the form of new moulding plant and a works manager with vast technical moulding experience.
Clifton Rubber invests in a new polyurethane moulding business unit to complement their existing rubber processing resources.
At the age of 27 Ben Burton joins the family business.
Clifton Rubber acquires 55,000 sq ft industrial unit on the St Ives Industrial Estate with the aim of moving all business units to one premises by 2018.
It is the declared policy of this company to achieve and maintain the highest possible standards of quality for products and services supplied to our customers. This will be achieved by the following commitments:
To achieve these aims Clifton Rubber will operate, provide the necessary resources and look to continually improve the effectiveness of a business management system which meets the requirements of ISO 9001:2015.
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