Solvay Keighley distributes vacuum bagging consumables to the composites industry (UK and some parts of Northern Europe) and operates a variety of perforation and slitting equipment that converts roll stock consumable products into more usable forms for the customer. Keighley also manufactures bespoke reusable silicone rubber bagging systems.
Solvay Keighley started as a small family-run business and now employs approximately 40 people. The main product application is vacuum lamination, which is used predominantly in the composites industry for prepreg processing and vacuum assisted resin infusion. Other industrial product applications also include the manufacture of laminated glass (security, architectural and photovoltaic) and furniture. The facility is AS9100 revC and ISO 9001:2008 certified.
Keighley is part of the global Solvay Composite Materials business.