Polymers and Resins

The Specialty Polymers and Resins European HQ is based at Newton Aycliffe along with the customer service and research and development teams. The site was purpose-built for the design and manufacture of acrylic polymers using suspension polymerisation technology. There is a satellite manufacturing site in the Netherlands and the business works closely with sister sites in the U.S.A. and Japan.

We supply acrylic resins and solutions for high-performance applications under the brands of Colacryl®, Dianal, Elvacite® and Lucite®


These resins are used in a wide variety of applications such as Adhesives, Additives & Dispersants, Castings & Embedments, Coatings, Dental, Glass Interleavants, Inks, Medical, and Porous Moulds. We also provide a contract manufacturing service.

Where are we located?

Newton Aycliffe, UK

Our local area

Newton Aycliffe is situated in County Durham in the heart of North East England. Through a history of border battles with Scotland, there are more castles in the North East of England than in any other English region. Some are dramatic medieval ruins while others are splendidly decorated family homes. The North Yorkshire Moors National Park is in the vicinity, as is the stunning North East Coast with the historic fishing town of Whitby. Our Mitsubishi Chemical facility is commutable from Durham and Darlington, both of which have excellent train links to London, York and Edinburgh

How many employees do we have?

50 – 100

What type of roles do we have?

  • Sales
  • Customer and technical service
  • New product development
  • Finance
  • Manufacturing
  • Quality
  • Warehousing
  • Process
  • Mechanical and electrical engineering
  • Project management
  • EHS
  • HR
  • Data science