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Only 4 weeks to go to Interplas

Published: September 18, 2023

Only 4 weeks to go to Interplas

Wells Plastics is ready for the 75-Year Interplas Exhibition, which is now only 4 weeks away running from the 26th of September until the 28th of September 2023 at the NEC, Birmingham!

This will be the first time Wells has exhibited at Interplas which is the UK’s leading plastics exhibition. It’s a great opportunity to showcase Wells’ extensive additive masterbatch and compound portfolio, recent expansion, including the completion of the Wells Innovation Centre, meet with existing customers, industry colleagues and new potential users of Wells’ materials and services.

Wells will be promoting a number of different materials and concepts including additive masterbatches and compounds which offer significant benefits in improving the sustainability profile of polymer materials, such as processing and stabilisation of recycled materials and the lightweighting of polymer parts through blowing and foaming agents masterbatches.

There has been a significant focus over recent years on antimicrobial materials within healthcare, mass transport and consumer settings, and this is a field Wells has been involved in for 25 years. As the brand owner and manufacturer of Bactiglas™ antimicrobial masterbatches and powder dispersions Wells is ideally suited to provide a bespoke antimicrobial solution to the most demanding of applications.

In addition to a wide range of capabilities and services in the field of additive masterbatching and compounding Wells offers a Bespoke Compounding Service.  Dr Gary Ogden, Technical Manager will be presenting an overview of the ‘Wells Plastics Bespoke Compounding Service’ on Tuesday 26th of September from 13:40

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Wells are able to process a wide range of materials from polyolefins through to biopolymer systems and incorporate and disperse additives with complex handling requirements.

With over 500 exhibitors and an expected 12,000 attendees it all set to be a fantastic event!

Please make time to come and see Wells in Hall 4 Stand A33

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Wells Plastics Founded

The business was founded in 1984 by Danny Wells servicing the UK with specialist additive masterbatches for the UK film and fibre marketplace, with a particular expertise in UV masterbatches.

New Management

In 1997 Danny left the business, under new management the product range began to grow.

Bactiglas™ Launches

In 1999 the business entered antimicrobial masterbatch marketplace which would become the Bactiglas™ range of products.

Reverte™ Arrives

In 2003 Wells developed a range of oxo-biodegradable masterbatches which would become the Reverte™ range of products in 2005.


In 2006 the business began its first site expansion taking on more warehousing and office space on the same industrial estate, including an expansion of the lab facility to support the growing business.

Growing Team

In 2009 the

Technical Department expanded further

Management Buy Out

In 2011 KCP supported a management buy-out and provided investment for growth

International Growth

In 2012 Wells increased dramatically its international foot print through an expanded distribution network.

Founding Members

In 2015 Wells are the founding Member of the oxo-biodegradable plastics federation (now known as the Society of Biodegradable Polymers)

Capacity Increases

In 2018 the business underwent a significant capacity uplift with a 40% expansion and extension of the current production facility

ISO 14001

In 2019 the business achieved ISO 14001


Ecovadis Silver

In 2020 Wells achieve a Silver EcoVadis rating

A Busy Year

In 2022 Wells created the Innovation Centre, a raw material warehouse, gained a Gold Ecovadis rating and completed a Management Buy Out

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Our products

A wide range of masterbatches for film and sheet applications

Marketed under the Bactiglas™ trademark masterbatches and powders food packing through to medical devices.

A wide range of masterbatches for film, sheet and injection moulding applications

Wells offer a bespoke additive masterbatch and compounding service

Exothermic and endothermic masterbatches and powders for extrusion and injection moulding processes.

A range of biopolymer and biobased materials for extrusion and injection moulding applications.

Wells additive masterbatch and compound contract manufacturing services

Moisture absorbing masterbatches for all extrusion and injection moulding processes

A wide range of bespoke flame retardant masterbatch and compound solutions.

Masterbatches to enhance point of sale items with fragrances or eliminate unwanted mal-odours from recycled feedstocks

A range of masterbatches sold under the Reverte™ trademark for providing a biodegradable property to polyolefins

Masterbatches to improve the quality and aesthetics of extruded polymer, reducing waste and energy consumption.

A range of compounds to aid in the purging, cleaning and shut down procedures of extrusion equipment.

Masterbatches and compounds which provide an enhanced and controlled slip property to extruded and injection moulded articles.

Masterbatches to enhance stability polymers during processing, in use and during recycling suitable for a wide range of applications and processes

Masterbatches to enhance the UV stability of polymers during suitable for a wide range of applications and processes