Peerless Plastics & Coatings Acquires RS Coatings


Thetford, England-based plastic fabrication company Peerless Plastics & Coatings Ltd. recently announced the acquisition of British company RS Coatings Ltd.

The acquisition was reportedly completed at the end of March.

Having originated in 1999, RS Coatings reportedly specializes in the application of coating solutions for the protection and decoration of plastic and metallic components. The company’s product and service offerings include the spraying of conductive coatings for manufacturers of electronic products, aesthetic applications for product enhancement, hard-coat and scratch resistant lacquers, pad and digital printing, CNC machining, plastic injection molding and secondary operations.

“We plan to build upon the excellent work RS Coatings have done over many years offering ingenious solutions to a wide range of technical challenges in many industries,” said Peerless Plastics & Coatings Managing Director, Peter Llewellyn-Stamp. “With the full range of capabilities the Peerless/RS Group will possess, we will be perfectly placed to continue servicing Plastic Sheet Extruders, Automotive, EV, Rail, Medical, Retail and Construction sectors and expand this offering of services into new areas of industry.”

As part of the acquisition, Peerless Plastics & Coatings will also gain RS Coatings comprehensive facilities, which include:

  • Spray-painting for conductive and cosmetic applications;
  • Automated hard-coat plant;
  • Design and manufacture of distinct and reliable paint masking tools and paint masking jigs;
  • Plastic Injection Moulding Machines ranging up to 240 tons;
  • CNC machining and fabrication;
  • Modelling and Prototyping;
  • Digital Printing;
  • Multi-station and multi-color PAD Printing facilities;
  • In-house tool-room to manufacture & maintain tooling; and
  • CAD and technical support from initial design to volume production.

“The acquisition of RS Coatings by Peerless Plastics & Coatings means that combined there is over 50 years of experience in the coatings industry that is brought to each project and the list of services provided means that you really are getting a full-service experience that can save costs and help to lower carbon footprints across a variety of projects,” wrote Peerless Plastics & Coatings.

The recently combined companies are projected to offer a unique range of services.


Tagged categories: Acquisitions; Business conditions; Business management; Business matters; Business operations; EU; Europe; Mergers; Peerless Plastics & Coatings Ltd.; Program/Project Management; RS Coatings Ltd.

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