Our Mission

Enabling Custom-Engineered Solutions through our Polymer Material Science Technologies and Applications Expertise.

About Us


Founded in 1983, NES (Northern Engineering (Sheffield) Ltd) is a trusted UK manufacturer known for advancing elastomeric technologies. With a deep understanding of materials and a steadfast commitment to service and quality, we are equipped to provide effective solutions to the most challenging engineering problems.

Our purpose-built facilities, developed for seamless production, allow us to offer scalable solutions that range from single bespoke products to full-rate production. Our dedicated team, combined with state-of-the-art equipment, enables us to deliver innovative solutions that meet the evolving needs of our customers.

Our Facilities Include:


  • Custom-built NES NCAP™ production pods – for low-rate and full-rate production
  • Astra Seal® department with wire coiler, developed by our own technical team
  • VulcOring department with 2 fully functioning cells, and boasting 25 years of experience
  • Moulding department with 17 compression moulding presses and 2 linear moulding presses, allowing the manufacture of infinite inside diameters
  • Extrusion department with eight silicone and rubber extruders – capable of producing standard cords to complex inflatable and custom profiles, supported by precision grinding equipment to meet more stringent tolerances
  • Inflatable Seal and Custom Profile department manufacturing standard and non-standard, bespoke profiles, including NES’ patented ‘membrane technology’: NES TECHNIFLATE® Inflatable Seals
  • Custom-built clean room to adhere to specific customer cleanliness requirements

As part of the Integrated Polymer Solutions Group, NES has access to additional resources and expertise through our trusted sister companies.  This includes a wealth of specialist design engineering and manufacturing skills, which we use to transform raw materials into highly specialised components.

At NES, we are dedicated to providing our customers with the best possible solutions and service, and we believe that our combination of experience, expertise, and commitment to quality sets us apart. Let us help you find the solution you need. Contact us today to learn more about what NES can do for you.

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