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The company was formed in December 1985 as part of the Richard Threlfall Group Ltd. Initially trading under the name ZH Engineering, and then later GB Silicones. In 2005, Silicone-Solutions Ltd was formed by Geoff Vickers, Geoff purchased the company, from GB silicones where he was Managing Director for 20 years. Since then Silicone Solutions has continued to grow along with our customers and became very successful under the formidable leadership of Geoff Vickers and Rob Smethhurst.

Techsil Limited was an admirer of Silicones Solutions and it was a natural cultural and strategic fit for Techsil. Geoff wanted to find the right trusted partner to help with long term support for customers and suppliers, who will benefit from the support of a bigger resourced company and who understand adhesives & sealants and that is ultimately backed by Diploma Plc. In September 2022 Techsil successfully acquired the business and integrated in into The Adhesives Group at Diploma Plc under the Techsil umbrella. The Silicone Solutions approach, business model and end-markets fit well with Techsil as we share similar values and approach the market in the same technical and problem solving way.

Techsil was founded in 1989 are been part of Diploma Plc’s “Controls” sector. In the beginning Techsil focussed on the distribution of technical silicones and formed a close partnership with Momentive. Since then it has grown to encompass many more specialist adhesive technologies without compromising its core reputation for excellent customer service and outstanding OTIF performance.. Techsil follows a problem solving engineering and design led approach to finding the right adhesive & sealant solution for its customers.

Diploma Plc is an international group specialised in Added Value Distribution of products and services to a wide range of end segments in its three Sectors of Controls, Seals and Life Sciences. Techsil sits within the Controls Sector, which distributes “Speciality Adhesives”; “Wire & Cables”; “Interconnect Products”; and “Fasteners” as end market segments. Diploma Plc are a member of the FTSE 250.

Industry sectors we support
Electronics, Aerospace ,Automotive, Defence, Domestic Appliances, Cable Covering, Construction, Ceramics, Safety Equipment, Model/Mould Making, Food Equipment, Transport, Refrigeration Filtration and Fabric & Textile Coating.

We pride ourselves in supplying cost effective products matched with the very highest standards of customer service and that technically perform.”

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Silicone Solutions History, Silicone Solutions History
Silicone Solutions History, Silicone Solutions History

Our Values


With the diversity of silicone rubber and its appeal, it is vital to have a broad knowledge and understanding of chemistry, applications and performance characteristics. At Techsil we have over 100 years of adhesive and sealant technical experience in the supply and use of silicone compounds, RTV 1 and 2 part adhesives, for bonding, sealing, thermal management, encapsulantion and potting compounds. Other materials in the Techsil stable are Hot Melt, UV Curing, Structural Acrylics, Tapes, Methacrylates, Epoxy, Polyurethane, Cyanoacrylates and Anaerobic Engineering adhesives as well as O-rings and Bonded Seals


The current business environment requires the ability to adapt to change. We maintain the flexibility to enable us to satisfy all of our customers’ ever changing needs.Including customer specific packaging to meet the needs of the manufacturing environment and automation. Techsil is particularly strong in finding the right manufacturing solution.


“Our customer’s success is our success”. We aim to work in partnership with you to offer solutions to help your business succeed.


Today’s pan global market demands ever-improving levels of service. In conjunction with our expertise our quality management system ensures that we provide you with a service that will exceed your expectations.

Product information & Product Videos

To see the complete range of products available from Silicone Solutions click here

To watch videos that showcase specific silicone products and applications click here

For more information on our products contact Silicone Solutions Technical Experts on 01204 863290 or email [email protected] who can provide Technical Advice for Material Selection and supply samples.

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