Scott Bader Company Ltd.

Multinational specialty chemicals group manufacturing resins, gel coats and adhesives for the composites industry as well as emulsion polymers and alkyd resins for various niche markets. For further information, visit

Wollaston, Wellingborough
Northamptonshire, NN29 7RL GB

Additional Locations:
4280 Hudson Dr.
Stow, OH 44224 US
(330) 920-4410


As Seen In CompositesWorld

Composites UK launches two new programs
Composites UK will officially launch its new sustainability subgroup on  October 3rd with an event held at Scott Bader Company Ltd.’s premises. And, the new Composites Technician apprenticeship program, announced September 25, has been approved by the UK government.  

Maverick fishing boat made with Scott Bader structural adhesives.

CAMX 2017 preview: Scott Bader
Scott Bader North America (Stow, OH, US) is featuring two new Crestomer grades added to its structural adhesives range.

Scott Bader expands gelcoat color tinting service to mainland Europe
Scott Bader (Wollaston, UK) is expanding its new GelTint volumetric gelcoat RAL color-tinting service to the wider European composites market, having fully trialled and market tested the service with customers in the UK.

Wait, wait, there’s more: JEC 2017
There’s never enough time to see everything at the JEC World event, and this year the problem was even worse. Here’s more information on new products and companies, from Paris…

JEC World 2017 exhibit preview
JEC World will be held March 14-16 in Paris. CW previews some of the products and technologies that will be at the show.

Scott Bader expands production capacity for its Crestabond MMA structural adhesives
A new mixer has been installed and is now fully operational in its dedicated ‘Structural Adhesives’ facility in the UK plant in Wollaston, Northamptonshire.

Oshkosh’s AirVenture 2016 included a big infusion event
The big annual airshow featured the on-site infusion of complete aircraft fuselages for two kit aircraft.

Composites help bring to life Shanghai Disneyland’s Tomorrowland
Many sections of both the interior and exterior of the buildings and rides were made from fire retardant gelcoated FRP composite molded parts.

An FRP facelift
When the University of Valencia's business school expanded its facilities, it turned to fire-rated composite structures to fabricate the 7000-sq-m of façade used to help modernize the structures.

Structural adhesives, Part I: Industrial
Today’s myriad chemistry options enable formulators to tailor adhesives to customers' exact application requirements.

JEC World 2016, the full report
CompositesWorld's editors report on the technologies and products that caught our eye at JEC World 2016, in early March.

Scott Bader celebrates anniversary, expansion of French facility
The Amiens, France, facility, which makes resins and adhesives, opened in 1966 and has undergone a €4.2 million expansion.

JEC World 2016 exhibition and product previews
JEC World 2016 will be held in Paris March 8-10. These are some of the products that will be found at the show.

Far-UK wins UK Composites Engineering 2015 Innovation in Design Award
This composite technology is used for the new Hyundai Intrado hydrogen powered crossover concept car.

New BBVA Digital Bank headquarters uses composite sun panels
All of the panels were produced by Innova Composite, a Spanish composite parts manufacturer.

Infusion enthusiasm
Although CW didn't attend the EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh in 2015, we did learn about an infusion demo that was the largest ever accomplished at the fly-in event.

Record-breaking land speed bicycle built with composites
The use of carbon fiber with Scott Bader’s Crestapol 1250LV infusion resin inside and out of the ARION1 land speed bicycle was extensive to achieve the strength to weight ratio needed for this type of speed challenge vehicle.

Super "skinny" water skiff
Hell’s Bay Boatworks’ (Titusville, FL, US) latest design for a sportfishing customer does an unprecedented job of shaving weight and boosting toughness of flatboats for shallow-water operation.

Bespoke sports cars’ composite body speaks volumes
Glass-reinforced plastic artfully captures classic curves, crash-protects passengers and stunningly packages its maker’s high-performance but highly fuel-efficient diesel powertrain.

Structural adhesives product line expanded
Scott Bader (Wollaston, UK) has introduced two new Crestabond grades of methacrylate primerless structural adhesives, now available in black.

Product Categories of Scott Bader Company Ltd.

  • Matrix resins, thermoset
    • Vinyl ester
    • Unsaturated polyester
      • Unsaturated polyester, DCPD-modified
      • Unsaturated polyester, fire-retardant
      • Unsaturated polyester, isophthalic
      • Unsaturated polyester, orthophthalic
  • Adhesives
    • Methyl methacrylate (MMA)
      • Methyl methacrylate (MMA), Solvent-based
    • Urethane
      • Urethane, Other
  • Gel coats
    • Fire-retardant
    • General-purpose
    • Marine
  • Casting resins
    • Unsaturated polyester
  • Compounds
    • Solid surface
  • Resin additives & modifiers
    • Colorant, pigments