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


As Seen In CompositesWorld

JEC World 2020 preview: Scott Bader
Scott Bader is exhibiting its adhesive, resin, gelcoat and tooling ranges.

People in Composites: January 2020
Albany International Corp., DHSutherland, the National Composites Centre and Scott Bader Co. Ltd. announce new hires within the composites manufacturing industry.

Scott Bader appointed sole distributor of United Initiators’ BAYCAT
Scott Bader has signed an exclusive agreement for European distribution of United Initiators BAYCAT organic peroxides for the composites market.

Scott Bader's urethane acrylate resins enable Corvette Stingray bumper beam
The company’s Crestapol resins were used for the automotive industry’s first curved, multi-hollow pultruded carbon fiber bumper beam.

People in Composites: September 2019
CW’s monthly roundup of people news in the composites industry, including recent appointments at Gougeon Brothers, Scott Bader, Shape, KraussMaffei, Teijin Ltd. and the NASA Langley Research Center.

composite recycling

Decommissioned wind turbine blades used for cement co-processing
An initiative to recycle wind turbine blades includes the use of recycled glass fiber composites for cement manufacturing, replacing raw material and saving energy.

composite materials, fire protection materials

SAERTEX, Scott Bader to partner on fire protection material system
SAERTEX has announced a strategic partnership with Scott Bader for the production and distribution of the SAERTEX LEO system, fire protection line of materials combining multiaxial noncrimp fabrics and a specifically designed resin system.

Scott Bader JEC World 2019 Cobra supercar

JEC World 2019 preview: Scott Bader
Scott Bader is launching two products at JEC World 2019: the Crestafire intumescent FST system and Crestapol 1270, a new premium urethane acrylate resin for SMCs and BMCs.

BBVA headquarters use composite sun panels made with Scott Bader Crestapol 1212 resin

Developing fire-resistant resins for composites
Ashland, Polynt-Reichhold and Scott Bader discuss chemistries, applications and future developments for FR composites.

SAERcore LEO micro sandwich for fire retardant composites

Withstanding fire without the weight
New composites meet stringent fire requirements while lightweighting ships, rail cars and battery boxes for electric cars and planes.

composite materials

Scott Bader expands in Japan
The new business will supply the growing composites market in Japan with composite and adhesive products coupled with technical support. 

CAMX 2018 preview: Scott Bader
Scott Bader North America (Stow, OH, US) is featuring its lineup of adhesives, resins, gelcoats and matched tooling systems.


Scott Bader renews DNV.GL approval for Crestafix 621CC products
The Crestafix 621CC range of products has been granted Grade 2 sandwich approval, meaning they can be used in all marine vessels classed by DNV.GL.

composite panels

Composites perform water rescue in high-speed rail tunnel
Channeling out the great quantities of water that flow into Spain’s Pajares railway tunnels in the Cantabria Mountain range required an award-winning composites innovation.

HK Research and Scott Bader form strategic alliance
The companies plan to explore mutual interests in various markets, technologies and manufacturing areas to further strengthen their respective positions in the European and American gel coat markets.

Pultruded composites market growing, says EPTA
The European Pultrusion Technology Association (EPTA, Frankfurt, Germany) has published an in-depth report on its highly successful 2018 conference, held in Vienna on March 1-2, 2018. The 12-page document, World Pultrusion Conference 2018: Attractive Long-Term Prospects for Pultruded Composites, is available to download from the EPTA website.

JEC World 2018 preview: Scott Bader
Scott Bader will introduce their Crestafire range of fire, smoke and toxic fume performance products at JEC WORLD in Paris.

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.

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 at the Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center

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.

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