Clifton Rubber Co. Ltd

Clifton Rubber Co. Ltd

Clifton Rubber Co. Ltd

Since our establishment in 1973, our core business has been the processing of rubber and polyurethane materials to produce customer bespoke products such as rubber and polyurethane mouldings, rubber and polyurethane covered rollers, rubber extrusions, rubber fabrications, sheet cut gaskets and rubber linings (see our services). In addition to our trade work we have developed a range of own brand components that can be found in use in various applications around the world including the agricultural, offshore and transport industries

Company details

Edison Road, Industrial Estate , St Ives , Cambs PE27 3ff United Kingdom
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Industry Type:
Manufacturing, Other
Market Focus:
Nationally (across the country)
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This company also provides solutions for other industrial applications.
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Our long term vision is to be one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of Rubber and Polyurethane components.  To achieve this goal we are continuously working to acquire and sustain the resources necessary to manufacture bespoke solutions to meet our customer’s specific requirements whilst actively seeking to design, develop and manufacture a range of Clifton Rubber branded components that will fulfil our customer’s needs in specific industries.

Quality Assurance

At Clifton Rubber we pride ourselves on maintaining high levels of customer satisfaction. We achieve this by manufacturing high quality products, delivering them on time and ensuring cost value. This quality commitment is evidenced by our continued certification to ISO 9001.

Brian Burton establishes Clifton Rubber Co Ltd

At the age of 23, Brian Burton establishes a trade moulding company called Clifton Rubber Co Ltd occupying part of a small industrial unit in Cromwell Works, St Ives, Cambridgeshire.

Move to bigger unit

Clifton Rubber moves to a bigger unit on the St Ives industrial Estate, which still form part of Clifton Rubber’s production facilities today.


The company expands to occupy adjoining industrial unit.

Acquires Barwell Rubber Company

Clifton Rubber acquires Barwell Rubber Company, an industry leader in rubber roller covering. Barwell Rubber moves to occupy units on Edison Road and now forms the basis of Clifton Rubber’s roller covering unit.

Acquires Crismo Engineering

Clifton Rubber acquires Crismo Engineering and moves the company to adjoining units on Edison Road. Crismo now forms the basis of Clifton Rubber’s engineering capability for toolmaking and general precision engineering support.

Acquires KRC quality mouldings

Clifton Rubber acquires KRC quality mouldings a trade moulder of small moulded parts located close to Clifton Rubber. KRC is now part of Clifton Rubber’s rubber moulding unit producing medium volume small moulded parts, KRC occupies units on Edison road next to the original Clifton Rubber units.

Acquires part of Cromwell Rubber

Clifton Rubber acquires part of Cromwell Rubber moving the assets to their site on Edison Road in St Ives. The acquisition brings valuable assets in the form of new moulding plant and a works manager with vast technical moulding experience.

Investing in Polyeurthane moulding

Clifton Rubber invests in a new polyurethane moulding business unit to complement their existing rubber processing resources.

Joining the family business

At the age of 27 Ben Burton joins the family business.

Acquires 55,000sq ft industrial unit

Clifton Rubber acquires 55,000 sq ft industrial unit on the St Ives Industrial Estate with the aim of moving all business units to one premises by 2018.