Peerless Plastics & Coatings Ltd. are pleased to announce that as of the end of March they have acquired  RS Coatings Ltd.
Peerless Plastics & Coatings, a manufacturer of protective hard coatings for plastics (including anti-microbial & anti-fog coatings), based in Thetford (UK), offer flexible, bespoke, protective hard coating solutions to all its customers the world over. Offering a complete chain solution from design, research & development, supply, to full production processes. It prides itself in the ability to tailor it’s processes to individual company and market requirements and has done for over 30 years.
As well as offering a range of hard coatings for plastic substrates, Peerless also offer:
• Large format digital printing
• Large format screen printing
• Tampo printing
• High precision plastic and wood machining & fabrication
• Spray painting facilities
• Design, research & development
• Assembly services
RS Coatings Ltd. is an innovative British company specialising in the application of coating solutions for the protection and decoration of plastic and metallic components. It originated in 1999 offering the spraying of conductive coatings as a preferred shielding solution for manufacturers of electronic products. Additional operations and processes have subsequently been developed, including aesthetic applications for product enhancement, hard-coat and scratch resistant lacquers, pad & digital printing, CNC machining, plastic injection moulding and secondary operations.
RS Coatings comprehensive facilities include:
• Spray-painting for conductive and cosmetic applications
• Automated hard-coat plant
• Design and manufacture of distinct and reliable paint masking tools and paint masking jigs
• Plastic Injection Moulding Machines ranging up to 240 TON
• CNC machining & fabrication
• Modelling and Prototyping
• Digital Printing
• Multi-station & multi-colour PAD Printing facilities
• In-house tool-room to manufacture & maintain tooling
• CAD and technical support from initial design to volume production
The acquisition of RS Coatings by Peerless Plastics & Coatings means that combined there is over 50 years of experience in the coatings industry that is brought to each project and the list of services provided means that you really are getting a full-service experience that can save costs and help to lower carbon footprints across a variety of projects.

The combined forces of Peerless Plastics & Coatings and RS Coatings will offer a unique range of services.
Managing Director, Peter Llewellyn-Stamp, said “We plan to build upon the excellent work RS Coatings have done over many years offering ingenious solutions to a wide range of technical challenges in many industries.
With the full range of capabilities the Peerless/RS Group will possess, we will be perfectly placed to continue servicing Plastic Sheet Extruders, Automotive, EV, Rail, Medical, Retail and Construction sectors and expand this offering of services into new areas of industry.
RS Coatings specifically brings the opportunity for the Peerless/RS Group to supply hard coated injection moulded parts to EV, Automotive, Lighting and other similar industries. Additionally, we will look to expand upon the existing Retail and Point Of Sale business currently serviced by the two companies, utilising our wood and plastic fabrication services, large format digital print and high-end paint capabilities.
This acquisition is the next stage of our growth as a business, focussed on providing our customers with the very best quality and service together with sustainable plastic solutions.
Both Laurie and Miren (pictured with Peter) will continue working with the Peerless/RS Coatings Group following the acquisition, focusing on R&D, business development and technical advisory services. The addition of Laurie, Miren and the team at RS Coatings brings many years of engineering expertise to the Peerless Group and will serve to strengthen the offering to our customers.” 

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