Nylacast has become synonymous with innovation, quality and technical excellence in relation to engineering plastics development and production, and are a world leader in the field of machined components. The skilled team of designers, engineers and production staff at Nylacast ensures expert advice is available on application requirements and material selection. In-house technical expertise and a vast state of the art manufacturing facility mean Nylacast can design and manufacture components to suit the specialist needs of customers from a diverse range of industries.
At Nylacast we offer a very cost effective alternative to traditional engineering metals.
Nylacast offer value for money by operating a lean manufacturing philosophy and continual implementation of improvements to reduce production costs whilst maintaining high quality standards.
In-house design facilities
Latest CAD/CAM machine tool technology
Complex components in any quantity
Material selection advice
Samples, prototypes, batch production
Nylacast components are;
Self-lubricating, eliminating routine/costly maintenance
Exceptionally resistant to wear and abrasion
Stable, corrosion and chemical resistant
Typically 1/7th the weight of steel
25 times more wear life than that of phosphor bronze
High visibility colours for increased safety
Road, Rail & Transport
Food & Beverages
Offshore, Oil & Gas
Quarrying & Mining
Waste Management & Recycling
Over 200 state of the art machines ranging in size capacity, function and abilities.
A range of 5 axis machines and machinery to manufacture complex components.
480 Thurmaston Boulevard
Nylacast Engineered Products
- Number of employees
- 201 - 500
Leicester-based Nylacast, a manufacturer of engineered polymers and products, has have been ranked for a third consecutive year as one of the top companies in the region, alongside Next, Walkers, Caterpillar and Leicester City Football Club.
Established in Leicester for over 50 years, Nylacast, has recently invested in 120,000 square foot of premisesand now operates from two state of the art sites in Thurmaston.
Nylacast are bringing their engineered polymer solutions back to the 2014 Engineering Design Show!
Taking place on the 22nd and 23rd October 2014 at the Jaguar Exhibition Hall, Coventry and expecting close to 4000 attendees, the Nylacast team will be exhibiting our unique, value adding range of cast nylon engineering polymers, with many advantages from being light weight and self-lubricating to having high resistance to chemicals and corrosion.
As a UK manufacturer, winning the esteemed award reinforces the commitment and passion Nylacast have for their people and polymers.
For the second year running, Nylacast employees gathered their winter coats to donate to the Leicestershire Cares’ Coat Drive campaign 2014.
With the help of close friends Leicester Tigers who donated a number of items, Nylacast managed to donate over 100 items to the cause.
Nine employees from engineering firm Nylacast recently volunteered their time to paint a local children's nursery in need of refurbishment in a joint effort with All Trucks.
The team members, from various areas of Nylacast, joint forces with employees from Leicester based All Truck to paint 4 large rooms on the second floor of Belgrave Playhouse located in Leicestershire. The project was one of many organised by local charity Leicestershire Cares.
With over 91,000 visitors to the exhibition, Nylacast were delighted to have exhibited their engineered polymer solutions for the offshore sector from 25th - 28th August at Offshore Northern Seas 2014.
The exhibition and conference celebrated its 40th anniversary in one of the most exciting hubs of the offshore, oil and gas industry; Stavanger, Norway. The exhibition attracted a worldwide audience of over 30 exhibiting nations, and within which Nylacast was one of almost 1300 exhibitors showcasing the latest technologies and innovations.
Nylacast who provide engineering polymer solutions to key industries worldwide are headquartered in Leicester, England, with additional locations in multiple continents, have been shortlisted for the 2014 BEEAs which will take place in London this October.Having successfully delivered a wide spectrum of custom components and solutions to many companies for over 4 decades, the engineering firm is renowned as a global leader in the field of Engineering Plastics.
Crowned Players' Player of the Year at the Rugby Players' Association awards and as Leicester Tigers Players' Player of the Year 2013/2014, Nylacast are thrilled to be official sponsors of Vereniki Goneva for the 2014-2015 season.
The very skilled 30 year-old Leicester Tigers player who can play both Wing and Centre positions, has a proven track record scoring 12 tries in 18 Premiership matches last season and a bright future with the team.
Engineering polymer solutions firm Nylacast raised £3,000 by holding a charity auction in aid of local charity Leicestershire Cares and their Toys on the Table Campaign.
The evening of Friday the 1st of August saw a number of Nylacast employees, friends and family arrive at Devonshire Place, the kindly donated venue for the charity evening, centrally located in Leicester.
Guests at the event were treated to a traditional fish and chip supper in order to replenish their energy in preparation of an evening full of intense bidding for popular items.
Nylacast, are pleased to announce the recent successes of GBR Rafting which they sponsor. With a great track record in recent years, the Women’s Great Britain Rafting team triumph in the IRF European Championships held in Bratislava, Slovakia, July 2014.
The Championships took place at the end of July, with 71 teams from 18 European countries in the running.
Engineering polymer solution provider Nylacast prepare to set sail for ONS 2014 located in Stavanger from the 25th to the 28th of August 2014.
WIth over 60,000 visitors and 1,250 exhibitors showcasing their latest technology and innovations, Nylacast will be amongst those heading to Stavanger, Norway to showcase their unique range of engineering materials and which are proven to create and add value across numerous applications within the offshore, oil and gas industry.
Having won the 'Made in the Midlands' award in May, up against Siemens and Caparo Industries, Nylacast were automatically shortlisted as finalists for the national 'Made in the UK' awards for best Apprenticeship & Training Scheme, which took place at the BT Convention Centre in Liverpool on the 21st of July.
Sponsored by engineering solution provider Nylacast, DMU Racing have recently returned from a successful competition at the prestigious Silverstone Race Track. The event which took place the week following the 2014 British Formula 1 GP reigned in student race teams from around the globe to test and race their individual race cars.
The DMU Racing team consists of students from De Montfort University's engineering faculty who spend valuable time outside of their studying to design, build and test their team car from start to finish.
In this issue you can read about our recent award-winning success, meet some of the people who make such success possible, find out about Nylacast's trusted relationships within the local community, and even have a chance to test your knowledge on Nylacast's own innovative polymer components in the ‘Match Them Up' activity!
This online file is in an interactive format, so please feel free to click on any underlined text to lead you to more information.
We hope you enjoy reading and look forward to Issue 3!
As a UK manufacturer supplying engineering solutions worldwide, Nylacast proudly announce the establishment as official sponsors of the Great Britain Women's Rafting team.
Nylacast were delighted to have been announced winners at the Insider's Made in the Midlands Awards dinner at Edgebaston Stadium in Birmingham on Wednesday 21st May.
Nylacast have always taken pride in commitment to developing the skills and education of young people and increasing their opportunities, whether this be through the Engineering Apprenticeship scheme or through the in-house training courses that are frequently run.
Nylacast would like to say a big Congratulations to the Highfield Rangers U16 Football Team who have had an extremely successful season.
The team were announced winners of the Leicestershire & Rutland County Cup after beating Blaby & Whetstone 4-1, winners of the Midland Junior Premier League Major Cup after winning their match against Coventry 1-0, as well as their win against Friar Lane & Epworth 2-0 making the Highfield Rangers Under 16's winners of the Leicestershire League Cup.
Nylacast return from a recording breaking Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, Texas, USA.
Did you know that if you were an attendee at OTC this year, you were one of a 46-year record breaking 108,300 people; having increased from the 104,800 that attended in 2013?
Shortlisted as finalists for the Leicestershire Cares 'Company of the Year' Award, Nylacast are pleased to have been announced as the winners of the prestigious award at the Leicestershire Cares Annual Celebration event on the 8th May 2014.
On the 5th May 2014 more than 90,000 professionals from over 120 countries will descend on Houston, Texas, USA to attend the annual Offshore Technology Conference.
Nylacast will be one of these attendees; showcasing their unique engineering polymer solutions for the offshore sector. The numerous benefits and capabilities of Nylacast's engineering solutions such as being lightweight, having a low coefficient of friction and ideal for use in salt water, can be discussed with the team at the event by visiting us at Booth 2341J.