We’ve been at the cutting edge of the plastic moulding industry for over 100 years, and were named Small Business of the Year at the 2023 North East Business Awards.
If you require the finest-quality mouldings, we can provide complete product development and full project manage.
Since 1913, we’ve gained a vast amount of experience in all areas plastic moulding.
Our engineers are experts are often called upon to assist product development in a wide range of industries.
You can trust us to deliver the highest-quality injection and compression mouldings, with or without inserts.
We take the time to listen and understand your requirements – so the brief is just right first time around.
To ensure your project is a success, we use all our expertise to tailor the most appropriate moulded solution.
Choose from a wide range of modern materials – and turn your compression moulding ideas into a reality.
We provide after-care that’s second to none. Should a problem occur, we’ll resolve it fast and without fuss.
Established in 1913, we are proud of our heritage and plastic moulding expertise.
Since 1918, we’ve been famously known as the first UK company to compression mould Bakelite plastics. We still boast an impressive reputation to this day.
Now we work with clients from around the UK, Europe and the Far East.
We work proudly alongside some of the biggest names from remarkable industries around the world.
We carry a worldwide reputation from our Washington HQ on Wearside – major companies and brands rely on our expertise.
Work in partnership with us and enjoy quality mouldings at a sensible cost.
Fairgrieve Mouldings Limited is formed in central Sunderland by two brothers, becoming the only compression moulding company in the North East of England.
We became the first UK company to mould Bakelite, the first thermoset or phenolic plastic invented by Dr Leo Henrik Baekeland, revolutionising industry and life across Britain.
To help with the War effort, the highly significant Tool No 623 was made from steel at a cost of £9 10s 0d to a drawing supplied by C A Parsons & Co Ltd.
Our former home at 200-201 High Street East in Sunderland is purchased by the North East Civic Trust because of its historical significance in the UK development of Bakelite.
Washington becomes our new home after moving in to a 15,000 sq ft manufacturing and office facility, driving the factory and business into the modern 21st Century.