About Us

Back in 1976, Stephen Webster and his father founded SWP to provide model makers and vacuum formers with a source of High Impact Polystyrene sheet (HIPS) and Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene sheet (ABS) in smaller quantities than manufacturers could produce. From then, we’ve expanded our ranges to include Carbon Fibre Effect, Conductive, Fire Retardant, Mirrored and many more. Since our inception over 40 years ago, we’ve added a wealth of new products such as ViPrint polypropylene and Staufen PVC for the stationary, graphic arts, Print, and Point of Sale/Point of Purchase (POS/POP) sectors. For the POS/POP, Confectionary, Glazing and Thermoforming sector, our products include VIVAK Polyester (PET and PETg), Makrolon Polycarbonate (PC) and, APET and RPET Reels. With Boltaron and Europlex for the Aircraft and Rail Industries, and a range of adhesives to suit.

Recently, we’ve invested heavily in the latest cutting technologies with the widest guillotine in the plastics industry. This technology will benefit the very best suppliers in the industry who SWP are proud to work with and call ourselves a partner to. Most of our suppliers have worked with us for a very long time and produce high quality materials. SWP and their partners have forged strong relationships and are continuously developing our product portfolio.

You order, we deliver. At our central facility in St Albans, we have the widest range of plastics for print, and thermoforming available for next day delivery. Because we pride ourselves on being a genuine stockist and not just an online presence, if you wish to visit us, we would be more than happy to assist you one to one. You can also call and speak to a SWP staff member; all of our team are on hand with their exceptional expertise and are devoted to providing customers with the highest level of satisfaction.

Meet the team