In 1937 The New Insulation Company formed in Gloucester and was renamed Permali Limited. Producing densified wood and paper products for the power industry the company became a leading manufacturer.
1954 Permali West Works (200,000 sq ft) was opened, to re-site wood and paper manufacture with on-site R&D, which increased business activity and turnover.
1960 Epoxy Cast Resin was introduce for bushing and insulator manufacture. 1963 Permali acquired and integrated on site JR Furgeson of Manchester, a vibrant R&D manufacturer of a wider range of cast resin products. 1977 BTR PLC purchased Permali Limited.
In 1984 Cast Resin moved to the West Works when East works was closed due to recession. 1997 BTR rationalised it’s Polymers Group. Permali was acquired by an MBO returning to a limited company status.
1998 Permali Insulator Division was acquired by an operating division of MSS Manchester, retaining it’s existing site position and operating staff. 1999 Permali Insulators acquired and integrated on-site Thermocast Limited which had been owned an operated by former Permali staff who started up in 1988.
2002 Mekufa BV purchased Permali insulators and renamed it Mekufa UK Limited. 2011 Mekufa (UK) Limited became a wholly owned UK based company. 2015 Mekufa UK Limited aquired and integrated on-site Capmark Limited. Owned and operated by former Permali staff who started up in 1980.
HOW WE WORK
Working with customers from the design and conception stage to help ensure the right insulation parts and design that can be produced efficiently and as cost effectively as possible.
With our in house computer aided design team systems production drawings are produced, working with tool makers to produce tooling from the correct material, to achieve the volumes and product specification required, this evolves selecting the correct manicuring method.
Tools are tested and trailed by the engineering team working closely with production, making improvements where necessary, samples are produced and submitted to customer for approval before production commences.
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Unit 1, Permali Park
Bristol Road, Gloucester