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We are very pleased to have achieved a full re-certification of all three of our ISO Standards.

Congratulations to the whole team who continually work hard to ensure we maintain our ISO standards. We aim to continue providing high quality products and service for many years to come. Download our certificates here.

Cadillac Plastic is the exclusive distributor for MacDermid Alpha (previously Autotype) products. We now to offer range of printable lacquers from MacDermid Alpha. These products are easily screen printable, and are ideal for creating varying textures, scratch resistant windows and even selective protective masks.

Click on the images below to learn more about each product. Contact us for more information or to order yours.

On Saturday 12nd August 2023, Cadillac Plastic attended the British Championship Challenge round at the world famous Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb

Simon and Howard from Cadillac Plastic met up with our customers: Stuart, Daniel, Ian and Lewis.

The Championship Challenge was the last meeting of the year at  Shelsley Walsh for the top British Championship cars.  The racing drivers were competing for the fastest times this season, so the runs were very impressive to see. 

The weather was kind to us, and everyone enjoyed the company, racing and in general, had a wonderful day.

Pictures of the event are below.

Cadillac Plastic Ltd Featured Product: Autostat® 

Why choose us?    

Cadillac Plastic has recently been appointed the exclusive convertors and distributors of MacDermid Alpha Autotype products in the UK and Ireland. Cadillac Plastic has over four decades of experience in the plastic industry making us an authority in the field. We convert custom size sheets and rolls at no additional cost and have a growing number of loyal, satisfied customers.  

Why choose Autostat®?

Autostat films are ideally suited for touch switches, keypads, diagnostic test strips, sensors and other electronic circuitry applications. Autostat films are designed with high dimensional stability due to the MacDermid Autotype heat stabilisation process. This allows curing of conductive inks at high temperatures with minimal effect on the registration or the lay-flat characteristics of the film. The dimensional stability of the Autostat films ensures that tight registration tolerances can be achieved during multiple printing operations. 

Planarised functional layers also provide a smooth surface for thin vapour deposition of conductive coatings requiring very low resistance.  Autostat is heat stabilised and receptive to a wide variety of printed electronic and graphic inks. There is a range of optical characteristics and clarity, and white films to meet the critical requirements for medical applications. 

Product Range: 

Autostat CT3, CT4, CT5, CT7 Clear, adhesion treated, 75, 100, 125 micron 

Autostat WT3, WT5 Opaque white satin finish, adhesion treated, 75, 125 micron 

Data sheets are available on the website or can be sent out on request.  Visit www.cadillacplastic.co.uk to view the whole MacDermid Alpha (Autotype) range that we stock. To place an order or to request a sample, email orders@cadcouk.com or click here.  To speak to a member of our experienced team call 01793 648500.

On Saturday 22nd July 2023, Cadillac Plastic attended the Classic Nostalgia event at the world famous Hill Climb race event at Shelsley Walsh. 

Shelsley’s Classic Nostalgia weekend is a highlight in the UK’s motorsport calendar with the very best racing cars, vintage specials, garden party atmosphere and track action with Rally cars and cars from all eras. A relaxed meeting with lots going on away from the track too.

Joining Simon and Aliye from Cadilac Plastic were representatives from:

Evans Graphics – Specialists in both digital and bespoke screen print solutions. https://www.evans-graphics.co.uk/

Holbourne Industrial Plastics - One of the UK’s leading suppliers of engineering plastics, electrical insulation and flexible gasket sealing products. https://www.holbourne.co.uk/

Mockridge Labels and Nameplates - One of the longest established and most reliable manufacturers of product identification in the United Kingdom. https://mockridge.com/

MTM - Manufacturers and suppliers of bespoke plastic printed labels and nameplates, graphic overlays and printed panels for illumination. https://www.mtmproducts.co.uk/

Vestguard – suppliers of the very best in British manufactured ballistic systems for personal and vehicle protection for use by civilian, corporate, government and military sectors. https://www.vestguard.co.uk/

Despite the inclement weather, everyone that attended had a wonderful day with good food, pleasant company, music and plenty of racing.

Pictures of the day are below.

Once again, it was great to see customers and friends out at an event with us, and we look forward to future events.  Don’t worry if you missed out, there are more events we will be attending later in the year.

Find Out About the Other Events visit the Shelsley Walsh website.

CHAMPIONSHIP CHALLENGE (British Hillclimb Championship Round)

A great weekend of non-stop action with an Inter Club meeting taking place.  This is the last Shelsley Walsh meeting of the British Championship, so expect some of the fastest times yet. Held on:  12th August 2023

MEMBERS DAY (Late Season)

The Members’ Day is a great opportunity to experience the hill in a relaxed, controlled, and fun atmosphere.  You drive your own road-legal car up the famous Shelsley Walsh track, during a day full of non-competitive runs. Any road-legal cars can participate, from classic sports cars to modern day saloons.  Held on:  29th September 2023 *This is a very popular event so register your interest early.

Thank you to the many customers who responded to our 2023 Customer Satisfaction Survey.  We wanted to share your feedback on our performance.

100% of our customers stated they were extremely likely to purchase our products/use our services again.  This is demonstrated in our strong, loyal customer base with many customers working with Cadillac Plastic for years, even decades. 

94.4% of our customers said they would recommend our products/services to others.  We continue to get new business through referrals and recommendations on a regular basis.

We scored an average of 9.4/10 overall for our customer service.  We received extremely positive feedback about our sales team being polite, efficient and helpful.  Comments included how knowledgeable our team is, as well as demonstrating excellent communication and quick responses. 

Cadillac Plastic is very proud of our team’s ability to understand and meet our Customer’s business needs in a professional, friendly manner – we know our Customers appreciate it too!

Sales Team (From left to right): Aliye, Liz, Howard

We scored highly across the board for our quality, lead time etc. with customers noting that we provide a wide range of high quality products and excellent lead times.  We are always looking for new, innovative solutions and alternative materials to provide the best solutions for our customers.

We also received a number of positive testimonials from our customers during the latest survey: click the link to read more.

Thank you again for your valuable feedback, we look forward to hearing from you soon.

The Cadillac Plastic Team.

Cadillac Plastic would like to congratulate Elishua West for completing her Digital Marketing Apprenticeship. Elishua joined the Company in January 2022 and has become a valued member of the team and popular colleague.

Choosing an Apprentice to fill the Marketing role was a gamble for the business, but we have been rewarded with the enthusiasm, dedication and attention to detail Elishua brings to the role.

In addition to Marketing activities, Elishua is now responsible for ISO administration, helping achieve our recent re-certification of ISO9001, 14001 and 45001.

We wish Elishua well in her future career with Cadillac Plastic!

Cadillac Plastic’s business has been built on providing conversion, delivery and technical support services which are second to none.  Our philosophy is that people buy from people, and our Internal Sales Team (pictured below) have a wealth of experience in the industry to help our loyal customers make the right choices on materials.

Sales Team

The Cadillac Sales Team: Aliye, Liz and Howard (left to right)

As businesses seek to improve efficiencies and costs, the case for bespoke sheet and roll conversion, and only buying the quantity required for the job, becomes even more relevant.  Buying 100 sheet packs of ‘standard’ sizes to save a few pennies per sheet is usually a false economy, incurring wastage and unwanted stock. 

Cadillac Plastic is a leading 3M Approved Converter with access to a wide range of 3M materials.  We are also the leading supplier of Polycarbonate films, including the LEXAN range.  We are confident that Cadillac Plastic can offer competitive prices combined with the best service on these materials. 

If you are currently sourcing ‘off the shelf’ formats from your supplier, give our Sales Team a call to quote for a bespoke converted solution - you have nothing to lose, but might find it a ‘perfect fit’ for your business!

On Saturday 3rd June 2023, Cadillac Plastic attended the Best of British event at the world famous Hill Climb race event at Shelsley Walsh.  Joining us, were representatives from: Rudd Madnamara https://www.ruddmacnamara.com/ a leading screen printer and manufacturer of bespoke printed components, and Bob Heath Visors https://www.bobheathvisors.co.uk/ manufacturers of quality replacement motorcycle helmet visors.

Best of British is an event where the top competitors gather to compete for the fastest time on the Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb track.  We saw some very impressive cars disappear up the hill in very quick times, which was spectacular to see.  By far the most impressive was the race car that created a shower of sparks as it reached 140mph before the tight ‘S’ bends, and crossed the finish line at 165mph.

The weather was very kind to us as we enjoyed glorious sunshine, which only added to the spectacle of the day. Pictures and videos of the day are below.

Once again, it was great to see customers and friends out at an event with us, and we look forward to future events.  Don’t worry if you missed out, there are several more events we will be attending throughout the year:

CLASSIC NOSTALGIA (Celebrating the Glory Days of Motorsport)

Shelsley’s Classic Nostalgia weekend is a highlight in the UK’s motorsport calendar with the very best racing cars, vintage specials, garden party atmosphere and track action with Rally cars and… just cool cars from all eras as anything goes! A relaxed meeting with lots going on away from the track too.  Held on:  22nd July 2023

CHAMPIONSHIP CHALLENGE (British Hillclimb Championship Round)

A great weekend of non-stop action with an Inter Club meeting taking place.  This is the last Shelsley Walsh meeting of the British Championship, so expect some of the fastest times yet. Held on:  12th August 2023

MEMBERS DAY (Late Season)

The Members’ Day is a great opportunity to experience the hill in a relaxed, controlled, and fun atmosphere.  You drive your own road-legal car up the famous Shelsley Walsh track, during a day full of non-competitive runs. Any road-legal cars can participate, from classic sports cars to modern day saloons.  Held on:  29th September 2023 *This is a very popular event so register your interest early.

On the 12th May, the first of our planned customer events for 2023 took place at the Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb.

What is a Members Day?

The Members’ Day is a great opportunity to experience the hill in a relaxed, controlled and fun atmosphere. Guests are invited to drive their own cars on the world famous Shelsley Walsh track, during a day of non-competitive runs. Over 100 cars took part ranging from a 1930’s Morgan 3 wheeler, classic cars from the 50’s to 80’s, through to modern day Porsche’s, Lotus’ and a Lamborghini.

Who attended with Cadillac?

Cadillac General Manager, Simon Jones, took to the hill in his track ready MX5 Turbo.

Alistair Kennedy (Cadillac Director) drove his 1959 MGA Twin cam, which was driven from home and back with the hood down.

Tony and Liz Burd (https://www.rhti.co.uk/) brought along a very nice example of a 1975 Dolomite Sprint. Tony has lovingly restored this car over many years and relished the opportunity to blast it up the hill. 

John and Louise Wills (https://www.willprints.co.uk/) previously bought along their 1933 Morgan 3 wheeler.  Unfortunately, the Morgan needed some work so they attended as passengers this time and took turns in the other cars.

Pictures of the Event

Each driver had several runs on the hill throughout the day.

A video of Simon pulling away in his MX5 Turbo

This is a video of Simon completing a run in around 38 seconds:

You can see the video here of the Dolomite Sprint:

One again it was great to see customers and friends out at an event with us, and we look forward to future events.

Find Out About the Other Events

BEST OF BRITISH (British Hillclimb Championship Round)

The 2023 British Hill Climb Championship comes to Shelsley Walsh with the fastest hill climb cars, arguably in the world, all gunning for points and glory. Held on:  3rd June 2023

CLASSIC NOSTALGIA (Celebrating the Glory Days of Motorsport)

Shelsley’s Classic Nostalgia weekend is a highlight in the UK’s motorsport calendar with the very best racing cars, vintage specials, garden party atmosphere and track action with Rally cars and… just cool cars from all eras as anything goes! A relaxed meeting with lots going on away from the track too.  Held on:  22nd July 2023

CHAMPIONSHIP CHALLENGE (British Hillclimb Championship Round)

A great weekend of non-stop action with an Inter Club meeting taking place.  This is the last Shelsley Walsh meeting of the British Championship, so expect some of the fastest times yet. Held on:  12th August 2023

MEMBERS DAY (Late Season)

The Members’ Day is a great opportunity to experience the hill in a relaxed, controlled, and fun atmosphere.  You drive your own road-legal car up the famous Shelsley Walsh track, during a day full of non-competitive runs. Any road-legal cars can participate, from classic sports cars to modern day saloons.  Held on:  29th September 2023 *This is a very popular event so register your interest early.