About Hodgson Sealants

At Hodgson Sealants, we’re the largest independent sealant manufacturer in the UK.

Who we are

Hodgson Sealants are the largest independent sealant manufacturer in the UK. We’re a family-run business based in Yorkshire and we’ve been growing for over 50 years.

We’re proud to be leading the way in sealant manufacturing in the UK, with our own in-house R&D facility. Our products are supplied across the globe.

An aerial photograph of the hodgson sealant factories.
An engineer testing the strength of a hodgson sealant product.

What we do

We have a great range of products to suit whatever project you’re working on. However, as our customers are at the heart of everything we do, we’re always happy to change formulations to make sure that there’s a product that will solve your problems. From colour, size, tack and adhesions through to packaging options, we’ll adapt our products to suit your project needs.

We’re always reviewing our substrates, application methods and performance requirements. Our skilled technical team work in-house, so they know our products inside out. They’ll use that knowledge to find the product that’s just right for you and support you from compatibility testing through to final product use.

Our People

We understand that projects can be difficult and demanding. Therefore, we make sure that working with us is easy. From placing your order to ongoing support, our short lead times and fast delivery ensure that product selection and arrival is hassle-free.

What’s more, we’re continuously improving our products based on advances in technology, in-house R&D and customer feedback. Therefore, when you place your order with us, you can rest assured that we’re always at the forefront of the latest innovations.

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The company was started by Peter Hodgson 55 years ago. His vision was to have a Beverley based putty manufacturing facility to employ local people. The company was formed with under 10 employees.


The company moved to new purpose built premises based at Beverley, East Yorkshire where it still operates from today.


Peter Hodgson's sons Max and Charles joined their father at the company.


Commenced manufacture of Mastics.


Commenced manufacture of Butyl Strip Sealants.


Company incorporated as Hodgson Sealants Ltd


Company sales reached £10 million for the first time.


Acquired Scapa in Lymington to become the Butyl Tapes plant.


Demerged butyl tapes business as HS Butyl Ltd


45th Birthday celebrations, company growth and being halfway through a significant capital expenditure program, investing in new production and R&D equipment, marked a flagship year for the company. Employees at Beverley now stand at 65.


Commenced manufacture of acrylic and hybrid sealants.


The brand new, state of the art laboratory was opened at the Beverley manufacturing site. The new lab allowed for new product development, testing and innovation.


Completed trio of ISO compliance standards 9001, 18001 and 14001.


Celebrated 50 years since Peter Hodgson started the company in 1968. Hodgson Sealants also transitioned over to ISO 9001:2015 and 1400:2015.


Our new office building was officially opened by the Hodgson family


Launched new professional sealants range


Hodgson Sealants Group Ltd, the parent company of Hodgson Sealants Ltd, acquired independent private label sealant manufacturer Britchem Ltd.

Organisation logo for HS Butyl

Global Butyl Tape

Our specialist sister company, HS Butyl, has over 50 years’ expertise in producing butyl tapes for export across the globe.