Easy to use

“Select your product requirements by manufacturer, process, product type or industry.”

“Call us for technical application support and samples. We source from over 150 adhesive suppliers.”

3M Adhesives and Adhesive Tapes

“We are a principal distributor and converter for 3M’s extensive range of adhesives, single and double sided adhesive tapes as well as abrasives, safety products and safety flooring.”

Nitto adhesives

“As a major distributor we offer Nitto’s complete range of single and double sided adhesive tapes including their market leading range of adhesive protection films.”

Advance Tapes – Principal Distributor

“Please contact us about our range of PVC electrical, non-electrical and waterproof cloth adhesive tape ranges”

Customised Solutions

“Our conversion facilities allow single and double sided adhesive tapes to be formatted to bespoke shapes and sizes – minimising waste and improving application times.”

Lathe Slitting

“Our in-house lathe slitting facilities enable non adhesive and adhesive tapes to be slit to specific bespoke size widths for our extensive range of log stocks.”

Die Cutting and Guillotining

“Single and double sided tapes may be die cut to specific shapes or cut to defined lengths or pads on oversized bottom easy release liners.”

Quality Systems Support

“ISO 9001 2008 Certified with BSI”

UL approved for the slitting and conversion of 3M electrical tapes

Support for our automotive customers

“ISO/TS 16949 is the recognised quality management standard for the automotive industry. To support our TS-approved customers we are able to supply PPAP level 3 documentation – please just ask”





Based in the West Midlands – the manufacturing heart of the UK – General Fabrications (Genfab) has been a distributor of adhesive tapes, adhesives, packaging, safety and abrasive products since 1948. For 20 years we’ve also been a specialist converter of adhesive products. 

We’re proud to be technical specialists in solving adhesive problems. This could mean…

  • Selecting the right adhesive for bonding particular substrates or materials
  • Formatting adhesive tape to ensure ease of handling and application within your production process.
  • Laminating adhesive tape to a single substrate or multiple materials to create a unique product
  • Suggesting adhesive application equipment or techniques and providing an interface between the equipment suppliers and the end customer

Whatever the challenge, our company ethos ensures you and your business always come first. You benefit from our cost-effective solutions to complex tape conversion projects and we make sure you receive the initial samples and finished products you need within the timescales you require, every time. We are also able to offer adhesive product demonstrations either on site or at our own premises.

Our brands include 3M, Nitto, Advance, Butyl, Tesa and Crown Plastics