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Does Size Matter?

Jon Crean, Commercial Director at VIP-Polymers Ltd, manufacturers of VIPSeal® flexible couplings and adaptors, discusses the applications for flexible couplings and the questions merchants …
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BTS 2018

Discover how VIP’s patented Cast-in gasket will benefit your project at BTS 2018

VIP are looking forward to exhibiting at this year’s BTS 2018 conference and Exhibition. The biannual event is held at the Queen Elizabeth Centre, Westminster, London for two days …
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VIPSeal® Increase Overseas Potential with new Accreditation

VIP-Polymers Ltd have recently obtained two accreditations for their VIPSeal® range of flexible couplings for the Australian and New Zealand Market – AS/NZS 4327:1995 CMARK (cert …
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Thames Tideway Route Map

Use of VIP’s Patented Tunnel Segment Gasket Increases on the Thames Tideway Project

VIP-Polymers Ltd have increased their involvement in the Thames Tideway project by winning 3 more contracts to supply their patented Cast-in gasket. These projects are in addition to …
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No-Dig 2018

VIP Showcase trenchless technology at No-Dig 2018

VIP will be exhibiting at No-Dig Live 2018, the go to event for anyone involved in the trenchless industry. Held at the East of England Area and Events Centre in Peterborough, the …
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John Atkinson

VIPSeal® Targets Growth with New Appointment

VIP-Polymers Ltd has increased its sales team for their VIPSeal® range of Flexible Couplings and Adaptors in the UK. In line with VIPSeal’s growth plan, John Atkinson joins as Area …
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Thames Tideway

The 5 Billion Pound Super Sewer

The BBC are airing a 3 part documentary this month, focusing on the Thames Tideway Project of which VIP are supplying gaskets for sections of the project including tunnels and shafts.  Currently …
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What is a solid corner

What is a solid corner?

Solid corners in Cast-in gaskets, caused by traditional shot joining methods contribute to cracking and spalling of concrete segments. These can be difficult to detect at an early stage …
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Singapore International Water Week

Visit VIP at Singapore International Water Week

It’s not long to go now until this year’s Singapore International Water Week where VIP will be sharing a stand with our partner Pan Asian Holdings Ltd. The event, held between …
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ISO 14001:2015

VIP achieves ISO 14001 with ‘best in class’ management system

VIP-Polymers Ltd has obtained ISO 14001 environmental certification with what the assessor described as some of the best management control systems he had seen at any manufacturer. The …
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VIP gets ready to showcase UK innovation at IFAT 2018

A pioneering flexible coupling that allows chemical resistant pipes to be joined more quickly, at reduced cost, and with minimised operational downtime is just one of the new products …
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WTC Conference and Exhibition

VIP ready to talk TSG innovation at the WTC

VIP-Polymers Ltd is taking its latest innovation in tunnel segment gaskets – a major step forward in cast-in gasket design – to the ITA-AITES World Tunnel Congress in Dubai. The …
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NMBS Trade Exhibition 2018

VIP to showcase innovation and performance at NMBS

VIPSealChem, the new game-changing chemical resistant flexible pipe coupling, will be a star attraction on the VIP-Polymers Ltd stand at this year’s NMBS Exhibition. VIP is looking …
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Project Logos

VIP wins contract double for major tunnelling projects

VIP has won contracts to provide tunnel segment gaskets for two major tunnelling projects in the United Kingdom and India. VIP has also won a contract to supply its latest cast-in …
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French VIPSeal website

VIP says “oui” to online marketing for VIPSeal®

VIP-Polymers Ltd has launched a dedicated French language website to promote its VIPSeal® range of flexible pipe couplings. Development of the bespoke website reflects the growing …
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VIPSealChem

VIP Introduces Major Innovation in Chemical Resistant Flexible Couplings

VIP-Polymers Ltd has launched a new chemical resistant flexible coupling under its VIPSeal® brand that dramatically simplifies the joining of pipes, speeding up installation and …
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Hydro Electric Power Station

VIP-Weco has power to seal hydro-electricity pipe

VIP-Weco pipe seals prevent need for excavation at hydro-electric power scheme Pipe sealed at eight locations where it failed hydrostatic pressure tests Fast installation kept …
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Dreamdrops

VIP’s donation helps fundraising effort for Dreamdrops

In lieu of sending out Christmas cards to customers and suppliers this Christmas, VIP made a donation to the local children’s charity Dreamdrops. Dreamdrops fundraises for …
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VIP Christmas Shutdown

VIP Polymers will be closed over the Christmas period. We close on Friday 22nd December at 4.30pm and we re-open on Tuesday 2nd January at 8.00am. We would like to thank everyone …
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Shieldhall Tunnel

Innovative gaskets contribute to Shieldhall Tunnel success

The construction phase of Scotland’s biggest waste water tunnel has been completed with the benefit of an innovative tunnel segment sealing gasket developed by VIP-Polymers Ltd. The …
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VIP LED Lighting

VIP looks forward to a brighter more sustainable future

VIP has significantly cut its energy consumption in line with a rigorous sustainability strategy by installing LED lights across its UK production facility. As a result, carbon emissions …
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EMS Matting System

Taking steps to collaborate leads to natural rubber first

VIP-Polymers Ltd has collaborated with other suppliers to manufacture a ground-breaking new low smoke and low toxicity natural rubber matting system for use on the London Underground. Development …
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VIP's Patented Corner Joint

Latest innovation in tunnel segment gaskets granted UK patent

VIP-Polymers Ltd has been awarded a UK patent for a cast-in rubber gasket corner joint system specifically designed to reduce the risk of tunnel segment cracking during installation. The …
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BMF Members Day

VIP to attend the BMF Members Day 2017

VIP are looking forward to exhibiting at the BMF Members Day on the 20th September which is held this year at Jurys Inn Hinckley Island Hotel in Leicestershire. The annual event brings …
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John Patchett Retirement

A life’s work raising rubber standards comes to end

Materials Manager John Patchett has retired from VIP Polymers Ltd, ending a career in the rubber industry that spanned five decades and his entire working life. John had worked at …
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Vietwater2017

VIP to Exhibit at VietWater 2017

VIP are pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting at Vietwater 2017. VIETWATER is a trade exhibition which is supported by the Vietnam Water Supply and Sewerage Association …
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No Solid Corners

Your chance to find out more about VIP’s cast-in tunnel segment gaskets

You may have been unable to visit this year's Arabian Tunnelling Conference in Dubai or the World Tunnelling Conference which was held this year in Bergen, Norway, however there're …
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JM Contracting

VIP Appoint JM Contracting as Approved Installer

VIP are pleased to announce Evesham based JM contracting as an approved installer of the VIP-WECO trenchless pipe repair seal. With over 40 years’ experience of pipeline installation …
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WTC2017

VIP successfully exhibit at WTC2017

VIP enjoyed a successful exhibition at the World Tunnelling Conference 2017 which was recently held in Bergen, Norway. The yearly event which is organised by the ITA and hosted by …
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Drain-Ex 2017

Missed us at Utility Week Live? Visit VIP at Drain-Ex 2017

VIP Polymers Ltd enjoyed a successful show at Utility Week Live. Located in the Wholesale Water Pavilion, VIP exhibited both VIPSeal™ Flexible Couplings - a versatile range of flexible …
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Utility Week Live 2017

VIP Exhibiting at Utility Week Live 2017

VIP Polymers Ltd are looking forward to exhibiting at Utility Week Live 2017 which is being held next week (23rd & 24th May) at the Birmingham NEC. The event brings together …
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UK Infrastructure Show 2017

VIP to Exhibit at the UK Infrastructure Show 2017

VIP Polymers Ltd are looking forward to exhibiting at the UK Infrastructure Show 2017 which is being held next Thursday (20th April) at the London Olympia. The event brings together …
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VIP Red Nose Day

VIP Wear it Red for Red Nose Day

VIP’s employees got involved with this year’s Red Nose Day which was held on the 24th March and helped to raise valuable funds for the charity which help to tackle the root causes …
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Arabian Tunnelling Conference & Exhibition

Positive Feedback Received at the 4th Arabian Tunnelling Conference & Exhibition

VIP enjoyed a successful exhibition at the recent Arabian Tunnelling Conference & Exhibition which was held in Dubai. The two day event brought tunnelling and underground space …
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Arabian Tunnelling Conference & Exhibition

VIP showcases innovative gasket technology

VIP is proud to announce that they will be exhibiting at the Arabian Tunnelling Conference and Exhibition in February to showcase the latest innovation in gasket technology. The new …
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VIP Donates to local children's charity

VIP Donate to Local Children’s Charity

In lieu of sending out Christmas cards to customers and suppliers this Christmas, VIP made a donation to the local children’s charity Dreamdrops. Dreamdrops fundraises for the …
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VIP Christmas Shutdown

VIP Polymers will be closed over the Christmas period. We close on Friday 23rd December at 5.00pm and we re-open on Wednesday 4th January at 8.00am. We would like to thank everyone …
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NMBS Trade Exhibition 2018

VIP to Exhibit at the NMBS Trade Exhibition 2017

  VIP Polymers Ltd are pleased to announce that they will be exhibiting at the 2017 NMBS Trade Exhibition which is being held at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry on 5th April 2017. The …
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Future of the UK Water Sector Conference & Workshop

VIP Gold Sponsors at the Future of the UK Water Sector Conference & Workshop

VIP Polymers Ltd are proud to be Gold event sponsors of the upcoming Future of the UK Water Sector Conference and Workshop which is being held at Leicester City Football Club on Tuesday …
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BTS Conference & Exhibition 2016

Visit Us at the BTS Conference & Exhibition 2016

VIP Are exhibiting at this year’s BTS Conference and Exhibition at the Queen Elizabeth Centre, Westminster, London on October 11th – 12th. The biennial event is the largest gathering …
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No-Dig Live 2016

Visit us at the No-Dig Live 2016 Exhibition

VIP will be exhibiting at this years No-Dig Live 2016 at the Peterborough Arena, 20th - 22nd September.The biennial event showcases the latest in trenchless technology and VIP will …
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BMF Supplier Member

VIP joins the BMF

We are pleased to announce that we have recently joined the BMF as a supplier member.While many of our products are used by OEM pipe manufacturers, merchants are an important and …
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VIP & Pan Asian Holdings Ltd - Singapore-Water-Week-2016

Live from Singapore International Water Week

Visit us at the Water Expo @ City Solutions, booth B2-L30 at the Singapore International Water Week. Managing Director John Millar and Business Development Director Paul Green will …
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Singapore International Water Week

Visit us at the Singapore International Water Week

VIP are exhibiting at this year’s Singapore International Water Week. The event, held at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands in Singapore is a global platform to …
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Craig Burkitt

VIP Appoints New Marketing Manager

VIP are pleased to announce the appointment of Craig Burkitt as their new Marketing Manager.With previous experience in the automotive and more recently the building industry with East …
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IFAT Exhibition 2016

Success at the IFAT Exhibition in Munich

VIP enjoyed a successful event exhibiting at this year’s IFAT Exhibition in Munich, Germany, giving us the chance to meet both current and prospective clients.The IFAT show is a chance …
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Live from IFAT!

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All geared up for day two of the Oman Water & Energy exhibition

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See our new Vipseal Installation videos!

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Sneak preview of our stand at WTC San Francisco

A pleased Matt Levitt makes the final inspections to the VIP booth at WTC in San Francisco which starts in a few hours time.  Feel free to drop by stand 522 for a chat with Matt and …
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Come and see us at IFAT 2016 in Munich!

We are pleased to announce that we will once again be exhibiting at IFAT to be held from May 30th to 3rd June 2016. Please visit us in Hall B6 at stand number 127. IFAT is the world's …
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Jet Aire install VIP-WECO trenchless repair seals

UK based VIP-WECO Jet Aire have recently completed a contract with Joyce Construction of Corbridge, working on a Sir Robert McAlpine site, to install two 1050mm VIP-WECO internal repair seals. …
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VIP to exhibit at WTC San Francisco 2016

Following the success of WTC Dubrovnik in May earlier this year, VIP are pleased to announce that we will also be exhibiting at the ITA-AITES World Tunnelling Conference to be held …
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New machinery arrives at VIP

VIP today took delivery of two new “C Frame” LWB Steinl presses which will increase gasket jointing capacity and also facilitate the production of angled joints that are increasinglyneeded …
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VIP launch new tunnel segment gasket brochure

Hot off the press! Available to download, VIP have created a new product brochure specifically for the tunnel segment gasket product group. The brochure includes details of our gasket …
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VIP Attend SMAGUA exhibition in Zaragoza

Paul Green and Jim Shaw this week visited the SMAGUA exhibition in Zaragoza this week. SMAGUA is the leading water related exhibition held in Spain every two years and the reason for …
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VIP Seal Farnworth Tunnel Project

VIP Seal Farnworth Tunnel Project Global leader in tunnel sealing technology, VIP-Polymers have recently completed the supply of sealing gaskets for the Farmworth Tunnel, a Network …
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DN2000 VIPSeal coupling arrives in super quick time!

When one of the major German pipeline contractors needed a DN2000 external pipe repair coupling within 24 hours, they turned to the leading European manufacturer, VIP Polymers, for …
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VIP at Big 5 Dubai, 22-26th November 2015

VIP visited what is generally recognised as the largest construction exhibition in the Middle East during November, the BIG 5, held annually at the World ~ Trade Center in Dubai. The …
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Arabian Tunnelling Conference – Dubai

Jim Shaw and Matthew Levitt attended the 3rd annual Arabian Tunneling Conference held in Dubai from 23-25th November. The event provided another opportunity for VIP to showcase their …
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VIP Tunnel Segment Gaskets Approved in Singapore

As part of the requirements stipulated by the Land Transport Authority, LTA, in Singapore VIP has undertaken and had independently witnessed a range of tests on its combined rubber …
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VIP launch 16 bar DN600 self-restrained gaskets for C40 Ductile Iron Pipe

We are pleased to announce that following an extensive testing programme in accordance with EN545:2010, we can now offer self-restraining Tyton-SIT EXTRA gaskets for use at 16 bar operating …
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Jon Crean arrives at VIP!

VIP–Polymers Ltd appoint new Commercial Director Market leading UK manufacturer of sealing gaskets VIP-Polymers Ltd are pleased to announce the appointment of Jon Crean as its new …
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VIP- to exhibit at the Oman Water and Energy Expo, 23-25 May

VIP-Polymers are pleased to announce we will again be attending the Oman Water & Energy Expo which takes place from 23-25th May 2016 Business Development Manager, Jim Shaw said …
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VIP announces new manufacturing operation in the UAE

Cambridgeshire based rubber sealing gasket manufacturer VIP-Polymers has embarked on a manufacturing joint venture in Ras Al Khaimah in the UAE in order to service a number of large …
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VIP seals large infrastructure deal in the Middle East

Cambridgeshire based rubber sealing gasket manufacturer VIP-Polymers has in recent months started supplying large diameter sealing gasket contracts secured in Qatar. The contracts won …
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A VIP Day at BTS Exhibition

VIP Polymers Ltd exhibited at the British Tunnelling Society’s exhibition at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in Westminster on the 23rd – 24th September 2014. The event …
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VIP attend SIWW

VIP Polymers attended the Singapore International Water Week that was held at Marina Bay Sands from the 1–5 June 2014. The Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) is the global …
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Successful IFAT show in Munich

VIP Polymers enjoyed a very successful 5 days exhibiting at the IFAT show in Munich. The show welcomed more than 135,000 visitors from all over the world with over 60,000 visitors coming …
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Great success at NMBS 2014

VIP Polymers enjoyed a successful day showcasing their VIP Seal range of Flexible Couplings at this year’s annual NMBS exhibition on the 9th April at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry. The …
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VIP Polymers attendance at WETEX 2014

VIP Polymers travelled to the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DICEC) in Dubai, UAE to attend WETEX 2014. The visit enabled them to develop new opportunities along …
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VIP Polymers exhibiting at IFAT 2014

Once again VIP Polymers will be exhibiting at IFAT 2014 in Munich Germany from the 5th - 9th May. IFAT is the world’s leading trade fair for water, sewage, waste and raw materials …
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