About Us

The place to find out all about Ashton Seals and the other companies within The Ashton Group. At Ashtons our customers choose us time and time again because of our ability to understand their needs and to exceed their expectations.

About Us

An assortment of O-Rings

Ashton Seals

Ashton Seals Ltd. are a leading UK supplier of O-Rings, Bonded Seals, Gaskets, Fasteners, and other associated engineering products.

We operate from a modern, purpose built 31,500 square feet centre in Barnsley, South Yorkshire and are ideally placed to distribute to any ​area of the UK or, indeed, worldwide. Ashton Seals are the preferred partner to companies in over 30 countries.

Technical Knowledge

In addition to our diverse product range we are able to give the level of technical support vital to equipment manufacturers constantly striving to improve the performance and increase the durability of their product. We also have direct day-to-day working access to some of the most knowledgeable people in the sealing industry in the fields of elastomeric compounds and static and dynamic sealing issues. If the solution to your problem is not available from our extensive range, then we can engineer it for you from first conception through prototyping to production parts.​

Gasket Manufacture

An assortment of Gaskets in a variety of materials

Ashton Seals specialise in the production of high quality gaskets and the supply of sheet jointing from our manufacturing facility in Barnsley. 

We are proud of the fact that for almost 100 years, Ashtons have been associated with gasket manufacturing. Our capabilities were further enhanced by the acquisition of the gasket cutting company Clough (Croydon) Ltd. in 2003​.

The flexibility of Ashton Seals' manufacturing facility, combined with our extensive expertise means we are equally skilled to produce a one-off prototype or a multi-thousand run both quickly and competitively.

The Ashton Group

Ashton Seals Ltd is part of The Ashton Group. Established in Sheffield in 1866, Thomas A. Ashton Ltd, trading as The Ashton Group, is a dynamic group of four companies based at Cortonwood in South Yorkshire.

Ashton Aerospace & Defence Ltd specialise in sealing solutions, rubber mouldings, engineered plastic components and fasteners.  

Ashtons (Sheffield) Ltd are specialists in manufacturing plastic packaging, promotional packaging and stationary products.

Ashton Corporate Clothing are suppliers of corporate uniforms including polo shirts, overalls and trousers, high visibility vests, jackets and more.