Founded in 1923 in Preston, England by Thomas Blackburn and now headed by the third generation of the family, Somic is a privately owned PLC which specialises in the spinning, twisting and braiding of paper, the weaving of paper and the coating of textiles, all on its own 7 acre site in Preston.
Somic, United Kingdom
Somic is one of the foremost manufacturers of it's kind in the world and is renowned for its diversity of capabilities, its innovation, its quality of products and its friendly and efficient service.
Somic sells its own products mostly to other manufacturers and works closely with designers and customers world wide to produce bespoke designs to customers own requirements.
The main raw material used is high grade spinning Kraft paper derived from ecologically grown farmed forests, which produces a long fibre spun paper yarn which as well a being strong, hard wearing and virtually dust free is also biodegradable and recyclable. Other materials include tissue containing recycled pulp and polymers of various types.
Somic is proud to service many different industries in many countries including the manufacturers of Lloyd Loom furniture throughout the world, suppliers of wall coverings, manufacturers of floor coverings, suppliers of sewer lining systems, label systems, upholstery manufacturers, lampshade manufacturers and many many more.