Woven and coated High performance Technical Fabrics. Fothergill Engineered Fabrics Ltd is a leading European-based weaver and knitter of glass fibre, aramid and carbon fibre. We also manufacture specialist hybrid fabrics and utilise other fibres, such as stainless steel, in our weaves.

Rubber compounds, Industrial and Technical Rubber Coated Fabrics. Founded in 1911, Fothergill Polycom Ltd (formerly Ferguson Polycom Ltd) manufacture and supply rubber compounds and rubber-coated fabrics from a custom-designed, new facility, in Oldham, Lancashire.

PTFE Coated Fabrics, Tapes and Process Conveyor Belts. Founded by the Fothergill Group in 2003, Fothergill Coated Fabrics Ltd operates the only UK based manufacturing plant coating glass and aramid fabrics with PTFE.

Established in 2013 by the Fothergill Group in order to service the Asia Pacific Region, Fothergill Australia Pty Ltd has a fabrication and material stocking facility in Melbourne, offering the Fothergill range of products, many from stock, or on a swift fabrication basis for quick supply into the region.

The Fothergill Group of Companies, founded in 1847, is a UK based weaver, knitter, PTFE and rubber coater and converter of high performance synthetic and natural textiles, and custom rubber compounder.

With its headquarters in Littleborough, near Rochdale, in England, the Group operates on 6 manufacturing sites through its 4 businesses:

Fothergill Engineered Fabrics Ltd

Fothergill Polycom Ltd

Fothergill Coated Fabrics Ltd

Fothergill Australia Pty Ltd

With a policy of continuous investment in research and development, customers, equipment and its people, the Fothergill Group supplies products to processers, converters and end users of products for use in environments ranging from demanding endurance, extremes of heat tolerance and flexibility, to high-end fashion, leisure and sportswear.


DEMA 2016

12th August 2016, 2.56pm

Fothergill Polycom is excited to announce that they will be exhibiting at DEMA in Las Vegas starting on 16th November 2016.

K Show 2016

2nd February 2016, 6.43pm

The Fothergill group will be exhibiting at the K Show in Dusseldorf Germany starting on 19th October 2016.

Recent Appointments

1st December 2015, 12.38pm

Recent appointments – at Fothergill Engineered Fabrics Ltd on 23rd March 2015, Simon Lavin joined as Group Engineering Manager.

Fothergill Polycom Ltd

1st December 2015, 12.34pm

Fothergill Polycom Ltd – On 1st August 2015, Fothergill Polycom Ltd completed the relocation of all its manufacturing facility/operations to the Victoria Mill facility on Drury Lane, Oldham.