Wybone glass fibre production impresses Workington Council

April 16, 2018

We welcomed another visitor this morning; Alison Saxby, Estate Team Leader at Workington Town Council came to Wybone headquarters.

Alison is originally from Barnsley, yet she was surprised to learn that our factory was right on her doorstep.

Workington Council are interested in our glass fibre composite litter bins, and we were more than happy to show her around the GFC department with our Northern Sales Manager Ben and our dedicated department manager Paul, who’s worked for Wybone for over 40 years.

A tour of our factory offers a unique insight into our manufacturing processes and the high-tech equipment we use to produce our extensive range of products.

We’ve been manufacturing glass fibre products since 1982, using a technique exclusively developed by Wybone whereby a core material is encapsulated using fire retardant glass fibre polyester resins.

Alison told us that the tour was really worthwhile: “When you’re looking through the Big One catalogue, you don’t appreciate the work that has gone into making each product. It was great to see the glass fibre litter bin production up close – it was fascinating and Paul really knew his stuff!”

We love to show customers around our factory in Barnsley, if you’d like to meet the team and take a look at how we do things here at Wybone – feel free to give us a call on 01226 352333 or send us an email to

Alison Saxby Glass Fibre Production Factory Tour